Exodus 20:22-26 NIV

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:1

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23 Do not make any gods to be alongside me;2 do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold.3

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24 " 'Make an altar4 of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings5 and fellowship offerings,a your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name6 to be honored, I will come to you and bless7 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 tool8 on it.

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26 And do not go up to my altar on steps, lest your nakedness9 be exposed on it.'

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