And I said unto you, I am the LORD your God; fear not the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but you have not obeyed my voice.
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George Leo Haydock
Fear not. Idols can do you no hurt, if you continue faithful to me. (Haydock)
Shew them no respect or worship. The fear of Isaac means the God (Calmet) whom Isaac worshipped, Genesis xxxi. 42. Idolatry owed its rise to a groundless fear: primos in orbe deos fecit timor. (Lucretius) The pagans offered sacrifice to Paventia, to fear and paleness, that they might be secure from them. (Lactan.) (Haydock)