Gideon makes an ephod
The Israelites asked Gideon to be their king, and he said no. He made a golden ephod and the Israelites worshiped it.
Key passages
Jdg 8:22–28

The men of Israel said to Gideon, “Rule over us, both you and your sons, and your sons’ son, for you have delivered us from the hand of Midian. But Gideon said to them, “I will not rule over you, and my son will not rule over you; Yahweh will rule over you.” And Gideon said to them, “Let me …