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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
You will be cursed in the city and cursed in the field.
Genesis 9:25
So he said, "Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves he will be to his brothers."
1 Samuel 26:19
So let my lord the king now listen to the words of his servant. If the Lord has incited you against me, may he take delight in an offering. But if men have instigated this, may they be cursed before the Lord! For they have driven me away this day from being united with the Lord's inheritance, saying, 'Go on, serve other gods!'
Jeremiah 11:3
Tell them that the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'Anyone who does not keep the terms of the covenant will be under a curse.

Maketh

Deuteronomy 4:16
I say this so you will not corrupt yourselves by making an image in the form of any kind of figure. This includes the likeness of a human male or female,
Deuteronomy 5:8
You must not make for yourself an image of anything in heaven above, on earth below, or in the waters beneath.
Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourself a carved image or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above or that is on the earth beneath or that is in the water below.
Exodus 32:1
When the people saw that Moses delayed in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said to him, "Get up, make us gods that will go before us. As for this fellow Moses, the man who brought us up from the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him!"
Exodus 34:17
You must not make yourselves molten gods.
Leviticus 19:4
Do not turn to idols, and you must not make for yourselves gods of cast metal. I am the Lord your God.
Leviticus 26:1
"'You must not make for yourselves idols, so you must not set up for yourselves a carved image or a pillar, and you must not place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down before it, for I am the Lord your God.
Isaiah 44:9
All who form idols are nothing; the things in which they delight are worthless. Their witnesses cannot see; they recognize nothing, so they are put to shame.
Hosea 13:2
Even now they persist in sin! They make metal images for themselves, idols that they skillfully fashion from their own silver; all of them are nothing but the work of craftsmen! There is a saying about them: "Those who sacrifice to the calf idol are calf kissers!"

An abomination

Deuteronomy 29:17
You have seen their detestable things and idols of wood, stone, silver, and gold.)
1 Kings 11:5
Solomon worshiped the Sidonian goddess Astarte and the detestable Ammonite god Milcom.
2 Kings 23:13
The king ruined the high places east of Jerusalem, south of the Mount of Destruction, that King Solomon of Israel had built for the detestable Sidonian goddess Astarte, the detestable Moabite god Chemosh, and the horrible Ammonite god Milcom.
2 Chronicles 33:2
He did evil in the sight of the Lord and committed the same horrible sins practiced by the nations whom the Lord drove out ahead of the Israelites.
Isaiah 44:19
No one thinks to himself, nor do they comprehend or understand and say to themselves: 'I burned half of it in the fire -- yes, I baked bread over the coals; I roasted meat and ate it. With the rest of it should I make a disgusting idol? Should I bow down to dry wood?'
Ezekiel 7:20
They rendered the beauty of his ornaments into pride, and with it they made their abominable images -- their detestable idols. Therefore I will render it filthy to them.
Daniel 11:31
His forces will rise up and profane the fortified sanctuary, stopping the daily sacrifice. In its place they will set up the abomination that causes desolation.
Matthew 24:15
"So when you see the abomination of desolation -- spoken about by Daniel the prophet -- standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
Revelation 17:4
Now the woman was dressed in purple and scarlet clothing, and adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls. She held in her hand a golden cup filled with detestable things and unclean things from her sexual immorality.

And putteth

Genesis 31:19
While Laban had gone to shear his sheep, Rachel stole the household idols that belonged to her father.
2 Kings 17:19
Judah also failed to keep the commandments of the Lord their God; they followed Israel's example.
Psalm 44:20
If we had rejected our God, and spread out our hands in prayer to another god,
Jeremiah 23:24
"Do you really think anyone can hide himself where I cannot see him?" the Lord asks. "Do you not know that I am everywhere?" the Lord asks.
Ezekiel 8:7
He brought me to the entrance of the court, and as I watched, I noticed a hole in the wall.
Ezekiel 14:4
Therefore speak to them and say to them, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: When any one from the house of Israel erects his idols in his heart and sets the obstacle leading to his iniquity before his face, and then consults a prophet, I the Lord am determined to answer him personally according to the enormity of his idolatry.

And all

Numbers 5:22
and this water that causes the curse will go into your stomach, and make your abdomen swell and your thigh rot." Then the woman must say, "Amen, amen."
Jeremiah 11:5
Then I will keep the promise I swore on oath to your ancestors to give them a land flowing with milk and honey." That is the very land that you still live in today.'" And I responded, "Amen! Let it be so, Lord!"
Jeremiah 28:6
The prophet Jeremiah said, "Amen! May the Lord do all this! May the Lord make your prophecy come true! May he bring back to this place from Babylon all the valuable articles taken from the Lord's temple and the people who were carried into exile.
Matthew 6:13
And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.
1 Corinthians 14:16
Otherwise, if you are praising God with your spirit, how can someone without the gift say "Amen" to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying?

General references

Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourself a carved image or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above or that is on the earth beneath or that is in the water below.
Leviticus 18:27
for the people who were in the land before you have done all these abominations, and the land has become unclean.

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