Treasury of Scripture
And the LORD your God will put out those nations before you by little and little: you may not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase on you.
put out [heb] pluck off
thou mayest As the Israelites were not yet sufficiently numerous to fill the whole land occupied by these nations; and as wild and ferocious animals might be expected to multiply where the place was but thinly peopled, therefore God informs then that their extermination from before them should be gradual. Haynes says, `The approaching to Cana, at the close of the day, as we did, is at once terrifying and dangerous. The surrounding country swarms with wild beasts, such as tigers, leopards, jackals, etc., whose cries and howling, I doubt not, would strike the boldest traveller, who had not been frequently in a like situation, with the deepest sense of horror.'
Exodus 23:29,30 I will not drive them out from before you in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against you...
Joshua 15:63 As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd the LORD thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee.
Topical BibleAble Allowed Animals Beast Beasts Cast Clear Consume Drive Eliminate Fear Field Grow Hastily Increase Increased Lest Mayest Multiply Nations Numerous Overmuch Presence Quickly Rooted Wild
Deuteronomy Chapter 7 Verse 22
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OT Law: Deuteronomy 7:22 Yahweh your God will cast out those (Deut. De Du)