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Isaiah 44:20

20 He feeds on ashes;

oA deceived heart has turned him aside;

And he cannot deliver his soul,

Nor say, “Is there not a plie in my right hand?”

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Isaiah 44:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 Such a person feeds on ashes; a deluded heart misleads him;

he cannot save himself, or say,

“Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?”

Isaiah 44:20 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 He feeds on ashes; a deluded heart has led him astray, and he cannot deliver himself or say, “Is there not a lie in my right hand?”

Isaiah 44:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 He 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?

Isaiah 44:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 The poor, deluded fool feeds on ashes.

He trusts something that can’t help him at all.

Yet he cannot bring himself to ask,

“Is this idol that I’m holding in my hand a lie?”

Isaiah 44:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 He doesn’t know what he is doing;

his confused mind leads him the wrong way.

He cannot save himself

or say, “This statue I am holding is a false god.”

Isaiah 44:20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 He feedeth on ashes; a deceived heart hath turned him aside; and he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?

Isaiah 44:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 He 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?

Isaiah 44:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 They eat ashes because they are deceived. Their own misguided minds lead them astray. They can’t rescue themselves or ask themselves, “Isn’t what I hold in my right hand a false god?”

Isaiah 44:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 He feeds on ashes.

His deceived mind has led him astray,

and he cannot deliver himself,

or say, “Isn’t there a lie in my right hand?”

Isaiah 44:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 He feeds on ashes; a deluded mind has led him astray, and he cannot save himself or say, “Is not this thing in my right hand a fraud?”

Isaiah 44:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 He feeds on ashes; a deceived mind misleads him.

And he cannot save himself, and he cannot say,

“Is this not an illusion in my right hand?”

Isaiah 44:20 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

20 That’s as foolish as eating ashes!

The mind of someone like that

has led him down the wrong path.

He can’t save himself.

He can’t bring himself to say,

“This thing I’m holding in my right hand

isn’t really a god at all.”

Isaiah 44:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 He feeds on ashes; a deceived heart has turned him aside. And he cannot deliver himself, nor say, “Is there not a lie in my right hand?”