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Isaiah 40:15 DBY

15 Behold, the nations are esteemed as a drop of the bucket, and as the fine dust on the scales; behold, he taketh up the isles as an atom.

Study tools for Isaiah 40:15

  • a 40:2 - Or 'toil:' see Note, Num. 4.3, Dan. 8.12.
  • b 40:2 - Lit. 'satisfied,' 'discharged.'
  • c 40:3 - Or 'A voice crying, Prepare ye in the wilderness:' see John 1.23.
  • d 40:3 - The Arabah: see Josh. 3.16.
  • e 40:7 - Or 'spirit.'
  • f 40:8 - Or 'hath fallen.'
  • g 40:10 - Or 'work:' see ch. 49.4.
  • h 40:17 - Lit. 'empty' or 'desolate waste;' so also ver. 23 and elsewhere; see ch. 34.11.
  • i 40:21 - In the sense of 'founding it:' lit. 'foundations.'
  • j 40:27 - Or 'cause ' or 'judgment.'
  • k 40:30 - Or 'shall become tottering:' lit. 'stumbling, shall stumble.'
  • l 40:31 - Or 'look for,' as ch. 8.17.