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Their idols

Psalm 97:7
All who worship idols are ashamed, those who boast about worthless idols. All the gods bow down before him.
Psalm 135:15
The nations' idols are made of silver and gold, they are man-made.
Deuteronomy 4:28
There you will worship gods made by human hands -- wood and stone that can neither see, hear, eat, nor smell.
Isaiah 40:19
A craftsman casts an idol; a metalsmith overlays it with gold and forges silver chains for it.
Isaiah 42:17
Those who trust in idols will turn back and be utterly humiliated, those who say to metal images, 'You are our gods.'"
Isaiah 46:1
Bel kneels down, Nebo bends low. Their images weigh down animals and beasts. Your heavy images are burdensome to tired animals.
Jeremiah 10:3
For the religion of these people is worthless. They cut down a tree in the forest, and a craftsman makes it into an idol with his tools.
Hosea 8:6
That idol was made by a workman -- it is not God! The calf idol of Samaria will be broken to bits.
Habakkuk 2:18
What good is an idol? Why would a craftsman make it? What good is a metal image that gives misleading oracles? Why would its creator place his trust in it and make such mute, worthless things?
Acts 19:26
And you see and hear that this Paul has persuaded and turned away a large crowd, not only in Ephesus but in practically all of the province of Asia, by saying that gods made by hands are not gods at all.
1 Corinthians 10:19
Am I saying that idols or food sacrificed to them amount to anything?

General references

Exodus 20:4
"You shall not make for yourself a carved image or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above or that is on the earth beneath or that is in the water below.
Isaiah 40:19
A craftsman casts an idol; a metalsmith overlays it with gold and forges silver chains for it.
Jeremiah 16:20
Can people make their own gods? No, what they make are not gods at all."

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