“To whom will you liken Me, and make Me equal and compare Me, that we should be alike?”
They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver on the scales; they hire a goldsmith, and he makes it a god; they prostrate themselves, yes, they worship.
They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it and set it in its place, and it stands; from its place it shall not move.
Though one cries out to it, yet it cannot answer nor save him out of his trouble.
Remember this, and show yourselves men; recall to mind, O you transgressors.
Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure,’ calling a bird of prey from the east, the man who executes My counsel, from a far country.
Indeed I have spoken it; I will also bring it to pass. I have purposed it; I will also do it.
“Listen to Me, you stubborn-hearted, who are far from righteousness: I bring My righteousness near, it shall not be far off; My salvation shall not linger.
And I will place salvation in Zion, for Israel My glory.Isaiah 46:5-13