Came across these this morning.
Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places:
But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell.
Moreover it shall come to pass, that I shall do unto you, as I thought to do unto them.
I would think that inviting them in and helping them set up their idols would still fall under this set of conditions.
Anyone feel vexed lately?
Back in the day, we weren’t allowed to marry out of the tribe to keep the land inheritance where it started, now we sell our land to China.