Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell.

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Shall be pricks

Exodus 23:33
they shall not dwell in thy land, lest they cause thee to sin against me, - for thou mightest serve their gods, verily! it would become to thee a snare!
Deuteronomy 7:4
for he will turn aside thy son from following me, and they will serve other gods, - so shall the anger of Yahweh kindle upon you, and he will destroy thee, speedily.
Joshua 23:12
But, if ye, do in any wise turn back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, these which remain with you, - and intermarry with them, and go in with them, and, they, with you;
Judges 1:21
But, the Jebusites dwelling in Jerusalem, the sons of Benjamin did not drive out, - but the Jebusites have dwelt with the sons of Benjamin, in Jerusalem, unto this day.
Judges 2:3
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.
Psalm 106:34
They destroyed not the peoples of which Yahweh had spoken to them;
Ezekiel 28:24
And the house of Israel shall no more have a stinging prickle or a wounding thorn, of any round about them who used to despise them,- So shall they know that I an The Lord Yahweh.

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Joshua 17:12
The sons of Manasseh, however, could not dispossess these cities, - but the Canaanites were determined to remain in this land;