Isaiah 44:10
Good News Translation
It does no good to make a metal image to worship as a god!

Contemporary English Version
Why make an idol or an image that can't do a thing?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who hath formed a god, and made a graven thing that is profitable for nothing?

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Who hath formed a god, and made a graven thing that is profitable for nothing?

1 Kings 12:28 And finding out a device, he made two golden calves, and said to them: Go ye up no more to Jerusalem: Behold thy gods, O Israel, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt.

Jeremiah 10:5 They are framed after the likeness of a palm tree, and shall not speak: they must be carried to be removed, because they cannot go. Therefore fear them not, for they can neither do evil nor good.

Daniel 3:1,14 King Nabuchodonosor made a statue of gold, of sixty cubits high, and six cubits broad, and he set it up in the plain of Dura, of the province of Babylon. . . .

Habakkuk 2:18 What doth the graven thing avail, because the maker thereof hath graven it, a molten, and a false image? because the forger thereof hath trusted in a thing of his own forging, to make dumb idols.

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.

1 Corinthians 8:4 But as for the meats that are sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world and that there is no God but one.

Context
The LORD has Chosen Israel
9The 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. 10Who hath formed a god, and made a graven thing that is profitable for nothing?11Behold, all the partakers thereof shall be confounded: for the makers are men: they shall all assemble together, they shall stand and fear, and shall be confounded together.…
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.

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

Isaiah 40:19
Hath the workman cast a graven statue? or hath the goldsmith formed it with gold, or the silversmith with plates of silver?

Isaiah 41:29
Behold they are all in the wrong, and their works are vain: their idols are wind and vanity.

Jeremiah 10:5
They are framed after the likeness of a palm tree, and shall not speak: they must be carried to be removed, because they cannot go. Therefore fear them not, for they can neither do evil nor good.

Jeremiah 16:19
O Lord, my might, and my strength, and my refuge in the day of tribulation: to thee the Gentiles shall come from the ends of the earth, and shall say: Surely our fathers have possessed lies, a vanity which hath not profited them.

Habakkuk 2:18
What doth the graven thing avail, because the maker thereof hath graven it, a molten, and a false image? because the forger thereof hath trusted in a thing of his own forging, to make dumb idols.

Additional Translations
Who fashions a god or casts an idol which profits him nothing?Who has formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Who hath fashioned a god, or molten an image that is profitable for nothing?

that form a god, and all that grave worthless things:

Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Who hath fashioned a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Who hath formed a god, or cast a graven image that is profitable for nothing?

Who has fashioned a god, or molds an image that is profitable for nothing?

Who hath formed a god, And a molten image poured out -- not profitable?
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