When the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites,(A) Hittites, Amorites, Hivites and Jebusites(B)—the land he swore to your ancestors to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey(C)—you are to observe this ceremony(D) in this month:

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28 I will send the hornet(A) ahead of you to drive the Hivites, Canaanites and Hittites(B) out of your way.

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17 Completely destroy[a] them—the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites—as the Lord your God has commanded you.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 20:17 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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10 This is how you will know that the living God(A) is among you(B) and that he will certainly drive out before you the Canaanites, Hittites,(C) Hivites, Perizzites,(D) Girgashites, Amorites and Jebusites.(E)

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The Israelites lived(A) among the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites,(B) Hivites and Jebusites.(C)

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20 There were still people left from the Amorites, Hittites,(A) Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites(B) (these peoples were not Israelites).

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There were still people left from the Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites(A) (these people were not Israelites).

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You found his heart faithful to you, and you made a covenant with him to give to his descendants the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Jebusites and Girgashites.(A) You have kept your promise(B) because you are righteous.(C)

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