17You must completely destroy#  The Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration of things or people to the Lord, either by destroying them or by giving them as an offering. the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, just as the lord your God has commanded you.

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