New Living Translation
"You must not make for yourself an idol of any kind, or an image of anything in the heavens or on the earth or in the sea.
King James Bible
Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth:
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt not make thyself any graven image, any form of what is in the heavens above, or what is in the earth beneath, or what is in the waters under the earth:
World English Bible
"You shall not make an engraved image for yourself, [nor] any likeness [of anything] that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost not make to thee a graven image, any similitude which is in the heavens above, and which is in the earth beneath, and which is in the waters under the earth;
Deuteronomy 5:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:8 Thou shalt not make any graven image - Hast thou not formed any gross image of God in thy mind? Hast thou always thought of him as a pure spirit, whom no man hath seen, nor can see? And hast thou worshipped him with thy body, as well as with thy spirit, seeing both of them are God's?
Library"In the Spirit and Power of Elias"
Through the long centuries that have passed since Elijah's time, the record of his lifework has brought inspiration and courage to those who have been called to stand for the right in the midst of apostasy. And for us, "upon whom the ends of the world are come" (1 Corinthians 10:11), it has special significance. History is being repeated. The world today has its Ahabs and its Jezebels. The present age is one of idolatry, as verily as was that in which Elijah lived. No outward shrine may be visible; …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Jesus Fails to Attend the Third Passover.
The Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch, and the Book of Joshua.
"You must not make for yourself an idol of any kind or an image of anything in the heavens or on the earth or in the sea.
You must not make any gods of molten metal for yourselves.
"Do not make idols or set up carved images, or sacred pillars, or sculptured stones in your land so you may worship them. I am the LORD your God.
I speak to him face to face, clearly, and not in riddles! He sees the LORD as he is. So why were you not afraid to criticize my servant Moses?"
"But be very careful! You did not see the LORD's form on the day he spoke to you from the heart of the fire at Mount Sinai.
So do not corrupt yourselves by making an idol in any form--whether of a man or a woman,
'Cursed is anyone who carves or casts an idol and secretly sets it up. These idols, the work of craftsmen, are detestable to the LORD.' And all the people will reply, 'Amen.'
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