Jeremiah 51:17
Good News Translation
At the sight of this, people feel stupid and senseless; those who make idols are disillusioned because the gods they make are false and lifeless.

Contemporary English Version
People who make idols are stupid! They will be disappointed, because their false gods cannot breathe.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Every man is become foolish by his knowledge: every founder is confounded by his idol, for what he hath cast is a lie, and there is no breath in them.

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Every man is become foolish by his knowledge: every founder is confounded by his idol, for what he hath cast is a lie, and there is no breath in them.

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Jeremiah 10:14 Every man is become a fool for knowledge, every artist is confounded in his graven idol: for what he hath cast is false, and there is no spirit in them.

Psalm 14:2 The Lord hath looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there be any that understand and seek God.

Psalm 53:1,2 Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good. . . .

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Psalm 115:5,8 They have mouths and speak not: they have eyes and see not. . . .

Psalm 135:18 Let them that make them be like to them: and every one that trusteth in them.

Isaiah 44:18-20 They have not known, nor understood: for their eyes are covered that they may not see, and that they may not understand with their heart. . . .

Romans 1:20-23 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made. His eternal power also and divinity: so that they are inexcusable. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:19-21 For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise: and the prudence of the prudent I will reject. . . .

brutish by his knowledge.

Jeremiah 10:14 Every man is become a fool for knowledge, every artist is confounded in his graven idol: for what he hath cast is false, and there is no spirit in them.

Jeremiah 50:2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish it, lift up a standard: proclaim, and conceal it not: say: Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is overthrown, their graven things are confounded, their idols are overthrown.

Psalm 135:17 They have ears, but they hear not: neither is there any breath in their mouths.

Habakkuk 2:18,19 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. . . .

Context
A Song of Praise
16When he uttereth his voice the waters are multiplied in heaven: he lifteth up the clouds from the ends of the earth, he hath turned lightning into rain: and hath brought forth the wind out of his treasures. 17Every man is become foolish by his knowledge: every founder is confounded by his idol, for what he hath cast is a lie, and there is no breath in them.18They are vain works, and worthy to be laughed at, in the time of their visitation they shall perish.…
Cross References
Isaiah 44:18
They have not known, nor understood: for their eyes are covered that they may not see, and that they may not understand with their heart.

Jeremiah 10:14
Every man is become a fool for knowledge, every artist is confounded in his graven idol: for what he hath cast is false, and there is no spirit in 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.

Habakkuk 2:19
Woe to him that saith to wood: Awake: to the dumb stone: Arise: can it teach? Behold, it is laid over with gold, and silver, and there is no spirit in the bowels thereof.

Additional Translations
Every man is senseless and devoid of knowledge. Every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols, for his molten images are a lie, and there is no breath in them.Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Every man has completely lost understanding; every goldsmith is confounded because of his graven images: for they have cast false gods, there is no breath in them.

Every man is become brutish, so as to have no knowledge; every founder is put to shame by the graven image, for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Every man is become brutish [and is] without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.

Brutish hath been every man by knowledge, Put to shame hath been every refiner by a graven image, For false is his molten image, And there is no breath in them.
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