“You shall not make for yourself an image(A) in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.

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Idolatry Forbidden

15 You saw no form(A) of any kind the day the Lord spoke to you at Horeb(B) out of the fire. Therefore watch yourselves very carefully,(C) 16 so that you do not become corrupt(D) and make for yourselves an idol,(E) an image of any shape, whether formed like a man or a woman, 17 or like any animal on earth or any bird that flies in the air,(F) 18 or like any creature that moves along the ground or any fish in the waters below.

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18 I will repay(A) them double(B) for their wickedness and their sin, because they have defiled my land(C) with the lifeless forms of their vile images(D) and have filled my inheritance with their detestable idols.(E)(F)

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12 And you will know that I am the Lord,(A) for you have not followed my decrees(B) or kept my laws but have conformed to the standards of the nations around you.(C)

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