Judges 3:1
Good News Translation
So then, the LORD left some nations in the land to test the Israelites who had not been through the wars in Canaan.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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:

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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:

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Judges 2:21,22 I also will not destroy the nations which Josue left when he died: . . .

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.

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Deuteronomy 8:2,16 And thou shalt remember all the way through which the Lord thy God hath brought thee for forty years through the desert, to afflict thee and to prove thee, and that the things that were known in thy heart might be made known, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments or no. . . .

2 Chronicles 32:31 But yet in the embassy of the princes of Babylon, that were sent to him, to inquire of the wonder that had happened upon the earth, God left him that he might be tempted, and all things might be made known that were in his heart.

Job 23:10 But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:

Proverbs 17:3 As silver is tried by fire, and gold in the furnace: so the Lord trieth the hearts.

Jeremiah 6:27 I have set thee for a strong trier among my people: and thou shalt know, and prove their way.

Jeremiah 17:9,10 The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it? . . .

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.

John 2:24 But Jesus did not trust himself unto them: for that he knew all men,

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:12 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you.

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say

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Judges 2:10 And all that generation was gathered to their fathers: and there arose others that knew not the Lord and the works which he had done for Israel.

Context
Nations Left to Test Israel
1These 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:2That afterwards their children might learn to fight with their enemies, and to be trained up to war:…
Cross References
Exodus 15:25
But he cried to the Lord, and he shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, they were turned into sweetness. There he appointed him ordinances, and judgments, and there he proved him,

Judges 1:1
After the death of Joshua, the children of Israel consulted the Lord, saying: Who shall go up before us against the Chanaanite, and shall be the leader of the war?

Judges 2:21
I also will not destroy the nations which Josue left when he died:

Judges 2:22
That through them I may try Israel, whether they will keep the way of the Lord, and walk in it, as their fathers kept it, or not.

Judges 2:23
The Lord therefore left all these nations, and would not quickly destroy them, neither did he deliver them into the hands of Josue.

Judges 3:2
That afterwards their children might learn to fight with their enemies, and to be trained up to war:

1 Kings 9:21
Their children, that were left in the land; to wit, such as the children of Israel had not been able to destroy, Solomon made tributary unto this day.

Additional Translations
These are the nations the LORD left to test all the Israelites who had not known any of the wars in Canaan,Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to prove Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Now these are the nations which Jehovah left, to prove Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

And these are the nations which the Lord left to prove Israel with them, all that had not known the wars of Chanaan.

And these are the nations that Jehovah left, to prove Israel by them, all that had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to prove Israel by them, even as many as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to prove Israel by them, (even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Now these are the nations which Yahweh left, to prove Israel by them, even as many [of Israel] as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

And these are the nations which Jehovah left, to try Israel by them, all who have not known all the wars of Canaan;
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