Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

In one year

Deuteronomy 7:22
He, the God who leads you, will expel the nations little by little. You will not be allowed to destroy them all at once lest the wild animals overrun you.
Joshua 15:63
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.
Joshua 16:10
The Ephraimites did not conquer the Canaanites living in Gezer. The Canaanites live among the Ephraimites to this very day and do hard labor as their servants.
Joshua 17:12
But the men of Manasseh were unable to conquer these cities; the Canaanites managed to remain in those areas.
Judges 3:1
These were the nations the Lord permitted to remain so he could use them to test Israel -- he wanted to test all those who had not experienced battle against the Canaanites.

General references

Deuteronomy 6:19
and that you may drive out all your enemies just as the Lord said.
Deuteronomy 11:23
then he will drive out all these nations ahead of you, and you will dispossess nations greater and stronger than you.
Deuteronomy 31:4
The Lord will do to them just what he did to Sihon and Og, the Amorite kings, and to their land, which he destroyed.
Joshua 17:12
But the men of Manasseh were unable to conquer these cities; the Canaanites managed to remain in those areas.
Joshua 21:43
So the Lord gave Israel all the land he had solemnly promised to their ancestors, and they conquered it and lived in it.

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