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Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
    and gold from Uphaz.
The idols are[a] the work of a craftsman[b]
    and of the hands of a goldsmith.
Their clothing is violet and purple.
    The idols[c] are all the work of skilled craftsmen.
10 The Lord is the true God;
    he’s the living God and the everlasting king.
At his wrath the earth quakes,
    and the nations cannot endure his indignation.

11 [d]Tell this to them: “The gods who[e] didn’t make the heavens and the earth will perish from the earth and from these heavens.”

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  1. Jeremiah 10:9 Lit. It is
  2. Jeremiah 10:9 Or engraver; i.e. a wood carver
  3. Jeremiah 10:9 Lit. They
  4. Jeremiah 10:11 This verse is in Aramaic, the language the exiles would speak in Babylon.
  5. Jeremiah 10:11 Lit. the one who