Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
Behold, ye are of nothing, and your work is of naught. An abomination is he who chooses you.
Cursed be the man who makes a graven or molten image, an abomination to LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.
Let all those be put to shame who serve graven images, who boast themselves of idols. Bow yourselves to him, all ye gods.
For the customs of the peoples are vanity. For [a man] cuts a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the axe.
In that day men shall cast away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which have been made for them to worship, to the moles and to the bats,
Of a truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the countries, and their land,
Bel bows down, Nebo stoops, their idols are upon the beasts, and upon the cattle. The things that ye carried about are made a load, a burden to the weary [beast].
Go and cry to the gods which ye have chosen. Let them save you in the time of your distress.
1 Kings 18:26
And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, O Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped about the alt
Has a nation changed [its] gods, which yet are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.
Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? Or can the heavens give showers? Are not thou he, O LORD our God? Therefore we will wait for thee, for thou have made all these things.
O LORD, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to thee the nations shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in whic
but have lifted up thyself against LORD of heaven. And they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy lords, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine from them. And thou have praised the gods of silve
They have set up kings, but not by me. They have made rulers, and I knew it not. They have made themselves idols of their silver and their gold, that they may be cut off.
What profits the graven image, that the maker of it has engraved it, the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he who fashions its form trusts in it, to make dumb idols?
1 Corinthians 8:4
Therefore about eating the things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one.
But in his place he shall honor the god of fortresses. And a god whom his fathers did not know, he shall honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
Hear, ye deaf, and look, ye blind, that ye may see.
Bring forth the blind people who have eyes, and the deaf who have ears.
Assemble yourselves and come, draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations. They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray to a god that cannot save.
Those who make them shall be like them. Yea, everyone who trusts in them.
Those who make them shall be like them, yea, everyone who trusts in them.
Professing to be wise, they became foolish,
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.
darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the callousness of their heart.
For ye were once darkness, but now light in Lord. Walk as children of light
They shall be put to shame, yea, confounded, all of them. They shall go into confusion together who are makers of idols.