Enticers to idolatry,
Deuteronomy 13:1 If there a ryse amonge you a prophete or a dreamer of dreames, and geue the a sygne, or a wonder, Deuteronomy 13:2 and that sygne or wonder whych he hath sayde come to passe, and then saye: let vs go after straunge Goddes whych thou hast not knowen, and let vs serue them Deuteronomy 13:3 herken not thou vnto the wordes of that prophete or dreamer of dreames. For the Lorde thy God proueth you, to wete, whether ye loue the Lorde youre God wyth all youre herte and with all your soule. Deuteronomy 13:4 Ye shall walke after the Lorde youre God, and feare him, kepe his commaundmentes, and herken vnto hys voyce, serue him, and cleaue vnto hym. Deuteronomy 13:5 And þt prophete or dreamer of dreames shall dye, because he hath spoken to turne you a waye from the Lorde youre God, (which brought you out of the lande of Egypte, and delyuered you out of the house of bondage) to thrust the out of the waye, which the Lorde thy God commaunded the to walke in: and therfore thou shalt put þe euell a waye from the.
how near soever unto thee,
Deuteronomy 13:6 If thy brother, the sonne of thy mother, or thyne awne sonne, or thy daughter, or the wyfe that lyeth in thy bosome, or thy frende which is as thyne awne soule vnto the, entice þe secretly, saying: let vs go & serue straunge Goddes, whych thou hast not knowen nor yet thy fathers, Deuteronomy 13:7 And they be of the Goddes of the people which are rounde aboute you, whether they be nye vnto the or farre of from the, from the one ende of the erth vnto the other, Deuteronomy 13:8 Thou shalt not consente vnto him, nor herken vnto him: thine eye shall not pitie him nether shalt þu haue compassion on him, nor kepe him secret but cause him to be slayne. Deuteronomy 13:9 Thyne hande shalbe fyrst vpon him to kyll hym: & then the handes of all the people.
are to be stoned to death.
Deuteronomy 13:10 And thou shalt stone him wyth stones that he dye, because he hath gone aboute to thrust þe awaye from the Lorde thy God, which brought the out of the lande of Egipte, and from the house of bondage. Deuteronomy 13:11 And all Israel shall heare and feare, and shall do no moare any soche wyckednesse as this is, amonge you.
Idolatrous cities are not to be spared.
Deuteronomy 13:12 If thou shalt heare saye in one of thy cyties which the Lorde thy God hath geuen the to dwell in, Deuteronomy 13:13 that certen men beynge the chyldren of Belial, are gone out from amonge you, and haue moued the enhabiters of their cytie, sayinge: let vs go and serue straunge Goddes, which ye haue not knowen. Deuteronomy 13:14 Then thou must seke, and make serche and enquere diligently. And beholde, yf it be true, and the thynge of a suertye, that soche abhominacion is wrought among you: Deuteronomy 13:15 then thou shalt smyte the dwellers of that cytie in the edge of the swerde, and destroye it vtterly, and all that is therin, and euen the very catell therof with the edge of the swerde. Deuteronomy 13:16 And gether all the spoyle of it into the myddes of the streate therof, and burne with fyre both the cytie & all the spoyle therof euery white for the Lorde thy God. And it shalbe an heape for euer & shall not be bylt agayne. Deuteronomy 13:17 And there shall cleaue naught of the damned thynge in thine hande, that the Lorde maye turne from the fearcenesse of hys wrath, and shewe the mercye, and haue compassyon on the, and multiplye the, as he hath sworne vnto thy fathers. Deuteronomy 13:18 Therfore shalt thou herken vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God, to kepe all hys commaundmentes, whych I commaunde the this daye, þt thou do it, which is ryght in the eyes of the Lorde thy God.