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
Yet have they said - Yah, doth not see, The God of Jacob, doth not understand.
Psalm 106:20
Thus changed they my glory, for the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.
Psalm 115:4
Their idols, are silver and gold, the works of the hands of men, -
Isaiah 40:12
Who hath measured, with the hollow of his hand, the waters. Or the heavens with a span, hath meted out, Or hath comprehended, in a measure, the dust of the earth, Or weighed, in scales, the mountains, Or the hills, in a balance?
Isaiah 44:9
The fashioners of an image - all of them, are emptiness, And, the things they delight in, cannot profit, - And, their, witnesses, they, neither see nor know, That they may be ashamed.
Habakkuk 2:19
Alas! for him who saith to wood, Awake, bestir thee! to a silent stone, he, shall teach! Though he is overlaid with gold and silver, yet, no spirit whatsoever, is in him!
Romans 1:20
For, the unseen things of him, from a world's creation, by the things made, being perceived, are clearly seen, even his eternal power and divinity, - to the end they should be without excuse;

Graven

Exodus 20:4
Thou shalt not make to thee an image, or any form, that is in the heavens above, - or that is in the earth beneath, - or that is in the waters beneath the earth:
Exodus 32:4
And he received the gold at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, and made it a molten calf, and they said - These, are thy gods, O Israel, who brought thee up, out of the land of Egypt.
Isaiah 46:5
To whom can ye liken me or make me equal? Or compare me, and we be like?
Jeremiah 10:4
With silver and with gold, he decketh it, - With nails and with hammers, they fasten them, that it may not totter.

General references

Exodus 20:4
Thou shalt not make to thee an image, or any form, that is in the heavens above, - or that is in the earth beneath, - or that is in the waters beneath the earth:
Exodus 34:17
Molten gods, shalt thou not make to thee.
Isaiah 40:18
Unto whom then can ye liken GOD? Or, what likeness, can ye compare unto him?