Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.
1 Samuel 5:2
The Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the temple of Dagon, where they positioned it beside Dagon.
Has a nation ever changed its gods (even though they are not really gods at all)? But my people have exchanged me, their glorious God, for a god that cannot help them at all!
Though all the nations follow their respective gods, we will follow the Lord our God forever.
and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for an image resembling mortal human beings or birds or four-footed animals or reptiles.
1 Corinthians 8:4
With regard then to eating food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol in this world is nothing," and that "there is no God but one."
1 Corinthians 10:20
No, I mean that what the pagans sacrifice is to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be partners with demons.
"And now I have become their taunt song; I have become a byword among them.
But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together; they gathered together to ambush me. They tore at me without stopping to rest.
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and when he stumbles do not let your heart rejoice,