What does Jeremiah 10:3 mean?
ESV: for the customs of the peoples are vanity. A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman.
NIV: For the practices of the peoples are worthless; they cut a tree out of the forest, and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel.
NASB: For the customs of the peoples are futile; For it is wood cut from the forest, The work of the hands of a craftsman with a cutting tool.
CSB: for the customs of the peoples are worthless. Someone cuts down a tree from the forest; it is worked by the hands of a craftsman with a chisel.
NLT: Their ways are futile and foolish. They cut down a tree, and a craftsman carves an idol.
KJV: For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.
NKJV: For the customs of the peoples are futile; For one cuts a tree from the forest, The work of the hands of the workman, with the ax.
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