20 “Whoever sacrifices to any god(A) other than the Lord must be destroyed.[a](B)

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  1. Exodus 22:20 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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He took what they handed him and made it into an idol(A) cast in the shape of a calf,(B) fashioning it with a tool. Then they said, “These are your gods,[a](C) Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt.”(D)

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  1. Exodus 32:4 Or This is your god; also in verse 8
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They have been quick to turn away(A) from what I commanded them and have made themselves an idol(B) cast in the shape of a calf.(C) They have bowed down to it and sacrificed(D) to it and have said, ‘These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt.’(E)

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31 So Moses went back to the Lord and said, “Oh, what a great sin these people have committed!(A) They have made themselves gods of gold.(B)

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17 “Do not make any idols.(A)

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17 You saw among them their detestable images and idols of wood and stone, of silver and gold.(A) 18 Make sure there is no man or woman, clan or tribe among you today whose heart turns(B) away from the Lord our God to go and worship the gods of those nations; make sure there is no root among you that produces such bitter poison.(C)

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18 even when they cast for themselves an image of a calf(A) and said, ‘This is your god, who brought you up out of Egypt,’ or when they committed awful blasphemies.(B)

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