Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Exodus 20:25 in English Standard Version "If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of hewn stones, for if you wield your tool on it you profane it." De 27:5 And there you shall build an altar to the Lord your God, an altar of stones. You shall wield no iron tool on them; Jos 8:31 just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the people of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, “an altar of uncut stones, upon which no man has wielded an iron tool.” And they offered on it burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings. 1Ki 5:17 At the king’s command they quarried out great, costly stones in order to lay the foundation of the house with dressed stones. 1Ch 22:2 David commanded to gather together the resident aliens who were in the land of Israel, and he set stonecutters to prepare dressed stones for building the house of God.