Idolatry(redirected from Golden idol)
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responsible for the golden calf. [O.T.: Exodus 32]
Canaanite deities worshiped profanely by Israelites. [O.T.: Judges 2:12]
Canaanite deities worshiped profanely by Israelites. [O.T.: Judges 2:11]
fabled image; allegedly a Templar fetish. [Medieval Legend: Walsh Classical, 46]
idol made by Aaron in Moses’s absence. [O.T.: Exodus 32:2–4]
King of Israel who was held in reverence after he slew Goliath. [O.T.: Samuel 17:4–51]
obliterates the profane worship of Baal. [O.T.: II Kings 10:29]
forsook worship of God; made golden calves. [O.T.: I Kings 12:28–33]
deity to whom parents sacrificed their children. [O.T.: II Kings 23:10]
religious community of India; worship fire along with other aspects of nature. [Hindu. Rel.: NCE, 2075]
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