Parallel Verses

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;

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;

Holman Bible

These are the nations the Lord left in order to test Israel, since none of these Israelites had fought 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;

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;

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 prove 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 the least such as before knew nothing thereof;



Cross References

Judges 2:21-22

I also will not henceforth drive out any from before them of the nations which Joshua left when he died:

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.

Deuteronomy 8:2

And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.

Deuteronomy 8:16

Who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not, that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end;

Judges 2:10

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

2 Chronicles 32:31

Howbeit in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who 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 knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

Proverbs 17:3

The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

Jeremiah 6:27

I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try 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 try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is 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 perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try 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 which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.

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