15 Bible Verses about

Not Imitating Evil

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 23:24

"You shall not worship their gods, nor serve them, nor do according to their deeds; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their sacred pillars in pieces.

Leviticus 18:3

'You shall not do what is done in the land of Egypt where you lived, nor are you to do what is done in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you; you shall not walk in their statutes.

Leviticus 20:23

'Moreover, you shall not follow the customs of the nation which I will drive out before you, for they did all these things, and therefore I have abhorred them.

Deuteronomy 12:30

beware that you are not ensnared to follow them, after they are destroyed before you, and that you do not inquire after their gods, saying, 'How do these nations serve their gods, that I also may do likewise?'

Deuteronomy 18:9

"When you enter the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not learn to imitate the detestable things of those nations.

Deuteronomy 12:4

"You shall not act like this toward the LORD your God.

Proverbs 4:14

Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men.

2 Kings 17:2

He did evil in the sight of the LORD, only not as the kings of Israel who were before him.

Ezekiel 16:48

"As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "Sodom, your sister and her daughters have not done as you and your daughters have done.

Ezekiel 20:18

"I said to their children in the wilderness, 'Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers or keep their ordinances or defile yourselves with their idols.

Isaiah 8:11

For thus the LORD spoke to me with mighty power and instructed me not to walk in the way of this people, saying,

Matthew 23:3

therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for they say things and do not do them.

Ezekiel 18:14

"Now behold, he has a son who has observed all his father's sins which he committed, and observing does not do likewise.

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,



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