Isaiah 40 New International Version (NIV)
Comfort for God’s People
40 Comfort, comfort my people,
3 A voice of one calling:
6 A voice says, “Cry out.”
“All people are like grass,
9 You who bring good news to Zion,
12 Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand,
15 Surely the nations are like a drop in a bucket;
18 With whom, then, will you compare God?
21 Do you not know?
25 “To whom will you compare me?
27 Why do you complain, Jacob?
Isaiah 40 The Message (MSG)
Messages of Comfort
Prepare for God’s Arrival
40 1-2 “Comfort, oh comfort my people,”
3-5 Thunder in the desert!
6-8 A voice says, “Shout!”
“These people are nothing but grass,
9-11 Climb a high mountain, Zion.
The Creator of All You Can See or Imagine
12-17 Who has scooped up the ocean
18-20 So who even comes close to being like God?
21-24 Have you not been paying attention?
25-26 “So—who is like me?
27-31 Why would you ever complain, O Jacob,
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