Deuteronomy 7:2-4 NIV

2 and when the LORD your God has delivered1 them over to you and you have defeated them, then you must destroy2 them totally.a3 Make no treaty4 with them, and show them no mercy.5

References for Deuteronomy 7:2

    • a 7:2 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verse 26.
      3 Do not intermarry with them.6 Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

      References for Deuteronomy 7:3

      4 for they will turn your sons away from following me to serve other gods,7 and the LORD's anger will burn against you and will quickly destroy8 you.

      References for Deuteronomy 7:4