Judges 2:20-23 NIV

20 Therefore the LORD was very angry1 with Israel and said, "Because this nation has violated the covenant2 that I laid down for their forefathers and has not listened to me,

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21 I will no longer drive out3 before them any of the nations Joshua left when he died.

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22 I will use them to test4 Israel and see whether they will keep the way of the LORD and walk in it as their forefathers did."

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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.5

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