Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who has formed God? And who cast a graven 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?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Who is [such a fool as] to fashion a god or cast a graven image that 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 Those that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and that which is most precious to them is useful for nothing; and they are their own witnesses that they do not see, nor understand; therefore, they shall be ashamed. 10 Who has formed God? And who cast a graven image that is profitable for nothing? 11 Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed; for the workmen, they are of men; even if all of them are gathered together and stand, they shall fear and shall be ashamed together.


Cross References

Jeremiah 10:5

They compare them to the palm tree, and they do not speak: they must be carried, because they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither do they have power to do good.

Habakkuk 2:18

Of what profit is the graven image that its maker has sculpted; the molten image, that teaches lies, so that in making dumb images the maker trusts in his work?

Acts 19:26

Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away many people, saying that they are not gods which are made with hands

1 Kings 12:28

And having taken counsel, the king made two calves of gold and said unto the people, 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, they are all vanity; their works are nothing: their molten images are wind and confusion.

Daniel 3:1

Nebuchadnezzar the king made a statue of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its breadth six cubits; he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.

Daniel 3:14

Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, that ye do not honour my gods, nor worship the statue of gold which I have set up?

1 Corinthians 8:4

As concerning, therefore, the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

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