Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition
21 I also will not destroy the nations which Josue left, when he died:
22 That through them I may try Israel, whether they will keep the way of the Lord, and walk in it, as their fathers kept it, or not.
23 The Lord therefore left all these nations, and would not quickly destroy them, neither did he deliver them into the hands of Josue.Read full chapter
New International Version
21 I will no longer drive out(A) before them any of the nations Joshua left when he died. 22 I will use them to test(B) Israel and see whether they will keep the way of the Lord and walk in it as their ancestors did.” 23 The Lord had allowed those nations to remain; he did not drive them out at once by giving them into the hands of Joshua.(C)