He then went to the land of the Hittites,1 where he built a city and called it Luz,2 which is its name to this day.
But Manasseh did not3 drive out the people of Beth Shan or Taanach or Dor4 or Ibleam5 or Megiddo6 and their surrounding settlements, for the Canaanites7 were determined to live in that land.
When Israel became strong, they pressed the Canaanites into forced labor but never drove them out completely.829
Nor did Ephraim9 drive out the Canaanites living in Gezer,10 but the Canaanites continued to live there among them.1130
Neither did Zebulun drive out the Canaanites living in Kitron or Nahalol, who remained among them; but they did subject them to forced labor.
Nor did Asher12 drive out those living in Acco or Sidon13 or Ahlab or Aczib14 or Helbah or Aphek15 or Rehob,1632
and because of this the people of Asher lived among the Canaanite inhabitants of the land.
Neither did Naphtali drive out those living in Beth Shemesh17 or Beth Anath18; but the Naphtalites too lived among the Canaanite inhabitants of the land, and those living in Beth Shemesh and Beth Anath became forced laborers for them.
The Amorites19 confined the Danites20 to the hill country, not allowing them to come down into the plain.2135
And the Amorites were determined also to hold out in Mount Heres,22 Aijalon23 and Shaalbim,24 but when the power of the house of Joseph increased, they too were pressed into forced labor.
The boundary of the Amorites was from Scorpiona Pass25 to Sela26 and beyond.27