Jeremiah 10:5-15 NIV

5 Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak;1 they must be carried because they cannot walk.2 Do not fear them; they can do no harm3 nor can they do any good."4

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6 No one is like you,5 O LORD; you are great,6 and your name is mighty in power.

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7 Who should not revere7 you, O King of the nations?8 This is your due. Among all the wise men of the nations and in all their kingdoms, there is no one like you.

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8 They are all senseless9 and foolish;10 they are taught by worthless wooden idols.11

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9 Hammered silver is brought from Tarshish12 and gold from Uphaz. What the craftsman and goldsmith have made13 is then dressed in blue and purple-- all made by skilled workers.

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10 But the LORD is the true God; he is the living God,14 the eternal King.15 When he is angry,16 the earth trembles;17 the nations cannot endure his wrath.18

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11 "Tell them this: 'These gods, who did not make the heavens and the earth, will perish19 from the earth and from under the heavens.' "a

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    • a 10:11 - The text of this verse is in Aramaic.
      12 But God made20 the earth21 by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom22 and stretched out the heavens23 by his understanding.

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          13 When he thunders,24 the waters in the heavens roar; he makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth. He sends lightning25 with the rain26 and brings out the wind from his storehouses.27

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          14 Everyone is senseless and without knowledge; every goldsmith is shamed28 by his idols. His images are a fraud;29 they have no breath in them.

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          15 They are worthless,30 the objects of mockery; when their judgment comes, they will perish.

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