3 If anyone continues to prophesy, his own father and mother will tell him, ‘You must die, for you have prophesied lies in the name of the Lord.’ And as he prophesies, his own father and mother will stab him.
6 “Suppose someone secretly entices you—even your brother, your son or daughter, your beloved wife, or your closest friend—and says, ‘Let us go worship other gods’—gods that neither you nor your ancestors have known.7 They might suggest that you worship the gods of peoples who live nearby or who come from the ends of the earth.8 But do not give in or listen. Have no pity, and do not spare or protect them.9 You must put them to death! Strike the first blow yourself, and then all the people must join in.10 Stone the guilty ones to death because they have tried to draw you away from the Lord your God, who rescued you from the land of Egypt, the place of slavery.11 Then all Israel will hear about it and be afraid, and no one will act so wickedly again.
26 “If you want to be my disciple, you must, by comparison, hate everyone else—your father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even your own life. Otherwise, you cannot be my disciple.
27 Moses told them, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: Each of you, take your swords and go back and forth from one end of the camp to the other. Kill everyone—even your brothers, friends, and neighbors.”28 The Levites obeyed Moses’ command, and about 3,000 people died that day.
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