Isaiah 2:20
New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
On that day of judgment they will abandon the gold and silver idols they made for themselves to worship. They will leave their gods to the rodents and bats,

English Standard Version
In that day mankind will cast away their idols of silver and their idols of gold, which they made for themselves to worship, to the moles and to the bats,

Berean Study Bible
In that day men will cast away their idols of silver and gold—the idols they made to worship—away to the moles and bats.

New American Standard Bible
In that day men will cast away to the moles and the bats Their idols of silver and their idols of gold, Which they made for themselves to worship,

King James Bible
In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

Christian Standard Bible
On that day people will throw their silver and gold idols, which they made to worship, to the moles and the bats.

Contemporary English Version
On that day everyone will throw to the moles and bats their idols of silver and gold they made to worship.

Good News Translation
When that day comes, they will throw away the gold and silver idols they have made, and abandon them to the moles and the bats.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On that day people will throw their silver and gold idols, which they made to worship, to the moles and the bats.

International Standard Version
At that time, mankind will throw their silver and gold idols that their fingers have made as objects of worship to the moles and to the bats.

NET Bible
At that time men will throw their silver and gold idols, which they made for themselves to worship, into the caves where rodents and bats live,

New Heart English Bible
In that day, men shall cast away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which have been made for themselves to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
On that day people will throw to the moles and the bats the silver and gold idols that they made for themselves to worship.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In that day a man shall cast away His idols of silver, and his idols of gold, Which they made for themselves to worship, To the moles and to the bats;

New American Standard 1977
In that day men will cast away to the moles and the bats Their idols of silver and their idols of gold, Which they made for themselves to worship,

Jubilee Bible 2000
In that day man shall cast his idols of silver and his idols of gold (which they made each one for himself to worship) into the caves of the moles and of the bats,

King James 2000 Bible
In that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made, each for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

American King James Version
In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

American Standard Version
In that day men shall cast away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which have been made for them to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For in that day a man shall cast forth his silver and gold abominations, which they made in order to worship vanities and bats;

Douay-Rheims Bible
In that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which he had made for himself to adore, moles and bats.

Darby Bible Translation
In that day men shall cast away their idols of silver and their idols of gold, which they made [each] for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

English Revised Version
In that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made for him to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

Webster's Bible Translation
In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

World English Bible
In that day, men shall cast away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which have been made for themselves to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

Young's Literal Translation
In that day doth man cast his idols of silver, And his idols of gold, That they have made for him to worship, To moles, and to bats,
Study Bible
The Day of Reckoning
19Men will flee to caves in the rocks and holes in the ground, away from the terror of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty, when He rises to shake the earth. 20In that day men will cast away their idols of silver and gold— the idols they made to worship— away to the moles and bats. 21They will flee to caverns in the rocks and crevices in the cliffs, away from the terror of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty, when He rises to shake the earth.…
Cross References
Luke 23:30
At that time 'they will say to the mountains, "Fall on us!" and to the hills, "Cover us!"'

Leviticus 11:19
the stork, and any kind of heron; the hoopoe and the bat.

Isaiah 17:8
They will not look to the altars they have made with their hands or to the Asherahs and incense altars they have made with their fingers.

Isaiah 30:22
So you will desecrate your silver-plated idols and your gold-plated images. You will throw them away like menstrual cloths, saying, "Be gone!"

Isaiah 31:7
For on that day, every one of you will reject the idols of silver and gold that your own hands have sinfully made.

Isaiah 40:19
To an idol that a craftsman casts and a metalworker overlays with gold and fits with silver chains?

Ezekiel 7:19
They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will seem unclean. Their silver and gold cannot save them in the day of the wrath of the LORD. They cannot satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs with wealth, for it became the stumbling block that brought their iniquity.

Ezekiel 14:6
Therefore tell the house of Israel that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Repent and turn away from your idols; turn your faces away from all your abominations.

Ezekiel 36:25
I will also sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean. I will cleanse you from all your impurities and all your idols.

Treasury of Scripture

In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;

cast

Isaiah 30:22
Ye shall defile also the covering of thy graven images of silver, and the ornament of thy molten images of gold: thou shalt cast them away as a menstruous cloth; thou shalt say unto it, Get thee hence.

Isaiah 31:7
For in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin.

Isaiah 46:1
Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast.

his idols of silver.

Isaiah 46:6
They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he maketh it a god: they fall down, yea, they worship.

each one for himself to.







Lexicon
In that
הַהוּא֙ (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

day
בַּיּ֤וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

men
הָאָדָ֔ם (hā·’ā·ḏām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 120: Ruddy, a human being

will cast away
יַשְׁלִ֣יךְ (yaš·lîḵ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7993: To throw out, down, away

their idols
אֱלִילֵ֣י (’ĕ·lî·lê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 457: Good for, nothing, by anal, vain, vanity, an idol

of silver
כַסְפּ֔וֹ (ḵas·pōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3701: Silver, money

and
וְאֵ֖ת (wə·’êṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

gold—
זְהָב֑וֹ (zə·hā·ḇōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

[the idols]
אֲשֶׁ֤ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they made
עָֽשׂוּ־ (‘ā·śū-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

to worship—
לְהִֽשְׁתַּחֲוֺ֔ת (lə·hiš·ta·ḥă·wōṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 7812: To depress, prostrate

away to the moles
לַחְפֹּ֥ר (laḥ·pōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 2661: A burrower, a rat

and bats.
וְלָעֲטַלֵּפִֽים׃ (wə·lā·‘ă·ṭal·lê·p̄îm)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5847: A bat
(20) A man shall cast his idols of silver . . .--The picture of the earthquake is still continued. The men who have taken refuge in the caves fling away the idols, that they have found powerless to help them, to the moles and bats which had their dwelling there. It is perhaps significant that the animals thus named were proverbial for their blindness and love of darkness. Such, the prophet seems to say, were the fit custodians of the idols whom none could worship except those that hated the light and were spiritually blind.

Which they made each one for himself.--Better, which they (the carvers of the idol) made for him (the worshipper).

Verse 20. - In that day a man shall cast, etc, When the idols disappoint their worship-pets, and prove to be unable to save them, they are treated with scorn and ignominy. The African beats his fetish on such occasions. The Israelites would fling theirs to the moles and the bats. Idols of silver... idols of gold (comp. Exodus 20:23; Psalm 115:4: 135:15; Isaiah 30:22; Isaiah 31:7; Hosea 8:4; Hosea 13:2). A passage of Habakkuk (Habakkuk 2:19) shows that sometimes the main bulk of the idol was of stone, which was overlaid with a coating of one or other of the two precious metals; but it would seem that ordinarily the entire image was either of gold or silver (comp. Exodus 32:4, 24; 1 Kings 12:28). No doubt it was thought that the god worshipped through the image was more honored, and therefore better pleased, by the more costly material. Which they made each one for himself; rather, which they (i.e. the manufacturers) have made for him. Idol-making was a trade, as we see by the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 19:24-27). To the moles; literally, to the dig-holes. The metaphor must not be pressed. They would throw the idols into holes and corners, pits and caverns, where moles and bats might be expected to be the only visitants. Some idea of the blindness implied in any regard for idols may have prompted the imagery. 2:10-22 The taking of Jerusalem by the Chaldeans seems first meant here, when idolatry among the Jews was done away; but our thoughts are led forward to the destruction of all the enemies of Christ. It is folly for those who are pursued by the wrath of God, to think to hide or shelter themselves from it. The shaking of the earth will be terrible to those who set their affections on things of the earth. Men's haughtiness will be brought down, either by the grace of God convincing them of the evil of pride, or by the providence of God depriving them of all the things they were proud of. The day of the Lord shall be upon those things in which they put their confidence. Those who will not be reasoned out of their sins, sooner or later shall be frightened out of them. Covetous men make money their god; but the time will come when they will feel it as much their burden. This whole passage may be applied to the case of an awakened sinner, ready to leave all that his soul may be saved. The Jews were prone to rely on their heathen neighbours; but they are here called upon to cease from depending on mortal man. We are all prone to the same sin. Then let not man be your fear, let not him be your hope; but let your hope be in the Lord your God. Let us make this our great concern.
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