New Living Translation
That is why the LORD left those nations in place. He did not quickly drive them out or allow Joshua to conquer them all.
King James Bible
Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.
Darby Bible Translation
So the LORD left those nations, not driving them out at once, and he did not give them into the power of Joshua.
World English Bible
So Yahweh left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah leaveth these nations, so as not to dispossess them hastily, and did not give them into the hand of Joshua.
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LibraryFormation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
1. The Greek word canon (originally a straight rod or pole, measuring-rod, then rule) denotes that collection of books which the churches receive as given by inspiration of God, and therefore as constituting for them a divine rule of faith and practice. To the books included in it the term canonical is applied. The Canon of the Old Testament, considered in reference to its constituent parts, was formed gradually; formed under divine superintendence by a process of growth extending through …
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
The Doctrine of Angels.
A Case of Conscience Resolved
I did this to test Israel--to see whether or not they would follow the ways of the LORD as their ancestors did."
These are the nations that the LORD left in the land to test those Israelites who had not experienced the wars of Canaan.
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