15 you must certainly put to the sword all who live in that town. You must destroy it completely,[a](A) both its people and its livestock.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 13:15 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot,
    and Israel to the plunderers?(A)
Was it not the Lord,(B)
    against whom we have sinned?
For they would not follow(C) his ways;
    they did not obey his law.(D)

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I brought you into a fertile land
    to eat its fruit and rich produce.(A)
But you came and defiled my land
    and made my inheritance detestable.(B)

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11 “Because you rejoice and are glad,
    you who pillage my inheritance,(A)
because you frolic like a heifer(B) threshing grain
    and neigh like stallions,

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