Joshua 17:13
New International Version
However, when the Israelites grew stronger, they subjected the Canaanites to forced labor but did not drive them out completely.

New Living Translation
Later, however, when the Israelites became strong enough, they forced the Canaanites to work as slaves. But they did not drive them out of the land.

English Standard Version
Now when the people of Israel grew strong, they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but did not utterly drive them out.

Berean Study Bible
However, when the Israelites grew stronger, they put the Canaanites to forced labor; but they failed to drive them out completely.

King James Bible
Yet it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute; but did not utterly drive them out.

New King James Version
And it happened, when the children of Israel grew strong, that they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but did not utterly drive them out.

New American Standard Bible
And it came about when the sons of Israel became strong, they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but they did not drive them out completely.

NASB 1995
It came about when the sons of Israel became strong, they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but they did not drive them out completely.

NASB 1977
And it came about when the sons of Israel became strong, they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but they did not drive them out completely.

Amplified Bible
When the Israelites became strong, they put the Canaanites to forced labor, but they did not drive them out completely.

Christian Standard Bible
However, when the Israelites grew stronger, they imposed forced labor on the Canaanites but did not drive them out completely.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, when the Israelites grew stronger, they imposed forced labor on the Canaanites but did not drive them out completely.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxed strong, that they put the Canaanites to taskwork, and did not utterly drive them out.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when the children of Israel became strong they subjected the Canaanites by taxation and they did not kill them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass that when the children of Israel were strong, they made the Chananites subject, but they did not utterly destroy them.

Contemporary English Version
When the Israelites grew stronger, they made the Canaanites in these towns work as their slaves, though they never did force them to leave.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But after that the children of Israel were grown strong, they subdued the Chanaanites, and made them their tributaries, and they did not kill them.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to taskwork, and did not utterly drive them out.

Good News Translation
Even when the Israelites became stronger, they did not drive out all the Canaanites, but they did force them to work for them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the Israelites became strong enough, they made the Canaanites do forced labor, since they didn't force all of them out.

International Standard Version
Later on, when the Israelis had become strong, they forced the Canaanites to work for them, but they never did expel them completely.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to taskwork, but did not utterly drive them out.

Literal Standard Version
and it comes to pass, when the sons of Israel have been strong, that they put the Canaanite to forced labor, and have not utterly dispossessed him.

NET Bible
Whenever the Israelites were strong militarily, they forced the Canaanites to do hard labor, but they never totally conquered them.

New Heart English Bible
It happened, when the children of Israel had grown strong, that they put the Canaanites to forced labor, and did not utterly drive them out.

World English Bible
It happened, when the children of Israel had grown strong, that they put the Canaanites to forced labor, and didn't utterly drive them out.

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass when the sons of Israel have been strong, that they put the Canaanite to tribute, and have not utterly dispossessed him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Manasseh's Inheritance
12But the descendants of Manasseh were unable to occupy these cities, because the Canaanites were determined to stay in this land. 13However, when the Israelites grew stronger, they put the Canaanites to forced labor; but they failed to drive them out completely. 14Then the sons of Joseph said to Joshua, “Why have you given us only one portion as an inheritance? We have many people, because the LORD has blessed us abundantly.”…

Cross References
Genesis 49:15
He saw that his resting place was good and that his land was pleasant, so he bent his shoulder to the burden and submitted to labor as a servant.

Joshua 16:10
But they did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer. So the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites to this day, but they are forced laborers.

1 Kings 9:21
their descendants who remained in the land, those whom the Israelites were unable to devote to destruction--Solomon conscripted these people to be forced laborers, as they are to this day.


Treasury of Scripture

Yet it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute, but did not utterly drive them out.

waxen strong

Judges 1:28
And it came to pass, when Israel was strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute, and did not utterly drive them out.

2 Samuel 3:1
Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

Ephesians 6:10
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

put the

Joshua 16:10
And they drave not out the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites unto this day, and serve under tribute.

Deuteronomy 20:11-18
And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee…

Judges 1:30,33,35
Neither did Zebulun drive out the inhabitants of Kitron, nor the inhabitants of Nahalol; but the Canaanites dwelt among them, and became tributaries…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
However,
וַֽיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

when
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the Israelites
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

grew stronger,
חָֽזְקוּ֙ (ḥā·zə·qū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

they put
וַיִּתְּנ֥וּ (way·yit·tə·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

the Canaanites
הַֽכְּנַעֲנִ֖י (hak·kə·na·‘ă·nî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3669: Canaanite -- inhabitant of Canaan

to forced labor;
לָמַ֑ס (lā·mas)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4522: Body of forced laborers, forced service, taskworkers, taskwork, serfdom

but they failed
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

to drive them out
וְהוֹרֵ֖שׁ (wə·hō·w·rêš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

completely.
הוֹרִישֽׁוֹ׃ (hō·w·rî·šōw)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin


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