Isaiah 46:2 {1}
Good News Translation
The idols cannot save themselves; they are captured and carried away. This is the end for Babylon's gods!

Contemporary English Version
They are down on their knees to rescue the heavy load, but the images are still taken to a foreign country.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bel is broken, Nebo is destroyed: their idols are put upon beasts and cattle, your burdens of heavy weight even unto weariness.

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Bel is broken, Nebo is destroyed: their idols are put upon beasts and cattle, your burdens of heavy weight even unto weariness.

they could

Isaiah 36:18,19 Neither let Ezechias trouble you, saying: The Lord will deliver us. Have any of the gods of the nations delivered their land out of the hand of the king of the Assyrians? . . .

Isaiah 37:12,19 Have the gods of the nations delivered them whom my fathers have destroyed, Gozam, and Haram, and Reseph, and the children of Eden, that were in Thalassar? . . .

Isaiah 44:17 But the residue thereof he made a god, and a graven thing for himself: he boweth down before it, and adoreth it, and prayeth unto it, saying: Deliver me, for thou art my God.

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.

but

Judges 18:17,18,24 But they that were gone into the house of the young man, went about to take away the graven god, and the ephod, and the theraphim, and the molten god, and the priest stood before the door, the six hundred valiant men waiting not far off. . . .

2 Samuel 5:21 And they left there their idols: which David and his men took away.

Jeremiah 43:12,13 And he shall kindle a fire in the temples of the gods of Egypt, and he shall burn them, and he shall carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment: and he shall go forth from thence in peace. . . .

Jeremiah 48:7 For because thou hast trusted in thy bulwarks, and in thy treasures, thou also shalt be taken: and Chamos shall go into captivity, his priests, and his princes together.

themselves are.

Context
Babylon's Idols
1In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified and praised. 2Bel is broken, Nebo is destroyed: their idols are put upon beasts and cattle, your burdens of heavy weight even unto weariness.3They are consumed, and are broken together: they could not save him that carried them, and they themselves shall go into captivity.…
Cross References
Judges 18:17
But they that were gone into the house of the young man, went about to take away the graven god, and the ephod, and the theraphim, and the molten god, and the priest stood before the door, the six hundred valiant men waiting not far off.

Judges 18:18
So they that were gone in took away the graven thing, the ephod, and the idols, and the molten god, And the priest said to them: What are you doing?

1 Samuel 5:3
And when the Azotians arose early the next day, behold Dagon lay upon his face on the ground before the ark of the Lord: and they took Dagon, and set him again in his place.

2 Samuel 5:21
And they left there their idols: which David and his men took away.

Isaiah 30:6
The burden of the beasts of the south. In a land of trouble and distress, from whence come the lioness, and the lion, the viper and the flying basilisk, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of beasts, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels to a people that shall not be able to profit them.

Jeremiah 43:12
And he shall kindle a fire in the temples of the gods of Egypt, and he shall burn them, and he shall carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment: and he shall go forth from thence in peace.

Jeremiah 43:13
And he shall break the statues of the house of the sun, that are in the land of Egypt; and the temples of the gods of Egypt he shall burn with fire.

Jeremiah 48:7
For because thou hast trusted in thy bulwarks, and in thy treasures, thou also shalt be taken: and Chamos shall go into captivity, his priests, and his princes together.

Jeremiah 51:47
Therefore behold the days come, and I will visit the idols of Babylon: and her whole land shall be confounded, and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.

Daniel 11:8
And he shall also carry away captive into Egypt their gods, and their graven things, and their precious vessels of gold and silver: he shall prevail against the king of the north.

Hosea 10:5
The inhabitants of Samaria have worshipped the calf of Bethaven: for the people thereof have mourned over it, and the wardens of its temple that rejoiced over it in its glory because it is departed from it.

Hosea 10:6
For itself also is carried into Assyria, a present to the avenging king: shame shall fall upon Ephraim, and Israel shall be confounded in his own will.

Nahum 1:14
And the Lord will give a commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy name shall be sown: I will destroy the graven and molten thing out of the house of thy God, I will make it thy grave, for thou art disgraced.

Additional Translations
The gods cower; they crouch together, unable to relieve the burden; but they themselves go into captivity.They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.

They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.

who will not be able to save themselves from war, but they themselves are led away captive.

They bend, they are bowed down together; they could not deliver the burden, and themselves are gone into captivity.

They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.

They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves have gone into captivity.

They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.

They have stooped, they have bowed together, They have not been able to deliver the burden, And themselves into captivity have gone.
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