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Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
And he said - Lo! I, am about to solemnise a covenant,-in presence of all thy people, will I do marvellous things, which have not been created in any part of the earth nor among any of the nations, - so shall all the people in whose midst thou, art see the work of Yahweh for a fearful thing, it is, which I, am doing with thee.
Thou shalt not make with them or with their gods, a covenant:
and Yahweh thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shalt smite them, thou shalt devote them to destruction, thou shalt not solemnise with them a covenant neither shalt thou shew them favour;
so shall they no more offer their sacrifices unto demons after whom they are unchastely going away, - a statute age-abiding, shall this be to them unto their generations.
then will I myself, set my face against that man, and against his family, - and will cut him off, and all that follow unchastely after him - in going unchastely after Molech - out of the midst of their people.
so shall they serve you as fringes, and when ye see then, then shall ye call to mind all the commandments of Yahweh, and shall do them, - and shall not spy out, after your own hearts, and after your own eyes for things, after which, ye, are ready to go unchastely away:
Then said Yahweh unto Moses, Lo! thou art about to sleep with thy fathers, - and this people will rise up, and go away unchastely after the gods of the foreigners of the land into the midst of whom they are entering, and will forsake me and break my covenant which I solemnised with them.
yet, even unto their judges, did thy not hearken, for they went unchastely astray after other gods, and bowed themselves down to them, - they turned aside speedily out of the way wherein their fathers who hearkened unto the commandments of Yahweh, walked, they did not so.
For lo! they who are far from thee, shall perish, Thou hast put an end to every one who wandered unchastely from thee.
Yea though it had come to pass that through the levity of her unchastity, she had defiled the land, - and committed adultery with Stone and with Tree,
And, whatever may be the need - whether young bullocks or rams or lambs for ascending-sacrifices unto the God of the heavens, wheat, salt, wine or oil, according to the command of the priests who are in Jerusalem, - that it he given to them day by day, without fail;
My people, of their Wood, do ask, - Let, their Staff, then tell them, - for, the spirit of unchastity, hath led them astray, and they have unchastely departed from under their God.
Do not rejoice, O Israel, with exultation, like the peoples, for thou hast gone away unchastely from beside thy God, - thou hast loved a present, upon all the threshing-floors of corn!
And one of the seven messengers who had the seven bowls came, and spake with me, saying - Hither! I will point out to thee the judgment of the great harlot, who sitteth upon many waters,
who invited the people unto the sacrifices of their gods, - so the people did eat, and did bow themselves down unto their gods.
1 Corinthians 10:27
If one of them who believe not invite you, and ye are disposed to go, whatsoever is set before you, eat, - asking no question, for conscience sake.
Yet they let themselves be bound to Baal-peor, - and did eat sacrifices to the dead:
1 Corinthians 8:4
Concerning, then, the eating of idol-sacrifices, we are aware - that an idol is, nothing, in the world, and that, none, is God save one.
1 Corinthians 10:20
On the contrary - that, the things which the nations sacrifice, unto demons, and not unto God, they sacrifice; and I wish not that ye should become, sharers together with the demons!
Nevertheless, I have against thee, that thou sufferest the woman Jezebel, she who calleth herself a prophetess, and is teaching and leading astray my own servants to commit lewdness and to eat idol-sacrifices;
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.
neither shalt thou intermarry with them, - thy daughter, shalt thou not give unto his son, nor his daughter, shalt thou take for thy son;