Deuteronomy 4:28
Good News Translation
There you will serve gods made by human hands, gods of wood and stone, gods that cannot see or hear, eat or smell.

Contemporary English Version
There you will have to worship gods made of wood and stone, and these are nothing but idols that can't see or hear or eat or smell.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there you shall serve gods, that were framed with men's hands: wood and stone, that neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

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And there you shall serve gods, that were framed with men's hands: wood and stone, that neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

ye shall

Deuteronomy 28:36,64 The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king, whom thou shalt have appointed over thee, into a nation which thou and thy fathers know not: and there thou shalt serve strange gods, wood and stone. . . .

1 Samuel 26:19 Now therefore hear, I pray thee, my lord the king, the words of thy servant: If the Lord stir thee up against me, let him accept of sacrifice: but if the sons of men, they are cursed in the sight of the Lord, who have cast me out this day, that I should not dwell in the inheritance of the Lord, saying: Go, serve strange gods.

Jeremiah 16:13 So I will cast you forth out of this land, into a land which you know not, nor your fathers: and there you shall serve strange gods day and night, which shall not give you any rest.

Ezekiel 20:32,39 Neither shall the thought of your mind come to pass, by which you say: We will be as the Gentiles, and as the families of the earth, to worship stocks and stones. . . .

Acts 7:42 And God turned and gave them up to serve the host of heaven, as it is written in the books of the prophets: Did you offer victims and sacrifices to me for forty years, in the desert, O house of Israel?

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Psalm 115:4-7 The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of the hands of men. . . .

Psalm 135:15,16 The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of men's hands. . . .

Isaiah 44:9 The makers of idols are all of them nothing, and their best beloved things shall not profit them. They are their witnesses, that they do not see, nor understand, that they may be ashamed.

Isaiah 45:20 Assemble yourselves, and come, and draw near together, ye that are saved of the Gentiles: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven work, and pray to a god that cannot save.

Isaiah 46:7 You that contribute gold out of the bag, and weigh out silver in the scales: and hire a goldsmith to make a god: and they fall down and worship.

Jeremiah 10:3,9 For the laws of the people are vain: for the works of the hand of the workman hath cut a tree out of the forest with an axe. . . .

Context
Warning Against Idolatry
27And scatter you among all nations, and you shall remain a few among the nations, to which the Lord shall lead you. 28And there you shall serve gods, that were framed with men's hands: wood and stone, that neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.29And when thou shalt seek there the Lord thy God, thou shalt find him: yet so, if thou seek him with all thy heart, and all the affliction of thy soul.…
Cross References
Acts 19:26
And you see and hear that this Paul, by persuasion hath drawn away a great multitude, not only of Ephesus, but almost of all Asia, saying: they are not gods which are made by hands.

Revelation 9:20
And the rest of the men, who were not slain by these plagues, did not do penance from the works of their hands, that they should not adore devils and idols of gold and silver and brass and stone and wood, which neither can see nor hear nor walk:

Deuteronomy 28:36
The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king, whom thou shalt have appointed over thee, into a nation which thou and thy fathers know not: and there thou shalt serve strange gods, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 28:64
The Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from the farthest parts of the earth to the ends thereof: and there thou shalt serve strange gods, which both thou art ignorant of and thy fathers, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 29:17
You have seen their abominations and filth, that is to say, their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which they worshipped.

Psalm 115:4
The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of the hands of men.

Psalm 135:15
The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of men's hands.

Isaiah 26:14
Let not the dead live, let not the giants rise again: therefore hast visited and destroyed them, and hast destroyed all their memory.

Isaiah 44:12
The smith hath wrought with his file, with coals, and with hammers he hath formed it, and hath wrought with the strength of his arm: he shall hunger and faint, he shall drink no water, and shall be weary.

Jeremiah 16:13
So I will cast you forth out of this land, into a land which you know not, nor your fathers: and there you shall serve strange gods day and night, which shall not give you any rest.

Additional Translations
And there you will serve man-made gods of wood and stone, which cannot see or hear or eat or smell.And there you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

And ye shall there serve other gods, the works of the hands of men, wood and stones, which cannot see, nor can they hear, nor eat, nor smell.

And ye shall there serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

There you shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

and ye have served there gods, work of man's hands, wood and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.
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