Judges 2:3

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.

Alternate Versions of Judges 2-3

A Conservative Version: Judges 2:3
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.

American Standard Version: 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.

Bible in Basic English: Judges 2:3
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.

Darby English Bible: Judges 2:3
So now I say, I will not drive them out before you; but they shall become adversaries to you, and their gods shall be a snare to you."

King James Version: 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 (UK): 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.

Webster's: 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 to you.

Youngs Literal Translation: Judges 2:3
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.'

Verses Related to Judges 2-3

Exodus 23:33
They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

Exodus 34:12
Be careful, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:

Numbers 33:55
But if you will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then shall those who you let remain of them be as pricks in your eyes, and as thorns in your sides, and they shall vex you in the land in which you dwell.

Deuteronomy 7:16
You shall consume all the peoples who Yahweh your God shall deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare to you.

Joshua 23:13
know for a certainty that Yahweh your God will no more drive these nations from out of your sight; but they shall be a snare and a trap to you, and a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which Yahweh your God has given you.

Judges 2:21
I also will not henceforth drive out any from before them of the nations that Joshua left when he died;

Judges 3:6
and they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their own daughters to their sons and served their gods.