Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Delectable

General references

Bible References

Make

Isaiah 41:24
Behold, ye are of nothing, and your work is of nought; an abomination is he that chooseth you.
Deuteronomy 27:15
Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination unto Jehovah, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and setteth it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.
Psalm 97:7
Let all them be put to shame that serve graven images, That boast themselves of idols: Worship him, all ye gods.
Jeremiah 10:3
For the customs of the peoples are vanity; for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the axe.

And their

Isaiah 2:20
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;
Isaiah 37:18
Of a truth, Jehovah, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the countries, and their land,
Isaiah 46:1
Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth; 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 .
Judges 10:14
Go and cry unto 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 altar which was made.
Jeremiah 2:11
Hath a nation changed its gods, which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.
Jeremiah 14:22
Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Jehovah our God? therefore we will wait for thee; for thou hast made all these things.
Jeremiah 16:19
O Jehovah, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nought but lies, even vanity and things wherein there is no profit.
Daniel 5:23
but hast lifted up thyself against the 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 hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified.
Hosea 8:4
They have set up kings, but not by me; they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.
Habakkuk 2:18
What profiteth the graven image, that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he that fashioneth its form trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?
1 Corinthians 8:4
Concerning therefore the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Delectable

Daniel 11:38
But in his place shall he honor the god of fortresses; and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.

Their own

Isaiah 44:18
They know not, neither do they consider: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
Isaiah 42:18
Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see.
Isaiah 43:8
Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears.
Isaiah 45:20
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 unto a god that cannot save.
Psalm 115:8
They that make them shall be like unto them; Yea, every one that trusteth in them.
Psalm 135:18
They that make them shall be like unto them; Yea, every one that trusteth in them.
Romans 1:22
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn upon them .
Ephesians 4:18
being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart;
Ephesians 5:8
For ye were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord: walk as children of light

General references

Isaiah 45:16
They shall be put to shame, yea, confounded, all of them; they shall go into confusion together that are makers of idols.