Not Imitating Evil

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Exodus 23:24

Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their deeds; but thou shalt utterly destroy them, and utterly shatter their statues.

Leviticus 18:3

After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do; and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their customs.

Leviticus 20:23

And ye shall not walk in the customs of the nation which I am casting out before you; for all these things have they done, and they became an abomination to me.

Deuteronomy 12:30

take heed to thyself that thou be not ensnared to follow after them, after that they are destroyed from before thee; and that thou inquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.

Deuteronomy 18:9

When thou art come into the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do according to the abominations of those nations.

Deuteronomy 12:4

Ye shall not do so unto Jehovah your God;

2 Kings 17:2

And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not as the kings of Israel that had been before him.

Ezekiel 16:48

As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, Sodom thy sister hath not done, she nor her daughters, as thou hast done, thou and thy daughters!

Ezekiel 20:18

And I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, neither keep their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Isaiah 8:11

For Jehovah spoke thus to me with a strong hand, and he instructed me not to walk in the way of this people, saying,

Matthew 23:3

all things therefore, whatever they may tell you, do and keep. But do not after their works, for they say and do not,

Ezekiel 18:14

But lo, if he have begotten a son that seeth all his father's sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like:

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye should no longer walk as the rest of the nations walk in the vanity of their mind,

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