You shall make for yourselves no idols nor shall you erect a graven image, pillar, or obelisk, nor shall you place any figured stone in your land to which or on which to bow down; for I am the Lord your God.
If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments and do them,
Your carved images also I will cut off and your statues or pillars out of your midst, and you shall no more worship the work of your hands.
And he is permitted [also] to impart the breath of life into the beast's image, so that the statue of the beast could actually talk and cause to be put to death those who would not bow down and worship the image of the beast.
He declares His word to Jacob, His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.
Now this is the instruction, the laws, and the precepts which the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land to which you go to possess it,
I the Lord am your God; walk in My statutes and keep My ordinances,
2 Kings 17:37
And the statutes, ordinances, law, and commandment which He wrote for you you shall observe and do forevermore; you shall not fear other gods.
I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.
The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the [whole] person; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.
Now Rachel had taken the images (gods) and put them in the camel's saddle and sat on them. Laban searched and felt through all the tent, but did not find them.
You shall break down their altars and dash in pieces their pillars and burn their Asherim with fire; you shall hew down the graven images of their gods and destroy their name out of that place.
There you will serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell.
And what large and important nation has statutes and ordinances so upright and just as all this law which I set before you today?
They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not;
1 Samuel 5:2
They took the ark of God into the house of Dagon and set it beside Dagon [their idol].
As for this image, its head was of fine gold, its breast and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of bronze,
The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
You shall diligently keep the commandments of the Lord your God and His exhortations and His statutes which He commanded you.
You shall not make yourself any graven image [to worship it] or any likeness of anything that is in the heavens above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth;
1 Samuel 5:4
But when they arose early the next morning, behold, Dagon had again fallen on his face on the ground before the ark of the Lord, and [his] head and both the palms of his hands were lying cut off on the threshold; only the trunk of Dagon was left him.
But [Lot's] wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure and bright, enlightening the eyes.
For Abraham listened to and obeyed My voice and kept My charge, My commands, My statutes, and My laws.
Teach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes, and I will keep it to the end [steadfastly].
For Ezra had prepared and set his heart to seek the Law of the Lord [to inquire for it and of it, to require and yearn for it], and to do and teach in Israel its statutes and its ordinances.
As you looked, a Stone was cut out without human hands, which smote the image on its feet of iron and [baked] clay [of the potter] and broke them to pieces.
1 Corinthians 10:20
No, I am suggesting that what the pagans sacrifice they offer [in effect] to demons (to evil spiritual powers) and not to God [at all]. I do not want you to fellowship and be partners with diabolical spirits [by eating at their feasts].
You shall not bow down to their gods or serve them or do after their works; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break down their pillars and images.
Wherefore also I gave them [over to] statutes that were not good and ordinances whereby they should not live and could not have life,
And have cast the gods of those peoples into the fire, for they were not gods but the work of men's hands, wood and stone. Therefore they have destroyed them.
They who make idols are like them; so are all who trust in and lean on them.
But to the wicked, God says: What right have you to recite My statutes or take My covenant or pledge on your lips,
[Their idols] are like pillars of turned work [as upright and stationary and immobile as a palm tree], like scarecrows in a cucumber field; they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it possible for them to do good [and it is not in them].
Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
But I said to their sons in the wilderness, You shall not walk in the statutes of your fathers nor observe their ordinances nor defile yourselves with their idols.
1 Corinthians 8:4
In this matter, then, of eating food offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing (has no real existence) and that there is no God but one.
1 Corinthians 12:2
You know that when you were heathen, you were led off after idols that could not speak [habitually] as impulse directed and whenever the occasion might arise.
That you may [reverently] fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, and keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
For the statutes of [idolatrous] Omri you have kept, and all the works of the house of [wicked] Ahab, and you walk in their counsels. Therefore I will make you a desolation and an astonishment and your [city's] inhabitants a hissing, and you shall bear the reproach and scorn of My people.