Compare Translations for Psalm 135:18

Psalm 135:18 ASV
They that make them shall be like unto them; Yea, every one that trusteth in them.
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Psalm 135:18 BBE
Those who make them are like them; and so is everyone who puts his hope in them.
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Psalm 135:18 CEB
Let the people who made these idols and all who trust in them become just like them!
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Psalm 135:18 CJB
The people who make them will become like them, along with everyone who trusts in them.
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Psalm 135:18 RHE
(134-18) Let them that make them be like to them: and every one that trusteth in them.
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Psalm 135:18 ESV
Those who make them become like them, so do all who trust in them!
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Psalm 135:18 GW
Those who make idols end up like them. So does everyone who trusts them.
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Psalm 135:18 GNT
May all who made them and who trust in them become like the idols they have made!
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Psalm 135:18 HNV
Those who make them will be like them; Yes, everyone who trusts in them.
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Psalm 135:18 CSB
Those who make them are just like them, as are all who trust in them.
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Psalm 135:18 KJV
They that make them are like unto them: so is every one that trusteth in them.
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Psalm 135:18 LEB
[Those who] make them become like them, [as does] everyone who trusts in them.
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Psalm 135:18 NAS
Those who make them will be like them, Yes, everyone who trusts in them.
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Psalm 135:18 NCV
People who make idols will be like them, and so will those who trust them.
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Psalm 135:18 NIRV
Those who make statues of gods will be like them. So will all those who trust in them.
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Psalm 135:18 NIV
Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
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Psalm 135:18 NKJV
Those who make them are like them; So is everyone who trusts in them.
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Psalm 135:18 NLT
And those who make them are just like them, as are all who trust in them.
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Psalm 135:18 NRS
Those who make them and all who trust them shall become like them.
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Psalm 135:18 RSV
Like them be those who make them! --yea, every one who trusts in them!
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Psalm 135:18 DBY
They that make them are like unto them, -- every one that confideth in them.
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Psalm 135:18 MSG
Those who make and trust them become like them.
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Psalm 135:18 WBT
They that make them are like them: [so is] every one that trusteth in them.
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Psalm 135:18 TMB
They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them.
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Psalm 135:18 TNIV
Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
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Psalm 135:18 WEB
Those who make them will be like them; Yes, everyone who trusts in them.
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Psalm 135:18 WYC
They that make those [things], be made like them; and all that trust in them. (Let they who make those things, be made like them; and all who trust in them as well.)
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Psalm 135:18 YLT
Like them are their makers, Every one who is trusting in them.
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Psalms 135 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 135

God to be praised for his mercy. (1-4) For his power and judgments. (5-14) The vanity of idols. (15-21)

Verses 1-4 The subject-matter of praise, is the blessings of grace flowing from the everlasting love of God. The name of God as a covenant God and Father in Christ, blessing us with all spiritual blessings in him, is to be loved and praised. The Lord chose a people to himself, that they might be unto him for a name and a praise. If they do not praise him for this distinguishing favour, they are the most unworthy and ungrateful of all people.

Verses 5-14 God is, and will be always, the same to his church, a gracious, faithful, wonder-working God. And his church is, and will be, the same to him, a thankful, praising people: thus his name endures for ever. He will return in ways of mercy to them, and will delight to do them good.

Verses 15-21 These verses arm believers against idolatry and all false worship, by showing what sort of gods the heathen worshipped. And the more deplorable the condition of the Gentile nations that worship idols, the more are we to be thankful that we know better. Let us pity, and pray for, and seek to benefit benighted heathens and deluded sinners. Let us endeavour to glorify his name, and recommend his truth, not only with our lips, but by holy lives, copying the example of Christ's goodness and truth.

Psalms 135 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 135

Psalms 135:1-21 . A Psalm of praise, in which God's relations to His Church, His power in the natural world, and in delivering His people, are contrasted with the vanity of idols and idol-worship.

1-3. In the general call for praise, the priests, that stand in the house of the Lord, are specially mentioned.

4-7. God's choice of Israel is the first reason assigned for rendering praise; the next, His manifested greatness in creation and providence.

6. heaven, and . . . seas, and all . . . ends of the earth--denote universality.

8, 9. The last plague [ Exodus 12:29 ] is cited to illustrate His "tokens and wonders."

10-12. The conquest of Canaan was by God's power, not that of the people.

13. heritage--or, "possession."
name . . . memorial--Each denote that by which God is made known.

14. will judge--do justice ( Psalms 72:2 ).
repent himself--change His dealings ( Psalms 90:13 ).

15-18. (Compare Psalms 115:4-8 ).

18. are like unto them--or, "shall be like," &c. Idolaters become spiritually stupid and perish with their idols ( Isaiah 1:31 ).

19-21. (Compare Psalms 115:9-11 ). There we have "trust" for "bless" here.

21. out of Zion--(Compare Psalms 110:2 , 134:3 ). From the Church, as a center, His praise is diffused throughout the earth.