17 You may say to yourselves, “These nations are stronger than we are. How can we drive them out?”

Read Deuteronomy 7:17 Using Other Translations

If thou shalt say in thine heart, These nations are more than I; how can I dispossess them?
"If you say in your heart, 'These nations are greater than I. How can I dispossess them?'
Perhaps you will think to yourselves, ‘How can we ever conquer these nations that are so much more powerful than we are?’