Isaiah 40:17
Good News Translation
The nations are nothing at all to him.

Contemporary English Version
God thinks of the nations as far less than nothing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All nations are before him as if they had no being at all, and are counted to him as nothing, and vanity.

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All nations are before him as if they had no being at all, and are counted to him as nothing, and vanity.

as nothing

Job 25:6 How much more is man than rottenness and the son of man than a worm?

Psalm 62:9 But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.

Daniel 4:34,35 Therefore I, Nabuchodonosor, do now praise, and magnify, and glorify the King of heaven: because all his works are true, and his ways judgments, and them that walk in pride he is able to abase. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:11 I am become foolish. You have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you. For I have no way come short of them that are above measure apostles, although I be nothing.

Context
Here is Your God!
16And Libanus shall not be enough to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering. 17All nations are before him as if they had no being at all, and are counted to him as nothing, and vanity.18To whom then have you likened God? or what image will you make for him?…
Cross References
Psalm 62:9
But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.

Isaiah 2:22
Cease ye therefore from the man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for he is reputed high.

Isaiah 29:7
And the multitude of all nations that have fought against Ariel, shall be as the dream of a vision by night, and all that have fought, and besieged and prevailed against it.

Daniel 4:35


Additional Translations
All the nations are as nothing before Him; He regards them as nothingness and emptiness.All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.

All the nations are as nothing before him; they are accounted by him as less than nothing, and vanity.

and all the nations are as nothing, and counted as nothing.

All the nations are as nothing before him; they are esteemed by him less than a cipher, and vanity.

All the nations are as nothing before him; they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.

All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.

All the nations are like nothing before him. They are regarded by him as less than nothing, and vanity.

All the nations are as nothing before Him, Less than nothing and emptiness, They have been reckoned to Him.
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