Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Joshua 9:7 in English Standard Version "But the men of Israel said to the Hivites, “Perhaps you live among us; then how can we make a covenant with you?”" Ex 23:32 You shall make no covenant with them and their gods. De 7:2 and when the Lord your God gives them over to you, and you defeat them, then you must devote them to complete destruction. You shall make no covenant with them and show no mercy to them. Jos 11:19 There was not a city that made peace with the people of Israel except the Hivites, the inhabitants of Gibeon. They took them all in battle. Jud 2:2 and you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall break down their altars.’ But you have not obeyed my voice. What is this you have done?