23 then the Lord will (A)drive out all these nations from before you, and you will (B)dispossess greater and mightier nations than yourselves.

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38 (A)driving out from before you nations greater and mightier than you, to bring you in, to give you their land as an inheritance, as it is this day.

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Israel’s Rebellions Reviewed(A)

“Hear, O Israel: You are to cross over the Jordan today, and go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than yourself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,

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(A)It is not because of your righteousness or the uprightness of your heart that you go in to possess their land, but because of the wickedness of these nations that the Lord your God drives them out from before you, and that He may [a]fulfill the (B)word which the Lord swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

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  1. Deuteronomy 9:5 perform

22 And the Lord your God will drive out those nations before you (A)little by little; you will be unable to [a]destroy them at once, lest the beasts of the field become too numerous for you. 23 But the Lord your God will deliver them over to you, and will inflict defeat upon them until they are destroyed.

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  1. Deuteronomy 7:22 consume

A Chosen People(A)

“When the Lord your God brings you into the land which you go to (B)possess, and has cast out many (C)nations before you, (D)the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than you, and when the Lord your God delivers (E)them over to you, you shall conquer them and utterly destroy them. (F)You shall make no covenant with them nor show mercy to them.

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11 (A)Observe what I command you this day. Behold, (B)I am driving out from before you the Amorite and the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.

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27 “I will send (A)My fear before you, I will (B)cause confusion among all the people to whom you come, and will make all your enemies turn their backs to you. 28 And (C)I will send hornets before you, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite from before you. 29 (D)I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate and the beasts of the field become too numerous for you. 30 Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you have increased, and you inherit the land.

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