Add parallel Print Page Options

But then the Jewish leaders came to tell me that many of the Jewish people and even some of the priests and Levites had taken up the horrible customs of the heathen people who lived in the land—the Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Jebusites, Ammonites, Moabites, Egyptians, and Amorites. The men of Israel had married girls from these heathen nations and had taken them as wives for their sons. So the holy people of God were being polluted by these mixed marriages, and the political leaders were some of the worst offenders.

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

Living Bible: Large Print, TuTone Brown and Tan Imitation Leather
Living Bible: Large Print, TuTone Brown and Tan Imitation Leather
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $33.49
Save: $16.50 (33%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Living Bible: Large-Print, Green Padded Hardcover (indexed)
Living Bible: Large-Print, Green Padded Hardcover (indexed)
Retail: $44.99
Our Price: $34.99
Save: $10.00 (22%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
The One Year Chronological Bible TLB - eBook
The One Year Chronological Bible TLB - eBook
Retail: $14.99
Our Price: $9.69
Save: $5.30 (35%)
The Living Bible, TuTone Brown/Tan Imitation Leather
The Living Bible, TuTone Brown/Tan Imitation Leather
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $27.49
Save: $12.50 (31%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Living Bible, hardcover
Living Bible, hardcover
Retail: $26.99
Our Price: $17.99
Save: $9.00 (33%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors