Joshua 9:22
Good News Translation
Joshua ordered the people of Gibeon to be brought to him, and he asked them, "Why did you deceive us and tell us that you were from far away, when you live right here?

Contemporary English Version
Joshua told some of his soldiers, "I want to meet with the Gibeonite leaders. Bring them here." When the Gibeonites came, Joshua said, "You live close to us. Why did you lie by claiming you lived far away?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Josue called the Gabaonites and said to them: Why would you impose upon us, saying: We dwell far off from you, whereas you are in the midst of us?

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Josue called the Gabaonites and said to them: Why would you impose upon us, saying: We dwell far off from you, whereas you are in the midst of us?

Wherefore

Genesis 3:13,14 And the Lord God said to the woman: Why hast thou done this? And she answered: The serpent deceived me, and I did eat. . . .

Genesis 27:35,36,41-45 And he said: Thy brother came deceitfully and got thy blessing. . . .

Genesis 29:25 And he said to his father-in-law: What is it that thou didst mean to do? did not I serve thee for Rachel? why hast thou deceived me?

2 Corinthians 11:3 But I fear lest, as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted and fall from the simplicity that is in Christ.

We are

Joshua 9:6,9,10 And they went to Joshua, who then abode in the camp at Galgal, and said to him, and to all Israel with him: We are come from a far country, desiring to make peace with you. And the children of Israel answered them, and said: . . .

ye dwell

Joshua 9:16 Now three days after the league was made, they heard that they dwelt nigh, and they should be among them.

Context
The Deceit of the Gibeonites
21But so let them live, as to serve the whole multitude in hewing wood, and bringing in water. As they were speaking these things, 22Josue called the Gabaonites and said to them: Why would you impose upon us, saying: We dwell far off from you, whereas you are in the midst of us? 23Therefore you shall be under a curse, and your race shall always be hewers of wood, and carriers of water, into the house of my God.…
Cross References
Joshua 9:3
But they that dwelt in Gabaon, hearing all that Joshua had done to Jericho and Hai:

Joshua 9:16
Now three days after the league was made, they heard that they dwelt nigh, and they should be among them.

Additional Translations
Then Joshua summoned the Gibeonites and said, “Why did you deceive us by telling us you live far away from us, when in fact you live among us?And Joshua called for them, and he spoke to them, saying, Why have you beguiled us, saying, We are very far from you; when you dwell among us?

And Joshua called for them, and he spake unto them, saying, Wherefore have ye beguiled us, saying, We are very far from you; when ye dwell among us?

And Joshua called them together and said to them, Why have ye deceived me, saying, We live very far from you; whereas ye are fellow-countrymen of those who dwell among us?

And Joshua called for them, and he spoke to them, saying, Why have ye deceived us, saying, We are very far from you; whereas ye dwell in our midst?

And Joshua called for them, and he spake unto them, saying, Wherefore have ye beguiled us, saying, We are very far from you; when ye dwell among us?

And Joshua called for them, and he spoke to them, saying, Why have ye deceived us, saying, We are very far from you; when ye dwell among us?

Joshua called for them, and he spoke to them, saying, "Why have you deceived us, saying, 'We are very far from you,' when you live among us?

And Joshua calleth for them, and speaketh unto them, saying, 'Why have ye deceived us, saying, We are very far from you, and ye in our midst dwelling?
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