NLTNew Living Translation
28I will send terror#23:28 Often rendered the hornet. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain. ahead of you to drive out the Hivites, Canaanites, and Hittites. 29But I will not drive them out in a single year, because the land would become desolate and the wild animals would multiply and threaten you. 30I will drive them out a little at a time until your population has increased enough to take possession of the land.
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