“Who has stirred up one from the east, calling him in righteousness to his servicea ? He hands nations over to him and subdues kings before him. He turns them to dust with his sword, to windblown chaff with his bow.
The metalworker encourages the goldsmith, and the one who smooths with the hammer spurs on the one who strikes the anvil. One says of the welding, “It is good.” The other nails down the idol so it will not topple.