Isaiah 44:17-20 NIV

17 From the rest he makes a god, his idol; he bows down to it and worships.1 He prays2 to it and says, "Save3 me; you are my god."

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18 They know nothing, they understand4 nothing; their eyes5 are plastered over so they cannot see, and their minds closed so they cannot understand.

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19 No one stops to think, no one has the knowledge or understanding6 to say, "Half of it I used for fuel;7 I even baked bread over its coals, I roasted meat and I ate. Shall I make a detestable8 thing from what is left? Shall I bow down to a block of wood?"9

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      20 He feeds on ashes,10 a deluded11 heart misleads him; he cannot save himself, or say, "Is not this thing in my right hand a lie?1213"

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