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Only the "חוי, כנעני, חתי" nations are mentioned in the first verse, and indeed Bnei Israel did not have to fight them (they left on their own). But there were other nations there (פרזי, יבוסי, etc.), most of whom they had to fight (And were commanded to do so) [Malbim]. Rashi (there, one page before) also differentiates between the specific nations ...
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