And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.
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.
Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away many people, saying that they are not gods which are made with hands
and have cast their gods into the fire, for they were not gods, but the work of men's hands, wood or stone; therefore, they have destroyed them.
Let all those that serve graven images be confounded, those that boast of idols; worship him, all ye gods.
The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
and have cast their gods into the fire, for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone; therefore they have destroyed them.
The workman prepares the graven image, and the goldsmith spreads it over with gold and casts silver chains.
They shall be turned back; they shall be greatly ashamed, that trust in graven images, that say to the molten images, Ye are our gods.
Who has formed God? And who cast a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
The ashes feed him; his deceived heart inclines him, that he not deliver his soul and say, Is not the lie at my right hand?
Bel bowed down; Nebo is fallen; their images were placed upon animals and upon beasts of burden that will carry you, laden with yourselves, burden of weariness.
They lavish gold out of the bag and weigh silver in the balance and hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god; they fall down and worship.
For it is of Israel; and a workman made it who is not God: because the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces.
Of what profit is the graven image that its maker has sculpted; the molten image, that teaches lies, so that in making dumb images the maker trusts in his work?
Then the town scribe, appeasing the people, said, Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that does not know how the city of the Ephesians is honored of the great goddess Diana and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?
What do I say then? that the idol is anything or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is anything?