The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search ESV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search ESV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Deuteronomy 13 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:1 - “If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:2 - and the sign or wonder that he tells you comes to pass, and if he says, ‘Let us go after other gods,’ which you have not known, ‘and let us serve them,’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:3 - you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams. For the LORD your God is testing you, to know whether you love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:4 - You shall walk after the LORD your God and fear him and keep his commandments and obey his voice, and you shall serve him and hold fast to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:5 - But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has taught rebellion against the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you out of the house of slavery, to make you leave the way in which the LORD your God commanded you to walk. So you shall purge the evil[fn] from your midst.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:6 - “If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son or your daughter or the wife you embrace[fn] or your friend who is as your own soul entices you secretly, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods,’ which neither you nor your fathers have known,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:7 - some of the gods of the peoples who are around you, whether near you or far off from you, from the one end of the earth to the other,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:8 - you shall not yield to him or listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him, nor shall you conceal him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:9 - But you shall kill him. Your hand shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:10 - You shall stone him to death with stones, because he sought to draw you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:11 - And all Israel shall hear and fear and never again do any such wickedness as this among you.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:12 - “If you hear in one of your cities, which the LORD your God is giving you to dwell there,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:13 - that certain worthless fellows have gone out among you and have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods,’ which you have not known,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:14 - then you shall inquire and make search and ask diligently. And behold, if it be true and certain that such an abomination has been done among you,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:15 - you shall surely put the inhabitants of that city to the sword, devoting it to destruction,[fn] all who are in it and its cattle, with the edge of the sword.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:16 - You shall gather all its spoil into the midst of its open square and burn the city and all its spoil with fire, as a whole burnt offering to the LORD your God. It shall be a heap forever. It shall not be built again.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - None of the devoted things shall stick to your hand, that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger and show you mercy and have compassion on you and multiply you, as he swore to your fathers,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:18 - if you obey the voice of the LORD your God, keeping all his commandments that I am commanding you today, and doing what is right in the sight of the LORD your God.
ESV Footnotes
Or evil person
Hebrew the wife of your bosom
That is, setting apart (devoting) as an offering to the Lord (for destruction)
ESV

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version copyright © 2001, 2007, 2011, 2016 by Crossway Books and Bibles, a Publishing Ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

See detailed copyright information.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search ESV
Your Bible Version is the ESV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1