Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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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Bible References

Shall be pricks

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."
Deuteronomy 7:4
for they will turn your sons away from me to worship other gods. Then the anger of the Lord will erupt against you and he will quickly destroy you.
Joshua 23:12
But if you ever turn away and make alliances with these nations that remain near you, and intermarry with them and establish friendly relations with them,
Judges 1:21
The men of Benjamin, however, did not conquer the Jebusites living in Jerusalem. The Jebusites live with the people of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this very day.
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.'"
Psalm 106:34
They did not destroy the nations, as the Lord had commanded them to do.
Ezekiel 28:24
"'No longer will Israel suffer from the sharp briers or painful thorns of all who surround and scorn them. Then they will know that I am the sovereign Lord.

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Joshua 17:12
But the men of Manasseh were unable to conquer these cities; the Canaanites managed to remain in those areas.

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