Isaiah 46:1-6 DBY

1 Bel is bowed down, Nebo a bendeth; their idols are upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: the things ye carried b are laid on, c a burden to the weary [beast].

References for Isaiah 46:1

    • Ǣ 46:1 - Idols of the Babylonians.
    • ǣ 46:1 - Images carried in procession, 'portable [gods].'
    • Ǥ 46:1 - Or 'borne,' as ver. 3, where it is applied by way of contrast to Israel.
      2 They bend, they are bowed down together; they could not deliver the burden, and themselves are gone into captivity.
      3 Hearken unto me, house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, ye who have been borne from the belly, who have been carried from the womb:
      4 Even to old age, I [am] HE, d and unto hoary hairs I will carry [you]: It is I that have made, and I will bear, and I will carry, and will deliver.

      References for Isaiah 46:4

        • ǥ 46:4 - See ch. 41.4.
          5 To whom will ye liken me and make me equal, or compare me, that we may be like?
          6 -- They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance; they hire a goldsmith, and he maketh it a ·god: they fall down, yea, they worship.