Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine of vanities.

Bible References

The stock

Jeremiah 2:27
who say to a block of wood, Thou are my father, and to a stone, Thou have brought me forth. For they have turned their back to me, and not their face. But in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us.
Isaiah 44:19
And none calls to mind, nor is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire. Yea, I have also baked bread upon the coals of it. I have roasted flesh and eaten it. And shall I make the residue of it
Hosea 4:12
My people ask counsel at their stock, and their staff declares to them, for the spirit of whoredom has caused them to err, and they have played the harlot, [departing] from under their God.

General references

Exodus 20:4
Thou shall not make to thee a graven image, nor any likeness [of anything] that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
Psalm 115:8
Those who make them shall be like them. Yea, everyone who trusts in them.
Isaiah 40:21
Have ye not known? Have yet not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Jonah 2:8
Those who regard lying vanities forsake their own mercy.