On that day he made them woodcutters and water carriers, as they are to this day, for the congregation of the LORD and for the altar at the place He would choose.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 12:5
Instead, you must seek the place the LORD your God will choose from among all your tribes to establish as a dwelling for His Name, and there you must go.
They continued, "Let them live, but let them be woodcutters and water carriers for the whole congregation." So the leaders kept their promise.
So Joshua did this and delivered them from the hands of the Israelites, and they did not kill the Gibeonites.
Chapter Outline1. The kings combine against Israel
3. The Gibeonites by craft obtain a league
22. They are condemned to perpetual bondage
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Joshua 9:21, 23
1 Chronicles 9:2
Deuteronomy 16:2, 6, 16
2 Chronicles 6:6
Psalm 132:13, 14
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