Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

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Cursed be

Deuteronomy 28:16
Cursed shall thou be in the city, and cursed shall thou be in the field.
Genesis 9:25
And he said, Cursed be Canaan. He shall be a servant of servants to his brothers.
1 Samuel 26:19
Now therefore, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If it be LORD who has stirred thee up against me, let him accept an offering, but if it be the sons of men, cursed be they before LORD. For they have d
Jeremiah 11:3
and say thou to them, Thus says LORD, the God of Israel: Cursed be the man who does not hear the words of this covenant,


Deuteronomy 4:16
Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make for you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,
Deuteronomy 5:8
Thou shall not make to thee a graven image: any likeness that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
Exodus 20:4
Thou shall not make to thee a graven image, nor any likeness [of anything] that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
Exodus 32:1
And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mount, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron, and said to him, Up, make gods for us, which shall go before us. For as for this Moses, the man that brought
Exodus 34:17
Thou shall make thee no molten gods.
Leviticus 19:4
Turn ye not to idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods. I am LORD your God.
Leviticus 26:1
Ye shall make for you no idols. Neither shall ye rear up for you a graven image, or a pillar. Neither shall ye place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it. For I am LORD your God.
Isaiah 44:9
Those who fashion a graven image are all of them vanity. And the things that they delight in shall not profit. And their own witnesses see not, nor know, that they may be put to shame.
Hosea 13:2
And now they sin more and more, and have made themselves molten images of their silver, even idols according to their own understanding, all of them the work of the craftsmen. They say of them, Let the men who sacrifice kiss the ca

An abomination

Deuteronomy 29:17
and ye have seen their abominations, and their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which were among them).
1 Kings 11:5
For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.
2 Kings 23:13
And the king defiled the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians, and for Chemosh th
2 Chronicles 33:2
And he did that which was evil in the sight of LORD after the abominations of the nations whom LORD cast out before the sons of Israel.
Isaiah 44:19
And none calls to mind, nor is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire. Yea, I have also baked bread upon the coals of it. I have roasted flesh and eaten it. And shall I make the residue of it
Ezekiel 7:20
As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty, but they made the images of their abominations, [and] their detestable things in it. Therefore I have made it as an unclean thing to them.
Daniel 11:31
And forces shall stand on his part, and they shall profane the sanctuary, even the fortress, and shall take away the continual [burnt-offering], and they shall set up the abomination that makes desolate.
Matthew 24:15
When therefore ye see the abomination of desolation that was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let him who reads understand),
Revelation 17:4
And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold and precious stone and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup containing abominations and the filthy things of her fornication,

And putteth

Genesis 31:19
Now Laban was gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father's.
2 Kings 17:19
Also Judah did not keep the commandments of LORD their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.
Psalm 44:20
If we have forgotten the name of our God, or spread forth our hands to a strange god,
Jeremiah 23:24
Can any man hide himself in secret places so that I shall not see him? says LORD. Do I not fill heaven and earth? says LORD.
Ezekiel 8:7
And he brought me to the door of the court. And when I looked, behold, a hole in the wall.
Ezekiel 14:4
Therefore speak to them, and say to them, Thus says lord LORD: Every man of the house of Israel who takes his idols into his heart, and puts the stumbling block of his iniquity before his face, and comes to the prophet, I LORD will

And all

Numbers 5:22
And this water that causes the curse shall go into thy bowels, and make thy body to swell, and thy thigh to fall away. And the woman shall say, Amen, Amen.
Jeremiah 11:5
that I may establish the oath which I swore to your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as at this day. Then I answered, and said, Amen, O LORD.
Jeremiah 28:6
even the prophet Jeremiah said, Amen! LORD do so. LORD perform thy words which thou have prophesied, to bring again the vessels of LORD's house, and all those of the captivity, from Babylon to this place.
Matthew 6:13
And bring us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, because from thee is the kingdom and the power and the glory into the ages. Truly.
1 Corinthians 14:16
Otherwise if thou would bless with the spirit, how will the man who fills the place of the unlearned, say the Truly at thy thanksgiving, since he knows not what thou say?

General references

Exodus 20:4
Thou shall not make to thee a graven image, nor any likeness [of anything] that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
Leviticus 18:27
(for all these abominations the men of the land have done, who were before you, and the land is defiled),