'Maker' in the Bible
And Melchizedek blessed Abram and said,“Blessed (joyful, favored) be Abram by God Most High,Creator and Possessor of heaven and earth;
But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have raised my hand and sworn an oath to the Lord God Most High, the Creator and Possessor of heaven and earth,
‘As for the person who turns to mediums [who consult the dead] or to spiritists, to play the prostitute after them, I shall set My face against that person and will cut him off from his people [excluding him from the atonement made for them].
Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; but his mother named him Jabez, saying, “Because I gave birth to him in pain.”
‘Can [mortal] man be just before God or be more righteous than He?Can a man be pure before his Maker or be more cleansed than He?
“For I do not know how to flatter, [in an appropriate way, and I fear that],My Maker would soon take me away.
“But no one says, ‘Where is God my Maker,Who gives songs [of rejoicing] in the night,
“I will bring my knowledge from afar,And will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
O come, let us worship and bow down,Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker [in reverent praise and prayer].
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker;Let Zion’s children rejoice in their King.
He who oppresses the poor taunts and insults his Maker,But he who is kind and merciful and gracious to the needy honors Him.
Whoever mocks the poor taunts his Maker,And he who rejoices at [another’s] disaster will not go unpunished.
The rich and poor have a common bond;The Lord is the Maker of them all.
In that day man will have regard for his Maker,And his eyes will regard the Holy One of Israel [with awe-inspired reverence].
You also made a reservoir between the two wallsFor the waters of the Old Pool,But you did not look to its Maker,Nor did you recognize Him who planned it long ago.
You turn things upside down [with your perversity]!Shall the potter be considered equal with the clay,That the thing that is made would say to its maker, “He did not make me”;Or the thing that is formed say to him who formed it, “He has no understanding”?
“Woe (judgment is coming) to him who quarrels with his Maker—A [worthless] piece of broken pottery among other broken pieces [equally worthless]!Shall the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you doing?’Or does the thing say, ‘He has no hands’?
For the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, and its Maker says this,“Ask Me about the things to come concerning My sons,And give Me orders concerning the work of My hands.
That you have forgotten the Lord your Maker,Who stretched out the heavensAnd laid the foundations of the earth,That you continually tremble with fear all day long because of the rage of the oppressor,As he takes aim to destroy?And where is the rage of the oppressor?
“For your husband is your Maker,The Lord of hosts is His name;And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel,Who is called the God of the whole earth.
The Portion of Jacob [the true God on whom Israel has a claim] is not like these;For He is the Designer and Maker of all things,And Israel is the tribe of His inheritance [and He will not fail them]—The Lord of hosts is His name.
For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces [and pagan temples],And Judah has built many fortified cities;But I will send a fire upon their cities so that it may consume their palaces and fortresses.
“What profit is the carved image when its maker has formed it?It is only a cast image, and a teacher of lies.For its maker trusts in his own creation [as his god]When he makes speechless idols.