Exodus 23:27
Good News Translation
"I will make the people who oppose you afraid of me; I will bring confusion among the people against whom you fight, and I will make all your enemies turn and run from you.

Contemporary English Version
I will terrify those nations and make your enemies so confused that they will run from you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come: and will turn the backs of all thy enemies before thee:

New American Bible
I will have the terror of me precede you, so that I will throw into panic every nation you reach. I will make all your enemies turn from you in flight,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come: and will turn the backs of all thy enemies before thee:

my fear

Exodus 15:14-16 Nations rose up, and were angry: sorrows took hold on the inhabitants of Philisthiim. . . .

Genesis 35:5 And when they were departed, the terror of God fell upon all the cities round about, and they durst not pursue after them as they went away.

Deuteronomy 2:25 This day will I begin to send the dread and fear of thee upon the nations that dwell under the whole heaven: that when they hear thy name they may fear and tremble, and be in pain like women in travail.

Deuteronomy 11:23,25 The Lord will destroy all these nations before your face, and you shall possess them, which are greater and stronger than you. . . .

Joshua 2:9-11 I know that the Lord hath given this land to you: for the dread of you is fallen upon us, and all the inhabitants of the land have lost all strength. . . .

1 Samuel 14:15 And there was a miracle in the camp, in the fields: and all the people of their garrison, who had gone out to plunder, were amazed, and the earth trembled: and it happened as a miracle from God.

2 Kings 7:6 For the Lord had made them hear, in the camp of Syria, the noise of chariots, and of horses, and of a very great army: and they said one to another: Behold, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hethites, and of the Egyptians; and they are come upon us.

2 Chronicles 14:14 And they took all the cities round about Gerara: for a great fear was come upon all men: and they pillaged the cities, and carried off much booty.

destroy

Deuteronomy 7:23 But the Lord thy God shall deliver them in thy sight: and shall slay them until they be utterly destroyed.

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Psalm 18:40 And thou hast made my enemies turn their back upon me, and hast destroyed them that hated me.

Context
God's Angel to Lead
26There shall not be one fruitless nor barren in thy land: I will fill the number of thy days. 27I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come: and will turn the backs of all thy enemies before thee:28Sending out hornets before, that shall drive away the Hevite, and the Chanaanite, and the Hethite, before thou come in.…
Cross References
Genesis 35:5
And when they were departed, the terror of God fell upon all the cities round about, and they durst not pursue after them as they went away.

Exodus 15:16
Let fear and dread fall upon them, in the greatness of thy arm: let them become immoveable as a stone, until thy people, O Lord, pass by: until this thy people pass by, which thou hast possessed.

Exodus 33:2
And I will send an angel before thee, that I may cast out the Chanaanite, and the Amorrhite, and the Hethite, and the Pherezite, and the Hevite, and the Jebusite,

Deuteronomy 2:25
This day will I begin to send the dread and fear of thee upon the nations that dwell under the whole heaven: that when they hear thy name they may fear and tremble, and be in pain like women in travail.

Deuteronomy 7:23
But the Lord thy God shall deliver them in thy sight: and shall slay them until they be utterly destroyed.

Deuteronomy 11:25
None shall stand against you: the Lord your God shall lay the dread and fear of you upon all the land that you shall tread upon, as he hath spoken to you.

Joshua 2:9
I know that the Lord hath given this land to you: for the dread of you is fallen upon us, and all the inhabitants of the land have lost all strength.

2 Samuel 22:41
My enemies thou hast made to turn their back to me: them that hated me, and I shall destroy them.

Psalm 18:40
And thou hast made my enemies turn their back upon me, and hast destroyed them that hated me.

Psalm 21:12
For thou shalt make them turn their back: in thy remnants thou shalt prepare their face.

Additional Translations
I will send My terror ahead of you and throw into confusion every nation you encounter. I will make all your enemies turn and run.I will send my fear before you, and will destroy all the people to whom you shall come, and I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you.

I will send my terror before thee, and will discomfit all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.

And I will send terror before thee, and I will strike with amazement all the nations to which thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies to flee.

I will send my fear before thee, and confound every people to which thou comest, and will make all thine enemies turn their back to thee.

I will send my terror before thee, and will discomfit all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.

I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thy enemies turn their backs to thee.

I will send my terror before you, and will confuse all the people to whom you come, and I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you.

My terror I send before thee, and I have put to death all the people among whom thou comest, and I have given the neck of all thine enemies unto thee.
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