And ye have seen all that the Lord your God hath done unto
those nations because of you
How he had destroyed them, and driven them out of their habitations to make room for them, meaning the seven nations of the Canaanites:
for the Lord your God [is] he that hath fought for
Joshua does not attribute any of the things that were done to his own valour, nor theirs, nor so much as mentions himself or them as instruments, but wholly ascribes all to the Lord, who fought their battles for them, and conquered their enemies, and subdued them under them; the Targum is,
``the Word of the Lord fought for you;''the Captain of the host of the Lord, ( Joshua 5:14 Joshua 5:15 ) .