Exodus 34:12-16 NIV

12 Be careful not to make a treaty1 with those who live in the land where you are going, or they will be a snare2 among you.

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13 Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.a3

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    • a 34:13 - That is, symbols of the goddess Asherah
      14 Do not worship any other god,4 for the LORD, whose name5 is Jealous, is a jealous God.6

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      15 "Be careful not to make a treaty7 with those who live in the land; for when they prostitute8 themselves to their gods and sacrifice to them, they will invite you and you will eat their sacrifices.9

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      16 And when you choose some of their daughters as wives10 for your sons and those daughters prostitute themselves to their gods,11 they will lead your sons to do the same.

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