Abominable Practices

Deuteronomy 18

9 "When you come into the land which the LORD your God is giving you, j you shall not learn to follow the 1 abominations of those nations. 10 "There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter k pass 2 through the fire, l or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, 11 m "or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or n one who calls up the dead. 12 "For all who do these things are 3 an abomination to the LORD, and o because of these abominations the LORD your God drives them out from before you. 13 "You shall be 4 blameless before the LORD your God. 14 "For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and diviners; but as for you, the LORD your God has not 5 appointed such for you.

  1. Cross References
    Leviticus 18:26
    You shall therefore keep My statutes and My jud...
    Leviticus 18:27
    (for all these abominations the men of the land...
    Leviticus 18:30
    'Therefore you shall keep My ordinance, so that...
    Deuteronomy 12:29
    When the LORD your God cuts off from before you...
    Deuteronomy 12:30
    "take heed to yourself that you are not ensnare...
    Deuteronomy 20:16 - 18
    But of the cities of these peoples which the LO...
  2. Cross References
    Leviticus 18:21
    And you shall not let any of your descendants pass through the fire to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.
    Deuteronomy 12:31
    You shall not worship the LORD your God in that way; for every abomination to the LORD which He hates they have done to their gods; for they burn even their sons and daughters in the fire to their gods.
  3. Cross References
    Exodus 22:18
    You shall not permit a sorceress to live.
    Leviticus 19:26
    You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor ...
    Leviticus 19:31
    Give no regard to mediums and familiar spirits;...
    Leviticus 20:6
    And the person who turns to mediums and familia...
    Leviticus 20:27
    'A man or a woman who is a medium, or who has f...
    Isaiah 8:19
    And when they say to you, "Seek those who are m...
  4. Cross References
    Leviticus 20:27
    'A man or a woman who is a medium, or who has familiar spirits, shall surely be put to death; they shall stone them with stones. Their blood shall be upon them.'"
  5. Cross References
    1 Samuel 28:7
    Then Saul said to his servants, "Find me a woman who is a medium, that I may go to her and inquire of her." And his servants said to him, "In fact, there is a woman who is a medium at En Dor.
  6. Cross References
    Leviticus 18:24
    Do not defile yourselves with any of these things; for by all these the nations are defiled, which I am casting out before you.
    Deuteronomy 9:4
    Do not think in your heart, after the LORD your God has cast them out before you, saying, 'Because of my righteousness the LORD has brought me in to possess this land'; but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is driving them out from before you.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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