Isaiah 40:22
Good News Translation
It was made by the one who sits on his throne above the earth and beyond the sky; the people below look as tiny as ants. He stretched out the sky like a curtain, like a tent in which to live.

Contemporary English Version
God is the one who rules the whole earth, and we that live here are merely insects. He spread out the heavens like a curtain or an open tent.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is he that sitteth upon the globe of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as locusts: he that stretcheth out the heavens as nothing, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.

New American Bible
The one who is enthroned above the vault of the earth, its inhabitants like grasshoppers, Who stretches out the heavens like a veil and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

It is he that sitteth upon the globe of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as locusts: he that stretcheth out the heavens as nothing, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.

it is he that sitteth.

Isaiah 19:1 The burden of Egypt. Behold the Lord will ascend upon a swift cloud, and will enter into Egypt, and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst thereof.

Isaiah 66:1 Thus saith the Lord: Heaven is my throne, and the earth my footstool: what is this house that you will build to me? and what is this place of my rest?

Psalm 2:4 He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh at them: and the Lord shall deride them.

Psalm 29:10 The Lord maketh the flood to dwell: and the Lord shall sit king for ever.

Psalm 68:33 Who mounteth above the heaven of heavens, to the east. Behold he will give to his voice the voice of power:

the inhabitants

Isaiah 40:15,17 Behold the Gentiles are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the smallest grain of a balance: behold the islands are as a little dust. . . .

Numbers 13:33 There we saw certain monsters of the sons of Enac, of the giant kind: in comparison of whom, we seemed like locusts.

stretcheth

Isaiah 42:5 Thus saith the Lord God that created the heavens, and stretched them out: that established the earth, and the things that spring out of it: that giveth breath to the people upon it, and spirit to them that tread thereon.

Isaiah 44:24 Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, and thy maker, from the womb: I am the Lord, that make all things, that alone stretch out the heavens, that established the earth, and there is none with me.

Isaiah 51:13 And thou hast forgotten the Lord thy maker, who stretched out the heavens, and founded the earth: and thou hast been afraid continually all the day at the presence of his fury who afflicted thee, and had prepared himself to destroy thee: where is now the fury of the oppressor?

Job 9:8 Who alone spreadeth out the heavens, and walketh upon the waves of the sea.

Job 37:18 Thou perhaps hast made the heavens with him, which are most strong, as if they were of molten brass.

Job 38:4-9 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? tell me if thou hast understanding. . . .

Psalm 102:25,26 In the beginning, O Lord, thou foundedst the earth: and the heavens are the works of thy hands. . . .

Psalm 104:2 And art clothed with light as with a garment. Who stretchest out the heaven like a pavilion:

Jeremiah 10:12 He that maketh the earth by his power, that prepareth the world by his wisdom, and stretcheth out the heavens by his knowledge.

Zechariah 12:1 The burden of the word of the Lord upon Israel. Thus saith the Lord, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundations of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man in him:

Hebrews 1:10-12 And: Thou in the beginning, O Lord, didst found the earth: and the works of thy hands are the heavens. . . .

as a curtain.

Context
Here is Your God!
21Do you not know? hath it not been heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have you not understood the foundations of the earth? 22It is he that sitteth upon the globe of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as locusts: he that stretcheth out the heavens as nothing, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in.23He that bringeth the searchers of secrets to nothing, that hath made the judges of the earth as vanity.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:6
And God said: Let there be a firmament made amidst the waters: and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Numbers 13:33
There we saw certain monsters of the sons of Enac, of the giant kind: in comparison of whom, we seemed like locusts.

Job 9:8
Who alone spreadeth out the heavens, and walketh upon the waves of the sea.

Job 22:14
The clouds are his covert, and he doth not consider our things, and he walketh about the poles of heaven.

Job 36:29
If he will spread out clouds as his tent,

Psalm 18:11
And he made darkness his cover, his pavilion round about him: dark waters in the clouds of the air.

Psalm 19:4
Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth: and their words unto the ends of the world.

Psalm 104:2
And art clothed with light as with a garment. Who stretchest out the heaven like a pavilion:

Proverbs 8:27
When he established the sky above, and poised the fountains of waters:

Isaiah 37:16
Lord of hosts, God of Israel who sitteth upon the cherubims, thou alone art the God of all the kingdoms of the earth, thou hast made heaven and earth.

Isaiah 42:5
Thus saith the Lord God that created the heavens, and stretched them out: that established the earth, and the things that spring out of it: that giveth breath to the people upon it, and spirit to them that tread thereon.

Isaiah 44:24
Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, and thy maker, from the womb: I am the Lord, that make all things, that alone stretch out the heavens, that established the earth, and there is none with me.

Isaiah 51:13
And thou hast forgotten the Lord thy maker, who stretched out the heavens, and founded the earth: and thou hast been afraid continually all the day at the presence of his fury who afflicted thee, and had prepared himself to destroy thee: where is now the fury of the oppressor?

Jeremiah 10:12
He that maketh the earth by his power, that prepareth the world by his wisdom, and stretcheth out the heavens by his knowledge.

Additional Translations
He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth; its dwellers are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to live in.It is he that sits on the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretches out the heavens as a curtain, and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in:

It is he that sitteth above the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;

It is he that comprehends the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants in it are as grasshoppers; he that set up the heaven as a chamber, and stretched it out as a tent to dwell in:

[It is] he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a gauze curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in;

He who is sitting on the circle of the earth, And its inhabitants are as grasshoppers, He who is stretching out as a thin thing the heavens, And spreadeth them as a tent to dwell in.
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