Obey what I command1 you today. I will drive out before you the Amorites, Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.212
Be careful not to make a treaty3 with those who live in the land where you are going, or they will be a snare4 among you.
Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.a514
Do not worship any other god,6 for the LORD, whose name7 is Jealous, is a jealous God.815
"Be careful not to make a treaty9 with those who live in the land; for when they prostitute10 themselves to their gods and sacrifice to them, they will invite you and you will eat their sacrifices.1116
And when you choose some of their daughters as wives12 for your sons and those daughters prostitute themselves to their gods,13 they will lead your sons to do the same.