Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.

Bible References

He saw

Exodus 32:4
And he took the gold from them and, hammering it with an instrument, he made it into the metal image of a young ox: and they said, This is your god, O Israel, who took you out of the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 9:16
And I saw that you had done evil against the Lord, and had made for yourselves a metal image of a young ox: you had quickly been turned from the way in which the Lord had given you orders to go.

The dancing

Exodus 15:20
And Miriam, the woman prophet, the sister of Aaron, took an instrument of music in her hand; and all the women went after her with music and dances.
2 Samuel 6:14
And David, clothed in a linen ephod, was dancing before the Lord with all his strength.
Lamentations 5:15
The joy of our hearts is ended; our dancing is changed into sorrow.

Brake them

Deuteronomy 9:17
And I let the stones go from my hands, and they were broken before your eyes.
Deuteronomy 27:26
Cursed is he who does not take this law to heart to do it. And let all the people say, So be it.
Jeremiah 31:32
Not like the agreement which I made with their fathers, on the day when I took them by the hand to be their guide out of the land of Egypt; which agreement was broken by them, and I gave them up, says the Lord.
Zechariah 11:10
And I took my rod Beautiful, cutting it in two, so that the Lord's agreement, which he had made with all the peoples, might be broken.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain