20 Moses said to the people, 'Do not be afraid; God has come to test you, so that your fear of him, being always in your mind, may keep you from sinning.' 21 So the people kept their distance while Moses approached the dark cloud where God was Exodus 20:4-5 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) 4 You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth The Catholic Church does not defy any of God's commandments. This question reveals an ignorance of the biblical facts surrounding statues. In Exodus 20:4 God condemned the carving of statues for the sake of worshipping them as idols-a blasphemy the Catholic Church also condemns. In Exodus 25:18-20, on the other hand, God commands Moses to carve statues for a religious purpose: two cherubim which would sit atop the Ark of the Covenant 20 So Moses took his wife and his son and, putting them on a donkey, started back for Egypt; and Moses took the staff of God in his hand. 21 Yahweh said to Moses, 'Think of the wonders I have given you power to perform, once you are back in Egypt
love me. John 14:15,21If you love me, keep my commandments. . . . 1 John 4:19Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us. 1 John 5:3For this is the charity of God: That we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not heavy. 2 John 1:6And this is charity: That we walk according to his commandments  A graven thing, nor the likeness of any thing: All such images, or likenesses, are forbidden by this commandment, as are made to be adored and served; according to that which immediately follows, thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them. That is, all such as are designed for idols or image-gods, or are worshipped with divine honour. But otherwise images, pictures, or representations, even in the house of God, and in the very sanctuary so far from being forbidden, are expressly. 4 You shall not make for yourself a graven image, or 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; 5 you shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, 6 but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments
Exodus 20:4. Graven image - Any sort of image is here intended. As the first commandment forbids the worship of any false god, seen or unseen, it is here forbidden to worship an image of any sort, whether the figure of a false deity Joshua 23:7 or one in any way symbolic of Yahweh (see Exodus 32:4 ) 20 Then God spoke all these words: 2 I am the Lordyour God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3 you shall have no other gods before[a]me. 4 You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth Exodus 20:4 ESV - You shall not make for yourself a - Bible Gateway. You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or 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
Exodus 20:12 Chinese Bible Exodus 20:12 French Bible Exodus 20:12 German Bible Alphabetical: and be days father gives giving God Honor in is land live long LORD may mother prolonged so that the which you your OT Law: Exodus 20:12 Honor your father and your mother that (Exo. Ex) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools . Catholic Bible Bible Hub. . Read verse in New International Versio 6 and showing mercy to thousands of those who love me and keep my precepts. 7 You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. For the Lord will not hold harmless one who takes the name of the Lord his God falsely. 8 Remember that you are to sanctify the day of the Sabbath
Exodus 20:8 German Bible Alphabetical: by day holy it keep keeping Remember Sabbath the to OT Law: Exodus 20:8 Remember the Sabbath day to keep it (Exo. Ex) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Catholic Bible Bible Hub. CHAPTER 1. Jacob's Descendants in Egypt. 1 These are the names of the sons of Israel * who, accompanied by their households, entered into Egypt with Jacob: 2 * Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah; 3 Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin; 4 Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher. 5 The total number of Jacob's direct descendants * was seventy. a Joseph was already in Egypt.. 6 Now Joseph and all his brothers. 4 Pharaoh's chariots and army he hurled into the sea; This poem, regarded by many scholars as one of the oldest compositions in the Bible, was once an independent work. It has been inserted at this important juncture in the large narrative of Exodus to celebrate God's saving power, having miraculously delivered the people from their enemies, and ultimately leading them to the promised. * [12:1-20] This section, which interrupts the narrative of the exodus, contains later legislation concerning the celebration of Passover. * As if to affirm victory over Pharaoh and sovereignty over the Israelites, the Lord proclaims a new calendar for Israel. This month: Abib, the month of ripe grain. Cf. 13:4; 23:15; 34:18; Dt 16:1. 12:2, 51; Nm 33:3-4. The Septuagint takes the date to be the beginning of the Israelites' grumbling. * Bread from heaven: as a gift from God, the manna is said to come down from the sky. Cf. Ps 78:24-25; Wis 16:20. Perhaps it was similar to a natural substance that is still found in small quantities on the Sinai peninsula—probably the.