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Deuteronomy 7:1 NIV

Driving Out the Nations

1 When the LORD your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess and drives out before you many nations—the Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites, seven nations larger and stronger than you—

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  • a 7:2 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verse 26.
  • b 7:5 - That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah; here and elsewhere in Deuteronomy