What likeness will you set up for comparison with him?o
and a metalworker plates with gold
and makes silver chains for?p
that will not rot.D
He looks for a skilled craftsman
to set up an idol that will not fall over.q
21 Do you not know?r
Have you not heard?
Has it not been declared to you
from the beginning?
Have you not considered
the foundations of the earth?s
its inhabitants are like grasshoppers.t
He stretches out the heavens like thin clothu
and spreads them out like a tent to live in.v
23 He reduces princes to nothingw
and makes judges of the earth like a wasteland.
their stem hardly takes root in the ground
when he blows on them and they wither,
and a whirlwind carries them away like stubble.x
25 “To whom will you compare me,y
or who is my equal?” asks the Holy One.
Or who is too poor for such an offering, or who chooses mulberry wood as a votive gift; Hb obscure