The Lord listened to Israel’s plea and gave the Canaanites(A) over to them. They completely destroyed them(B) and their towns; so the place was named Hormah.[a](C)

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  1. Numbers 21:3 Hormah means destruction.

20 “Whoever sacrifices to any god(A) other than the Lord must be destroyed.[a](B)

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  1. Exodus 22:20 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

34 At that time we took all his towns and completely destroyed[a](A) them—men, women and children. We left no survivors.

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  1. Deuteronomy 2:34 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

10 We have heard how the Lord dried up(A) the water of the Red Sea[a] for you when you came out of Egypt,(B) and what you did to Sihon and Og,(C) the two kings of the Amorites(D) east of the Jordan,(E) whom you completely destroyed.[b](F)

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  1. Joshua 2:10 Or the Sea of Reeds
  2. Joshua 2:10 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

26 For Joshua did not draw back the hand that held out his javelin(A) until he had destroyed[a](B) all who lived in Ai.(C)

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  1. Joshua 8:26 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

I will summon(A) all the peoples of the north(B) and my servant(C) Nebuchadnezzar(D) king of Babylon,” declares the Lord, “and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy[a](E) them and make them an object of horror and scorn,(F) and an everlasting ruin.(G)

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  1. Jeremiah 25:9 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

21 “Attack the land of Merathaim
    and those who live in Pekod.(A)
Pursue, kill and completely destroy[a] them,”
declares the Lord.
    “Do everything I have commanded you.

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  1. Jeremiah 50:21 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verse 26.