22 It is He who [a]sits above the [b](A)circle of the earth,
And its inhabitants are like (B)grasshoppers,
Who (C)stretches out the heavens like a (D)curtain
And spreads them out like a (E)tent to dwell in.

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  1. Isaiah 40:22 Or is enthroned
  2. Isaiah 40:22 Or vault

Thus says God the Lord,

Who (A)created the heavens and (B)stretched them out,
Who spread out the (C)earth and its [a]offspring,
Who (D)gives breath to the people on it
And spirit to those who walk in it,

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  1. Isaiah 42:5 Or vegetation

12 “It is I who (A)made the earth, and created man upon it.
I (B)stretched out the heavens with My hands
And I [a]ordained (C)all their host.

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  1. Isaiah 45:12 Or commanded

18 For thus says the Lord, who (A)created the heavens (He is the God who (B)formed the earth and made it, He established it and did not create it [a]a (C)waste place, but formed it to be (D)inhabited),

“I am the Lord, and (E)there is none else.

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  1. Isaiah 45:18 Or in vain

13 That you have (A)forgotten the Lord your Maker,
Who (B)stretched out the heavens
And laid the foundations of the earth,
That you (C)fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor,
As he makes ready to destroy?
But where is the fury of the (D)oppressor?

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