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Exodus 23:24 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

24 You must not bow down to their gods or worship them. Do not imitate their practices. Instead, demolish them[a] and smash their sacred pillars to pieces.

Footnotes:

  1. Exodus 23:24 Probably the idols

Exodus 23:24 New International Version (NIV)

24 Do not bow down before their gods or worship them or follow their practices. You must demolish them and break their sacred stones to pieces.

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Deuteronomy 18:9 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Occult Practices versus Prophetic Revelation

“When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not imitate the detestable customs of those nations.

Deuteronomy 18:9 New International Version (NIV)

Occult Practices

When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not learn to imitate the detestable ways of the nations there.

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2 Kings 16:3 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

but walked in the way of the kings of Israel. He even made his son pass through the fire,[a] imitating the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had dispossessed before the Israelites.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Kings 16:3 Either a Canaanite cult practice or child sacrifice

2 Kings 16:3 New International Version (NIV)

He followed the ways of the kings of Israel and even sacrificed his son in the fire, engaging in the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites.

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2 Kings 17:15 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 They rejected His statutes and His covenant He had made with their ancestors and the decrees He had given them. They pursued worthless idols and became worthless themselves, following the surrounding nations the Lord had commanded them not to imitate.

2 Kings 17:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 They rejected his decrees and the covenant he had made with their ancestors and the statutes he had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the Lord had ordered them, “Do not do as they do.”

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2 Kings 21:2 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He did what was evil in the Lord’s sight, imitating the detestable practices of the nations that the Lord had dispossessed before the Israelites.

2 Kings 21:2 New International Version (NIV)

He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, following the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites.

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3 John 11 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 Dear friend,[a] do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.

Footnotes:

  1. 3 John 1:11 Or Beloved

3 John 11 New International Version (NIV)

11 Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. Anyone who does what is good is from God. Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God.

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