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 32:2
 32:3
 32:4
32:2 'Take the rings off the ears of your wives and children,' replied Aaron. 'Bring them to me.'
Vayomer alehem Aharon parku nizmey hazahav asher be'ozney nesheychem bneychem uvenoteychem vehavi'u elay.
32:3 All the people took off their earrings and brought them to Aaron.
Vayitparku kol-ha'am et-nizmey hazahav asher be'ozneyhem vayavi'u el-Aharon.
32:4 He took [the rings] from the people, and had someone form [the gold] in a mold, casting it into a calf. [Some of the people began to] say, 'This, Israel, is your god, who brought you out of Egypt.'
Vayikach miyadam vayatsar oto bacheret vaya'asehu egel masechah vayomeru eleh eloheycha Yisra'el asher he'elucha me'erets Mitsrayim.



Commentary:

form...in a mold.
  (Saadia; Ibn Ezra; Ibn Janach; Radak, Sherashim). Or, 'formed it with a goldsmith's tool' (Rashi), or 'bound in a sheet' (Rashi).

Some of the people...
  (see Rashi).





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