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Calf of Gold


1. Made on account of the delay of Moses in the mount. Ex 32:1.

2. Was made

a. Of the ornaments of the women, &c. Ex 32:2,3.

b. To represent God. Ex 32:4,5; Ps 106:20.

c. After an Egyptian model. Ac 7:39,41.

d. To go before the congregation. Ex 32:1.

3. Molten in the fire. Ex 32:4; Ps 106:19.

4. Fashioned with a graven tool. Ex 32:4.

5. An altar built before. Ex 32:5.

6. Sacrifices offered to. Ex 32:6; Ac 7:41.

7. Worshipped with profane revelry. Ex 32:6,18,19,25; 1Co 10:7.

8. Making of

a. A very great sin. Ex 32:21,30,31.

b. A forgetting of God. Ps 106:21.

c. A turning aside from the divine command. Ex 32:8; De 9:12,16.

d. Excited wrath against Aaron. De 9:20.

e. Excited wrath against Israel. Ex 32:10; De 9:14,19.

f. Caused Moses to break the tables of the testimony. Ex 32:19; De 9:17.

g. Israel punished for. Ex 32:26-29,35.

9. Moses interceded for those who worshipped. Ex 32:11-14,30-34; De 9:18-20.

10. Destroyed by Moses. Ex 32:20; De 9:21.

11. Punishment of those who worshipped a warning to others. 1Co 10:5-7.