Gibeonite

[ gib-ee-uh-nahyt ]
/ ˈgɪb i əˌnaɪt /

noun

one of the inhabitants of Gibeon, who were condemned by Joshua to be hewers of wood and drawers of water for the Israelites. Joshua 9.

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Gibeonite
/ (ˈɡɪbɪəˌnaɪt) /

noun

Old Testament one of the inhabitants of the town of Gibeon, who were compelled by Joshua to serve the Hebrews (Joshua 9)
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