Exodus 23:29
Good News Translation
I will not drive them out within a year's time; if I did, the land would become deserted, and the wild animals would be too many for you.

Contemporary English Version
But I won't do all this in the first year, because the land would become poor, and wild animals would be everywhere.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will not cast them out from thy face in one year; lest the land be brought into a wilderness, and the beasts multiply against thee.

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I will not cast them out from thy face in one year; lest the land be brought into a wilderness, and the beasts multiply against thee.

in one year

Deuteronomy 7:22 He will consume these nations in thy sight by little and little and by degrees. Thou wilt not be able to destroy them altogether: lest perhaps the beasts of the earth should increase upon thee.

Joshua 15:63 But the children of Juda could not destroy the Jebusite that dwelt in Jerusalem: and the Jebusite dwelt with the children of Juda in Jerusalem until this present day.

Joshua 16:10 And the children of Ephraim slew not the Chanaanite, who dwelt in Gazer: and the Chanaanite dwelt in the midst of Ephraim until this day, paying tribute.

Joshua 17:12,13 Neither could the children of Manasses overthrow these cities, but the Chanaanite began to dwell in his land. . . .

Judges 3:1-4 These are the nations which the Lord left, that by them he might instruct Israel, and all that had not known the wars of the Chanaanites: . . .

Context
God's Angel to Lead
28Sending out hornets before, that shall drive away the Hevite, and the Chanaanite, and the Hethite, before thou come in. 29I will not cast them out from thy face in one year; lest the land be brought into a wilderness, and the beasts multiply against thee.30By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, till thou be increased, and dost possess the land.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 7:22
He will consume these nations in thy sight by little and little and by degrees. Thou wilt not be able to destroy them altogether: lest perhaps the beasts of the earth should increase upon thee.

Exodus 23:30
By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, till thou be increased, and dost possess the land.

Additional Translations
I will not drive them out before you in a single year; otherwise the land would become desolate and wild animals would multiply against you.I will not drive them out from before you in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against you.

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the beasts of the field multiply against thee.

I will not cast them out in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the beasts of the field multiply against thee.

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year: lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against thee.

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against thee.

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land should become desolate, and the beast of the field should multiply against thee.

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the animals of the field multiply against you.

I cast them not out from before thee in one year, lest the land be a desolation, and the beast of the field hath multiplied against thee;
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