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Isaiah 40:12 NLT

12 Who else has held the oceans in his hand? Who has measured off the heavens with his fingers? Who else knows the weight of the earth or has weighed the mountains and hills on a scale?

Study tools for Isaiah 40:12

  • a 40:5 - Greek version reads He is a voice shouting in the wilderness, / “Prepare the way for the ’s coming! / Clear a road for our God! / Fill in the valleys, / and level the mountains and hills. / And then the glory of the will be revealed, / and all people will see the salvation sent from God. / The has spoken!” Compare Matt 3:3 ; Mark 1:3 ; Luke 3:4-6 .
  • b 40:9 - Or O messenger of good news, shout to Zion from the mountaintops! Shout it louder to Jerusalem.
  • c 40:13 - Greek version reads Who can know the ’s thoughts? Compare Rom 11:34 ; 1 Cor 2:16 .