27 If she has made herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, this will be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering, it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her womb will miscarry, and she will become a curse.(A)

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15 you must certainly put to the sword all who live in that town. You must destroy it completely,[a](A) both its people and its livestock.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 13:15 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot,
    and Israel to the plunderers?(A)
Was it not the Lord,(B)
    against whom we have sinned?
For they would not follow(C) his ways;
    they did not obey his law.(D)

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And he said to me, “This is the curse(A) that is going out over the whole land; for according to what it says on one side, every thief(B) will be banished, and according to what it says on the other, everyone who swears falsely(C) will be banished.

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