12 But God made(A) the earth(B) by his power;
    he founded the world by his wisdom(C)
    and stretched out the heavens(D) by his understanding.
13 When he thunders,(E) the waters in the heavens roar;
    he makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth.
He sends lightning(F) with the rain(G)
    and brings out the wind from his storehouses.(H)

14 Everyone is senseless and without knowledge;
    every goldsmith is shamed(I) by his idols.
The images he makes are a fraud;(J)
    they have no breath in them.
15 They are worthless,(K) the objects of mockery;
    when their judgment comes, they will perish.
16 He who is the Portion(L) of Jacob is not like these,
    for he is the Maker of all things,(M)
including Israel, the people of his inheritance(N)
    the Lord Almighty is his name.(O)

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