|New International Version (© 2011)|
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.
King James Bible
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.
American Standard Version
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.
Young's Literal Translation
and they rise early on the morrow, and cause burnt-offerings to ascend, and bring nigh peace-offerings; and the people sit down to eat and to drink, and rise up to play.
Exodus 32:6 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The people sat down to eat and to drink - The burnt-offerings were wholly consumed; the peace-offerings, when the blood bad been poured out, became the food of the priests, etc. When therefore the strictly religious part of these ceremonies was finished, the people sat down to eat of the peace-offerings, and this they did merely as the idolaters, eating and drinking to excess. And it appears they went much farther, for it is said they rose up to play, לצחק letsachek, a word of ominous import, which seems to imply here fornicating and adulterous intercourse; and in some countries the verb to play is still used precisely in this sense. In this sense the original is evidently used, Genesis 39:14.
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Exodus 24:4,5 And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and built an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars...
sat down. No doubt at this feast they sacrificed after the manner of the Egyptians
Numbers 25:2 And they called the people to the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
Judges 16:23-25 Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice...
Amos 2:8 And they lay themselves down on clothes laid to pledge by every altar...
Amos 8:10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth on all loins...
Acts 7:41,42 And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands...
1 Corinthians 10:7 Neither be you idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
Revelation 11:10 And they that dwell on the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another...
Exodus 32:6 Parallel CommentariesAfterward Burnt Burnt-Offerings Cause Drink Early Eat Feast Fellowship gs Indulge Merry Morrow Offered Offerings Peace Peace-Offerings Play Presented Revelry Rise Rose Sacrificed Sat Seats Sport ThemselvesAfterward Burnt Burnt-Offerings Cause Drink Early Eat Feast Fellowship gs Indulge Merry Morrow Offered Offerings Peace Peace-Offerings Play Presented Revelry Rise Rose Sacrificed Sat Seats Sport ThemselvesTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Acts 7:41 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.
1 Corinthians 10:7 Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written: "The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry."
Exodus 32:5 When Aaron saw this, he built an altar in front of the calf and announced, "Tomorrow there will be a festival to the LORD."
Exodus 32:17 When Joshua heard the noise of the people shouting, he said to Moses, "There is the sound of war in the camp."
Exodus 32:19 When Moses approached the camp and saw the calf and the dancing, his anger burned and he threw the tablets out of his hands, breaking them to pieces at the foot of the mountain.
Numbers 25:2 who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.