Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the LORD thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee.
I will not drive them out before you in one year, lest the land become desolate and the wild animals multiply against you.
The men of Judah were unable to conquer the Jebusites living in Jerusalem. The Jebusites live with the people of Judah in Jerusalem to this very day.
then he will drive out all these nations ahead of you, and you will dispossess nations greater and stronger than you.
The Lord made them secure, in fulfillment of all he had solemnly promised their ancestors. None of their enemies could resist them.