Bel has fallen, Nabo is broken to pieces, their graven images are gone to the wild beasts and the cattle: ye take them packed up as a burden to the weary, exhausted, hungry, and at the same time helpless man;
Bel bows down, Nebo stoops; their idols are on the animals, and
on the livestock: the things that you carried about are made a load, a
burden to the weary animal.
Bel fell and Dagon was crushed, Thus became of their carving into
beasts and animals, you pick them up having been tied down like a
burden to the toiling.
who will not be able to save themselves from war, but they themselves are led away captive.
Is 46:2They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the
burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. and to the
hungering and to the weary, and to the one having no strengrth, who at the
same time will not be able to be saved from war but themselves were led
I am he; and until ye shall have grown old, I am he: I bear you, I have made, and I will relieve, I will take up and save you.
Is 46:4and even to old age I am he, and even to gray hairs will I carry you.
I have made, and I will bear; yes, I will carry, and will deliver. until
old age, I Am (Ego Eimi), and after you grow old, I AM (Ego Eimi). ¶I
have born with you. ¶I make and I will send forth ¶I
will take up and I will save you.
They that furnish gold out of a purse, and silver by weight, will weigh it in a scale, and they hire a goldsmith and make idols, and bow down, and worship them.
Is 46:6Some pour out gold from the bag, and weigh silver in the balance.
They hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god. They fall down—yes, they
worship. Those who contract gold from a small purse and
silver by a scale,to establish the standard and upon hiring the goldmith
they manufacture goods and upon stooping down they worship them.
They bear it upon the shoulder, and go; and if they put it upon its place, it remains, it cannot move: and whosoever shall cry to it, it cannot hear; it cannot save him from trouble.
Is 46:7They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place,
and it stands, from its place it shall not move: yes, one may cry to it,
yet it can not answer, nor save him out of his trouble. They
lift it upon shoulders and journey to where they should set it in its
place, it remains, it will not move and whoever should bellow toward it it
will not hear, it will not save him from wickedness.
and remember the former things that were of old: for I am God, and there is none other beside me,
Is 46:9Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none
else; I am God, and there is none like me; and
remember from the beginning of time that I AM (Ego Eimi) The God and he is
not yet, except of meᵃ
telling beforehand the latter events before they come to pass, and they are accomplished together: and I said, all my counsel shall stand, and I will do all things that I have planned:
Is 46:10declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things
that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will
do all my pleasure; Proclaiming from the beginning the final
things before they happen and simulatneously it was completed and I said
'all of my will will stand and all I have decided I will do'.
calling a bird from the east, and from a land afar off, for the things which I have planned: I have spoken, and brought him; I have created and made him; I have brought him, and prospered his way.
Is 46:11calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man of my counsel from a
far country; yes, I have spoken, I will also bring it to pass; I have
purposed, I will also do it. Calling from the east a brit
and from the earth place around those who wish, I spoke and led of a city
and made you lead them and your rode prosper.
I have brought near my righteousness, and I will not be slow with the salvation that is from me: I have given salvation in Sion to Israel for glory.
Is 46:13I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my
salvation shall not wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my
glory. Lead my righteousness and salvation beside, I am not
slow, I will give in Zion salvation to Israel in Glory