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Do not adopt the customs of the people who live there; I am driving out those pagans so that you can enter the land. They have disgusted me with all their evil practices.
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Walk not after the laws of the nations, which I will cast out before you. For they have done all these things: and therefore I abhorred them.
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Leviticus 18:3,24,30 You shall not do according to the custom of the land of Egypt, in which you dwelt: neither shall you act according to the manner of the country of Chanaan, into which I will bring you. Nor shall you walk in their ordinances. . . .
Deuteronomy 12:30,31 Beware lest thou imitate them, after they are destroyed at thy coming in, and lest thou seek after their ceremonies, saying: As these nations have worshipped their gods, so will I also worship. . . .
Jeremiah 10:1,2 Hear ye the word which the Lord hath spoken concerning you, O house of Israel. . . .
Leviticus 18:27 For all these detestable things the inhabitants of the land have done, that were before you, and have defiled it.
Deuteronomy 9:5 For it is not for thy justices, and the uprightness of thy heart that thou shalt go in to possess their lands: but because they have done wickedly, they are destroyed at thy coming in: and that the Lord might accomplish his word, which he promised by oath to thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Psalm 78:59 God heard, and despised them, and he reduced Israel exceedingly as it were to nothing.
Zechariah 11:8 And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.
ContextKeep All My Decrees
22Keep my laws and my judgments, and do them: lest the land into which you are to enter to dwell therein, vomit you also out. 23Walk not after the laws of the nations, which I will cast out before you. For they have done all these things: and therefore I abhorred them.24But to you I say: Possess their land which I will give you for an inheritance, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am the Lord your God, who have separated you from other people.…
You shall not do according to the custom of the land of Egypt, in which you dwelt: neither shall you act according to the manner of the country of Chanaan, into which I will bring you. Nor shall you walk in their ordinances.
And with which the land is defiled: the abominations of which I will visit, that it may vomit out its inhabitants.
Thus saith the Lord: Learn not according to the ways of the Gentiles: and be not afraid of the signs of heaven, which the heathens fear:
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