Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked(A) and furious,(B) because Shechem had done an outrageous thing in[a] Israel(C) by sleeping with Jacob’s daughter—a thing that should not be done.(D)

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  1. Genesis 34:7 Or against

24 About three months later Judah was told, “Your daughter-in-law Tamar is guilty of prostitution, and as a result she is now pregnant.”

Judah said, “Bring her out and have her burned to death!”(A)

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29 “‘Do not degrade your daughter by making her a prostitute,(A) or the land will turn to prostitution and be filled with wickedness.(B)

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17 No Israelite man(A) or woman is to become a shrine prostitute.(B) 18 You must not bring the earnings of a female prostitute or of a male prostitute[a] into the house of the Lord your God to pay any vow, because the Lord your God detests them both.(C)

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  1. Deuteronomy 23:18 Hebrew of a dog

13 God will judge those outside. “Expel the wicked person from among you.”[a](A)

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  1. 1 Corinthians 5:13 Deut. 13:5; 17:7; 19:19; 21:21; 22:21,24; 24:7