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For all the sins of Baasha, and the sins of Elah his son, by which they sinned, and by which they made Israel to sin, in provoking the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities.
They have given my honour to that which is not God, moving me to wrath with their false worship: I will give their honour to those who are not a people, moving them to wrath by a foolish nation,
1 Samuel 12:21
And do not go from the right way turning to those false gods in which there is no profit and no salvation, for they are false.
2 Kings 17:15
And they went against his rules, and the agreement which he made with their fathers, and his laws which he gave them; they gave themselves up to things without sense or value, and became foolish like the nations round them, of whom the Lord had said, Do not as they do.
Truly they are all nothing, their works are nothing and of no value: their metal images are of no more use than wind.
For that which is feared by the people is foolish: it is the work of the hands of the workman; for a tree is cut down by him out of the woods with his axe.
The worshippers of false gods have given up their only hope.
Because, having the knowledge of God, they did not give glory to God as God, and did not give praise, but their minds were full of foolish things, and their hearts, being without sense, were made dark.
1 Corinthians 8:4
So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.
1 Corinthians 10:19
Do I say, then, that what is offered to images is anything, or that the image is anything?