Deuteronomy 13:12
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New American Standard Bible
"If you hear in one of your cities, which the LORD your God is giving you to live in, anyone saying that

King James Bible
If thou shalt hear say in one of thy cities, which the LORD thy God hath given thee to dwell there, saying,

Darby Bible Translation
If in one of thy cities, which Jehovah thy God hath given thee to dwell there, thou hearest, saying,

World English Bible
If you shall hear tell concerning one of your cities, which Yahweh your God gives you to dwell there, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
When thou hearest, in one of thy cities which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to dwell there, one saying,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

City was to keep jealous watch over city, as man over man. The clause "which the Lord thy God hath given thee to dwell in" significantly reminds them that the real ownership of their dwellings rested in the Lord (compare Leviticus 25:23), and that they, the mere tenants, must not allow His property to become a center of rebellion against His just authority.

Deuteronomy 13:12 Parallel Commentaries

With, Before, After
'Enoch walked with God,'--GENESIS v. 22. 'Walk before Me.'--GENESIS xvii. 1. 'Ye shall walk after the Lord your God.'--DEUTERONOMY xiii. 4. You will have anticipated, I suppose, my purpose in doing what I very seldom do--cutting little snippets out of different verses and putting them together. You see that these three fragments, in their resemblances and in their differences, are equally significant and instructive. They concur in regarding life as a walk--a metaphor which expresses continuity,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Concerning the Power of the Civil Magistrate in Matters Purely Religious, and Pertaining to the Conscience.
Concerning the Power of the Civil Magistrate in Matters purely Religious, and pertaining to the Conscience. Since God hath assumed to himself the power and Dominion of the Conscience, who alone can rightly instruct and govern it, therefore it is not lawful [1226] for any whosoever, by virtue of any authority or principality they bear in the government of this world, to force the consciences of others; and therefore all killing, banishing, fining, imprisoning, and other such things which are inflicted
Robert Barclay—Theses Theologicae and An Apology for the True Christian Divinity

Cross References
Deuteronomy 13:11
"Then all Israel will hear and be afraid, and will never again do such a wicked thing among you.

Deuteronomy 13:13
some worthless men have gone out from among you and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, 'Let us go and serve other gods ' (whom you have not known),

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