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Habakkuk 2:18

18  p“What profit is an idol

when its maker has shaped it,

a metal image, qa teacher of lies?

For its maker trusts in his own creation

when he makes rspeechless idols!

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Habakkuk 2:18 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 “Of what value is an idol carved by a craftsman?

Or an image that teaches lies?

For the one who makes it trusts in his own creation;

he makes idols that cannot speak.

Habakkuk 2:18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it;

The molten image, and a teacher of lies,

That the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?

Habakkuk 2:18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 “What good is an idol carved by man,

or a cast image that deceives you?

How foolish to trust in your own creation—

a god that can’t even talk!

Habakkuk 2:18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 “What profit is the image, that its maker should carve it,

The molded image, a teacher of lies,

That the maker of its mold should trust in it,

To make mute idols?

Habakkuk 2:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 “An idol does no good, because a human made it;

it is only a statue that teaches lies.

The one who made it expects his own work to help him,

but he makes idols that can’t even speak!

Habakkuk 2:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 What profiteth the graven image, that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he that fashioneth its form trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?

Habakkuk 2:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 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?

Habakkuk 2:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 “What benefit is there in a carved idol

when its maker has carved it?

What benefit is there in a molded statue, a teacher of lies,

when its maker has molded it?

The one who formed it trusts himself

to make worthless idols that cannot speak.

Habakkuk 2:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 What use is a carved idol

after its craftsman carves it?

It is only a cast image, a teacher of lies.

For the one who crafts its shape trusts in it

and makes idols that cannot speak.

Habakkuk 2:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 What use is an idol

once its maker has shaped it—

a cast image, a teacher of lies?

For its maker trusts in what has been made,

though the product is only an idol that cannot speak!

Habakkuk 2:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 What value is an idol

when its carver has fashioned it,

a molten idol, a teacher of lies?

For he who fashioned his creation trusts in it,

though making mute idols!

Habakkuk 2:18 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

18 “If someone carves a statue of a god, what is it worth?

What value is there in a god

that teaches lies?

The one who trusts in another god

worships his own creation.

He makes statues of gods that can’t speak.

Habakkuk 2:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 What profit is the idol when its maker has carved it,

Or an image, a teacher of falsehood?

For its maker trusts in his own handiwork

When he fashions speechless idols.