Judges 2:3

“Wherefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore I also said, I will not driue them out from before you: but they shalbe as thornes in your sides, and their gods shalbe a snare vnto you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Therefore I also said, 'I will not drive them out before you; but they will become {as thorns} in your sides and their gods will be a snare to you.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be `as thorns' in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And so I have said, I will not send them out from before you; but they will be a danger to you, and their gods will be a cause of falling to you.
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be [scourges] in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare to you.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be [as thorns] in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare to you."
- World English Bible

And I also have said, I do not cast them out from your presence, and they have been to you for adversaries, and their gods are to you for a snare.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wherefore I also said: I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be unto you as snares, and their gods shall be a trap unto you.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Judges 2:3


2:3 I said - With myself, I have now taken up this peremptory resolution.


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