Enticers to idolatry,
Deuteronomy 13:1 If there aryse amonge you a Prophete or a dreamer of dreames, and gyue the a sygne or a wonder, Deuteronomy 13:2 and that signe or wonder whyche he hath said come to passe and then say: let vs go after straunge Goddes whyche thou hast not knowne and let vs serue them: Deuteronomy 13:3 herken not vnto the wordes of þe prophete, or dreamer of dreames. For the Lord thy God tempteth you to wete whether ye loue the Lord your God wt all youre hertes & wyth all your soules. Deuteronomy 13:4 For ye muste walke after the Lord your God & feare him & kepe hys commaundementes & herken vnto his voyce, & serue him & cleaue vnto him. Deuteronomy 13:5 And þe prophete or dreamer of dreames shal dye for it bicause he hath spoken to turne you away from the Lorde your God whyche brought you out of the land of Egipt & deliuered you out of the house of bondage, to thrust the out of the waye whiche the Lord thy God commaunded the to walke in: and so thou shalte put euyl away from the.
how near soever unto thee,
Deuteronomy 13:6 If thy brother the sonne of thy mother or thine own sonne or the daughter of the wife that lieth in thy bosome or thy frende which is as thyne owne soule vnto þe, entyce the secretely saying, let vs go & serue straung Goddes which thou hast not knowne nor yet thy fathers of the gods, Deuteronomy 13:7 of the people which are round aboute the, whether they be nye vnto the, or farre of from the, from the one end of the lande vnto the other. Deuteronomy 13:8 Se thou consente not vnto him, nor herken vnto him: no let not thyne eye pity him nor haue compassion on him nor kepe hym secrete, but cause hym to be slaine. Deuteronomy 13:9 Thine hande shall be first vpon him to kyl him, & then the handes of all the people.
are to be stoned to death.
Deuteronomy 13:10 And thou shalte stone hym wt stones that he dye, bicause he hath gone about to thrust the away from the Lorde thy God which brought the out of Egypt the house of bondage. Deuteronomy 13:11 And all Israel shal heare and feare and shal do no more any suche wyckednes as thys is amonge them.
Idolatrous cities are not to be spared.
Deuteronomy 13:12 If thou shalt hear say of one of thy cities whyche the Lord thy God hath geuen the to dwel in, Deuteronomy 13:13 that certayne (beyng the children of Belial) are gone out from among you & haue moued the enhabiters of their citi saying: let vs go and serue straung Goddes whiche ye haue not knowne. Deuteronomy 13:14 Then seke & make searche and enquire diligently. If it be true and the thynge of a surety that suche abhomination is wrought among you: Deuteronomy 13:15 then thou shalt smite the dwellers of that city with the edge of the swerde, & destroye it mercilesse and all that is therin, Deuteronomy 13:16 & euen the very cattell therof wyth the edge of the swerd. And gather al þe spoile of it into the myddes of the streates thereof, and burne with fyre boeth the city and al the spoyle therof euery whyt vnto the Lord thy God. And it shal be an heape for euer & shal not be built agayne. Deuteronomy 13:17 And se that there cleaue nought of the dampned thing in thyne hand þt the Lord maye turne from his fearce wrathe and shewe the mercye and haue compassion on the, and multiplye the, as he hath sworne vnto thy fathers: Deuteronomy 13:18 when thou haste herkened vnto the voyce of the Lord thy God, to kepe all hys commaundementes whych I commaund the thys day so that thou do þt which is right in the eyes of the Lord thy God.