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Deuteronomy 17:2
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"(b)If there is found in your midst, in any of your [b]towns, which the Lord your God is giving you, a man or a woman who does what is evil in the sight of the Lord your God, by transgressing His covenant,
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Deuteronomy 17:3
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and has gone and (c)served other gods and worshiped them, (d)or the sun or the moon or any of the heavenly host, (e)which I have not commanded,
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Deuteronomy 17:4
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and if it is told you and you have heard of it, then you shall inquire thoroughly. Behold, if it is true and the thing certain that this detestable thing has been done in Israel,
Deuteronomy 17:5
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then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil deed to your gates, that is, the man or the woman, and (f)you shall stone them to [c]death.
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Deuteronomy 17:6
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(g)On the [d]evidence of two witnesses or three witnesses, he who is to die shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the [e]evidence of one witness.
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Deuteronomy 17:7
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(h)The hand of the witnesses shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. (i)So you shall purge the evil from your midst.
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Deuteronomy 17:8
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"(j)If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between [f]one kind of homicide or another, between [g]one kind of lawsuit or another, and between [h]one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your [i]courts, then you shall arise and go up to (k)the place which the Lord your God chooses.
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Deuteronomy 17:9
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So you shall come to (l)the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.
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Deuteronomy 17:10
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You shall do according to the [j]terms of the verdict which they declare to you from that place which the Lord chooses; and you shall be careful to observe according to all that they teach you.
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Deuteronomy 17:11
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(m)According to the [k]terms of the law which they teach you, and according to the verdict which they tell you, you shall do; you shall not turn aside from the word which they declare to you, to the right or the left.
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Deuteronomy 17:12
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The man who acts (n)presumptuously by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the Lord your God, nor to the judge, that man shall die; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.
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Deuteronomy 17:13
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Then all the people will hear and be afraid, and will not act (o)presumptuously again.
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