We become like the entities we worship.
“[King Ahab’s] worst outrage was worshiping idols* just as the Amorites had done—the people whom the Lord had driven out from the land ahead of the Israelites.”
*NLT note: “The Hebrew term (literally round things) probably alludes to dung.”
Too bad he didn’t know this part of the Book—
“And those who make idols are just like them, as are all who trust in them.”
1 Kings 21:26; Psalm 135:18 Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.