Exodus 34:11-21 NIV

11 Obey what I command1 you today. I will drive out before you the Amorites, Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.2

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12 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.

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13 Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.a5

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    • a 34:13 - That is, symbols of the goddess Asherah
      14 Do not worship any other god,6 for the LORD, whose name7 is Jealous, is a jealous God.8

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      15 "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.11

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      16 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.

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      17 "Do not make cast idols.14

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      18 "Celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread.15 For seven days eat bread made without yeast,16 as I commanded you. Do this at the appointed time in the month of Abib,17 for in that month you came out of Egypt.

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      19 "The first offspring18 of every womb belongs to me, including all the firstborn males of your livestock, whether from herd or flock.

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      20 Redeem the firstborn donkey with a lamb, but if you do not redeem it, break its neck.19 Redeem all your firstborn sons.20 "No one is to appear before me empty-handed.21

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      21 "Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest;22 even during the plowing season and harvest23 you must rest.

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