Moreover the workers with familiar spirits, and the wizards, and the images, and the [idols], and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.
And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominable [idols] out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from mount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the LORD, that was before the porch of the LORD.
The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the [idols] of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.
And the spirit of Egypt shall fail in the midst thereof; and I will destroy the counsel thereof: and they shall seek to the [idols], and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar spirits, and to the wizards.
Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and set up a standard; publish, and conceal not: say, Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is broken in pieces; her [idols] are confounded, her images are broken in pieces.
In all your dwellingplaces the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate; that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your [idols] may be broken and cease, and your images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.
And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations whither they shall be carried captives, because I am broken with their whorish heart, which hath departed from me, and with their eyes, which go a whoring after their [idols]: and they shall lothe themselves for the evils which they have committed in all their abominations.
Then shall ye know that I am the LORD, when their slain men shall be among their [idols] round about their altars, upon every high hill, in all the tops of the mountains, and under every green tree, and under every thick oak, the place where they did offer sweet savour to all their idols.
round about their altars, upon every high hill, in all the tops of the mountains, and under every green tree, and under every thick oak, the place where they did offer sweet savour to all their [idols].
Therefore speak unto them, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Every man of the house of Israel that setteth up his [idols] in his heart, and putteth the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and cometh to the prophet; I the LORD will answer him that cometh according to the multitude of his idols;
For every one of the house of Israel, or of the stranger that sojourneth in Israel, which separateth himself from me, and setteth up his [idols] in his heart, and putteth the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and cometh to a prophet to enquire of him concerning me; I the LORD will answer him by myself:
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms with thy lovers, and with all the [idols] of thy abominations, and by the blood of thy children, which thou didst give unto them;
But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the [idols] of Egypt: then I said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
For when ye offer your gifts, when ye make your sons to pass through the fire, ye pollute yourselves with all your [idols], even unto this day: and shall I be enquired of by you, O house of Israel? As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired of by you.
As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord GOD; Go ye, serve ye every one his [idols], and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols.
Thou art become guilty in thy blood that thou hast shed; and hast defiled thyself in thine [idols] which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to draw near, and art come even unto thy years: therefore have I made thee a reproach unto the heathen, and a mocking to all countries.
That they have committed adultery, and blood is in their hands, and with their [idols] have they committed adultery, and have also caused their sons, whom they bare unto me, to pass for them through the fire, to devour them.
Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also destroy the [idols], and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
Neither shall they defile themselves any more with their [idols], nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions: but I will save them out of all their dwellingplaces, wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them: so shall they be my people, and I will be their God.
Because they ministered unto them before their [idols], and caused the house of Israel to fall into iniquity; therefore have I lifted up mine hand against them, saith the Lord GOD, and they shall bear their iniquity.
And now they sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver, and [idols] according to their own understanding, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.
And all the graven images thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires thereof shall be burned with the fire, and all the [idols] thereof will I lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot, and they shall return to the hire of an harlot.
For the [idols] have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.
... off the names of the [idols] out of the land, and ...
And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the [idols] out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered: and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to pass out of the land.
As touching the Gentiles which believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing, save only that they keep themselves from things offered to [idols], and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication.
And what agreement hath the temple of God with [idols]? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto [idols], and to commit fornication.
Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto [idols].
And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and [idols] of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: