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Isaiah 31:7

7 For in that day every one of you will reject the idols of silver and gold your sinful hands have made.

Read Isaiah 31:7 Using Other Translations

For in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin.
For in that day everyone shall cast away his idols of silver and his idols of gold, which your hands have sinfully made for you.
I know the glorious day will come when each of you will throw away the gold idols and silver images your sinful hands have made.

What does Isaiah 31:7 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Isaiah 31:7

For in that day
When deliverance shall be wrought; when men shall be convinced of the vanity and insufficiency of their idols to help them, and of their sin in worshipping them; when they shall be brought to repentance for it, and turn to the Lord as an evidence of it:

every man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of
gold;
with contempt and abhorrence of them, as the word F23 signifies; every man "his" own idol, and even those that were of the greatest value, which were made of gold and silver:

which your own hands have made unto you [for] a sin;
their idols were the work of their own hands, and were made by them in order to commit sin with, the sin of idolatry; or sin may be put for the punishment of sin, which is the issue and consequence of such practices: or it may be rendered, "which your hands of sin", or "sinful hands, have made" F24; it was a sin to make such idols, especially with a view to worship them; it was a sin to worship them; and the fruit of it was deserved punishment.


FOOTNOTES:

F23 (Nwoamy) a (oam) "spernere, reprobare."
F24 (ajx Mkydy) "manus vestrae flagitiosae", Bootius Animadv. Sacr. l. 4. c. 2. sect. 12.
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