New International Version
Take possession of the land and settle in it, for I have given you the land to possess.
King James Bible
And ye shall dispossess the inhabitants of the land, and dwell therein: for I have given you the land to possess it.
Darby Bible Translation
and ye shall take possession of the land, and dwell therein, for to you have I given the land to possess it.
World English Bible
and you shall take possession of the land, and dwell therein; for I have given given the land to you to possess it.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye have possessed the land, and dwelt in it, for to you I have given the land -- to possess it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye shall - destroy all their pictures - משכיתם maskiyotham, from שחה sachah, to be like, or resemble, either pictures, carved work, or embroidery, as far as these things were employed to exhibit the abominations of idolatry. Molten images צלמי מסכתם tsalmey massechotham, metallic talismanical figures, made under certain constellations, and supposed in consequence to be possessed of some extraordinary influences and virtues.
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LibrarySome Miscellaneous Matters Belonging to the Country About Jericho.
Let us begin from the last encampings of Israel beyond Jordan. Numbers 33:49: "They encamped near Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth unto Abel-shittim."--"From Beth-jeshimoth to Abel-shittim were twelve miles." It is a most received opinion among the Jews, that the tents of the Israelites in the wilderness contained a square of twelve miles. So the Targum of Jonathan, upon Number 2:2; "The encamping of Israel was twelve miles in length, and twelve miles in breadth." And the Gemarists say, "It is forbidden …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners:
You may say to yourselves, "These nations are stronger than we are. How can we drive them out?"
You are about to cross the Jordan to enter and take possession of the land the LORD your God is giving you. When you have taken it over and are living there,
When you enter the land the LORD your God is giving you and have taken possession of it and settled in it, and you say, "Let us set a king over us like all the nations around us,"
So the LORD gave Israel all the land he had sworn to give their ancestors, and they took possession of it and settled there.
The LORD your God himself will push them out for your sake. He will drive them out before you, and you will take possession of their land, as the LORD your God promised you.
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