Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to test Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

New American Standard Bible

Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to test Israel by them (that is, all who had not experienced any of the wars of Canaan;

King James Version

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;

Holman Bible

These are the nations the Lord left in order to test Israel, since the Israelites had fought none of these in any of the wars with Canaan.

International Standard Version

Here's a list of nations that the LORD caused to remain in order to test Israel (that is, everyone who had not gained any battle experience in Canaan)

A Conservative Version

Now these are the nations which LORD left to prove Israel by them, (even as many [of Israel] as had not known all the wars of Canaan,

American Standard Version

Now these are the nations which Jehovah left, to prove Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Amplified

Now these are the nations which the Lord left to prove Israel by them, that is, all in Israel who had not previously experienced war in Canaan;

Bible in Basic English

Now these are the nations which the Lord kept in the land for the purpose of testing Israel by them, all those who had had no experience of all the wars of Canaan;

Darby Translation

Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to test Israel by them, that is, all in Israel who had no experience of any war in Canaan;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now these are the Gentiles which the LORD left, to prove Israel with them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Julia Smith Translation

These the nations which Jehovah left to try Israel by them, (all which knew not the wars of Canaan;

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [are] the nations that Yahweh left, to test Israel by them ([that is, to test] all those who {had not experienced} any of the wars of Canaan,

Modern King James verseion

And these are the nations which Jehovah left, to prove Israel by them, as many as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are the nations which the LORD left to tempt Israel, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

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;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, these, are the nations which Yahweh left, that he might, by them, put Israel to the proof, - all who had not known any of the wars of Canaan;

Webster

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;

World English Bible

Now these are the nations which Yahweh left, to prove Israel by them, even as many [of Israel] as had not known all the wars of Canaan;

Youngs Literal Translation

And these are the nations which Jehovah left, to try Israel by them, all who have not known all the wars of Canaan;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

which the Lord

Usage: 0

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

to prove
נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

all the wars
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

References

Context Readings

Some Nations Remain In The Land

1 Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to test Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan; 2 Only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at least those who before knew nothing thereof;



Cross References

Judges 2:21-22

I also will no longer drive out any from before them of the nations which Joshua left when he died:

Deuteronomy 7:22

And the LORD your God will drive out those nations before you little by little: you may not consume them at once, lest the wild animals of the field become too numerous for you.

Deuteronomy 8:2

And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.

Deuteronomy 8:16

Who fed you in the wilderness with manna, which your fathers knew not, that he might humble you, and that he might test you, to do you good in the end;

Judges 2:10

And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there arose another generation after them, who knew not the LORD, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel.

2 Chronicles 32:31

However, regarding the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who were sent unto him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.

Job 23:10

But he knows the way that I take: when he has tested me, I shall come forth as gold.

Proverbs 17:3

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD tries the hearts.

Jeremiah 6:27

I have set you for a tester and a fortress among my people, that you may know and test their way.

Jeremiah 17:9-10

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will test them as gold is tested: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, They are my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.

John 2:24

But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men,

1 Peter 1:7

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perishes, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

Revelation 2:23

And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he who searches the minds and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.

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