'Strange' in the Bible
There must not be a strange god among you;you must not bow down to a foreign god.
Your eyes will see strange things,and you will say absurd things.
sends couriers by sea,in reed vessels on the waters.Go, swift messengers,to a nation tall and smooth-skinned,to a people feared far and near,a powerful nation with a strange language,whose land is divided by rivers.
At that time a gift will be brought to Yahweh of Hosts from a people tall and smooth-skinned, a people feared far and near, a powerful nation with a strange language, whose land is divided by rivers—to Mount Zion, the place of the name of Yahweh of Hosts.
For the Lord will rise up as He did at Mount Perazim.He will rise in wrath, as at the Valley of Gibeon,to do His work, His strange work,and to perform His task, His disturbing task.
For what you say sounds strange to us, and we want to know what these ideas mean.”
Don’t be led astray by various kinds of strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be established by grace and not by foods, since those involved in them have not benefited.