Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou shalt consume all the people which the LORD thy God shall deliver thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them: neither shalt thou serve their gods; for that will be a snare unto thee.
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And when the Lord has given them up into your hands and you have overcome them, give them up to complete destruction: make no agreement with them, and have no mercy on them:
Do not be guided by him or give attention to him; have no pity on him or mercy, and give him no cover;
Have no pity on him, so that Israel may be clear from the crime of putting a man to death without cause, and it will be well for you.
Her hand is to be cut off; have no pity on her.
And after that, says the Lord, I will give up Zedekiah, king of Judah, and his servants and his people, even those in the town who have not come to their end from the disease and the sword and from need of food, into the hands of Nebuchadrezzar, king of Babylon, and into the hands of their haters, and into the hands of those desiring their death: he will put them to the sword; he will not let anyone get away, he will have no pity or mercy.
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After their destruction take care that you do not go in their ways, and that you do not give thought to their gods, saying, How did these nations give worship to their gods? I will do as they did.
Let them not go on living in your land, or they will make you do evil against me: for if you give worship to their gods, it will certainly be a cause of sin to you.
But take care, and do not make any agreement with the people of the land where you are going, for it will be a cause of sin to you.
But if you are slow in driving out the people of the land, then those of them who are still there will be like pin-points in your eyes and like thorns in your sides, troubling you in the land where you are living.
Then you may be certain that the Lord your God will not go on driving these nations out from before you; but they will become a danger and a cause of sin to you, a whip for your sides and thorns in your eyes, till you are cut off from this good land which the Lord your God has given you.
And so I have said, I will not send them out from before you; but they will be a danger to you, and their gods will be a cause of falling to you.
And they took as wives the daughters of these nations and gave their daughters to their sons, and became servants to their gods.
And Gideon made an ephod from them and put it up in his town Ophrah; and all Israel went after it there and were false to the Lord; and it became a cause of sin to Gideon and his house.
And they gave worship to images; which were a danger to them:
1 Corinthians 15:33
Do not be tricked by false words: evil company does damage to good behaviour.
But in the towns of these peoples whose land the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage, let no living thing be kept from death:
The Lord will do to them as he did to Sihon and to Og, the kings of the Amorites, and to their land, whom he put to destruction.