Parallel Verses

King James Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

"I will not drive them out before you in a single year, that the land may not become desolate and the beasts of the field become too numerous for you.

Holman Bible

I will not drive them out ahead of you in a single year; otherwise, the land would become desolate, and wild animals would multiply against you.

International Standard Version

I won't drive them out before you in a single year, so that the land does not become desolate and so that wild animals do not overrun you.

A Conservative Version

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the beasts of the field multiply against thee.

American Standard Version

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the beasts of the field multiply against thee.

Amplified

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate [for lack of attention] and the wild beasts multiply against you.

Bible in Basic English

I will not send them all out in one year, for fear that their land may become waste, and the beasts of the field be increased overmuch against you.

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year lest the land become desolate and the beasts of the field multiply against thee.

Julia Smith Translation

I will not drive them out from thy face in one year, lest the land shall be desolate, and the beast of the field multiply upon thee.

King James 2000

I will not drive them out from before you in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beasts of the field multiply against you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become a desolation and {the wild animals} multiply against you.

Modern King James verseion

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become a waste, and the beast of the field multiply against you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will not cast them out in one year, lest the land grow to a wilderness: and the beasts of the field multiply upon thee.

NET Bible

I will not drive them out before you in one year, lest the land become desolate and the wild animals multiply against you.

New Heart English Bible

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the animals of the field multiply against you.

The Emphasized Bible

I will not drive them out from before thee, in one year, - lest the land should become a desolation, so would the wild-beast of the field multiply over thee.

Webster

I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land should become desolate, and the beast of the field should multiply against thee.

World English Bible

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the animals of the field multiply against you.

Youngs Literal Translation

I cast them not out from before thee in one year, lest the land be a desolation, and the beast of the field hath multiplied against thee;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will not drive them out
גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

thee in one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

lest the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

and the beast
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

of the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

Context Readings

Reasons For Loyal Obedience

28 And I will send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before thee. 29 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. 30 By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 7:22

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.

Joshua 15:63

As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day.

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.

Joshua 17:12-13

Yet the children of Manasseh could not drive out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Canaanites would dwell in that land.

Judges 3:1-4

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;



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