1. Exposition

Why were the Jebusites included in the call to fight against Israel?

Joshua 11:3 (ESV)

3 to the Canaanites in the east and the west, the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, and the Jebusites in the hill country, and the Hivites under Hermon in the land of Mizpah.

The inclusion of the Jebusites, who lived in Jerusalem, shows the grave nature of the Israelite threat to the Canaanites; help was sought from far and wide.1