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Calves of Jeroboam


1. Made of gold. 1Ki 12:28.

2. Made to prevent the Israelites going to Jerusalem. 1Ki 12:26,27.

3. Called the

a. Golden calves. 2Ki 10:29; 2Ch 13:8.

b. Calves of Bethaven. Ho 10:5.

c. Calves of Samaria. Ho 8:5.

4. Placed in Dan and Bethel. 1Ki 12:29.

5. Probably from an Egyptian model. 1Ki 11:40.

6. Designed to represent God. 1Ki 12:28.

7. Priests appointed for. 1Ki 12:31; 2Ch 11:15.

8. Sacrifices offered to. 1Ki 12:32; 13:1.

9. Feasts appointed for. 1Ki 12:32,33.

10. Were kissed in adoration. Ho 13:2.

11. Worship of

a. Denounced by a prophet. 1Ki 13:1-3.

b. Adopted by succeeding kings. 1Ki 15:34; 16:26; 2Ki 10:29,31; 14:24.

c. Became the sin of Israel. 1Ki 12:30; 2Ki 10:31; 2Ch 13:8.

12. God’s people refused to worship. 1Ki 19:18; 2Ch 11:16.

13. Guilt of making. 1Ki 14:9,10.

14. Guilt of worshipping. 1Ki 14:15,16; 2Ki 17:22,23.

15. Predictions respecting

a. Captivity. Ho 10:6.

b. Destruction. Ho 8:6; 10:8.

c. Punishment of the worshippers. Ho 8:13,14.