23 Do not make any gods to be alongside me;(A) do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold.(B)

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When he returned the eleven hundred shekels of silver to his mother, she said, “I solemnly consecrate my silver to the Lord for my son to make an image overlaid with silver.(A) I will give it back to you.”

So after he returned the silver to his mother, she took two hundred shekels[a] of silver and gave them to a silversmith, who used them to make the idol.(B) And it was put in Micah’s house.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 17:4 That is, about 5 pounds or about 2.3 kilograms

22 Then you will desecrate your idols(A) overlaid with silver and your images covered with gold;(B) you will throw them away like a menstrual(C) cloth and say to them, “Away with you!(D)

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