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But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire.

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Deuteronomy 12:2
See that ye destroy all places where the nations which ye conquer serve their gods, upon high mountains and on high hills and under every green tree.
Exodus 23:24
see thou worship not their gods neither serve them, neither do after the works of them, but overthrow them and break down the places of them.
Exodus 34:13
But overthrow their altars and break their pillars, and cut down their groves,
2 Kings 23:6
And he brought out the grove from the temple of the LORD without Jerusalem unto the brook Kidron, and stamped it to powder, and cast the dust thereof upon the graves of people of the country.


Deuteronomy 16:22
Thou shalt set thee up no pillar, which the LORD thy God hateth.
Leviticus 26:1
Ye shall make you no idols, nor graven image, neither rear you up any pillar, neither ye shall set up any image of stone in your land to bow yourselves thereto: for I am the LORD your God;

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Judges 6:25
And the same night the LORD said unto him, "Take an ox of thy father's and another of seven years old, and destroy the altar of Baal that belongeth unto thy father, and cut down the grove that is about it,


Deuteronomy 7:25
The images of their gods thou shalt burn with fire, and see that thou covet not the silver or gold that is on them nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therewith. For it is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Deuteronomy 9:21
And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made and burnt him with fire and stamped him and ground him a-good, even unto small dust. And I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
Exodus 32:20
And the took the calf which they had made and burned it with fire, and stamped it unto powder and strowed it in the water, and made the children of Israel drink.

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Numbers 33:52
see that ye drive out all the inhabiters of the land before you, and destroy their imaginations and all their images of metal, and pluck down all their altars built on hills:
Deuteronomy 20:18
that they teach you not to do after all their abominations which they do unto their gods, and so should sin against the LORD your God.