New International Version
With whom, then, will you compare God? To what image will you liken him?
King James Bible
To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him?
Darby Bible Translation
To whom then will ye liken God? and what likeness will ye compare unto him?
World English Bible
To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare to him?
Young's Literal Translation
And unto whom do ye liken God, And what likeness do ye compare to Him?
Isaiah 40:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Lebanon is not sufficient - The image is beautiful and uncommon. It has been imitated by an apocryphal writer, who however comes far short of the original: -
"For all sacrifice is too little for a sweet savor unto thee:
And all the fat is not sufficient for thy burnt-offering."
Does not the prophet mean here that all the burnt-offerings and sacrifices that could be offered were insufficient to atone for sin? That the nations were as nothing before him, not merely because of his immensity, but because of their insufficiency to make any atonement by their oblations for the iniquities which they had committed? Therefore the Redeemer was to come to Zion, etc.
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LibraryApril 18. "They Shall Mount up with Wings" (Isa. Xl. 31).
"They shall mount up with wings" (Isa. xl. 31). "They shall mount up with wings as eagles," is God's preliminary; for the next promise is, "They shall run and not be weary, and they shall walk and not faint." Hours of holy exultation are necessary for hours of patient plodding, waiting and working. Nature has its springs, and so has grace. Let us rejoice in the Lord evermore, and again we say, rejoice. And let us take Him to be our continual joy, whose heart is a fountain of blessedness, and who …
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8Th Day. Reviving Grace.
"And the Redeemer Shall Come unto Zion, and unto them that Turn,"
"Therefore since we are God's offspring, we should not think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone--an image made by human design and skill.
"Tomorrow," Pharaoh said. Moses replied, "It will be as you say, so that you may know there is no one like the LORD our God.
Who among the gods is like you, LORD? Who is like you-- majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?
You saw no form of any kind the day the LORD spoke to you at Horeb out of the fire. Therefore watch yourselves very carefully,
1 Samuel 2:2
"There is no one holy like the LORD; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.
"To whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?" says the Holy One.
"With whom will you compare me or count me equal? To whom will you liken me that we may be compared?
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