calf, molten


calf, molten

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  • Golden Calf — • An object of worship among the Hebrews, mention of which occurs principally in Ex., xxxii, where the story of the molten calf of Aaron is narrated, and in III Kings, xii (cf. II Par., xi), in connection with the policy of Jeroboam after the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Golden calf —    (Ex. 32:4, 8; Deut. 9:16; Neh. 9:18). This was a molten image of a calf which the idolatrous Israelites formed at Sinai. This symbol was borrowed from the custom of the Egyptians. It was destroyed at the command of Moses (Ex. 32:20). (See… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Ki Tisa — Ki Tisa, Ki Tissa, Ki Thissa, or Ki Sisa (כי תשא Hebrew for when you take,” the sixth and seventh words, and first distinctive words in the parshah) is the 21st weekly Torah portion ( parshah ) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the… …   Wikipedia

  • PENTATEUCH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction definition outline contents and structure the primeval history the patriarchs the exodus Sinai/Horeb Covenant and Laws the journey Moses Farewell the authors doublets and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Exodus 32 — 1 And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • AARON — (Heb. אַהֲרֹן), brother of moses and miriam ; founder of the priesthood in Israel. Biblical Information Aaron belonged to the tribe of levi (Ex. 4:14) and was the elder son of amram and jochebed (ibid. 6:20; Num. 26:59; I Chron. 5:29; 23:13). He… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • DECALOGUE — (The Ten Commandments). The statements of God quoted by Moses in Deuteronomy 5:6–18 are entitled the ten words, or utterances (Heb. עֲשֶׂרֶתהַדְּבָרִים aseret ha devarim; LXX δέκα ῥήματα (Deut. 4:13), δέκα λόγοι (10:4). The same title in Exodus… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Window shutter hardware — Window Shutter Hardware> Overview A series of documents are provided here to further explain terms and terminology related to shutter hardware and blacksmithing, as well as the evolution of early hardware.A Brief History of Early Hardware In its… …   Wikipedia

  • Tabernacle — For other meanings see Tabernacle (disambiguation). Model of the tabernacle in Timna Park, Israel The Tabernacle (Hebrew: משכן‎, mishkan, residence or dwelling place ), according to the Hebrew Torah/Old Testament, was the portable dw …   Wikipedia

  • Elohist — The Elohist (E) is one of four sources of the Torah described by the Documentary Hypothesis. Its name comes from the term it uses for God: Elohim. It portrays a God who is less anthropomorphic than YHWH of the earlier Jahwist source ( J ).Harris …   Wikipedia


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