Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.
It will surely
1 Kings 14:16
That he may deliver up Israel, - on account of the sin of Jeroboam, which he committed, and which he caused, Israel, to commit.
2 Chronicles 33:9
And so Manasseh led astray Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, - to commit wickedness beyond the nations which Yahweh had destroyed from before the sons of Israel.
It will surely
Take heed to thyself, Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, whereupon, thou, art about to enter, - Lest he become a snare in thy midst;
and thou shalt devour all the peoples whom, Yahweh thy God, delivering up unto thee, thine eye shall not look with pity upon them, neither shalt thou serve their gods, for a snare, would it be unto thee.
take heed to thyself lest thou be thrust after them, after they have been destroyed from before thee, - and lest thou enquire after their gods, saying - In what manner, did these nations serve their gods, that, I too, may do likewise?
know, that Yahweh your God will no further drive out these nations from before you, - but they will become unto you a snare and a hook, and a goad in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye have perished from off this goodly soil, which Yahweh your God hath given unto you.
Wherefore also I said, I will not drive them out from before you, - but they shall be your adversaries, and, their gods, shall become unto you a snare.
1 Samuel 18:21
And Saul said to himself - I will give her unto him, that she may prove to him a snare, and that, the hand of the Philistines, may be upon him. So then Saul said unto David, A second time, mayest thou become my son-in-law to-day.
Yea they served their idols, and they became to them a snare:
2 Timothy 2:26
And they should wake up to sobriety out of, the adversary's, snare, - though they have been taken alive by him for, that one's, will.
then shall ye dispossess all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and shall destroy all their figured stones, - all their molten images, also shall ye destroy, and all their high places, shall ye lay waste.
lest they teach you to do, according to all their abominations, which they have done unto their gods, - and so ye sin against Yahweh your God.
The sons of Manasseh, however, could not dispossess these cities, - but the Canaanites were determined to remain in this land;