Deuteronomy 13:3-4

3 So you must not listen to what that prophet or dreamer has said. The LORD your God is putting you to the test. He wants to know whether you love him with all your heart and with all your soul.
4 You must follow him. You must have respect for him. Keep his commands. Obey him. Serve him. Remain true to him.

Deuteronomy 13:3-4 Meaning and Commentary


In this chapter the Israelites are taught how to discern a false prophet, shun and punish him, De 13:1-5, what to do with enticers to idolatry, not only not to consent to them, but, without favour and affection to them, endeavour to bring them to just punishment, and be the first that should inflict it on them, De 13:6-11 and how to behave towards a city drawn into idolatry, as to inquire the truth of it; then make war against it; destroy all in it, men, women, children, and cattle; and burn the spoil of it, and suffer not anything at all belonging to it to cleave unto them, De 13:12-18.

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