Judges 17:1-6 NAS

Micah's Idolatry

1 Now there was a man of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah.

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      2 He said to his mother, "The eleven * hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse ain my hearing, behold, the silver is with me; I took it." And his mother said, "Blessed be my son by the LORD."

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        • Ŭ 17:2 - Lit "and also spoke it in my ears"
          3 He then returned the eleven * hundred pieces of silver to his mother, and his mother said, "I wholly dedicate the silver from my hand to the LORD for my son 1to make a graven image and a molten image; now therefore, I will return bthem to you."

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          4 So when he returned the silver to his mother, his mother took two hundred pieces of silver and gave them to the silversmith who made cthem into a graven image and a molten image, and dthey were in the house of Micah.

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            • Ů 17:4 - Lit "it"
            • ů 17:4 - Lit "it was"
              5 And the man Micah had a e2shrine * and he made an 3ephod and f4household idols and gconsecrated * one of his sons, 5that he might become his priest.

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                • Ű 17:5 - Lit "house of gods"
                • ű 17:5 - Heb "teraphim"
                • Ų 17:5 - Lit "filled the hand of"
                  6 In those days 6there was no king in Israel; 7every man did what was right in his own eyes.

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