“And it came to pass, when Israel was strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute, and did not utterly drive them out.”
King James Version (KJV)
1:26 The Hittites - Where the Hittites seated themselves after they were driven out of Canaan, which seems to be northward from Canaan, and near upon it.
1:27 Manasseh - That is, that half of this tribe which dwelt in Canaan.
1:29 In Gezer - Which they possessed 'till Solomon's time, #1Kings 9:16|.