18 “What (A)benefit is a carved image when its maker has carved it,
Or a cast metal image, a (B)teacher of falsehood?
For its maker (C)trusts in his own handiwork
When he fashions speechless idols.
19 Woe to him who (D)says to a piece of wood, ‘(E)Awake!’
To a mute stone, ‘Arise!’
That is your teacher?
Behold, it is overlaid with (F)gold and silver,
Yet there is (G)no breath at all inside it.

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