Joshua 9:14
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New International Version
The Israelites sampled their provisions but did not inquire of the LORD.

New Living Translation
So the Israelites examined their food, but they did not consult the LORD.

English Standard Version
So the men took some of their provisions, but did not ask counsel from the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
So the men of Israel took some of their provisions, and did not ask for the counsel of the LORD.

King James Bible
And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the men of Israel took some of their provisions, but did not seek the LORD's counsel.

International Standard Version
So the leaders of Israel sampled their provisions, but did not ask the LORD about it.

NET Bible
The men examined some of their provisions, but they failed to ask the LORD's advice.

New Heart English Bible
The men sampled their provisions, and did not ask counsel from the mouth of the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The men believed the evidence they were shown, but they did not ask the LORD about it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the men took of their provision, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
So the men of Israel took some of their provisions, and did not ask for the counsel of the LORD.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the men of Israel took of their provision and did not ask counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
And the men took of their provisions, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

American King James Version
And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

American Standard Version
And the men took of their provision, and asked not counsel at the mouth of Jehovah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They took therefore of their victuals, and consulted not the mouth of the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
And the men took of their victuals, but they did not inquire at the mouth of Jehovah.

English Revised Version
And the men took of their provision, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the men took of their provisions, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

World English Bible
The men sampled their provisions, and didn't ask counsel from the mouth of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And the men take of their provision, and the mouth of Jehovah have not asked;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:14-21 The Israelites, having examined the provisions of the Gibeonites, hastily concluded that they confirmed their account. We make more haste than good speed, when we stay not to take God with us, and do not consult him by the word and prayer. The fraud was soon found out. A lying tongue is but for a moment. Had the oath been in itself unlawful, it would not have been binding; for no obligation can render it our duty to commit a sin. But it was not unlawful to spare the Canaanites who submitted, and left idolatry, desiring only that their lives might be spared. A citizen of Zion swears to his own hurt, and changes not, Ps 15:4. Joshua and the princes, when they found that they had been deceived, did not apply to Eleazar the high priest to be freed from their engagement, much less did they pretend that no faith is to be kept with those to whom they had sworn. Let this convince us how we ought to keep our promises, and make good our bargains; and what conscience we ought to make of our words.
Study Bible
The Deceit of the Gibeonites
13"These wineskins which we filled were new, and behold, they are torn; and these our clothes and our sandals are worn out because of the very long journey." 14So the men of Israel took some of their provisions, and did not ask for the counsel of the LORD. 15Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the leaders of the congregation swore an oath to them.…
Cross References
Numbers 27:21
"Moreover, he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before the LORD. At his command they shall go out and at his command they shall come in, both he and the sons of Israel with him, even all the congregation."

Joshua 9:13
"These wineskins which we filled were new, and behold, they are torn; and these our clothes and our sandals are worn out because of the very long journey."
Treasury of Scripture

And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD.

the men took of their victuals. or, they received the men by reason of their victuals.

asked not

Exodus 28:30 And you shall put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the …

Numbers 27:21 And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask counsel …

Judges 1:1 Now after the death of Joshua it came to pass, that the children …

Judges 20:18,28 And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, …

1 Samuel 14:18,19 And Saul said to Ahiah, Bring here the ark of God. For the ark of …

1 Samuel 22:10 And he inquired of the LORD for him, and gave him victuals, and gave …

1 Samuel 23:9-12 And David knew that Saul secretly practiced mischief against him; …

1 Samuel 30:7,8 And David said to Abiathar the priest, Ahimelech's son, I pray you, …

2 Samuel 2:1 And it came to pass after this, that David inquired of the LORD, …

2 Samuel 5:19 And David inquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up to the Philistines? …

1 Chronicles 10:13,14 So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the …

Ezra 8:21 Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might …

Proverbs 3:5,6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding…

Isaiah 30:1,2 Woe to the rebellious children, said the LORD, that take counsel, …

James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all …

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