The plowers plowed my back; they made their furrows long.
Next the Lord showed me four blacksmiths. 1
Meonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of those who live in Ge Harashim, who were craftsmen. 1
Then blind eyes will open, deaf ears will hear.
captains of groups of fifty, the respected citizens, 1 advisers and those skilled in magical arts, 2 and those who know incantations.
for gold and silver items, and for all the work of the craftsmen. Who else wants to contribute to the Lord today?”
Even now they persist in sin! 1 They make metal images for themselves, idols that they skillfully fashion 2 from their own silver; all of them are nothing but the work of craftsmen! There is a saying about them: 3 “Those who sacrifice 4 to the calf idol are calf kissers!” 5