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Deuteronomy 17:1–6

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Do not sacrifice to the Lord your God an ox or a sheep that has any defecte or flaw in it, for that would be detestablef to him.g

If a man or woman living among you in one of the towns the Lord gives you is found doing evil in the eyes of the Lord your God in violation of his covenant,h and contrary to my commandi has worshiped other gods,j bowing down to them or to the sunk or the moon or the stars in the sky,l and this has been brought to your attention, then you must investigate it thoroughly. If it is truem and it has been proved that this detestable thing has been done in Israel,n take the man or woman who has done this evil deed to your city gate and stone that person to death.o On the testimony of two or three witnesses a person is to be put to death, but no one is to be put to death on the testimony of only one witness.p

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