Isaiah 40:23-31 NIV

23 He brings princes1 to naught and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing.2

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24 No sooner are they planted, no sooner are they sown, no sooner do they take root3 in the ground, than he blows4 on them and they wither,5 and a whirlwind sweeps them away like chaff.6

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25 "To whom will you compare me?7 Or who is my equal?" says the Holy One.8

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26 Lift your eyes and look to the heavens:9 Who created10 all these? He who brings out the starry host11 one by one, and calls them each by name. Because of his great power and mighty strength,12 not one of them is missing.13

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27 Why do you say, O Jacob, and complain, O Israel, "My way is hidden from the LORD; my cause is disregarded by my God"?14

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28 Do you not know? Have you not heard?15 The LORD is the everlasting16 God, the Creator17 of the ends of the earth.18 He will not grow tired or weary,19 and his understanding no one can fathom.20

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      29 He gives strength21 to the weary22 and increases the power of the weak.

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      30 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men23 stumble and fall;24

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      31 but those who hope25 in the LORD will renew their strength.26 They will soar on wings like eagles;27 they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.28

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