26 ‘You shall not make for yourselves [a]idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar, nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down [b]to it; for I am the Lord your God.
Deuteronomy 4:15-19New American Standard Bible (NASB)
15 “So watch yourselves carefully, since you did not see any form on the day the Lord spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,16 so that you do not act corruptly and make a graven image for yourselves in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,17 the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,18 the likeness of anything that creeps on the ground, the likeness of any fish that is in the water below the earth.19 And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the Lord your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.
Deuteronomy 27:15New American Standard Bible (NASB)
15 ‘Cursed is the man who makes [a]an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’
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