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 one and all senseless and foolish; the teaching of vanities is a stock.
Jeremiah 2:5
Thus saith Jehovah: What injustice have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and become vain?
Leviticus 18:30
And ye shall observe my charge, that ye commit not any of the abominable customs which were committed before you; and ye shall not make yourselves unclean therein: I am Jehovah your God.
1 Kings 18:26
And they took the bullock which had been given them, and sacrificed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, O Baal, answer us! But there was no voice, and none answered. And they leaped about the altar that had been made.
Matthew 6:7
But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as those who are of the nations: for they think they shall be heard through their much speaking.
Romans 1:21
Because, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but fell into folly in their thoughts, and their heart without understanding was darkened:
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from your fathers,

One

Isaiah 40:19
The workman casteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains for it.
Isaiah 44:9
They that form a graven image are all of them vanity, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
Isaiah 45:20
Gather 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.
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, and the teacher of falsehood, that the maker of his work dependeth thereon, to make dumb idols?

General references

Exodus 20:4
Thou shalt not make thyself any graven image, or any form of what is in the heavens above, or what is in the earth beneath, or what is in the waters under the earth:
Isaiah 40:19
The workman casteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains for it.
Acts 16:21
and announce customs which it is not lawful for us to receive nor practise, being Romans.