15 The idols of the nations(A) are silver and gold,
    made by human hands.(B)

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Now they sin more and more;
    they make(A) idols for themselves from their silver,(B)
cleverly fashioned images,
    all of them the work of craftsmen.(C)
It is said of these people,
    “They offer human sacrifices!
    They kiss[a](D) calf-idols!(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 13:2 Or “Men who sacrifice / kiss
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19 Woe to him who says to wood, ‘Come to life!’
    Or to lifeless stone, ‘Wake up!’(A)
Can it give guidance?
    It is covered with gold and silver;(B)
    there is no breath in it.”(C)

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