Observe what I command you today. I am going to drive out before you the Amorites, Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.
by driving out all your enemies before you, as the Lord has said.
"When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, and He drives out many nations before you-the Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites, seven nations more numerous and powerful than you-
But understand that today the Lord your God will cross over ahead of you as a consuming fire; He will devastate and subdue them before you. You will drive them out and destroy them swiftly, as the Lord has told you. When the Lord your God drives them out before you, do not say to yourself, 'The Lord brought me in to take possession of this land because of my righteousness.' Instead, the Lord will drive out these nations before you because of their wickedness. You are not going to take possession of their land because of your righteousness or your integrity. Instead, the Lord your God will drive out these nations before you because of their wickedness, in order to keep the promise He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
the Lord will drive out all these nations before you, and you will drive out nations greater and stronger than you are.
I will send an angel ahead of you and will drive out the Canaanites, Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.
For I will drive out nations before you and enlarge your territory. No one will covet your land when you go up three times a year to appear before the Lord your God.
all the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon to Misrephoth-maim, all the Sidonians. I will drive them out before the Israelites, only distribute the land as an inheritance for Israel, as I have commanded you.
The Lord your God will force them back on your account and drive them out before you, so that you can take possession of their land, as the Lord your God promised you.
I will send the hornet in front of you, and it will drive the Hivites, Canaanites, and Hittites away from you.
for they prophesy a lie to you so that you will be removed from your land. I will banish you, and you will perish.
"Do not defile yourselves by any of these [practices], for the nations I am driving out before you have defiled themselves by all these things.
As smoke is blown away, so You blow [them] away. As wax melts before the fire, so the wicked are destroyed before God.
The Lord your God will drive out these nations before you little by little. You will not be able to destroy them all at once; otherwise, the wild animals will become too numerous for you.
You are not going to take possession of their land because of your righteousness or your integrity. Instead, the Lord your God will drive out these nations before you because of their wickedness, in order to keep the promise He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Everyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord, and the Lord your God is driving out the nations before you because of these detestable things.
to drive out before you nations greater and stronger than you and to bring you in and give you their land as an inheritance, as is now taking place.
"The Lord has driven out great and powerful nations before you, and no one has been able to stand against you to this day.
and every one of your armed men crosses the Jordan before the Lord until He has driven His enemies from His presence,
I will not drive them out ahead of you in a single year; otherwise, the land would become desolate, and wild animals would multiply against you.
I will drive them out little by little ahead of you until you have become numerous and take possession of the land.