New Living Translation
The nations of the world are worth nothing to him. In his eyes they count for less than nothing--mere emptiness and froth.
King James Bible
All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.
Darby Bible Translation
All the nations are as nothing before him; they are esteemed by him less than a cipher, and vanity.
World English Bible
All the nations are like nothing before him. They are regarded by him as less than nothing, and vanity.
Young's Literal Translation
All the nations are as nothing before Him, Less than nothing and emptiness, They have been reckoned to Him.
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O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid: say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! I t would be improper to propose an alteration, though a slight one, in the reading of a text, without bearing my testimony to the great value of our English version, which I believe, in point of simplicity, strength, and fidelity, is not likely to be excelled by a new translation …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
The Withering Work of the Spirit
Common people are as worthless as a puff of wind, and the powerful are not what they appear to be. If you weigh them on the scales, together they are lighter than a breath of air.
Don't put your trust in mere humans. They are as frail as breath. What good are they?
All the nations fighting against Jerusalem will vanish like a dream! Those who are attacking her walls will vanish like a vision in the night.
All the people of the earth are nothing compared to him. He does as he pleases among the angels of heaven and among the people of the earth. No one can stop him or say to him, 'What do you mean by doing these things?'
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