Joshua 9:16
New International Version
Three days after they made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites heard that they were neighbors, living near them.

New Living Translation
Three days after making the treaty, they learned that these people actually lived nearby!

English Standard Version
At the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, they heard that they were their neighbors and that they lived among them.

Berean Study Bible
Three days after they had made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites learned that they were neighbors, living among them.

King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a league with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.

New King James Version
And it happened at the end of three days, after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors who dwelt near them.

New American Standard Bible
However, it came about at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were neighbors and that they were living within their land.

NASB 1995
It came about at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were neighbors and that they were living within their land.

NASB 1977
And it came about at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were neighbors and that they were living within their land.

Amplified Bible
It happened that three days after they had made a covenant (treaty) with them, the Israelites heard that they were [actually] their neighbors and that they were living among them.

Christian Standard Bible
Three days after making the treaty with them, they heard that the Gibeonites were their neighbors, living among them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Three days after making the treaty with them, they heard that the Gibeonites were their neighbors, living among them.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they dwelt among them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And after three days after they gave to them the right hand, they heard that they were neighbors to them and that they had been encamping among them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass three days after they had made a covenant with them, they heard that they were near neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now three days after the league was made, they heard that they dwelt nigh, and they should be among them.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.

Good News Translation
Three days after the treaty had been made, the Israelites learned that these people did indeed live nearby.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But three days after the treaty was made, the Israelites heard that these people were their neighbors and lived with them.

International Standard Version
But three days after they had made the treaty with them, they learned that they were their neighbors and were living in their midst.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, that at the end of three days after they have made a covenant with them, that they hear that they [are] their neighbors—that they are dwelling in their midst.

NET Bible
Three days after they made the treaty with them, the Israelites found out they were from the local area and lived nearby.

New Heart English Bible
It happened at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they lived among them.

World English Bible
It happened at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they lived among them.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of three days after that they have made with them a covenant, that they hear that they are their neighbours -- that in their midst they are dwelling.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Deceit of the Gibeonites
15And Joshua made a treaty of peace with them to let them live, and the leaders of the congregation swore an oath to them. 16 Three days after they had made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites learned that they were neighbors, living among them. 17So the Israelites set out and on the third day arrived at their cities—Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath-jearim.…

Cross References
Joshua 9:9
"Your servants have come from a very distant land," they replied, "because of the fame of the LORD your God. For we have heard the reports about Him: all that He did in Egypt,

Joshua 9:15
And Joshua made a treaty of peace with them to let them live, and the leaders of the congregation swore an oath to them.

Joshua 9:17
So the Israelites set out and on the third day arrived at their cities--Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath-jearim.

Joshua 9:22
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?


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a league with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they dwelled among them.

that they heard

Proverbs 12:19
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.









(16) Their neighbours, and they that dwelt among them.--Literally, and that they (the Gibeonites) were dwellers in the midst of him (Israel). (So Joshua 9:7.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Three
שְׁלֹ֣שֶׁת (šə·lō·šeṯ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7969: Three, third, thrice

days
יָמִ֔ים (yā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day

after
אַחֲרֵ֕י (’a·ḥă·rê)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

they had made
כָּרְת֥וּ (kā·rə·ṯū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3772: To cut, to destroy, consume, to covenant

the treaty with [the Gibeonites],
בְּרִ֑ית (bə·rîṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1285: A covenant

[the Israelites learned
וַֽיִּשְׁמְע֗וּ (way·yiš·mə·‘ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

that
כִּי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they [were]
הֵם֙ (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

neighbors,
קְרֹבִ֥ים (qə·rō·ḇîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7138: Near

living
יֹשְׁבִֽים׃ (yō·šə·ḇîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

among them.
וּבְקִרְבּ֖וֹ (ū·ḇə·qir·bōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7130: The nearest part, the center


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