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, you are of nothing, and your work is of nothing. He who chooses you is an abomination.
Deuteronomy 27:15
'Cursed is the man who makes an engraved or molten image, an abomination to Yahweh, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.' All the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'
Psalm 97:7
Let all them be shamed who serve engraved images, who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!
Jeremiah 10:3
For the customs of the peoples are vanity; for one cuts 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 themselves to worship, to the moles and to the bats;
Isaiah 37:18
Truly, Yahweh, the kings of Assyria have destroyed all the countries and their land,
Isaiah 46:1
Bel bows down, Nebo stoops; their idols are on the animals, and on the livestock: the things that you carried about are made a load, a burden to the weary [animal].
Judges 10:14
Go and cry to the gods which you have chosen. Let them save you in the time of your distress!"
1 Kings 18:26
They took the bull which was given them, and they dressed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning even until noon, saying, Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any who answered. They leaped about the altar which was made.
Jeremiah 2:11
Has a nation changed [its] gods, which really are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.
Jeremiah 14:22
Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? or can the sky give showers? Aren't you he, Yahweh our God? therefore we will wait for you; for you have made all these things.
Jeremiah 16:19
Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to you shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, [even] vanity and things in which there is no profit.
Daniel 5:23
but have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.
Hosea 8:4
They have set up kings, but not by me. They have made princes, and I didn't approve. Of their silver and their gold they have made themselves idols, that they may be cut off.
Habakkuk 2:18
"What value does the engraved image have, that its maker has engraved it; the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he who fashions its form trusts in it, to make mute idols?
1 Corinthians 8:4
Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Delectable

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

Their own

Isaiah 44:18
They don't know, neither do they consider: for he has shut their eyes, that they can't see; and their hearts, that they can't understand.
Isaiah 42:18
"Hear, you deaf, and look, you blind, that you may see.
Isaiah 43:8
Bring out the blind people who have eyes, and the deaf who have ears.
Isaiah 45:20
"Assemble yourselves and come. Draw near together, you who have escaped from the nations. Those have no knowledge who carry the wood of their engraved image, and pray to a god that can't save.
Psalm 115:8
Those who make them will be like them; yes, everyone who trusts in them.
Psalm 135:18
Those who make them will be like them; yes, everyone who trusts in them.
Romans 1:22
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Good News of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn on 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 hearts;
Ephesians 5:8
For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,

General references

Isaiah 45:16
They will be disappointed, yes, confounded, all of them. Those who are makers of idols will go into confusion together.