Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do you not know? Have you not heard?
Has it not been declared to you from the beginning?
Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?

King James Version

Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?

Holman Bible

Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
Has it not been declared to you
from the beginning?
Have you not considered
the foundations of the earth?

International Standard Version

"You know, don't you? You have heard, haven't you? Hasn't it been told you from the beginning? Haven't you understood from the foundations of the earth?

A Conservative Version

Have ye not known? Have yet not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?

American Standard Version

Have ye not known? have yet not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?

Amplified


Do you [who worship idols] not know? Have you not heard?
Has it not been told to you from the beginning?
Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth [the omnipotence of God and the stupidity of bowing to idols]?

Bible in Basic English

Have you no knowledge of it? has it not come to your ears? has not news of it been given to you from the first? has it not been clear to you from the time when the earth was placed on its base?

Darby Translation

do ye not know? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood the foundation of the earth?

Julia Smith Translation

Will ye not know? will ye not hear? was it not announced to you from the beginning? did ye not understand from the foundations of the earth?

King James 2000

Have you not known? have you not heard? has it not been told you from the beginning? have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Have you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told to you from [the] {beginning}? Have you not understood [from] the foundation of the earth?

Modern King James verseion

Have you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Know ye not this? Heard ye never of it? Hath it not been preached unto you since the beginning? Have ye not been informed of this since the foundation of the earth was laid?

NET Bible

Do you not know? Do you not hear? Has it not been told to you since the very beginning? Have you not understood from the time the earth's foundations were made?

New Heart English Bible

Haven't you known? Haven't you heard, yet? Haven't you been told from the beginning? Haven't you understood from the foundations of the earth?

The Emphasized Bible

Have ye never taken note? Have ye never heard? Hath it not from the beginning, been told you? Have ye not been led to discern, from the foundations of the earth?

Webster

Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?

World English Bible

Haven't you known? Haven't you heard, yet? Haven't you been told from the beginning? Haven't you understood from the foundations of the earth?

Youngs Literal Translation

Do ye not know -- do ye not hear? Hath it not been declared from the first to you? Have ye not understood From the foundations of the earth?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
hath it not been told
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

have ye not understood
בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

מסדה מוסדה 
Mowcadah 
Usage: 13

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Isaiah 40:21

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Comfort For God's People

20 He who is too impoverished for such an offering
Selects a tree that does not rot;
He seeks out for himself a skillful craftsman
To prepare an idol that will not totter.
21 Do you not know? Have you not heard?
Has it not been declared to you from the beginning?
Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?
22 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.



Cross References

Acts 14:17

and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness.”

Psalm 19:1-5

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
The heavens are telling of the glory of God;
And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.

Psalm 50:6

And the heavens declare His righteousness,
For God Himself is judge. Selah.

Psalm 115:8

Those who make them will become like them,
Everyone who trusts in them.

Isaiah 27:11

When its limbs are dry, they are broken off;
Women come and make a fire with them,
For they are not a people of discernment,
Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them.
And their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes; a deceived heart has turned him aside. And he cannot deliver himself, nor say, “Is there not a lie in my right hand?”

Isaiah 46:8

Remember this, and be assured;
Recall it to mind, you transgressors.

Isaiah 48:13

“Surely My hand founded the earth,
And My right hand spread out the heavens;
When I call to them, they stand together.

Isaiah 51:13

That you have forgotten the Lord your Maker,
Who stretched out the heavens
And laid the foundations of the earth,
That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor,
As he makes ready to destroy?
But where is the fury of the oppressor?

Jeremiah 10:8-12

But they are altogether stupid and foolish
In their discipline of delusion—their idol is wood!

Romans 1:19-21

because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

Romans 3:1-2

Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?

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