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Judges 9:6: men of Shechem - Study Note
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... and Levi (Genesis 34:25). Later, Joseph was buried there (Joshua 24:32). In the division of the lands by Joshua, Shechem was in Ephraim’s allocation, but near the edge of Manasseh. It was rather centrally located in Israel and Abimelech...
Joshua 9:6
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... they went to Joshua unto the camp at Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men of Israel, We be come from a far country: now therefore make ye a league with...
Joshua 9:6: from a far country - Study Note
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... from a far country. The Gibeonites apparently knew that the Israelites were commissioned by God to destroy all the inhabitants of Canaan, but were permitted to make treaties of peace with more distant tribes (see Deuteronomy 20:10-18)....
His Son's Name
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... Other Jews had already been known by that name—Joshua, Isaiah, Hosea, Jeshua, are all variants of the same name. But it is wonderfully appropriate—in effect embracing all the other names, for it means, simply, "Jehovah...
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