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Isaiah 40:12 NAS

12 Who has 1measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, And marked off the heavens by the span, And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, And weighed the mountains in a balance And the hills in a pair of scales?

References for Isaiah 40:12

    • j 40:12 - DSS reads "waters of the sea"
    • k 40:12 - Or "half cubit;" i.e. 9 in.
    • l 40:12 - Lit "contained" or "comprehended"

      Study tools for Isaiah 40:12

      • a 40:2 - Lit "to the heart of"
      • b 40:2 - Or "hard service"
      • c 40:2 - Or "penalty of iniquity accepted as paid off"
      • d 40:3 - Or "of one calling out"
      • e 40:5 - Or "In order that the"
      • f 40:6 - Another reading is "I said"
      • g 40:6 - Or "constancy"
      • h 40:7 - Or "Because"
      • i 40:10 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
      • j 40:12 - DSS reads "waters of the sea"
      • k 40:12 - Or "half cubit;" i.e. 9 in.
      • l 40:12 - Lit "contained" or "comprehended"
      • m 40:13 - Or "measured, marked off"
      • n 40:15 - Or "coastlands"
      • o 40:17 - Or "void"
      • p 40:19 - Or "graven image"
      • q 40:20 - Or "set up"
      • r 40:20 - Or a "graven image"
      • s 40:22 - Or "is enthroned"
      • t 40:22 - Or "vault"
      • u 40:23 - Or "void"
      • v 40:24 - Or "Not even"
      • w 40:24 - Or "Not even"
      • x 40:24 - Or "Not even"
      • y 40:26 - So DSS and ancient versions; M.T. "strong"
      • z 40:27 - Lit "passes by my God"
      • { 40:31 - Or "hope in"
      • | 40:31 - Or "sprout wings"
      • } 40:31 - Or "pinions"