They worshiped the LORD, but they also appointed all sorts1 of their own people to officiate for them as priests in the shrines at the high places.
They worshiped the LORD, but they also served their own gods in accordance with the customs of the nations from which they had been brought.
To this day they persist in their former practices. They neither worship the LORD nor adhere to the decrees and ordinances, the laws and commands that the LORD gave the descendants of Jacob, whom he named Israel.235
When the LORD made a covenant with the Israelites, he commanded them: "Do not worship3 any other gods or bow down to them, serve them or sacrifice to them.4