Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

Bible References

We ought

Psalm 94:7
They have said, "The LORD does not see, Nor does the God of Jacob pay heed."
Psalm 106:20
Thus they exchanged their glory For the image of an ox that eats grass.
Psalm 115:4
Their idols are silver and gold, The work of man's hands.
Isaiah 40:12
Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, And marked off the heavens by the span, And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, And weighed the mountains in a balance And the hills in a pair of scales?
Isaiah 44:9
Those who fashion a graven image are all of them futile, and their precious things are of no profit; even their own witnesses fail to see or know, so that they will be put to shame.
Habakkuk 2:19
"Woe to him who says to a piece of wood, 'Awake!' To a mute stone, 'Arise!' And that is your teacher? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, And there is no breath at all inside it.
Romans 1:20
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.

Graven

Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.
Exodus 32:4
He took this from their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool and made it into a molten calf; and they said, "This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."
Isaiah 46:5
"To whom would you liken Me And make Me equal and compare Me, That we would be alike?
Jeremiah 10:4
"They decorate it with silver and with gold; They fasten it with nails and with hammers So that it will not totter.

General references

Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.
Exodus 34:17
"You shall make for yourself no molten gods.
Isaiah 40:18
To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare with Him?