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 7:5
 7:6
7:5 What you must do to them is tear down their altars, break their sacred pillars, cut down their Asherah trees, and burn their idols in fire.
Ki im-koh ta'asu lahem mizbechoteyhem tit'otsu umatsevotam teshaberu va'asheyrehem tegade'un ufsileyhem tisrefun ba'esh.
7:6 You are a nation consecrated to God your Lord. God your Lord chose you to be His special people among all the nations on the face of the earth.
Ki am kadosh atah l'Adonay Eloheycha becha bachar Adonay Eloheycha liheyot lo le'am sgulah mikol ha'amim asher al-peney ha'adamah.



Commentary:

Asherah trees
  See Exodus 34:13.

special people
  Am segulah in Hebrew. See Exodus 19:5.





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