Deuteronomy 9:21

Overview - Deuteronomy 9
Moses dissuades them from the opinion of their own righteousness, by rehearsing their several rebellions.
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Deuteronomy 9:21  (King James Version)
And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small, even until it was as small as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.

I took
Exodus 32:20 ; Isaiah 2:18-21 ; 30:22 31:7 Hosea 8:11

the brook
This was the stream which flowed from the rock that Moses smote with his rod, ( Exodus 17:6, ,)and to which the Psalmist alludes in Psalms 78:16-20 ; 105:41 . Philo relates, that upon Moses' striking the rock, the water poured out like a torrent, affording not only a sufficient quantity for allaying their present thirst, but to fill their water vessels, to carry with them on their journey.