All who worship idols are ashamed, those who boast about worthless idols. All the gods bow down before him.
Here is a message about Egypt: Look, the Lord rides on a swift-moving cloud and approaches Egypt. The idols of Egypt tremble before him; the Egyptians lose their courage.
The Egyptians will panic,
Your altars will be ruined and your incense altars will be broken. I will throw down your slain in front of your idols.
“Son of man, these men have erected their idols in their hearts and placed the obstacle leading to their iniquity
“Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Return! Turn from your idols, and turn your faces away from your abominations.
oppresses the poor and the needy,
I did this
“‘But I said to their children
I did this
She bestowed her sexual favors on them; all of them were the choicest young men of Assyria. She defiled herself with all whom she desired
I will do these things to you
On the same day they slaughtered their sons for their idols, they came to my sanctuary to desecrate it. This is what they have done in the middle of my house.
“‘But the Levites who went far from me, straying off from me after their idols when Israel went astray, will be responsible for
but that we should write them a letter
that you abstain from meat that has been sacrificed to idols
With regard to food sacrificed to idols, we know that “we all have knowledge.”
For people everywhere
Then you will know that I am the Lord – when their dead lie among their idols around their altars, on every high hill and all the mountaintops, under every green tree and every leafy oak,