19 No one [a]recalls, nor is there (A)knowledge or understanding to say, “I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals. I roast meat and eat it. Then [b]I make the rest of it into an (B)abomination, [c]I fall down before a block of wood!”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 44:19 Lit returns to his heart
  2. Isaiah 44:19 Or shall I make?
  3. Isaiah 44:19 Or shall I fall...?

19 No one stops to think,
    no one has the knowledge or understanding(A) to say,
“Half of it I used for fuel;(B)
    I even baked bread over its coals,
    I roasted meat and I ate.
Shall I make a detestable(C) thing from what is left?
    Shall I bow down to a block of wood?”(D)

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