Not Imitating Evil

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Exodus 23:24

You shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but you shall utterly overthrow them, and completely break down their images.

Leviticus 18:3

According to the practices in the land of Egypt, wherein you dwelt, shall you not do: and according to the practices of the land of Canaan, where I bring you, shall you not do: neither shall you walk in their ordinances.

Leviticus 20:23

And you shall not walk in the customs of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

Deuteronomy 12:30

Take heed to yourself that you are not snared by following them, after they are destroyed from before you; and that you inquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.

Deuteronomy 18:9

When you are come into the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.

Deuteronomy 12:4

You shall not do so unto the LORD your God.

2 Kings 17:2

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him.

Ezekiel 16:48

As I live, says the Lord GOD, Sodom your sister has not done, she nor her daughters, as you have done, you and your daughters.

Ezekiel 20:18

But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

Isaiah 8:11

For the LORD spoke thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,

Matthew 23:3

All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not according to their works: for they say, and do not.

Ezekiel 18:14

Now, lo, if he begets a son, that sees all his father's sins which he has done, and considers, and does not the same,

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

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