Exodus 23:30
New International Version
Little by little I will drive them out before you, until you have increased enough to take possession of the land.

New Living Translation
I will drive them out a little at a time until your population has increased enough to take possession of the land.

English Standard Version
Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you have increased and possess the land.

Berean Study Bible
Little by little I will drive them out ahead of you, until you become fruitful and possess the land.

King James Bible
By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.

New King James Version
Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you have increased, and you inherit the land.

New American Standard Bible
I will drive them out from you little by little, until you become fruitful and take possession of the land.

NASB 1995
"I will drive them out before you little by little, until you become fruitful and take possession of the land.

NASB 1977
“I will drive them out before you little by little, until you become fruitful and take possession of the land.

Amplified Bible
I will drive them out before you little by little, until you have increased and are strong enough to take possession of the land.

Christian Standard Bible
I will drive them out little by little ahead of you until you have become numerous and take possession of the land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will drive them out little by little ahead of you until you have become numerous and take possession of the land.

American Standard Version
By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Little by little I shall destroy them from before you, until you will prevail and you will inherit the land.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
By little and little I will cast them out from before thee, until thou shalt be increased and inherit the earth.

Contemporary English Version
Instead, I will force out your enemies little by little and give your nation time to grow strong enough to take over the land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, till thou be increased, and dost possess the land.

English Revised Version
By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.

Good News Translation
Instead, I will drive them out little by little, until there are enough of you to take possession of the land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Little by little I will force them out of your way until you have increased enough in number to take possession of the land.

International Standard Version
I'll drive them out ahead of you little by little until you increase in numbers and possess the land.

JPS Tanakh 1917
By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the land.

Literal Standard Version
I cast them out little [by] little from before you, until you are fruitful, and have inherited the land.

NET Bible
Little by little I will drive them out before you, until you become fruitful and inherit the land.

New Heart English Bible
Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you have increased and inherit the land.

World English Bible
Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you have increased and inherit the land.

Young's Literal Translation
little by little I cast them out from before thee, till thou art fruitful, and hast inherited the land.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Angel to Lead
29I will not drive them out before you in a single year; otherwise the land would become desolate and wild animals would multiply against you. 30Little by little I will drive them out ahead of you, until you become fruitful and possess the land. 31And I will establish your borders from the Red Sea to the Sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the Euphrates. For I will deliver the inhabitants into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 7:22
The LORD your God will drive out these nations before you little by little. You will not be enabled to eliminate them all at once, or the wild animals would multiply around you.

Joshua 23:4
See, I have allotted as an inheritance to your tribes these remaining nations, including all the nations I have already cut off, from the Jordan westward to the Great Sea.

Joshua 23:9
The LORD has driven out great and powerful nations before you, and to this day no one can stand against you.


Treasury of Scripture

By little and little I will drive them out from before you, until you be increased, and inherit the land.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Little
מְעַ֥ט (mə·‘aṭ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 4592: A little, fewness, a few

by little
מְעַ֛ט (mə·‘aṭ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 4592: A little, fewness, a few

I will drive them out
אֲגָרְשֶׁ֖נּוּ (’ă·ḡā·rə·šen·nū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - first person common singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1644: To drive out from a, possession, to expatriate, divorce

ahead of you,
מִפָּנֶ֑יךָ (mip·pā·ne·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

until
עַ֚ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

you become fruitful
תִּפְרֶ֔ה (tip̄·reh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6509: To bear fruit, be fruitful

and possess
וְנָחַלְתָּ֖ (wə·nā·ḥal·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5157: To inherit, to occupy, to bequeath, distribute, instate

the land.
הָאָֽרֶץ׃ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land


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