εἴδωλον

Lemma: εἴδωλον
Literated: eídōlon
Pronounce: i'-do-lon
Part of Speech: Noun Neuter
Part of Speech: from εἶδος; an image (i.e. for worship); by implication, a heathen god, or (plural) the worship of such:--idol.
Language: Greek
And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?
As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.
Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience of the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.
What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing?
Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led.
And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.
And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
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