Let the Lord Fight Your Battle: The Israelites Fight for the Gibeonites
After Joshua and the Israelites destroyed the cities of Jericho and Ai and formed a peace treaty with the Gibeonites, word of what happened spread through the lands. One of the kings who heard the news was Adoni-zedek. Now, Adoni-zedek was the king of Jerusalem. This was before the Israelites finished conquering the Promised Land. King Adoni-zedek feared what would happen next. The Gibeonites were a mighty people. All their men were warriors, but they too feared what the Israelites would do and decided to make peace instead of war. In response, King Adoni-zedek sent word to the kings of