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Psalm 135:15–18

15  rThe idols of the nations are silver and gold,

the work of human hands.

16  They have mouths, but do not speak;

they have eyes, but do not see;

17  they have ears, but do not hear,

nor is there any breath in their mouths.

18  Those who make them become like them,

so do all who trust in them.

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Psalm 135:15–18 — The New International Version (NIV)

15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold,

made by human hands.

16 They have mouths, but cannot speak,

eyes, but cannot see.

17 They have ears, but cannot hear,

nor is there breath in their mouths.

18 Those who make them will be like them,

and so will all who trust in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

15 The idols of the heathen are silver and gold,

The work of men’s hands.

16 They have mouths, but they speak not;

Eyes have they, but they see not;

17 They have ears, but they hear not;

Neither is there any breath in their mouths.

18 They that make them are like unto them:

So is every one that trusteth in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

15 The idols of the nations are merely things of silver and gold,

shaped by human hands.

16 They have mouths but cannot speak,

and eyes but cannot see.

17 They have ears but cannot hear,

and mouths but cannot breathe.

18 And those who make idols are just like them,

as are all who trust in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold,

The work of men’s hands.

16 They have mouths, but they do not speak;

Eyes they have, but they do not see;

17 They have ears, but they do not hear;

Nor is there any breath in their mouths.

18 Those who make them are like them;

So is everyone who trusts in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — New Century Version (NCV)

15 The idols of other nations are made of silver and gold,

the work of human hands.

16 They have mouths, but they cannot speak.

They have eyes, but they cannot see.

17 They have ears, but they cannot hear.

They have no breath in their mouths.

18 People who make idols will be like them,

and so will those who trust them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — American Standard Version (ASV)

15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold,

The work of men’s hands.

16 They have mouths, but they speak not;

Eyes have they, but they see not;

17 They have ears, but they hear not;

Neither is there any breath in their mouths.

18 They that make them shall be like unto them;

Yea, every one that trusteth in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands: 16 They have a mouth, and they speak not; eyes have they, and they see not; 17 They have ears, and they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouth. 18 They that make them are like unto them, —every one that confideth in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

15 The idols of the nations are made of silver and gold. 

They were made by human hands.

16 They have mouths, but they cannot speak. 

They have eyes, but they cannot see. 

17 They have ears, but they cannot hear. 

They cannot breathe. 

18 Those who make idols end up like them. 

So does everyone who trusts them. 

Psalm 135:15–18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 The idols of the nations are of silver and gold,

made by human hands.

16 They have mouths but cannot speak,

eyes, but cannot see.

17 They have ears but cannot hear;

indeed, there is no breath in their mouths.

18 Those who make them are just like them,

as are all who trust in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold,

the work of human hands.

16 They have mouths, but they do not speak;

they have eyes, but they do not see;

17 they have ears, but they do not hear,

and there is no breath in their mouths.

18 Those who make them

and all who trust them

shall become like them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold,

the work of the hands of humankind.

16 They have mouths, but cannot speak;

they have eyes, but cannot see;

17 they have ears, but cannot hear;

there is not even breath in their mouths.

18 Those who make them become like them,

as does everyone who trusts in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

15 The statues of the gods of the nations are made of silver and gold.

They are made by the hands of men.

16 They have mouths, but they can’t speak.

They have eyes, but they can’t see.

17 They have ears, but they can’t hear.

They have mouths, but they can’t breathe.

18 Those who make statues of gods will be like them.

So will all those who trust in them.

Psalm 135:15–18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

15 The idols of the nations are but silver and gold,

The work of man’s hands.

16 They have mouths, but they do not speak;

They have eyes, but they do not see;

17 They have ears, but they do not hear,

Nor is there any breath at all in their mouths.

18 Those who make them will be like them,

Yes, everyone who trusts in them.


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