Calling towards the Truth (i.e. the Oneness of Allah) is for Him alone. And those (false gods - idols) they (i.e. disbelievers) worship besides Him cannot give them any answer at all. Their example is like the one who (sits) stretching both his palms towards water so that it may reach his mouth (itself), but it (i.e. water) reaches not (like this). And (in like manner) the praying of disbelievers (to idols and their idol-worship) is but wandering distracted.