Bible: Isaiah 40:21-26

40:21 Do you not know?

Do you not hear?

Has it not been told to you since the very beginning?

Have you not understood from the time the earth’s foundations were made?

40:22 He is the one who sits on the earth’s horizon; 1 

its inhabitants are like grasshoppers before him. 2 

He is the one who stretches out the sky like a thin curtain, 3 

and spreads it out 4  like a pitched tent. 5 

40:23 He is the one who reduces rulers to nothing;

he makes the earth’s leaders insignificant.

40:24 Indeed, they are barely planted;

yes, they are barely sown;

yes, they barely take root in the earth,

and then he blows on them, causing them to dry up,

and the wind carries them away like straw.

40:25To whom can you compare me? Whom do I resemble?”

says the Holy One. 6 

40:26 Look up at the sky! 7 

Who created all these heavenly lights? 8 

He is the one who leads out their ranks; 9 

he calls them all by name.

Because of his absolute power and awesome strength,

not one of them is missing.

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