"Then Nahash the Ammonite went up and besieged Ja'besh-gil'ead; and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, ""Make a treaty with us, and we will serve you."" "
"But Nahash the Ammonite said to them, ""On this condition I will make a treaty with you, that I gouge out all your right eyes, and thus put disgrace upon all Israel."" "
"The elders of Jabesh said to him, ""Give us seven days respite that we may send messengers through all the territory of Israel. Then, if there is no one to save us, we will give ourselves up to you."" "