Isa. 44:9 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Theyg that make
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)
a graven image
pecel (Hebrew #6459)
an idol
KJV usage: carved (graven) image.
Pronounce: peh'-sel
Origin: from 6458
are all of them vanity
tohuw (Hebrew #8414)
a desolation (of surface), i.e. desert; figuratively, a worthless thing; adverbially, in vain
KJV usage: confusion, empty place, without form, nothing, (thing of) nought, vain, vanity, waste, wilderness.
Pronounce: to'-hoo
Origin: from an unused root meaning to lie waste
; and their μdelectable things
chamad (Hebrew #2530)
to delight in
KJV usage: beauty, greatly beloved, covet, delectable thing, (X great) delight, desire, goodly, lust, (be) pleasant (thing), precious (thing).
Pronounce: khaw-mad'
Origin: a primitive root
shall not profit
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
; and they are their own witnesses
`ed (Hebrew #5707)
concretely, a witness; abstractly, testimony; specifically, a recorder, i.e. prince
KJV usage: witness.
Pronounce: ayd
Origin: contracted from 5749
; they see
ra'ah (Hebrew #7200)
to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative)
KJV usage: advise self, appear, approve, behold, X certainly, consider, discern, (make to) enjoy, have experience, gaze, take heed, X indeed, X joyfully, lo, look (on, one another, one on another, one upon another, out, up, upon), mark, meet, X be near, perceive, present, provide, regard, (have) respect, (fore-, cause to, let) see(-r, -m, one another), shew (self), X sight of others, (e-)spy, stare, X surely, X think, view, visions.
Pronounce: raw-aw'
Origin: a primitive root
not, nor know
yada` (Hebrew #3045)
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively, instruction, designation, punishment, etc.) (as follow)
KJV usage: acknowledge, acquaintance(-ted with), advise, answer, appoint, assuredly, be aware, (un-)awares, can(-not), certainly, comprehend, consider, X could they, cunning, declare, be diligent, (can, cause to) discern, discover, endued with, familiar friend, famous, feel, can have, be (ig-)norant, instruct, kinsfolk, kinsman, (cause to let, make) know, (come to give, have, take) knowledge, have (knowledge), (be, make, make to be, make self) known, + be learned, + lie by man, mark, perceive, privy to, X prognosticator, regard, have respect, skilful, shew, can (man of) skill, be sure, of a surety, teach, (can) tell, understand, have (understanding), X will be, wist, wit, wot.
Pronounce: yaw-dah'
Origin: a primitive root
; that they may be ashamed
buwsh (Hebrew #954)
properly, to pale, i.e. by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed or delayed
KJV usage: (be, make, bring to, cause, put to, with, a-)shamed(-d), be (put to) confounded(-fusion), become dry, delay, be long.
Pronounce: boosh
Origin: a primitive root
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Isa. 41:24,29• 24Behold, ye are less than nothing, and your work is of nought; an abomination is he that chooseth you. …
29Behold, they are all vanity, their works are nought, their molten images are wind and emptiness.
(Isa. 41:24,29)
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Deut. 27:15• 15Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination to Jehovah, a work of the craftsman's hand, and putteth it up secretly! And all the people shall answer and say, Amen. (Deut. 27:15)
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Psa. 97:7• 7Ashamed be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols. Worship him, all ye gods. (Psa. 97:7)
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Jer. 10:3‑8,14‑15• 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.
6There is none like unto thee, Jehovah; thou art great, and thy name is great in might.
7Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? For to thee doth it appertain; for among all the wise men of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, there is none like unto thee.
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. 10:3‑8,14‑15)
and their.
Isa. 2:20‑21• 20In 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;
21to go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the fissures of the cliffs, from before the terror of Jehovah, and from the glory of his majesty, when he shall arise to terrify the earth.
(Isa. 2:20‑21)
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Isa. 37:18‑20• 18Of a truth, Jehovah, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the lands, and their countries,
19and have cast their gods into the fire; for they were no gods, but the work of men's hands, wood and stone; and they have destroyed them.
20And now, Jehovah our God, save us out of his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou art Jehovah, thou only.
(Isa. 37:18‑20)
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Isa. 46:1‑2,6‑7• 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.
(Isa. 46:1‑2,6‑7)
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Judg. 10:14• 14Go and cry to the gods that ye have chosen: let them save you in the time of your trouble. (Judg. 10:14)
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1 Kings 18:26‑40• 26And they took the bullock which had been given them, and sacrificed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, O Baal, answer us! But there was no voice, and none answered. And they leaped about the altar that had been made.
27And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them and said, Cry aloud; for he is a god; for he is meditating, or gone aside, or he is on a journey; perhaps he sleeps, and will awake.
28And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with swords and spears, till the blood gushed out upon them.
29And it came to pass when midday was past, that they prophesied until the time of the offering up of the oblation; but there was neither voice, nor any that answered, nor any attention.
30Then Elijah said to all the people, Draw near to me. And all the people drew near to him. And he repaired the altar of Jehovah which was broken down.
31And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of Jehovah came saying, Israel shall be thy name;
32and with the stones he built an altar in the name of Jehovah, and made a trench round about the altar, of the capacity of two measures of seed;
33and he put the wood in order, and cut the bullock in pieces, and laid it on the wood. And he said, Fill four pitchers with water, and pour it on the burnt-offering, and on the wood.
34And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.
35And the water ran round about the altar; and he filled the trench also with water.
36And it came to pass at the time of the offering up of the oblation, that Elijah the prophet drew near, and said, Jehovah, God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things by thy word.
37Answer me, Jehovah, answer me, that this people may know that thou Jehovah art God, and that *thou* hast turned their heart back again.
38And the fire of Jehovah fell, and consumed the burnt-offering, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
39And all the people saw it, and they fell on their faces and said, Jehovah, he is God! Jehovah, he is God!
40And Elijah said to them, Seize the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape! And they seized them; and Elijah brought them down to the torrent of Kishon, and slaughtered them there.
(1 Kings 18:26‑40)
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Jer. 2:11,27‑28• 11Hath a nation changed its gods? and they are no gods;--but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.
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. 2:11,27‑28)
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Jer. 14:22• 22Are there any among the vanities of the nations that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? Art not thou HE, Jehovah, our God? And we wait upon thee; for thou hast made all these things. (Jer. 14:22)
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Jer. 16:19‑20• 19Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit.
20Shall a man make gods unto himself, and they are no-gods?
(Jer. 16:19‑20)
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Dan. 5:23• 23but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of the heavens; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy nobles, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified: (Dan. 5:23)
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Hos. 8:4‑6• 4They have set up kings, but not by me; they have made princes, and I knew it not; of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.
5Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will they be incapable of purity?
6For from Israel is this also:--a workman made it, and it is no God: for the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces.
(Hos. 8:4‑6)
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Hab. 2:18‑20• 18What 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?
19Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake! to the dumb stone, Arise! Shall it teach? Behold it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
20But Jehovah is in his holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before him!
(Hab. 2:18‑20)
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1 Cor. 8:4• 4--concerning then the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God save one. (1 Cor. 8:4)
delectable.
Heb. desirable.
their own.
Isa. 44:18,20• 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.
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. 44:18,20)
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Isa. 42:18• 18--Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see. (Isa. 42:18)
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Isa. 43:8• 8Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears. (Isa. 43:8)
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Isa. 45:20• 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. 45:20)
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Psa. 115:8• 8They that make them are like unto them,--every one that confideth in them. (Psa. 115:8)
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Psa. 135:18• 18They that make them are like unto them,--every one that confideth in them. (Psa. 135:18)
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Rom. 1:22• 22professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, (Rom. 1:22)
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2 Cor. 4:4• 4in whom the god of this world has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine forth for them. (2 Cor. 4:4)
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Eph. 4:18• 18being darkened in understanding, estranged from the life of God by reason of the ignorance which is in them, by reason of the hardness of their hearts, (Eph. 4:18)
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Eph. 5:8• 8for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light, (Eph. 5:8)

J. N. Darby Translation

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They that form a graven image are all of them vanityg, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor knowh;—that they may be ashamed.

JND Translation Notes

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As ch. 40.17,23.
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Or "they are witnesses for them, since they see not nor know."