1 Samuel 12:21
do not turn aside after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
Those that observe lying vanities forsake his mercy.
Who has formed God? And who cast a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
They are vanity and the work of scorn: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
They are vanity, the work of errors; in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
1 Corinthians 8:4
As concerning, therefore, the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.
Behold, ye are of nothing and your works of vanity; an abomination is he that chooses you.
Is Gilead iniquity? surely they are vanity: they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows of the fields.
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?
and saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things that are therein,