Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 40:1-6

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Isaiah 40:1-6

NLT 1 “Comfort, comfort my people,” says your God. NIV 1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. NLT 2 “Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. Tell her that her sad days are gone and her sins are pardoned. Yes, the has punished her twice over for all her sins.” NIV 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD's hand double for all her sins. NLT 3 Listen! It’s the voice of someone shouting, “Clear the way through the wilderness for the ! Make a straight highway through the wasteland for our God! NIV 3 A voice of one calling: "In the desert prepare the way for the LORD ; make straight in the wilderness a highway for our God. NLT 4 Fill in the valleys, and level the mountains and hills. Straighten the curves, and smooth out the rough places. NIV 4 Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain. NLT 5 Then the glory of the will be revealed, and all people will see it together. The has spoken!” NIV 5 And the glory of the LORD will be revealed, and all mankind together will see it. For the mouth of the LORD has spoken." NLT 6 A voice said, “Shout!” I asked, “What should I shout?” “Shout that people are like the grass. Their beauty fades as quickly as the flowers in a field. NIV 6 A voice says, "Cry out." And I said, "What shall I cry?" "All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field.