You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

King James Bible: Exodus 32

Verse Navigation

add

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 of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 And all the people brake off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To morrow is a feast to the LORD.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 And the LORD said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 And the LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that thou hast brought so great a sin upon them?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

23 For they said unto me, Make us gods, which shall go before us: for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

24 And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies:)

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

26 Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the LORD'S side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

27 And he said unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbour.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves to day to the LORD, even every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

30 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an atonement for your sin.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

31 And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

32 Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

33 And the LORD said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

34 Therefore now go, lead the people unto the place of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine Angel shall go before thee: nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit their sin upon them.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

35 And the LORD plagued the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK