Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 40:13-23

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Isaiah 40:13-23

NIV 13 Who has understood the mind of the LORD, or instructed him as his counselor? NIV 13 Who has understood the mind of the LORD, or instructed him as his counselor? NIV 14 Whom did the LORD consult to enlighten him, and who taught him the right way? Who was it that taught him knowledge or showed him the path of understanding? NIV 14 Whom did the LORD consult to enlighten him, and who taught him the right way? Who was it that taught him knowledge or showed him the path of understanding? NIV 15 Surely the nations are like a drop in a bucket; they are regarded as dust on the scales; he weighs the islands as though they were fine dust. NIV 15 Surely the nations are like a drop in a bucket; they are regarded as dust on the scales; he weighs the islands as though they were fine dust. NIV 16 Lebanon is not sufficient for altar fires, nor its animals enough for burnt offerings. NIV 16 Lebanon is not sufficient for altar fires, nor its animals enough for burnt offerings. NIV 17 Before him all the nations are as nothing; they are regarded by him as worthless and less than nothing. NIV 17 Before him all the nations are as nothing; they are regarded by him as worthless and less than nothing. NIV 18 To whom, then, will you compare God? What image will you compare him to? NIV 18 To whom, then, will you compare God? What image will you compare him to? NIV 19 As for an idol, a craftsman casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and fashions silver chains for it. NIV 19 As for an idol, a craftsman casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and fashions silver chains for it. NIV 20 A man too poor to present such an offering selects wood that will not rot. He looks for a skilled craftsman to set up an idol that will not topple. NIV 20 A man too poor to present such an offering selects wood that will not rot. He looks for a skilled craftsman to set up an idol that will not topple. NIV 21 Do you not know? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood since the earth was founded? NIV 21 Do you not know? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood since the earth was founded? NIV 22 He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in. NIV 22 He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in. NIV 23 He brings princes to naught and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing. NIV 23 He brings princes to naught and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing.