So all the people tore off the gold rings which were in their ears and brought them to Aaron. Then he took the gold from their [a]hands, and fashioned it with an engraving tool and made it into a (A)cast metal calf; and they said, “[b]This is your god, Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.” Now when Aaron saw this, he built an altar in front of it; and Aaron made a proclamation and said, “Tomorrow shall be a feast to the Lord.” So the next day they got up early and (B)offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and (C)the people sat down to eat and to drink, and got up (D)to engage in lewd behavior.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 32:4 Lit hand
  2. Exodus 32:4 Or These are your gods

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