1 Samuel 12:21
And turn you not aside: for then should you go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.
They that regard vain idols forsake their own mercy.
Who fashions a god, or molds a graven image, that is profitable for nothing?
They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their judgment they shall perish.
They are vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their judgment 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, you are of nothing, and your work is nothing: an abomination is he that chooses you.
Is there iniquity in Gilead? surely they are vanity: they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; yea, their altars are like heaps in the furrows of the fields.
What profits the graven image that its maker has shaped it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusts in it, to make dumb idols?
And saying, Sirs, why do you these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that you should turn from these vanities unto the living God, who made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them: