'Strange' in the Bible
And Jacob said to his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;
And they gave to Jacob all the strange gods that were in their hand, and the rings that were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the terebinth that is by Shechem.
And Joseph saw his brethren, and knew them; but he made himself strange to them, and spoke roughly to them, and said to them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan, to buy food.
Ye shall offer up no strange incense thereon, nor burnt-offering, nor oblation; neither shall ye pour drink-offering thereon.
Whoever compoundeth any like it, or whoever putteth any of it upon any strange thing, shall be cut off from his peoples.
And the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, took each of them his censer, and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and presented strange fire before Jehovah, which he had not commanded them.
And Nadab and Abihu died before Jehovah when they offered strange fire before Jehovah in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had no sons; and Eleazar and Ithamar exercised the priesthood in the presence of Aaron their father.
And Nadab and Abihu died, when they presented strange fire before Jehovah.
And Jehovah said to Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the strange gods of the land into which they enter, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
So Jehovah alone did lead him, And no strange god was with him.
They moved him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations did they provoke him to anger.
If ye forsake Jehovah, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
Now therefore put away the strange gods that are among you, and incline your heart unto Jehovah the God of Israel.
And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return to Jehovah with all your heart, put away the strange gods and the Ashtoreths from among you, and apply your hearts unto Jehovah, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.
I have digged, and have drunk strange waters, And with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the streams of Matsor.
and he took away the altars of the strange gods and the high places, and broke the columns, and cut down the Asherahs;
And he removed the strange gods, and the idol out of the house of Jehovah, and all the altars that he had built on the mount of the house of Jehovah and in Jerusalem, and cast them out of the city.
My breath is strange to my wife, and my entreaties to the children of my mother's womb.
If we had forgotten the name of our God, and stretched out our hands to a strange god,
There shall no strange god be in thee, neither shalt thou worship any foreign god.
When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language,
To deliver thee from the strange woman, from the stranger who flattereth with her words;
For the lips of the strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil;
And why shouldest thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?
to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
that they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger who flattereth with her words.
The mouth of strange women is a deep ditch: he with whom Jehovah is displeased shall fall therein.
For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thy heart shall speak froward things;
Take his garment that is become surety for another, and hold him in pledge for a strange woman.
For with stammering lips and a strange tongue will he speak to this people;
For Jehovah will rise up as on mount Perazim, he will be moved with anger as in the valley of Gibeon; that he may do his work, his strange work, and perform his act, his unwonted act.
It is I that have declared, and have saved, and have shewed, when there was no strange god among you; and ye are my witnesses, saith Jehovah, that I am God.
And I, I had planted thee a noble vine, wholly a right seed; how then art thou turned into the degenerate shoots of a strange vine unto me?
And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Wherefore hath Jehovah our God done all these things unto us? then shalt thou say to them, As ye have forsaken me, and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not yours.
For thou art not sent to a people of strange language, and of difficult speech, but to the house of Israel;
not to many peoples of strange language and of difficult speech, whose words thou canst not understand: had I sent thee to them, would they not hearken unto thee?
And he will practise in the strongholds of fortresses with a strange +god: whoso acknowledgeth him will he increase with glory; and he shall cause them to rule over the many, and shall divide the land to them for a reward.
They have dealt treacherously against Jehovah; for they havebegotten strange children: now shall the new moon devour them, with their allotted possessions.
I have prescribed unto him the manifold things of my law: they are counted as a strange thing.
Judah hath dealt unfaithfully, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath profaned the sanctuary of Jehovah which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god.
And astonishment seized all, and they glorified God, and were filled with fear, saying, We have seen strange things to-day.
And God spoke thus: His seed shall be a sojourner in a strange land, and they shall enslave them and evil entreat them four hundred years;
And he said to them, Ye know how it is unlawful for a Jew to be joined or come to one of a strange race, and to me God has shewn to call no man common or unclean.
For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears. We wish therefore to know what these things may mean.
It is written in the law, By people of other tongues, and by strange lips, will I speak to this people; and neither thus will they hear me, saith the Lord.
Be not carried away with various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be confirmed with grace, not meats; those who have walked in which have not been profited by them.
Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously of you;
Beloved, take not as strange the fire of persecution which has taken place amongst you for your trial, as if a strange thing was happening to you;