Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, O Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made.
And while praying do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think that they will be heard by their much speaking.
1 Kings 18:24
And call ye on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of LORD. And the God that answers by fire, let him be God. And all the people answered and said, It is well spoken.
Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him with the sword, and they escaped into the land of Ararat. And Esar-haddon his son reigned in his stead.
And the residue of it he makes a god, even his graven image. He falls down to it and worships, and prays to it, and says, Deliver me, for thou are my god.
Assemble yourselves and come, draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations. They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray to a god that cannot save.
They are like a palm tree, of turned work, and do not speak. They must be carried, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, nor is it in them to do good.
but have lifted up thyself against LORD of heaven. And they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy lords, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine from them. And thou have praised the gods of silve
What profits the graven image, that the maker of it has engraved it, the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he who fashions its form trusts in it, to make dumb idols?
1 Corinthians 8:4
Therefore about eating the things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one.
1 Corinthians 10:19
What therefore do I say, that an idol is anything, or that a sacrifice to an idol is anything?
1 Corinthians 12:2
Ye know that, while Gentiles, ye were being carried away to the voiceless idols, as ye were led.
And in that day I will punish all those who leap over the threshold, who fill their master's house with violence and deceit.