Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
upright—or, "They are of turned work, resembling a palm tree" [MAURER]. The point of comparison between the idol and the palm is in the pillar-like uprightness of the latter, it having no branches except at the top.
speak not— (Psalms 115:5).
cannot go—that is, walk (Psalms 115:7; Isaiah 46:1, Isaiah 46:7).
neither . . . do good— (Isaiah 41:23).
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