New Living Translation
So the LORD gave to Israel all the land he had sworn to give their ancestors, and they took possession of it and settled there.
King James Bible
And the LORD gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give unto their fathers; and they took possession of it, and dwelt in it.
World English Bible
So Yahweh gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give to their fathers. They possessed it, and lived in it.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah giveth to Israel the whole of the land which He hath sworn to give to their fathers, and they possess it, and dwell in it;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:43 All the land - He gave them the right to all, and the actual possession of the greatest part of it, and power to possess the rest, as soon as it was needful for them, which was when their numbers were increased, and the absolute dominion of all the people remaining in it.
So the LORD made a covenant with Abram that day and said, "I have given this land to your descendants, all the way from the border of Egypt to the great Euphrates River--
Take possession of the land and settle in it, because I have given it to you to occupy.
For you are about to cross the Jordan River to take over the land the LORD your God is giving you. When you take that land and are living in it,
"You are about to enter the land the LORD your God is giving you. When you take it over and settle there, you may think, 'We should select a king to rule over us like the other nations around us.'
Then the LORD said to Moses, "This is the land I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob when I said, 'I will give it to your descendants.' I have now allowed you to see it with your own eyes, but you will not enter the land."
Every one of these towns had pasturelands surrounding it.
When he had proved himself faithful, you made a covenant with him to give him and his descendants the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Jebusites, and Girgashites. And you have done what you promised, for you are always true to your word.
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