Isaiah 40:15 NLT

15 No, for all the nations of the world are but a drop in the bucket. They are nothing more than dust on the scales. He picks up the whole earth as though it were a grain of sand.

Study tools for Isaiah 40:15

  • 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 .