New International Version
The Israelites said to the Hivites, "But perhaps you live near us, so how can we make a treaty with you?"
King James Bible
And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?
Darby Bible Translation
And the men of Israel said to the Hivite, Perhaps thou dwellest in the midst of us, and how should I make a covenant with thee?
World English Bible
The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "What if you live among us. How could we make a covenant with you?"
Young's Literal Translation
and the men of Israel say unto the Hivite, 'It may be in our midst ye are dwelling, and how do we make with thee a covenant?'
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Do not make a covenant with them or with their gods.
and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you and you have defeated them, then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them, and show them no mercy.
Now when all the kings west of the Jordan heard about these things--the kings in the hill country, in the western foothills, and along the entire coast of the Mediterranean Sea as far as Lebanon (the kings of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites)--
Except for the Hivites living in Gibeon, not one city made a treaty of peace with the Israelites, who took them all in battle.
the five rulers of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites living in the Lebanon mountains from Mount Baal Hermon to Lebo Hamath.
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