The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with the strength of his
arms: yea, he is hungry, and his strength faileth: he drinketh no water,
and is faint.
ISA 44:13 The carpenter stretcheth out his rule; he marketh it out with
a line; he fitteth it with planes, and he marketh it out with the
compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the
beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house.
ISA 44:14 He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the
oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest:
he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.
ISA 44:15 Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take thereof,
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