Hab. 2:18 KJV (With Strong’s)

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What profiteth
ya`al (Hebrew #3276)
properly, to ascend; figuratively, to be valuable (objectively: useful, subjectively: benefited)
KJV usage: X at all, set forward, can do good, (be, have) profit, (able).
Pronounce: yaw-al'
Origin: a primitive root
the graven image
pecel (Hebrew #6459)
an idol
KJV usage: carved (graven) image.
Pronounce: peh'-sel
Origin: from 6458
that the maker
yatsar (Hebrew #3335)
((compare 3331)); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. form a resolution)
KJV usage: X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make(-r), potter, purpose.
Pronounce: yaw-tsar'
Origin: probably identical with 3334 (through the squeezing into shape)
thereof hath graven
pacal (Hebrew #6458)
to carve, whether wood or stone
KJV usage: grave, hew.
Pronounce: paw-sal'
Origin: a primitive root
it; the molten image
maccekah (Hebrew #4541)
properly, a pouring over, i.e. fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication, a libation, i.e. league; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out)
KJV usage: covering, molten (image), vail.
Pronounce: mas-say-kaw'
Origin: from 5258
, and a teacher
yarah (Hebrew #3384)
{yaw-raw'}; a primitive root; properly, to flow as water (i.e. to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach
KJV usage: (+) archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, shew, shoot, teach(-er,-ing), through.
Pronounce: yaw-raw'
Origin: or (2 Chr. 26:15) yara
of lies
sheqer (Hebrew #8267)
an untruth; by implication, a sham (often adverbial)
KJV usage: without a cause, deceit(-ful), false(-hood, -ly), feignedly, liar, + lie, lying, vain (thing), wrongfully.
Pronounce: sheh'-ker
Origin: from 8266
, that the ψmaker
yatsar (Hebrew #3335)
((compare 3331)); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. form a resolution)
KJV usage: X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make(-r), potter, purpose.
Pronounce: yaw-tsar'
Origin: probably identical with 3334 (through the squeezing into shape)
of his work
yetser (Hebrew #3336)
a form; figuratively, conception (i.e. purpose)
KJV usage: frame, thing framed, imagination, mind, work.
Pronounce: yay'-tser
Origin: from 3335
trusteth
batach (Hebrew #982)
properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as 2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure
KJV usage: be bold (confident, secure, sure), careless (one, woman), put confidence, (make to) hope, (put, make to) trust.
Pronounce: baw-takh'
Origin: a primitive root
therein, to make
`asah (Hebrew #6213)
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows)
KJV usage: accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, pracise, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, X sacrifice, serve, set, shew, X sin, spend, X surely, take, X thoroughly, trim, X very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.
Pronounce: aw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
dumb
'illem (Hebrew #483)
speechless
KJV usage: dumb (man).
Pronounce: il-lame'
Origin: from 481
idols
'eliyl (Hebrew #457)
good for nothing, by anal. vain or vanity; specifically an idol
KJV usage: idol, no value, thing of nought.
Pronounce: el-eel'
Origin: apparently from 408
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fashioner of his fashion.

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profiteth.
Isa. 37:38• 38And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons smote him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat. And Esarhaddon his son reigned in his stead. (Isa. 37:38)
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Isa. 42:17• 17They shall be turned back, they shall be covered with shame, that confide in graven images, that say to the molten images, Ye are our gods. (Isa. 42:17)
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Isa. 44:9‑10• 9They that form a graven image are all of them vanity, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor know;--that they may be ashamed.
10Who hath formed a *god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?
(Isa. 44:9‑10)
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Isa. 45:16,20• 16They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them; they shall go away in confusion together, the makers of idols.
20Gather yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations. They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a *god that cannot save.
(Isa. 45:16,20)
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Isa. 46:1‑2,6‑8• 1Bel is bowed down, Nebo bendeth; their idols are upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: the things ye carried are laid on, a burden to the weary beast.
2They bend, they are bowed down together; they could not deliver the burden, and themselves are gone into captivity.
6--They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance; they hire a goldsmith, and he maketh it a *god: they fall down, yea, they worship.
7They bear him on the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place; there he standeth, he doth not remove from his place: yea, one crieth unto him, and he answereth not; he saveth him not out of his trouble.
8Remember this, and shew yourselves men; call it to mind, ye transgressors.
(Isa. 46:1‑2,6‑8)
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Jer. 2:27‑28• 27saying to a stock, Thou art my father; and to a stone, Thou hast brought me forth; for they have turned the back unto me, and not the face; and in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us!
28Where then are thy gods that thou hast made for thyself? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy trouble: for as the number of thy cities, are thy gods, O Judah.
(Jer. 2:27‑28)
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Jer. 10:3‑5• 3For the statutes of the peoples are vanity; for it is a tree cut out of the forest, worked with a chisel by the hands of the artizan;
4they deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.
5They are as a palm-column of turned work, and they speak not; they are carried, for they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.
(Jer. 10:3‑5)
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Jer. 50:2• 2Declare ye among the nations, and publish, and lift up a banner; publish, conceal not! Say, Babylon is taken, Bel is put to shame, Merodach is dismayed: her images are put to shame, her idols are dismayed. (Jer. 50:2)
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Rom. 6:21• 21What fruit therefore had ye *then* in the things of which ye are *now* ashamed? for the end of *them* is death. (Rom. 6:21)
a teacher.
Jer. 10:8,14‑15• 8But they are one and all senseless and foolish; the teaching of vanities is a stock.
14Every man is become brutish, bereft of knowledge; every founder is put to shame by the graven image, for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
15They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
(Jer. 10:8,14‑15)
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Jonah 2:8• 8They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy. (Jonah 2:8)
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Zech. 10:2• 2For the teraphim have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams: they comfort in vain. Therefore they have gone away as a flock, they are in distress, because there is no shepherd. (Zech. 10:2)
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Rom. 1:23‑25• 23and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.
24Wherefore God gave them up also in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, to dishonour their bodies between themselves:
25who changed the truth of God into falsehood, and honoured and served the creature more than him who had created it, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
(Rom. 1:23‑25)
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2 Thess. 2:9‑11• 9whose coming is according to the working of Satan in all power and signs and wonders of falsehood,
10and in all deceit of unrighteousness to them that perish, because they have not received the love of the truth that they might be saved.
11And for this reason God sends to them a working of error, that they should believe what is false,
(2 Thess. 2:9‑11)
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1 Tim. 4:1‑2• 1But the Spirit speaks expressly, that in latter times some shall apostatise from the faith, giving their mind to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons
2speaking lies in hypocrisy, cauterised as to their own conscience,
(1 Tim. 4:1‑2)
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Rev. 13:11‑15• 11And I saw another beast rising out of the earth; and it had two horns like to a lamb, and spake as a dragon;
12and it exercises all the authority of the first beast before it, and causes the earth and those that dwell in it to do homage to the first beast, whose wound of death was healed.
13And it works great signs, that it should cause even fire to come down from heaven to the earth before men.
14And it deceives those that dwell upon the earth by reason of the signs which it was given to it to work before the beast, saying to those that dwell upon the earth to make an image to the beast, which has the wound of the sword, and lived.
15And it was given to it to give breath to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should also speak, and should cause that as many as should not do homage to the image of the beast should be killed.
(Rev. 13:11‑15)
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Rev. 19:20• 20And the beast was taken, and the false prophet that was with him, who wrought the signs before him by which he deceived them that received the mark of the beast, and those that worship his image. Alive were both cast into the lake of fire which burns with brimstone; (Rev. 19:20)
that the.
Psa. 115:4‑8• 4Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:
5They have a mouth, and they speak not; eyes have they, and they see not;
6They have ears, and they hear not; a nose have they, and they smell not;
7They have hands, and they handle not; feet have they, and they walk not; they give no sound through their throat.
8They that make them are like unto them,--every one that confideth in them.
(Psa. 115:4‑8)
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Psa. 135:15‑18• 15The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:
16They have a mouth, and they speak not; eyes have they, and they see not;
17They have ears, and they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouth.
18They that make them are like unto them,--every one that confideth in them.
(Psa. 135:15‑18)
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Isa. 1:31• 31And the strong shall be for tow, and his work a spark; and they shall both burn together, and there shall be none to quench them. (Isa. 1:31)
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Isa. 44:14‑20• 14When he heweth him down cedars, he taketh also a holm-oak and a terebinth--he chooseth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth a pine, and the rain maketh it grow.
15And it shall be for a man to burn, and he taketh thereof, and warmeth himself; he kindleth it also, and baketh bread; he maketh also a *god, and worshippeth it; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down thereto.
16He burneth part thereof in the fire; with part thereof he eateth flesh, he roasteth roast, and is satisfied; yea, he is warm, and saith, Aha, I am become warm, I have seen the fire.
17And with the remainder thereof he maketh a *god, his graven image; he falleth down unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me, for thou art my *god.
18They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.
19And none taketh it to heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire, and have also baked bread upon the coals thereof, I have roasted flesh, and eaten it, and with the rest thereof shall I make an abomination? shall I bow down to a block of wood?
20He feedeth on ashes; a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
(Isa. 44:14‑20)
maker of his work.
Heb. fashioner of his fashion.
dumb.

J. N. Darby Translation

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What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it? the molten image, and the teacher of falsehood, that the maker of his work dependeth thereon, to make dumb idols?