23 “Now then,” said Joshua, “throw away the foreign gods(A) that are among you and yield your hearts(B) to the Lord, the God of Israel.”

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19 When Laban had gone to shear his sheep,(A) Rachel stole her father’s household gods.(B)

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12 “On that same night I will pass through(A) Egypt and strike down(B) every firstborn(C) of both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods(D) of Egypt. I am the Lord.(E)

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11 Now I know that the Lord is greater than all other gods,(A) for he did this to those who had treated Israel arrogantly.”(B)

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“You shall have no other gods before[a] me.(A)

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  1. Exodus 20:3 Or besides
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who invited them to the sacrifices(A) to their gods.(B) The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.

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28 the curse if you disobey(A) the commands of the Lord your God and turn from the way that I command you today by following other gods,(B) which you have not known.

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16 Then they got rid of the foreign gods among them and served the Lord.(A) And he could bear Israel’s misery(B) no longer.(C)

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15 “Look,” said Naomi, “your sister-in-law(A) is going back to her people and her gods.(B) Go back with her.”

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Let the wicked forsake(A) their ways
    and the unrighteous their thoughts.(B)
Let them turn(C) to the Lord, and he will have mercy(D) on them,
    and to our God, for he will freely pardon.(E)

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