New International Version
they came together to wage war against Joshua and Israel.
King James Bible
That they gathered themselves together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.
Darby Bible Translation
that they assembled together, to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.
World English Bible
that they gathered themselves together to fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord.
Young's Literal Translation
that they gather themselves together to fight with Joshua, and with Israel -- one mouth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And it came to pass, when all the kings - heard thereof - From this account it appears that the capture and destruction of Jericho and Ai had been heard of to the remotest parts of the land, that a general fear of the Israelitish arms prevailed, and that the different dynasties or petty governments into which the land was divided, felt all their interests at stake, and determined to make the defense of their country a common cause. This was the most prudent step they could take in their circumstances, and therefore they entered into a confederation in order to arrest the progress of the Israelites. The Great Sea mentioned here is the Mediterranean Sea, the coasts of which were inhabited by the Phoenicians, Syrians, Sidonians, and Philistines. It is very likely that all these united with the Canaanites for their common safety.
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"My Son, for this thou must diligently make thy endeavour, that in every place and outward action or occupation thou mayest be free within, and have power over thyself; and that all things be under thee, not thou under them; that thou be master and ruler of thy actions, not a slave or hireling, but rather a free and true Hebrew, entering into the lot and the liberty of the children of God, who stand above the present and look upon the eternal, who with the left eye behold things transitory, and with …
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Being Made Archbishop of Armagh, He Suffers Many Troubles. Peace Being Made, from Being Archbishop of Armagh He Becomes Bishop of Down.
With cunning they conspire against your people; they plot against those you cherish.
With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you--
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