2 For since athe message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and bevery transgression or disobedience received a just cretribution,
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you who received the law as delivered by angels and did not keep it.”
Anyone who has set aside the law of Moses dies without mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses.
But the person who does anything with a high hand, whether he is native or a sojourner, reviles the LORD, and that person shall be cut off from among his people. Because he has despised the word of the LORD and has broken his commandment, that person shall be utterly cut off; his iniquity shall be on him.”
Your eyes have seen what the LORD did at Baal-peor, for the LORD your God destroyed from among you all the men who followed the Baal of Peor.
“If there is found among you, within any of your towns that the LORD your God is giving you, a man or woman who does what is evil in the sight of the LORD your God, in transgressing his covenant,
then you shall bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you shall stone that man or woman to death with stones.
The man who acts presumptuously by not obeying the priest who stands to minister there before the LORD your God, or the judge, that man shall die. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.
“‘Cursed be anyone who does not confirm the words of this law by doing them.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.
He considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.
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