Jonah 2:8
Those who cling to worthless idols forsake His loving devotion.
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1 Samuel 12:21
Do not turn aside after worthless things that cannot profit you or deliver you, for they are empty.

2 Kings 17:15
They rejected His statutes and the covenant He had made with their fathers, as well as the decrees He had given them. They pursued worthless idols and themselves became worthless, going after the surrounding nations the LORD had commanded them not to imitate.

Psalm 31:6
I hate those who cling to worthless idols, but in the LORD I trust.

Jeremiah 2:13
"For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living water, and they have dug cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.

Jeremiah 10:8, 14, 15
But they are altogether senseless and foolish, instructed by worthless idols made of wood! . . .

Jeremiah 16:19
O LORD, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in the day of distress, the nations will come to You from the ends of the earth, and they will say, "Our fathers inherited nothing but lies, worthless idols of no benefit at all."

Habakkuk 2:18-20
What use is an idol, that a craftsman should carve it--or an image, a teacher of lies? For its maker trusts in his own creation; he makes idols that cannot speak. . . .

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Those who regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,

King James Bible
They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those who cling to worthless idols forsake faithful love,

International Standard Version
Those who cling to vain idols leave behind the gracious love that could have been theirs.

NET Bible
Those who worship worthless idols forfeit the mercy that could be theirs.
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