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Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree:

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Deuteronomy 7:5
Verily, thus, shall ye do unto them: Their altars, shall ye tear down, And their pillars, shall ye break in pieces, - And their sacred stems, shall ye hew down, And their carved images, a shall ye burn up in the fire.
Exodus 23:24
Thou shalt not bow thyself down to their gods neither shalt thou be led to serve them, neither shalt thou do according to their works, - but thou shalt, verily overthrow, them, and, completely break in pieces, their pillars.
Exodus 34:12
Take heed to thyself, Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, whereupon, thou, art about to enter, - Lest he become a snare in thy midst;
Numbers 33:51
Speak unto the sons of Israel, and thou shalt say unto them, - When ye do pass over the Jordan into the land of Canaan,
Judges 2:2
But, ye, must not solemnise a covenant with the inhabitants of this land, Their altars, must ye tear down, - But ye have not hearkened unto my voice, what is this ye have done?


Numbers 22:41
And it came to pass in the morning, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up the high places of Baal, - and he saw from thence the utmost part of the people.
2 Kings 16:4
and he offered sacrifice and burned incense in the high places, and on the hills, - and under every green tree.
2 Kings 17:10
And they set up for themselves pillars and Sacred Stems, upon every high hill, and under every green tree;
2 Kings 23:13
and, the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right hand of the mount of destruction, which Solomon king of Israel had built unto Ashtoreth - the abomination of the Zidonians, and unto Chemosh - the abomination of the Moabites, and unto Milcom - the disgusting thing of the sons of Ammon, did the king defile;
Jeremiah 3:6
And Yahweh said unto me, in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what apostate Israel, did? She used to go upon every high mountain and beneath every green tree, and commit unchastity there.
Ezekiel 20:28
When I brought them into the land as to which I had lifted up mine hand to give it them, then beheld they every high hill and every tangled tree And offered there their sacrifices, And presented there, their provoking gift, And placed there, their satisfying odour, And poured out there, their drink- offerings.
Hosea 4:13
On the headlands of the mountains, they sacrifice, and, on the hills, burn they incense, under oak and poplar and terebinth, because, pleasant, is the shade thereof: For this cause, do your daughters, become unchaste, and, your brides, commit adultery.

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Numbers 33:52
then shall ye dispossess all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and shall destroy all their figured stones, - all their molten images, also shall ye destroy, and all their high places, shall ye lay waste.
2 Chronicles 28:4
And he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and upon the hills, - and under every green tree.