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Wherefore I would not destroy them from before your face; that you may have enemies, and their gods may be your ruin.
King James
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.
Louis Second
J'ai dit alors: Je ne les chasserai point devant vous; mais ils seront à vos côtés, et leurs dieux vous seront un piège
Martin Luther
Da sprach ich auch: Ich will sie nicht vertreiben vor euch, daß sie euch zum Stricke werden und ihre Götter zum Netze.
quam ob rem nolui delere eos a facie vestra ut habeatis hostes et dii eorum sint vobis in ruinam

Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

quam : (fem. sing. acc.) (the church), WHICH the Lord loved.
quam : (adv. and conj.) how, than, as .. as possible.
ut : (+ subj.) (result) so that, that.
ut : (+ subj.) (purpose) in order that, to, that.
ut : (+ indic.) when, as.
ut : (+ subj.) (command) to, that.
vobis : (dat.) you /i'm talkin' to YOU, yeah, talkin' 'bout Cindy.
vobis : (abl.) you /who knows more than YOU? i do!.
in : (+ acc.) into, toward, against.
in : (+ abl.) in.