The Lord listened to Israel’s plea and gave the Canaanites(A) over to them. They completely destroyed them(B) and their towns; so the place was named Hormah.[a](C)

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  1. Numbers 21:3 Hormah means destruction.
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20 “Whoever sacrifices to any god(A) other than the Lord must be destroyed.[a](B)

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  1. Exodus 22:20 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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34 At that time we took all his towns and completely destroyed[a](A) them—men, women and children. We left no survivors.

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  1. Deuteronomy 2:34 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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10 We have heard how the Lord dried up(A) the water of the Red Sea[a] for you when you came out of Egypt,(B) and what you did to Sihon and Og,(C) the two kings of the Amorites(D) east of the Jordan,(E) whom you completely destroyed.[b](F)

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  1. Joshua 2:10 Or the Sea of Reeds
  2. Joshua 2:10 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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26 For Joshua did not draw back the hand that held out his javelin(A) until he had destroyed[a](B) all who lived in Ai.(C)

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  1. Joshua 8:26 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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I will summon(A) all the peoples of the north(B) and my servant(C) Nebuchadnezzar(D) king of Babylon,” declares the Lord, “and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy[a](E) them and make them an object of horror and scorn,(F) and an everlasting ruin.(G)

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  1. Jeremiah 25:9 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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21 “Attack the land of Merathaim
    and those who live in Pekod.(A)
Pursue, kill and completely destroy[a] them,”
declares the Lord.
    “Do everything I have commanded you.

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  1. Jeremiah 50:21 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verse 26.
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