Do not long for the cover of night to drag people away from their homes. 1
He locks the waters in his clouds, and the clouds do not burst with the weight of them.
He shatters the great without inquiry, 1 and sets up others in their place.
Look at every proud man and abase him; crush the wicked on the spot! 1
They are a people as powerful, numerous, and tall as the Anakites. But the Lord destroyed the Rephaites 1 in advance of the Ammonites, 2 so they dispossessed them and settled down in their place.
As for the Avvites 1 who lived in settlements as far west as Gaza, Caphtorites 2 who came from Crete 3 destroyed them and settled down in their place.)
When all the men 1 had been circumcised, they stayed there in the camp until they had healed.
This is exactly what he did for the descendants of Esau who lived in Seir when he destroyed the Horites before them so that they could dispossess them and settle in their area to this very day.
He replaced them with their sons, 1 whom Joshua circumcised. They were uncircumcised; their fathers had not circumcised them along the way.
King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned them to the officers of the royal guard 1 who protected the entrance to the royal palace.
Previously the Horites 1 lived in Seir but the descendants of Esau dispossessed and destroyed them and settled in their place, just as Israel did to the land it came to possess, the land the Lord gave them.) 2