20 He who is too impoverished for such an offering
Selects a (A)tree that does not rot;
He seeks out for himself a skillful craftsman
To [a]prepare [b]an idol that (B)will not totter.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 40:20 Or set up
  2. Isaiah 40:20 Or a graven image

So the (A)craftsman encourages the (B)smelter,
And he who smooths metal with the hammer encourages him who beats the anvil,
Saying of the soldering, “It is good”;
And he fastens it with nails,
(C)So that it will not totter.

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