Deuteronomy 12:30 Cross References - NSB

30 »Be careful that you are not ensnared to follow them, for they will be destroyed. Do not inquire after their gods, saying: How do these nations serve their gods that I also may do likewise?

Exodus 23:31-33

31 »I will make the borders of your land extend from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Mediterranean Sea and from the desert to the Euphrates River. I will give you power over the inhabitants of the land. You will drive them out as you advance. 32 »Do not make any agreement with them or with their gods. 33 »Do not allow them to live in your land for they will make you sin against me. If you serve their gods it will be a snare to you.«

Leviticus 18:3

3 »‘Do not follow the customs of Egypt where you used to live or those of Canaan where I am bringing you.

Numbers 33:52

52 »As you advance, force out all the people who live there. Get rid of all their stone and metal idols, and destroy all their places of worship.

Deuteronomy 7:16

16 »Destroy all the peoples whom Jehovah your God gives you. Do not look at them with pity. Do not serve their gods. For that would be a snare to you.

Judges 2:2-3

2 »You will make no covenant with people of this land. You will throw down their altars. You have not obeyed my voice. Why have you done this?« 3 »I also said: ‘I will not drive them out from before you. They will be thorns in your sides. Their gods will snare (trap) you.’«

2 Kings 17:15

15 They refused to obey his instructions. They did not keep the covenant he made with their ancestors. They disregarded his warnings. They worshiped worthless idols and became worthless themselves. They followed the customs of the surrounding nations, disobeying Jehovah’s command not to imitate them.

Psalms 106:34-38

34 They did not destroy the people as Jehovah had told them. 35 Instead, they intermarried with other nations. They learned to do what other nations did. 36 They worshiped their idols, which became a trap for them. 37 They sacrificed their sons and daughters to demons. 38 They shed innocent blood, the blood of their own sons and daughters whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan. The land became polluted with blood.

Jeremiah 10:2

2 This is what Jehovah says: »Do not learn the practices of the nations. Do not be frightened by the signs in the sky because they frighten the nations.«

Ezekiel 20:28

28 »I brought them to the land I had promised to give them. When they saw the high hills and green trees, they offered sacrifices at all of them. They made me angry by the sacrifices they burned and by the wine they brought as offerings.

Ezekiel 20:32

32 ‘»What you have in mind (heart) will never happen. You think that you want to be like other nations, like the different people in other countries. You want to serve wood and stone.«’

Romans 12:2

2 Do not be conformed to this world (religious, social, political, and economic arrangement). But be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Prove what is the good, acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Ephesians 4:17

17 This I say therefore, and testify (affirm) in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the nations also walk, in the vanity (futility) (depravity) of their mind (thinking).

1 Peter 4:3-4

3 You have spent enough time in the past doing what unbelievers like to do. Your lives were spent in indecency, lusts, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and the disgusting worship of idols (false gods). 4 They think it strange that you do not run with them in wild and reckless living and they speak evil about you.

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