It’s better to be a ruler who has courage or a household utensil that the owner can actually use than to be fake gods. The door of a house, which keeps safe the things that are in it, is better than fake gods. A wooden column in a palace is better than these fake gods.
They shall take away gold, and silver and cloth(es), by which those be covered, and (then) they shall go away; neither they (be able to) help themselves. [They shall take away from them gold, and silver and clothing, by which they be covered, and they shall go away; neither they bear help to themselves.]