New American Standard Bible
"At that time they made a calf and brought a sacrifice to the idol, and were rejoicing in the works of their hands.
King James Bible
And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
Darby Bible Translation
And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
World English Bible
They made a calf in those days, and brought a sacrifice to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their hands.
Young's Literal Translation
'And they made a calf in those days, and brought a sacrifice to the idol, and were rejoicing in the works of their hands,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they made a calf - This was made of the ear-rings and ornaments which they had brought from Egypt, Exodus 32:2-4. Stephen introduces this to remind them how prone the nation had been to reject God, and to walk in the ways of sin.
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He took this from their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool and made it into a molten calf; and they said, "This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."
So the next day they rose early and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.
They made a calf in Horeb And worshiped a molten image.
The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;
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