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Isaiah 44:17

    Isaiah 44:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image: he falleth down unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the residue thereof he makes a god, even his graven image: he falls down to it, and worships it, and prays to it, and said, Deliver me; for you are my god.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image; he falleth down unto it and worshippeth, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the rest of it he makes into a god, even his pictured image: he goes down on his face before it, giving worship to it, and making prayer to it, saying, Be my saviour; for you are my god.

    Webster's Revision

    And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image; he falleth down unto it and worshippeth, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.

    World English Bible

    The rest of it he makes into a god, even his engraved image. He bows down to it and worships, and prays to it, and says, "Deliver me; for you are my god!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image: he falleth down unto it and worshippeth, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.

    Definitions for Isaiah 44:17

    Art - "Are"; second person singular.
    Graven - To cut or engrave.

    Clarke's Commentary on Isaiah 44:17

    He falleth down unto it - There were four forms of adoration used among the Hebrews:

    1. השתחוה Hishtachavah, The prostration of the whole body.

    2. קדד Kadad, The bowing of the head.

    3. כרע Cara, The bending of the upper part of the body down to the knees.

    4. ברך Barach, Bowing the knee, or kneeling. See on Isaiah 49:23 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on Isaiah 44:17

    44:17 He eateth - He dresses flesh for his eating. Seen - I have felt the warmth of it.