New International Version
That was the time they made an idol in the form of a calf. They brought sacrifices to it and reveled in what their own hands had made.
King James Bible
And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
Darby Bible Translation
And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
World English Bible
They made a calf in those days, and brought a sacrifice to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their hands.
Young's Literal Translation
'And they made a calf in those days, and brought a sacrifice to the idol, and were rejoicing in the works of their hands,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In their hearts turned back again into Egypt - Became idolaters, and preferred their Egyptian bondage and their idolatry to the promised land and the pure worship of God. See the whole of these transactions explained at large in the notes on Exodus 32:1-35 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God'--ACTS vii. 56. I. The vision of the Son of Man, or the abiding manhood of Jesus. Stephen's Greek name, and his belonging to the Hellenistic part of the Church, make it probable that he had never seen Jesus during His earthly life. If so, how beautiful that he should thus see and recognise Him! How significant, in any case, is it he should instinctively have taken on his lips that name, 'the Son of Man,' to designate …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Prayer of Stephen.
Whether Christ's Birth Should have Been Manifested by Means of the Angels and the Star?
Whether it is Fitting that Christ Should Sit at the Right Hand of God the Father?
He took what they handed him and made it into an idol cast in the shape of a calf, fashioning it with a tool. Then they said, "These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt."
So the next day the people rose early and sacrificed burnt offerings and presented fellowship offerings. Afterward they sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry.
At Horeb they made a calf and worshiped an idol cast from metal.
The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood--idols that cannot see or hear or walk.
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