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Exodus 32:20

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32:20 He took the calf they had made and burned it in the fire, ground it 1  to powder, poured it out on the water, and made the Israelites drink it. 2 

1 tn Here “it” has been supplied.

2 tn Here “it” has been supplied.

sn Pouring the ashes into the water running from the mountain in the brook (Deut 9:21) and making them drink it was a type of the bitter water test that tested the wife suspected of unfaithfulness. Here the reaction of the people who drank would indicate guilt or not (U. Cassuto, Exodus, 419).



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