|New International Version (© 2011)|
As for an idol, a metalworker casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and fashions silver chains for it.
King James Bible
The workman melteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains.
American Standard Version
The image, a workman hath cast it , and the goldsmith overlayeth it with gold, and casteth for it'silver chains.
Young's Literal Translation
The graven image poured out hath a artisan, And a refiner with gold spreadeth it over, And chains of silver he is refining.
Isaiah 40:19 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And casteth silver chains "And forgeth for it chains of silver" - For צורף tsoreph, the participle, twenty-seven MSS., five ancient, and three editions, read צרף tsaraph, pret. third person.
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Isaiah 37:18,19 Of a truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the nations, and their countries...
Isaiah 41:6,7 They helped every one his neighbor; and every one said to his brother, Be of good courage...
Isaiah 44:10-12 Who has formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing...
Isaiah 46:6,7 They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he makes it a god: they fall down, yes...
Exodus 32:2-4 And Aaron said to them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters...
Judges 17:4 Yet he restored the money to his mother; and his mother took two hundred shekels of silver, and gave them to the founder...
Psalm 115:4-8 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands...
Psalm 135:15,18 The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands...
Jeremiah 10:3-5,9 For the customs of the people are vain: for one cuts a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the ax...
Hosea 8:6 For from Israel was it also: the workman made it; therefore it is not God: but the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces.
Habakkuk 2:18,19 What profits the graven image that the maker thereof has graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies...
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Psalm 115:4 But their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands.
Isaiah 2:8 Their land is full of idols; they bow down to the work of their hands, to what their fingers have made.
Isaiah 2:20 In that day people will throw away to the moles and bats their idols of silver and idols of gold, which they made to worship.
Isaiah 30:22 Then you will desecrate your idols overlaid with silver and your images covered with gold; you will throw them away like a menstrual cloth and say to them, "Away with you!"
Isaiah 41:7 The metalworker encourages the goldsmith, and the one who smooths with the hammer spurs on the one who strikes the anvil. One says of the welding, "It is good." The other nails down the idol so it will not topple.
Isaiah 44:10 Who shapes a god and casts an idol, which can profit nothing?
Isaiah 44:12 The blacksmith takes a tool and works with it in the coals; he shapes an idol with hammers, he forges it with the might of his arm. He gets hungry and loses his strength; he drinks no water and grows faint.