Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Who hath fashioned a god, or molten an image that is profitable for nothing?

New American Standard Bible

Who has fashioned a god or cast an idol to no profit?

King James Version

Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Holman Bible

Who makes a god or casts a metal image
for no profit?

International Standard Version

Who would shape a god or cast an image that profits nothing?

A Conservative Version

Who has fashioned a god, or molded an image that is profitable for nothing?

Amplified

Who has made a god or cast an idol which is profitable for nothing?

Bible in Basic English

Whoever makes a god, makes nothing but a metal image in which there is no profit.

Darby Translation

Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Julia Smith Translation

Who formed a god and a carved molten image, profiting for nothing?

King James 2000

Who fashions a god, or molds a graven image, that is profitable for nothing?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who would form a god and cast an image of [which] he cannot profit?

Modern King James verseion

Who has formed a god, or melted a graven image that is good for nothing?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who should now make a God, or fashion an Image, that is profitable for nothing?

NET Bible

Who forms a god and casts an idol that will prove worthless?

New Heart English Bible

Who has fashioned a god, or molds an image that is profitable for nothing?

The Emphasized Bible

Who hath fashioned a GOD, Oran image, hath molten? It cannot profit!

Webster

Who hath formed a god, or cast a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

World English Bible

Who has fashioned a god, or molds an image that is profitable for nothing?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who hath formed a god, And a molten image poured out -- not profitable?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

a god
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

or molten
נסך 
Nacak 
Usage: 25

פּסל 
Pecel 
Usage: 31

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Idolatry Is Ridiculous

9 They that fashion a graven image are all of them vanity; and the things that they delight in shall not profit; and their own witnesses see not, nor know: that they may be put to shame. 10 Who hath fashioned a god, or molten an image that is profitable for nothing? 11 Behold, all his fellows shall be put to shame; and the workmen, they are of men: let them all be gathered together, let them stand up; they shall fear, they shall be put to shame together.


Cross References

Jeremiah 10:5

They are like a palm-tree, of turned work, and speak not: they must needs be borne, because they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.

Habakkuk 2:18

What profiteth the graven image, that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he that fashioneth its form trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?

Acts 19:26

And ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they are no gods, that are made with hands:

1 Kings 12:28

Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold; and he said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 41:29

Behold, all of them, their works are vanity and nought; their molten images are wind and confusion.

Daniel 3:1

Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.

Daniel 3:14

Nebuchadnezzar answered and said unto them, Is it of purpose, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, that ye serve not my god, nor worship the golden image which I have set up?

1 Corinthians 8:4

Concerning therefore the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no God but one.

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