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Theasaurus: Sculpture

20 Bible Verses about Sculpture

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1 Kings 6:29

Solomon also inlaid all the inner walls of the Temple both the inner and outer sanctuaries with carved engravings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers.

2 Chronicles 3:7

The Temple was overlaid with gold, including the beams, thresholds, walls, and doors. Cherubim were engraved on the walls.

1 Kings 6:32

He installed two doors made of olive wood, inlaying them with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and blooming flowers, and overlaying them with gold. Then he added more gold to cover the cherubim and palm trees.

2 Kings 21:7

He also erected the carved image of Asherah that he had made inside the Temple about which the LORD had spoken to David and to his son Solomon, "I will put my Name forever in this Temple and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all of the tribes of Israel.

Ezekiel 41:17-18

including up to the doorway, up to the Temple (both within and without) and all around both sides of the inner wall, according to his measurement. There were carved cherubim and palm trees, alternating with a palm tree between a cherub, and each cherub had two faces,

1 Kings 7:23

Hiram also made a sea of cast metal ten cubits from brim to brim, circular in shape and five cubits and 30 cubits in its inner circumference.

Exodus 25:18

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat.

1 Kings 7:24

Under the brim, completely encircling it, were two rows of gourds inlaid as part of the original casting, ten to a cubit.

2 Chronicles 4:3

Underneath, figurines resembling oxen encircled the circular sea beneath it, ten oxen every cubit, and encircling the sea completely. The oxen were in two rows, cast all at the same time.

2 Chronicles 28:2

Instead, he lived like the kings of Israel did. He cast metal images of Baal,

Exodus 32:4

He took them from them and, using a tool, fashioned them into a molten calf. The people said, "This, Israel, is your god who brought you out of the land of Egypt."

Acts 19:24

By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.

Deuteronomy 4:15-18

"Therefore, for your own sake, be very careful, since you did not see any form on the day that the LORD your God spoke to you in Horeb from the midst of the fire. Be careful! Otherwise, you will be destroyed when you make carved images for yourself all sorts of images in the form of man, woman, any animal on earth, any winged bird that flies in the sky, read more.
any creeping thing on the ground, or any fish in the sea.

2 Kings 17:16

They abandoned all of the commands given by the LORD their God, crafted for themselves cast images of two calves, constructed an Asherah, worshipped all of the stars in heaven, and served Baal.

Isaiah 40:19-20

To an idol? A craftsman makes the image, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and casts silver chains. To the impoverished person? He prepares an offering wood that won't rot Or to the one who chooses a skilled craftsman and seeks to erect an idol that won't topple?"

Isaiah 44:12-13

The blacksmith prepares a tool and works in the coals, then fashions an idol with hammers, working by the strength of his arm. He even becomes hungry and loses his strength; he drinks no water and grows faint. The carpenter measures it with a line; he traces its shape with a stylus, then fashions it with planes and shapes it with a compass. He makes the idol like a human figure, with human beauty, to be at home in a shrine.

Isaiah 48:5

I told you these things long ago; I announced them to you before they happened so that you couldn't say, "My idol did them; my carved image or metal idol ordained them.'

Daniel 3:1

Some time later, king Nebuchadnezzar built a golden statue, making it 60 cubits high and six cubits wide. He set it up in the Dura Valley within the province of Babylon.

Habakkuk 2:18

"Where is the benefit in owning a carved image, that motivates its maker to carve it? It is only a cast image a teacher that lies because the engraver entrusts himself to his carving, crafting speechless idols.

Acts 17:29

So if we are God's children, we shouldn't think that the divine being is like gold, silver, or stone, or is an image carved by humans using their own imagination and skill.

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