'Calf' in the Bible
And Abraham ran unto the herd and brought a calf tender and good and gave it unto a young man; and he hastened to dress it.
And he took butter and milk and the calf which he had dressed and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they ate.
who took them from their hands and fashioned it with a graving tool and made of it a molten calf. Then they said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
And seeing this, Aaron built an altar before the calf; and Aaron made a proclamation and said, Tomorrow shall be a feast unto the LORD.
They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them; they have made themselves a molten calf and have worshipped it and have sacrificed unto it and said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
And it came to pass as soon as he came near unto the camp and he saw the calf and the dances, anger caused Moses to wax hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands and broke them at the foot of the mount.
And he took the calf which they had made and burnt it in the fire and ground it to powder and scattered it upon the waters and made the sons of Israel drink it.
And I answered unto them, Whoever has any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it to me and I cast it into the fire, and this calf came out.
And the LORD smote the people because they had made the calf, which Aaron formed.
and he said unto Aaron, Take thee a young calf as the sin and a ram as a burnt offering, without blemish, and offer them before the LORD.
And unto the sons of Israel thou shalt speak, saying, Take ye a he goat as the sin and a calf and a lamb, both of the first year, without blemish, for a burnt offering;
Then Aaron went unto the altar and slew the calf of his own sin.
and I looked, and, behold, ye had sinned against the LORD your God and had made yourselves a molten calf; ye had turned aside quickly out of the way which the LORD had commanded you.
And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire and stamped it and ground it very small even until it was as small as dust, and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
And the woman had a fat calf in the house, and she hastened and killed it and took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread with it.
Even when they had made themselves a molten calf and said, This is thy God that brought thee up out of Egypt, and had committed great abominations;
Better is a dinner of vegetables where love is than a fatted calf and hatred therewith.
The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a child shall shepherd them.
Otherwise the defenced city shall be made desolate, and the habitation shall be forsaken and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down and consume the branches thereof.
And I will give the men that have transgressed my covenant, who have not performed the words of the covenant which they had made before me, when they cut the calf in two and passed between the parts thereof,
the princes of Judah and the princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land, which passed between the parts of the calf;
And upon that day the prince shall prepare for himself and for all the people of the land a calf as sin.
And he shall prepare a present of an ephah of fine flour for a calf, and an ephah with every ram, and for every ephah a hin of oil.
And he shall prepare a present of an ephah of fine flour with the calf, and another ephah with each ram, and for the lambs according as his hand shall attain unto, and a hin of oil with each ephah.
And in the feasts and in the solemnities the present shall be an ephah of fine flour with each calf, and another ephah with each ram, and with the lambs as he is able to give, and a hin of oil with each ephah.
Thy calf, O Samaria, has cast thee off; my anger has been kindled against them until they could no longer be absolved.
For it is of Israel; and a workman made it who is not God: because the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces.
The inhabitants of Samaria shall fear because of the calves of Bethaven: for the people thereof shall mourn because of the calf, and the religious persons thereof that rejoiced on it, for the glory thereof, which shall be made to vanish away.
and bring here the fatted calf and kill it, and let us eat and be merry;
And he said unto him, Thy brother is come, and thy father has killed the fatted calf because he has received him safe and sound.
But as soon as this thy son was come who has devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed the fatted calf for him.
And then they made a calf and offered sacrifice unto the idol and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
And the first animal was like a lion and the second animal like a calf, and the third animal had a face as a man, and the fourth animal was like a flying eagle.