Joshua 24:12

“And I sent the hornet before you, which drave them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; but not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I sent the hornet before you, which draue them out from before you, euen the two kings of the Amorites: but not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Then I sent the hornet before you and it drove out the two kings of the Amorites from before you, {but} not by your sword or your bow.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I sent the hornet before you, driving out the two kings of the Amorites before you, not with your sword and your bow.
- Basic English Bible

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, [as] the two kings of the Amorites; not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.
- Darby Bible

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; but not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.
- Webster's Bible

I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; not with your sword, nor with your bow.
- World English Bible

And I send before you the hornet, and it casteth them out from your presence -- two kings of the Amorite -- not by thy sword, nor by thy bow.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And I sent the hornet before you, which drove them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Joshua 24:12


24:12 Sent the hornet - When they were actually engaged in battle with the Canaanites. These dreadful swarms which first appeared in their war with Sihon and Og, tormented them with their stings and terrified them with their noise, so that they became an easy prey to Israel. God had promised to do this for them, #Exod 23:27|,28, and here Joshua observes the fulfilling the promise.


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