Evil Associations

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Genesis 19:15

At the crack of dawn the angels urged Lot on: "Get up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city."

Genesis 49:6

May I never enter their council; may I never join their assembly. For in their anger they kill men, and on a whim they hamstring oxen.

Deuteronomy 7:2-4

and when the Lord your God delivers them over to you and you defeat them, you must completely destroy them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy. Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons, because they will turn your sons away from Me to worship other gods. Then the Lord's anger will burn against you, and He will swiftly destroy you.

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Joshua 23:6-13

"Be very strong, and continue obeying all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you do not turn from it to the right or left and so that you do not associate with these nations remaining among you. Do not call on the names of their gods or make an oath to them; do not worship them or bow down to them. Instead, remain faithful to the Lord your God, as you have done to this day.read more.
"The Lord has driven out great and powerful nations before you, and no one has been able to stand against you to this day. One of you routed a thousand, because the Lord your God was fighting for you, as He promised. So be very diligent to love the Lord your God for your own well-being. For if you turn away and cling to the rest of these nations remaining among you, and if you intermarry or associate with them and they with you, know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive these nations out before you. They will become a snare and a trap for you, a scourge for your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you disappear from this good land the Lord your God has given you.

Leviticus 18:3

Do not follow the practices of the land of Egypt, where you used to live, or follow the practices of the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you. You must not follow their customs.

Leviticus 20:23

You must not follow the statutes of the nations I am driving out before you, for they did all these things, and I abhorred them.

Numbers 16:26

He warned the community, "Get away now from the tents of these wicked men. Don't touch anything that belongs to them, or you will be swept away because of all their sins."

Numbers 33:55

But if you don't drive out the inhabitants of the land before you, those you allow to remain will become thorns in your eyes and in your sides; they will harass you in the land where you will live.

Judges 2:1-3

The Angel of the Lord went up from Gilgal to Bochim and said, "I brought you out of Egypt and led you into the land I had promised to your fathers. I also said: I will never break My covenant with you. You are not to make a covenant with the people who are living in this land, and you are to tear down their altars.But you have not obeyed Me. What is this you have done? Therefore, I now say: I will not drive out these people before you. They will be thornsin your sides, and their gods will be a trap to you."

Deuteronomy 12:30

be careful not to be ensnared by their ways after they have been destroyed before you. Do not inquire about their gods, asking, 'How did these nations worship their gods? I'll also do the same.'

2 Samuel 23:6

But all the wicked are like thorns raked aside; they can never be picked up by hand.

Ezra 9:14

should we break Your commandments again and intermarry with the peoples who commit these detestable practices? Wouldn't You become [so] angry with us that You would destroy us, leaving no survivors?

Psalm 6:8

Depart from me, all evildoers, for the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping.

Psalm 15:4

who despises the one rejected by the Lord, but honors those who fear the Lord, who keeps his word whatever the cost,

Psalm 26:4

I do not sit with the worthless or associate with hypocrites.

Psalm 28:3

Do not drag me away with the wicked, with the evildoers, who speak in friendly ways with their neighbors, while malice is in their hearts.

Psalm 31:6

I hate those who are devoted to worthless idols, but I trust in the Lord.

Psalm 50:18

When you see a thief, you make friends with him, and you associate with adulterers.

Psalm 84:10

Better a day in Your courts than a thousand [anywhere else]. I would rather be at the door of the house of my God than to live in the tents of the wicked.

Psalm 101:4

A devious heart will be far from me; I will not be involved with evil.

Psalm 106:34

They did not destroy the peoples as the Lord had commanded them,

Psalm 120:5-7

What misery that I have stayed in Meshech, that I have lived among the tents of Kedar! I have lived too long with those who hate peace. I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.

Psalm 139:19

God, if only You would kill the wicked- you bloodthirsty men, stay away from me-

Psalm 141:4

Do not let my heart turn to any evil thing or wickedly perform reckless acts with men who commit sin. Do not let me feast on their delicacies.

Proverbs 5:8

Keep your way far from her. Don't go near the door of her house.

Proverbs 9:6

Leave inexperience behind, and you will live; pursue the way of understanding.

Proverbs 17:12

Better for a man to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his foolishness.

Proverbs 22:5

There are thorns and snares on the path of the crooked; the one who guards himself stays far from them.

Proverbs 29:16

When the wicked increase, rebellion increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels, friends of thieves. They all love graft and chase after bribes. They do not defend the rights of the fatherless, and the widow's case never comes before them."

Isaiah 8:11

For this is what the Lord said to me with great power, to keep me from going the way of this people:

Jeremiah 2:25

Keep your feet from going bare and your throat from thirst. But you say: It's hopeless; I love strangers, and I will continue to follow them.

Jeremiah 9:2

If only I had a traveler's lodging place in the wilderness, I would abandon my people and depart from them, for they are all adulterers, a solemn assembly of treacherous people.

Jeremiah 15:17

I never sat with the band of revelers, and I did not celebrate [with them]. Because Your hand was [on me], I sat alone, for You filled me with indignation.

Jeremiah 51:6

Leave Babylon; save your lives, each of you! Don't be silenced by her guilt. For this is the time of the Lord's vengeance- He will pay her what she deserves.

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes are sick with the heat of wine- there is a conspiracy with traitors.

Micah 6:16

The statutes of Omri and all the practices of Ahab's house have been observed; you have followed their policies. Therefore, I will make you a desolate place and the city's residents an object of contempt; you will bear the scorn of My people."

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast permeates the whole batch of dough?

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from every brother who walks irresponsibly and not according to the tradition received from us.

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant disagreement among men whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a way to material gain.

2 Peter 2:7

and if He rescued righteous Lot, distressed by the unrestrained behavior of the immoral

Revelation 18:4

Then I heard another voice from heaven: Come out of her, My people, so that you will not share in her sins, or receive any of her plagues.

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1 Kings 11:4

When Solomon was old, his wives seduced him [to follow] other gods. His heart was not completely with the Lord his God, as his father David's heart had been.

Peter » Evil associations

John 18:18

Now the slaves and the temple police had made a charcoal fire, because it was cold. They were standing there warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, warming himself.

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worldly Snares » Evil associations

Joshua 23:13

know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive these nations out before you. They will become a snare and a trap for you, a scourge for your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you disappear from this good land the Lord your God has given you.

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Joshua 23:13

know for certain that the Lord your God will not continue to drive these nations out before you. They will become a snare and a trap for you, a scourge for your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you disappear from this good land the Lord your God has given you.

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