Judges 2:23
New International Version
The LORD had allowed those nations to remain; he did not drive them out at once by giving them into the hands of Joshua.

New Living Translation
That is why the LORD left those nations in place. He did not quickly drive them out or allow Joshua to conquer them all.

English Standard Version
So the LORD left those nations, not driving them out quickly, and he did not give them into the hand of Joshua.

Berean Study Bible
That is why the LORD had left those nations in place and had not driven them out immediately by delivering them into the hand of Joshua.

New American Standard Bible
So the LORD allowed those nations to remain, not driving them out quickly; and He did not give them into the hand of Joshua.

New King James Version
Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out immediately; nor did He deliver them into the hand of Joshua.

King James Bible
Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD left these nations and did not drive them out immediately. He did not hand them over to Joshua.

Contemporary English Version
That's why the LORD had not let Joshua get rid of those enemy nations all at once.

Good News Translation
So the LORD allowed these nations to remain in the land; he did not give Joshua victory over them, nor did he drive them out soon after Joshua's death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD left these nations and did not drive them out immediately. He did not hand them over to Joshua.

International Standard Version
So the LORD caused those nations to remain and did not expel them quickly. He did not give them into Joshua's control.

NET Bible
This is why the LORD permitted these nations to remain and did not conquer them immediately; he did not hand them over to Joshua.

New Heart English Bible
So the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the LORD let these nations stay. He had not handed them over to Joshua or forced them out quickly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered He them into the hand of Joshua.

New American Standard 1977
So the LORD allowed those nations to remain, not driving them out quickly; and He did not give them into the hand of Joshua.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore, the LORD left those Gentiles, without driving them out hastily; neither did he deliver them into the hand of Joshua.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

American King James Version
Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

American Standard Version
So Jehovah left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the Lord will leave these nations, so as not to cast them out suddenly; and he delivered them not into the hand of Joshua.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord therefore left all these nations, and would not quickly destroy them, neither did he deliver them into the hands of Josue.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore Jehovah left those nations, without dispossessing them hastily, neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

English Revised Version
So the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out speedily, neither did he deliver them into the hand of Joshua.

World English Bible
So Yahweh left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah leaveth these nations, so as not to dispossess them hastily, and did not give them into the hand of Joshua.
Study Bible
Judges Raised Up
22In this way I will test whether Israel will keep the way of the LORD by walking in it as their fathers did.” 23That is why the LORD had left those nations in place and had not driven them out immediately by delivering them into the hand of Joshua.
Cross References
Judges 2:22
In this way I will test whether Israel will keep the way of the LORD by walking in it as their fathers did."

Judges 3:1
These are the nations the LORD left to test all the Israelites who had not known any of the wars in Canaan,

Treasury of Scripture

Therefore the LORD left those nations, without driving them out hastily; neither delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.

left or suffered







Lexicon
That is why the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had left those
הָאֵ֔לֶּה (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

nations
הַגּוֹיִ֣ם (hag·gō·w·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

in place
וַיַּנַּ֤ח (way·yan·naḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3240: Bestow, cast down, lay down, up, leave off, let alone remain, pacify, place,

and had not
לְבִלְתִּ֥י (lə·ḇil·tî)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

driven them out
הוֹרִישָׁ֖ם (hō·w·rî·šām)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

immediately
מַהֵ֑ר (ma·hêr)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 4118: Hastening, speedy, swift

by delivering them
נְתָנָ֖ם (nə·ṯā·nām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

into the hand
בְּיַד־ (bə·yaḏ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

of Joshua.
יְהוֹשֻֽׁעַ׃ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites
2:6-23 We have a general idea of the course of things in Israel, during the time of the Judges. The nation made themselves as mean and miserable by forsaking God, as they would have been great and happy if they had continued faithful to him. Their punishment answered to the evil they had done. They served the gods of the nations round about them, even the meanest, and God made them serve the princes of the nations round about them, even the meanest. Those who have found God true to his promises, may be sure that he will be as true to his threatenings. He might in justice have abandoned them, but he could not for pity do it. The Lord was with the judges when he raised them up, and so they became saviours. In the days of the greatest distress of the church, there shall be some whom God will find or make fit to help it. The Israelites were not thoroughly reformed; so mad were they upon their idols, and so obstinately bent to backslide. Thus those who have forsaken the good ways of God, which they have once known and professed, commonly grow most daring and desperate in sin, and have their hearts hardened. Their punishment was, that the Canaanites were spared, and so they were beaten with their own rod. Men cherish and indulge their corrupt appetites and passions; therefore God justly leaves them to themselves, under the power of their sins, which will be their ruin. God has told us how deceitful and desperately wicked our hearts are, but we are not willing to believe it, until by making bold with temptation we find it true by sad experience. We need to examine how matters stand with ourselves, and to pray without ceasing, that we may be rooted and grounded in love, and that Christ may dwell in our hearts by faith. Let us declare war against every sin, and follow after holiness all our days.
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