Idols in the Bible

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Can you name the Idols or Pagan Deities mentioned in the Bible?

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A gigantic sea serpent both created and destroyed by the God of Israel.
Paul's preaching threatened her cult and the local idol-making economy, stirring up a revolt.
The god of the Ammonites whose worship included child sacrifice.
Paul found an altar to this god in Athens, which he took as a sign of their superstitiousness and as an opportunity to preach the Gospel.
Hebrew name for a god of the Ammonites who is sometimes identified with the other Ammonite deity on this list.
The national god of Moab.
When Paul and Barnabas healed a crippled man at Lystra, Paul was mistaken for this god, since he was seen as the chief speaker.
Canaanite fertility goddess worshipped at sacred groves and wooden poles (or the poles themselves.)
Greek god of the dead referred to metonymically in the New Testament.
Philistine god in the Old Testament, but identified in the Gospels as the prince of demons in whose name Jesus was accused of expelling demons.
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Nature goddess of the Sidonians worshipped at high places.
Edomite god of thunderstorms whose name mostly shows up in theophoric names, such as Ben-_____, king of Damascus.
Sumerian vegetation god whose cult mourned at the Temple gates according to Ezekiel.
An epithet of goddess (probably one of two others on this list) mentioned in Jeremiah, who tells us worship of her included cake offerings and resulted in famine.
Either of two heads of state with a well-known imperial cult.
An idol fashioned by Aaron while Moses was at Mount Sinai.
Philistine god whose temple at Gaza was destroyed by Samson.
Elijah had this god's prophets put to death when they failed to produce a thunderstorm.
Patron god of Babylon.
When Paul and Barnabas healed a crippled man at Lystra, Barnabas was mistaken for this god. The local priest hung wreaths at the city gates for him.

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