Now therefore give me this mountain, of which the LORD spoke in that day; for you heard in that day how the Anakim were there, and that the cities were great and fortified: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.
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George Leo Haydock
Me. He trusts not in his own strength, but in the assistance of God, which he modestly acknowledges is not due to him. (Calmet)
God's promises are indeed sure on his part; but being conditional, and the will of man being free, he adds perhaps. (Worthington)