20:18 “‘But I said to their children 1 in the wilderness, “Do not follow the practices of your fathers; do not observe their regulations, 2 nor defile yourselves with their idols.
20:30 “Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Will you defile yourselves like your fathers 3 and engage in prostitution with detestable idols?
1 tn Heb “sons,” reflecting the patriarchal idiom of the culture.
2 tn Or “standard of justice.” See Ezek 7:27.
3 tn Heb “in the way of your fathers.”