Gibeonite

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gibeonite gib′ē-on-īt a slave's slave—from Josh., ix.
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Usage

In literature:

And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.
"The King James Bible"
But at home he was a mere Gibeonite, a hewer of wood and a drawer of water.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
What was the condition of the Gibeonites under the Israelites?
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
What was the condition of the Gibeonites under the Israelites?
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
National covenants with men before God, do oblige posterity, as Israel's covenant with the Gibeonites, Josh.
"The Auchensaugh Renovation of the National Covenant and Solemn League and Covenant" by The Reformed Presbytery
The nickname of Gibeonites, applied to the colonists, may, however, be fitly remembered.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XII. September, 1863, No. LXXI." by Various
Likewise the Gibeonites and others were saved when the children of Israel occupied the land of Canaan.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Whoever was dilatory, whoever was slow, the Gibeonites dared not be.
"The Astronomy of the Bible" by E. Walter Maunder
The Lord, however, replied that it was because Saul had formerly slain some Gibeonites.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Kirjathjearim was a city of the Gibeonites.
"The Bible: what it is" by Charles Bradlaugh
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