Exodus 20:21-26 NIV

21 The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness1 where God was.

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Idols and Altars

22 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Tell the Israelites this: 'You have seen for yourselves that I have spoken to you from heaven:2

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23 Do not make any gods to be alongside me;3 do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold.4

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24 " 'Make an altar5 of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings6 and fellowship offerings,a your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name7 to be honored, I will come to you and bless8 you.

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25 If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones, for you will defile it if you use a tool9 on it.

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26 And do not go up to my altar on steps, lest your nakedness10 be exposed on it.'

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