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(A)“You shall not make for yourself a carved image—any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth;

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(A)you shall not bow down to them nor [a]serve them. (B)For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, (C)visiting[b] the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 20:5 worship
  2. Exodus 20:5 punishing

Beware of Idolatry

15 (A)“Take careful heed to yourselves, for you saw no (B)form when the Lord spoke to you at Horeb out of the midst of the fire, 16 lest you (C)act corruptly and (D)make for yourselves a carved image in the [a]form of any figure: (E)the likeness of male or female, 17 the likeness of any animal that is on the earth or the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the air, 18 the likeness of anything that creeps on the ground or the likeness of any fish that is in the water beneath the earth.

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  1. Deuteronomy 4:16 similitude

(A)‘You shall not make for yourself a carved image—any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth;

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