Bible: Deuteronomy 13:6-11

False Prophets in the Family

13:6 Suppose your own full brother, 1  your son, your daughter, your beloved wife, or your closest friend should seduce you secretly and encourage you to go and serve other gods 2  that neither you nor your ancestors 3  have previously known, 4  13:7 the gods of the surrounding people (whether near you or far from you, from one end of the earth 5  to the other). 13:8 You must not give in to him or even listen to him; do not feel sympathy for him or spare him or cover up for him. 13:9 Instead, you must kill him without fail! 6  Your own hand must be the first to strike him, 7  and then the hands of the whole community. 13:10 You must stone him to death 8  because he tried to entice you away from the Lord your God, who delivered you from the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. 13:11 Thus all Israel will hear and be afraid; no longer will they continue to do evil like this among you. 9 

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