Exodus 34:13
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New International Version
Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.

New Living Translation
Instead, you must break down their pagan altars, smash their sacred pillars, and cut down their Asherah poles.

English Standard Version
You shall tear down their altars and break their pillars and cut down their Asherim

New American Standard Bible
"But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim

King James Bible
But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instead, you must tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, and chop down their Asherah poles.

International Standard Version
Rather, you are to tear down their altars, you are to smash their sacred pillars, and you are to cut down their sacred poles —

NET Bible
Rather you must destroy their altars, smash their images, and cut down their Asherah poles.

New Heart English Bible
but you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and you shall cut down their Asherim;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But tear down their altars, crush their sacred stones, and cut down their poles dedicated to the goddess Asherah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and ye shall cut down their Asherim.

New American Standard 1977
“But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim

Jubilee Bible 2000
but ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves;

King James 2000 Bible
But you shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their idol poles:

American King James Version
But you shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

American Standard Version
but ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and ye shall cut down their Asherim;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But destroy their altars, break their statues, and cut down their groves:

Darby Bible Translation
but ye shall demolish their altars, shatter their statues, and hew down their Asherahs.

English Revised Version
but ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and ye shall cut down their Asherim:

Webster's Bible Translation
But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves.

World English Bible
but you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and you shall cut down their Asherim;

Young's Literal Translation
for their altars ye break down, and their standing pillars ye shiver, and its shrines ye cut down;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
34:10-17 The Israelites are commanded to destroy every monument of idolatry, however curious or costly; to refuse all alliance, friendship, or marriage with idolaters, and all idolatrous feasts; and they were reminded not with idolaters, and all idolatrous feats; and they were reminded not to repeat the crime of making molten images. Jealously is called the rage of a man, Pr 6:34; but in God it is holy and just displeasure. Those cannot worship God aright, who do not worship him only.
Study Bible
The Lord Renews the Covenant
12"Watch yourself that you make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a snare in your midst. 13"But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim-- 14-- for you shall not worship any other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God--…
Cross References
Exodus 23:24
"You shall not worship their gods, nor serve them, nor do according to their deeds; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their sacred pillars in pieces.

Deuteronomy 7:5
"But thus you shall do to them: you shall tear down their altars, and smash their sacred pillars, and hew down their Asherim, and burn their graven images with fire.

Deuteronomy 12:3
"You shall tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and burn their Asherim with fire, and you shall cut down the engraved images of their gods and obliterate their name from that place.

Deuteronomy 16:21
"You shall not plant for yourself an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourself.

Judges 2:2
and as for you, you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall tear down their altars.' But you have not obeyed Me; what is this you have done?

Judges 6:25
Now on the same night the LORD said to him, "Take your father's bull and a second bull seven years old, and pull down the altar of Baal which belongs to your father, and cut down the Asherah that is beside it;

Judges 6:26
and build an altar to the LORD your God on the top of this stronghold in an orderly manner, and take a second bull and offer a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah which you shall cut down."

1 Kings 14:15
"For the LORD will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water; and He will uproot Israel from this good land which He gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they have made their Asherim, provoking the LORD to anger.

2 Kings 18:4
He removed the high places and broke down the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah. He also broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until those days the sons of Israel burned incense to it; and it was called Nehushtan.

2 Chronicles 14:3
for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim,
Treasury of Scripture

But you shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

ye shall

Exodus 23:24 You shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after …

Deuteronomy 7:5,25,26 But thus shall you deal with them; you shall destroy their altars, …

Deuteronomy 12:2,3 You shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which …

Judges 2:2 And you shall make no league with the inhabitants of this land; you …

Judges 6:25 And it came to pass the same night, that the LORD said to him, Take …

2 Kings 18:4 He removed the high places, and broke the images, and cut down the …

2 Kings 23:14 And he broke in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, and filled …

2 Chronicles 31:1 Now when all this was finished, all Israel that were present went …

2 Chronicles 34:3,4 For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began …

images. Heb. statutes

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