...about anything being a potential idol; but that doesn't mean you should force these four verses, apart from the context of the chapter, to mean a Christmas tree. Verse 5 says they are upright but don't speak and have to be carried around. If you read the whole chapter, it fits with the idea of images of gods that have mouths, but don't speak, have legs but can't move. The prophet is saying these are just dead images made of wood and decorated with metal.
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