Thus they changed
A primitive root; to alter
; by implication to barter
, to dispose of
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 4046
Apparently contracted from H0226
in the demonstrative sense of entity
; properly self
(but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even
; properly weight
; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor
into the similitude
; by implication a model
of an ox
; a bullock
(as a traveller
used by mistake for H7791
A primitive root; to eat
(literally or figuratively).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814
Count - 5386
From an unused root meaning to glisten
(or be green
(or any tender shoot).
Their glory God, who was indeed their glory. Into Into the golden image of an ox or calf, which is so far from feeding his people, as the true God did the Israelites, that he must be fed by them.
Thus they changed their (k) glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.
(k) He shows that all idolaters renounce God to be their glory when instead of him, they worship any creature much more wood, stone, metal or calves.
Psalms 89:17 For thou [art] the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.
Jeremiah 2:11 Hath a nation changed [their] gods, which [are] yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for [that which] doth not profit.
Romans 1:22-23 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, ... And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
- their glory:
- That is, their God, who ought to have been the peculiar object of their glory.
Exodus 20:4-5 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness [of any thing] that [is] in heaven above, or that [is] in the earth beneath, or that [is] in the water under the earth: ... Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth [generation] of them that hate me;
Isaiah 40:18-25 To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him? ... To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.
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