New International Version
The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by human hands.
King James Bible
The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Darby Bible Translation
The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:
World English Bible
The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.
Young's Literal Translation
The idols of the nations are silver and gold, Work of the hands of man.
Psalm 135:15 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The idols of the heathen - This verse and the following, to the end of the 18th, are almost word for word the same as Psalm 115:4-8 (note), where see the notes.
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"Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places."--Psalm 135:6. "Was Gott gefaellt, mein frommes Kind." Gerhardt. transl., Sarah Findlater, 1858 What God decrees, child of His love, Take patiently, though it may prove The storm that wrecks thy treasure here, Be comforted! thou needst not fear What pleases God. The wisest will is God's own will; Rest on this anchor, and be still; For peace around thy path shall flow, When only wishing here …
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Notes on the First Century:
The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood--idols that cannot see or hear or walk.
There you will worship man-made gods of wood and stone, which cannot see or hear or eat or smell.
But their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands.
They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but cannot see.
As they drank the wine, they praised the gods of gold and silver, of bronze, iron, wood and stone.
Woe to him who says to wood, 'Come to life!' Or to lifeless stone, 'Wake up!' Can it give guidance? It is covered with gold and silver; there is no breath in it."
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