- Exodus 20:4,
- Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any
likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth
- Deuteronomy 4:16-18, 23
- Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the
simultude of any figure, the likeness of male or female, The likeness
of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl
that flieth in the air, The likeness of any thing that creepeth on the
ground, the likeness of any fish that is in the waters beneath the
Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget ... and make you a
graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the Lord thy God
hath forbidden thee. (v.23)
- Deuteronomy 27:15
- Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD,
the work of the hands of the craftsman.
- 2 Kings 18:3-4
- He [Hezekiah] did that which was right in the sight of the LORD....
He ... brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made.
- Exodus 25:18, 20
- Thou shalt make two cherubims of gold ... And the cherubims
shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with
their wings, and their faces shall look to one another.
- Numbers 21:8
- And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and
set it upon a pole.