Joshua 9:11
Good News Translation
Our leaders and all the people that live in our land told us to get some food ready for a trip and to go and meet you. We were told to put ourselves at your service and ask you to make a treaty with us.

Contemporary English Version
Our leaders and everyone who lives in our country told us to meet with you and tell you that all of us are your servants. They said to ask you to make a peace treaty with our people. They told us to be sure and take along enough food for our journey.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And our ancients, and all the inhabitants of our country, said to us: Take with you victuals for a long way, and go meet them, and say: We are your servants, make ye a league with us.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And our ancients, and all the inhabitants of our country, said to us: Take with you victuals for a long way, and go meet them, and say: We are your servants, make ye a league with us.

our elders

Esther 8:17 And in all peoples, cities, and provinces, whithersoever the king's commandments came, there was wonderful rejoicing, feasts and banquets, and keeping holy day: Insomuch that many of other nations and religion, joined themselves to their worship and ceremonies. For a great dread of the name of the Jews had fallen upon all.

Take

Joshua 1:11 Prepare your victuals: for after the third day you shall pass over the Jordan, and shall go in to possess the land, which the Lord your God will give you.

Matthew 10:9,10 Do not possess gold, nor silver, nor money in your purses: . . .

Luke 9:3 And he said to them: Take nothing for your journey, neither staff, nor scrip, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats.

with you [heb] in your hand

Genesis 43:12 And take with you double money, and carry back what you found in your sacks, lest perhaps it was done by mistake.

we are your

Joshua 9:3 But they that dwelt in Gabaon, hearing all that Joshua had done to Jericho and Hai:

Esther 8:17 And in all peoples, cities, and provinces, whithersoever the king's commandments came, there was wonderful rejoicing, feasts and banquets, and keeping holy day: Insomuch that many of other nations and religion, joined themselves to their worship and ceremonies. For a great dread of the name of the Jews had fallen upon all.

Context
The Deceit of the Gibeonites
10And to the two kings of the Amorrhites, that were beyond the Jordan, Sehon, king of Hesebon, and Og, king of Basan, that was in Astaroth: 11And our ancients, and all the inhabitants of our country, said to us: Take with you victuals for a long way, and go meet them, and say: We are your servants, make ye a league with us.12Behold, these loaves we took hot, when we set out from our houses to come to you, now they are become dry, and broken in pieces by being exceeding old.…
Cross References
Joshua 9:8
But they said to Joshua: We are thy servants. Joshua said to them: Who are you? and whence came you?

Joshua 9:10
And to the two kings of the Amorrhites, that were beyond the Jordan, Sehon, king of Hesebon, and Og, king of Basan, that was in Astaroth:

Joshua 9:12
Behold, these loaves we took hot, when we set out from our houses to come to you, now they are become dry, and broken in pieces by being exceeding old.

2 Kings 10:5
Therefore they that were over the king's house, and the rulers of the city, and the ancients, and the bringers up of the children, sent to Jehu, saying: We are thy servants: whatsoever thou shalt command us we will do; we will not make us any king: do thou all that pleaseth thee.

Additional Translations
So the elders and inhabitants of our land told us, ‘Take provisions for your journey; go to meet them and say to them: We are your servants. Please make a treaty with us.’Why our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take victuals with you for the journey, and go to meet them, and say to them, We are your servants: therefore now make you a league with us.

And our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spake to us, saying, Take provision in your hand for the journey, and go to meet them, and say unto them, We are your servants: and now make ye a covenant with us.

And our elders and all that inhabit our land when they heard spoke to us, saying, Take to yourselves provision for the way, and go to meet them; and ye shall say to them, We are thy servants, and now make a covenant with us.

And our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take victuals in your hand for the way, and go to meet them, and say to them, We are your servants, and now make a covenant with us.

And our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spake to us saying, Take provision in your hand for the journey and go to meet them, and say unto them, We are your servants: and now make ye a covenant with us.

Wherefore our elders, and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take provisions with you for the journey, and go to meet them, and say to them, We are your servants: therefore now make ye a league with us:

Our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, 'Take provision in your hand for the journey, and go to meet them, and tell them, "We are your servants. Now make a covenant with us."'

And our elders, and all the inhabitants of our land speak unto us, saying, Take in your hand provision for the way, and go to meet them, and ye have said unto them, Your servants we are, and now, make with us a covenant;
Jump to Previous
Country Covenant Elders Hand Inhabitants Journey League Meet Provision Provisions Servants Victuals Wherefore
Jump to Next
Country Covenant Elders Hand Inhabitants Journey League Meet Provision Provisions Servants Victuals Wherefore
Links
Joshua 9:11 NIV
Joshua 9:11 NLT
Joshua 9:11 ESV
Joshua 9:11 NASB
Joshua 9:11 KJV

Joshua 9:11 Bible Apps
Joshua 9:11 Biblia Paralela
Joshua 9:11 Chinese Bible
Joshua 9:11 French Bible
Joshua 9:11 German Bible

Alphabetical: a all And are country covenant elders for go hand in inhabitants journey living make meet now of our provisions said say saying servants So spoke Take the them then those to treaty us us' We with your

OT History: Joshua 9:11 Our elders and all the inhabitants (Josh. Jos) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Joshua 9:10
Top of Page
Top of Page