But didn’t you drive out the priests(A) of the Lord,(B) the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and make priests of your own as the peoples of other lands do? Whoever comes to consecrate himself with a young bull(C) and seven rams(D) may become a priest of what are not gods.(E)

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19 They have thrown their gods into the fire(A) and destroyed them,(B) for they were not gods(C) but only wood and stone, fashioned by human hands.(D)

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11 Has a nation ever changed its gods?
    (Yet they are not gods(A) at all.)
But my people have exchanged their glorious(B) God
    for worthless idols.

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“Why should I forgive you?
    Your children have forsaken me
    and sworn(A) by gods that are not gods.(B)
I supplied all their needs,
    yet they committed adultery(C)
    and thronged to the houses of prostitutes.(D)

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20 Do people make their own gods?
    Yes, but they are not gods!”(A)

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So then, about eating food sacrificed to idols:(A) We know that “An idol is nothing at all in the world”(B) and that “There is no God but one.”(C)

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For even if there are so-called gods,(A) whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many “gods” and many “lords”),

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