7384 household gods
Known in the Hebrew as “teraphim”, miniature idols small enough for their owners to keep in their homes or to carry with them when travelling.
Examples of the use of household gods
Ge 31:19 See also Ge 31:34; Jdg 17:1-6; Jdg 18:18,30-31; 1Sa 19:13-16; Eze 21:21 Three methods of divination are described here, shaking the arrows (belomancy), consulting the household gods (necromancy) and the examination of the liver of a sacrificed victim (hepatoscopy).
The use of household gods was contrary to God’s law
The removal and condemnation of household gods
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