and he says, ‘Let us go after other gods,’ that you have not known, ‘and let us serve them,’ and the sign or the wonder comes to pass about which he spoke to you, Bible other translations

“not known.” This does not mean “not known about,” as if it was a new god that no one had been exposed to, but rather “not worshiped,” using “known” for having a relationship with.

Commentary for: Deuteronomy 13:2