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Israel is to possess by force the land God gave them.

 

Deuteronomy 1:21 - Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before thee: go up [and] possess [it], as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said unto thee; fear not, neither be discouraged.

 

Possess is from the Hebrew  יָרַשׁ    yarash.

 

 

Gesenius's Lexicon

 

 

 

Glean: Israel is to possess the land by force; to occupy the land.

Gesenius's Lexicon:  to take, take possession of, to occupy, especially by force

 

Note also "to expel, to drive him out from the possession"

 

 


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