1. Exodus 20:4–6 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

What is the second commandment about?

Exodus 20:4–6 (ESV)

4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

The second commandment is not about idols and gods in general, but specifically about idols that represent the Lord God.