Psalm 96:5



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Summary

For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.

Bible References

For

But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases.
The idols of the nations are but silver and gold, The work of man's hands.
'Do not tremble and do not be afraid; Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it? And you are My witnesses Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any other Rock? I know of none.'"
Bel has bowed down, Nebo stoops over; Their images are consigned to the beasts and the cattle. The things that you carry are burdensome, A load for the weary beast.
For the customs of the peoples are delusion; Because it is wood cut from the forest, The work of the hands of a craftsman with a cutting tool.
"You see and hear that not only in Ephesus, but in almost all of Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable number of people, saying that gods made with hands are no gods at all.
Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that there is no such thing as an idol in the world, and that there is no God but one.

But

May you be blessed of the LORD, Maker of heaven and earth.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread out the earth and its offspring, Who gives breath to the people on it And spirit to those who walk in it,
Thus you shall say to them, "The gods that did not make the heavens and the earth will perish from the earth and from under the heavens."