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two hundred shekels of silver, and gave them to the founder, who made
thereof a graven image and a molten image: and they were in the house of
JDG 17:5 And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an ephod, and
teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
JDG 17:6 In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did
that which was right in his own eyes.
JDG 17:7 And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family
of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
JDG 17:8 And the man departed out of the city from Bethlehemjudah to
sojourn where he could find a place: and he came to mount Ephraim to the
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