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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
But thus shall ye do to them; their altars ye shall destroy, and their pillars ye shall break in pieces, and their statues ye shall cut down, and their carved things ye shall burn in are.
Exodus 23:24
Thou shalt not worship to their gods, and thou shalt not serve them, and thou shalt not do according to their works: for destroying, thou shalt destroy them, and breaking, thou shalt break in pieces their pillars.
Exodus 34:12
Watch to thyself lest thou shalt make a covenant with those dwelling in the land which thou goest upon it, lest it shall be for a snare in the midst of thee.
Numbers 33:51
Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, When ye are passing over Jordan to the land of Canaan,
Judges 2:2
And ye shall not cut out a covenant to the inhabitants of this land.; their altars ye shall break down: and ye heard not to my voice: why did ye this?


Numbers 22:41
And it will be in the morning, and Balak will take Balaam, and will bring him up to the heights of Baal, and he will see from thence the end of the people.
2 Kings 16:4
And he will sacrifice and burn incense in the heights, and upon the hills, and under every green tree.
2 Kings 17:10
And they will set to them statues and images upon every high hill, and under every green tree.
2 Kings 23:13
And the heights which were before Jerusalem which were from the right to the mount of destruction which Solomon king of Israel built to Ashtaroth the abomination of the Sidonians, and to Chemosh the abomination of Moab, and to Milcom the abomination of the sons of Ammon the king defiled.
Jeremiah 3:6
And Jehovah will say to me in the days of Josiah the king, Sawest thou what Israel turning back, did? She went up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and she will commit fornication there.
Ezekiel 20:28
And I shall bring them to the land which I lifted up my hand to give, it to them, and they will see every high hill and every thick tree, and they will sacrifice there their sacrifices, and they will give there the provocation of their oblation, and they will set there the odor of their sweetnesses, and they will pour out there their libations:
Hosea 4:13
Upon the heads of the mountains they will sacrifice, and upon the hills they will burn incense, under the oak and the white poplar and the terebinth, because its shadow was good: for this your daughters will commit fornication, and your brides shall commit adultery.

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Numbers 33:52
And have driven out all those dwelling in the land from before you, and destroy ye all their watch towers, and all their molten images ye shall destroy, and all their heights ye shall lay waste:
2 Chronicles 28:4
And he will sacrifice and burn incense in the heights, and upon the hills, and under every green tree.