Idol - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'idol':

idol ~ (A) ~ a false god that people made out of wood or stone or metal.

idol ~ (A) ~ a thing of wood, stone or metal that people pray to, when they should worship God; a picture of a person or thing that people show the love that they should show to God; a false god; something that we love when we should love God the best.

idol ~ (A) ~ a thing that people make out of wood, stone or metal. It looks like a man or a god. People worship it and pray to it instead of God.

idol ~ (A) ~ anything that people worship as a god/instead of God.

idol ~ (A) ~ something that we love when we should love God.

idol ~ (B) ~ an object that people made out of wood, stone or metal for people to worship instead of the real God; an image of a person or object that people worship instead of God; a false god; something that we love more than God and put in his place.

idol ~ (B) ~ something that a person makes to worship as a god. See also image .

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