Unique and Unusual (Part 1)
The Gibeonites, fearing for their lives, appeared before Joshua dressed in old clothes, carrying dry, moldy bread, claiming they had come from a faraway land. Joshua and the Israelite leaders “asked not counsel at the mouth of the Lord” (9:14) and agreed to a peace treaty. When Joshua learned the truth, he honored his agreement with the Gibeonites – but made them slaves.
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