Joshua 17:12
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New American Standard Bible
But the sons of Manasseh could not take possession of these cities, because the Canaanites persisted in living in that land.

King James Bible
Yet the children of Manasseh could not drive out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Canaanites would dwell in that land.

Darby Bible Translation
But the children of Manasseh could not dispossess the inhabitants of those cities; and the Canaanites would dwell in that land.

World English Bible
Yet the children of Manasseh couldn't drive out the inhabitants of those cities; but the Canaanites would dwell in that land.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Manasseh have not been able to occupy these cities, and the Canaanite is desirous to dwell in this land,

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Jews and Gentiles in "The Land"
Coming down from Syria, it would have been difficult to fix the exact spot where, in the view of the Rabbis, "the land" itself began. The boundary lines, though mentioned in four different documents, are not marked in anything like geographical order, but as ritual questions connected with them came up for theological discussion. For, to the Rabbis the precise limits of Palestine were chiefly interesting so far as they affected the religious obligations or privileges of a district. And in this respect
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
Joshua 16:10
But they did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer, so the Canaanites live in the midst of Ephraim to this day, and they became forced laborers.

Judges 1:27
But Manasseh did not take possession of Beth-shean and its villages, or Taanach and its villages, or the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, or the inhabitants of Ibleam and its villages, or the inhabitants of Megiddo and its villages; so the Canaanites persisted in living in that land.

1 Kings 9:21
their descendants who were left after them in the land whom the sons of Israel were unable to destroy utterly, from them Solomon levied forced laborers, even to this day.

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