What role did the hornet play in the conquest of Kena'an?


Rashi: It shot poison, which both castrated them and blinded the Kena'anim that remained, wherever they were hiding. 1


Refer also to Shemos, 23:21:1:1* and see Ba'al ha'Turim.


Rashi writes that the hornet shot poison at the Kena'anim, which castrated and blinded them. Sotah 36a says that it did not cross the Yarden (lest it harm Yisrael


Sotah 36a: It stood on the [east] bank of the Yarden and shot poison at them.

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