"We can't attack those people," the men who were with him said, "because they're too strong compared to us."
Now as for the Jebusites who lived in Jerusalem, the descendants of Judah could not expel them, so Jebusites live with the descendants of Judah in Jerusalem to this day.
The descendants of Manasseh did not take possession of these cities, because the Canaanites predominated in that territory.
The LORD was with the army of Judah, and they captured the hill country, but did not expel the inhabitants of the valley because they were equipped with iron chariots.
However, the descendants of Benjamin did not expel the Jebusites who lived in Jerusalem, so the Jebusites have lived with the descendants of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this day.
Whenever it brings on a seizure, it throws him to the ground. Then he foams at the mouth, grinds his teeth, and becomes stiff. So I asked your disciples to drive the spirit out, but they didn't have the power."
I begged your disciples to drive it out, but they couldn't."
Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and asked, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
When Jesus came home, his disciples asked him privately, "Why couldn't we drive the spirit out?"