Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no more drive out any of these nations from before you; but they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God hath given you.

Bible References

Will no

Exodus 23:33
They must not live in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."
Numbers 33:55
But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land before you, then those whom you allow to remain will be irritants in your eyes and thorns in your side, and will cause you trouble in the land where you will be living.
Deuteronomy 7:16
You must destroy all the people whom the Lord your God is about to deliver over to you; you must not pity them or worship their gods, for that will be a snare to you.
Judges 2:2
but you must not make an agreement with the people who live in this land. You should tear down the altars where they worship.' But you have disobeyed me. Why would you do such a thing?
Psalm 106:35
They mixed in with the nations and learned their ways.

Snares

Deuteronomy 7:16
You must destroy all the people whom the Lord your God is about to deliver over to you; you must not pity them or worship their gods, for that will be a snare to you.
Judges 2:3
At that time I also warned you, 'If you disobey, I will not drive out the Canaanites before you. They will ensnare you and their gods will lure you away.'"
1 Kings 11:4
When Solomon became old, his wives shifted his allegiance to other gods; he was not wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord his God, as his father David had been.
Psalm 69:22
May their dining table become a trap before them! May it be a snare for that group of friends!
2 Timothy 2:26
and they will come to their senses and escape the devil's trap where they are held captive to do his will.

Until ye perish

Leviticus 26:31
I will lay your cities waste and make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will refuse to smell your soothing aromas.
Deuteronomy 4:26
I invoke heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that you will surely and swiftly be removed from the very land you are about to cross the Jordan to possess. You will not last long there because you will surely be annihilated.
Deuteronomy 28:63
This is what will happen: Just as the Lord delighted to do good for you and make you numerous, he will take delight in destroying and decimating you. You will be uprooted from the land you are about to possess.
Deuteronomy 29:28
So the Lord has uprooted them from their land in anger, wrath, and great rage and has deported them to another land, as is clear today."
Deuteronomy 30:18
I declare to you this very day that you will certainly perish! You will not extend your time in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.
2 Kings 17:22
The Israelites followed in the sinful ways of Jeroboam son of Nebat and did not repudiate them.
2 Kings 25:21
The king of Babylon ordered them to be executed at Riblah in the territory of Hamath. So Judah was deported from its land.
Luke 21:24
They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led away as captives among all nations. Jerusalem will be trampled down by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

General references

Deuteronomy 7:3
You must not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,
Deuteronomy 20:18
so that they cannot teach you all the abhorrent ways they worship their gods, causing you to sin against the Lord your God.
Judges 2:21
So I will no longer remove before them any of the nations that Joshua left unconquered when he died.

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