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 say, "Yah will not see, neither will Jacob's God consider."
Psalm 106:20
Thus they exchanged their glory for an image of a bull that eats grass.
Psalm 115:4
Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Isaiah 40:12
Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and marked off the sky with his span, and calculated the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Isaiah 44:9
Everyone who makes an engraved image is vain. The things that they delight in will not profit. Their own witnesses don't see, nor know, that they may be disappointed.
Habakkuk 2:19
Woe to him who says to the wood, 'Awake!' or to the mute stone, 'Arise!' Shall this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in its midst.
Romans 1:20
For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, even his everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse.

Graven

Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourselves an idol, nor any image of anything that is in the heavens above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
Exodus 32:4
He received what they handed him, and fashioned it with an engraving tool, and made it a molten calf; and they said, "These are your gods, Israel, which brought you up out of the land of Egypt."
Isaiah 46:5
"To whom will you liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?
Jeremiah 10:4
They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it not move.

General references

Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourselves an idol, nor any image of anything that is in the heavens above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
Exodus 34:17
"You shall make no cast idols for yourselves.
Isaiah 40:18
To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare to him?