Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.

General references

Bible References

Customs

Jeremiah 10:8
But they are together like beasts and foolish: the teaching of false gods is wood.
Jeremiah 2:5
These are the words of the Lord: What evil have your fathers seen in me that they have gone far from me, and, walking after what is false, have become false?
Leviticus 18:30
So then, keep my orders, so that you may not do any of these disgusting things which were done before you, or make yourselves unclean through them: I am the Lord your God.
1 Kings 18:26
So they took the ox which was given them, and made it ready, crying out to Baal from morning till the middle of the day, and saying, O Baal, give ear to us. But there was no voice and no answer. And they were jumping up and down before the altar they had made.
Matthew 6:7
And in your prayer do not make use of the same words again and again, as the Gentiles do: for they have the idea that God will give attention to them because of the number of their words.
Romans 1:21
Because, having the knowledge of God, they did not give glory to God as God, and did not give praise, but their minds were full of foolish things, and their hearts, being without sense, were made dark.
1 Peter 1:18
Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,

One

Isaiah 40:19
The workman makes an image, and the gold-worker puts gold plates over it, and makes silver bands for it.
Isaiah 44:9
Those who make a pictured image are all of them as nothing, and the things of their desire will be of no profit to them: and their servants see not, and have no knowledge; so they will be put to shame.
Isaiah 45:20
Come together, even come near, you nations who are still living: they have no knowledge who take up their image of wood, and make prayer to a god in whom is no salvation.
Hosea 8:4
They have put up kings, but not by me; they have made princes, but I had no knowledge of it; they have made images of silver and gold, so that they may be cut off.
Habakkuk 2:18
What profit is the pictured image to its maker? and as for the metal image, the false teacher, why does its maker put his faith in it, making false gods without a voice?

General references

Exodus 20:4
You are not to make an image or picture of anything in heaven or on the earth or in the waters under the earth:
Isaiah 40:19
The workman makes an image, and the gold-worker puts gold plates over it, and makes silver bands for it.
Acts 16:21
Teaching rules of living which it is not right for us to have or to keep, being Romans.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain