Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands:

Bible References

That not

Acts 19:10
And this went on for two years, so that all those who were living in Asia had knowledge of the word of the Lord, Greeks as well as Jews.
1 Corinthians 16:8
But I will be at Ephesus till Pentecost;
1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves give the news of how we came among you; and how you were turned from images to God, to the worship of a true and living God,

That they

Acts 14:15
Good people, why are you doing these things? We are men with the same feelings as you, and we give you the good news so that you may be turned away from these foolish things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all things in them:
Acts 17:29
If then we are the offspring of God, it is not right for us to have the idea that God is like gold or silver or stone, formed by the art or design of man.
Psalm 115:4
Their images are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Psalm 135:15
The images of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Isaiah 44:10
Whoever makes a god, makes nothing but a metal image in which there is no profit.
Isaiah 46:5
Who in your eyes is my equal? or what comparison will you make with me?
Jeremiah 10:3
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.
Hosea 8:6
The workman made it, it is no god; the ox of Samaria will be broken into bits.
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?
1 Corinthians 12:2
You are conscious that when you were Gentiles, in whatever way you were guided, you went after images without voice or power.
Galatians 4:8
But at that time, having no knowledge of God, you were servants to those who by right are no gods:

General references

Genesis 34:23
Then will not their cattle and their goods and all their beasts be ours? so let us come to an agreement with them so that they may go on living with us.
Exodus 34:17
Make for yourselves no gods of metal.
Isaiah 44:10
Whoever makes a god, makes nothing but a metal image in which there is no profit.
Jeremiah 16:20
Will a man make for himself gods which are no gods?

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain