“You shall have no other gods before[a] me.(A)

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  1. Exodus 20:3 Or besides
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23 He offered sacrifices to the gods(A) of Damascus, who had defeated him; for he thought, “Since the gods of the kings of Aram have helped them, I will sacrifice to them so they will help me.”(B) But they were his downfall and the downfall of all Israel.(C)

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15 It is used as fuel(A) for burning;
    some of it he takes and warms himself,
    he kindles a fire and bakes bread.
But he also fashions a god and worships(B) it;
    he makes an idol and bows(C) down to it.

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