Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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

[You worshipers of idols, you are without excuse.] Do you not know? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? [These things ought to convince you of God's omnipotence and of the folly of bowing to idols.] Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Have ye not known? Have ye not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have ye not been taught since the land was founded?

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 To one who shapes a pedestal,
choosing wood that does not rot?
He looks for a skilled craftsman
to set up an idol that will not fall over.
21 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?
22 God is enthroned above the circle of the earth;
its inhabitants are like grasshoppers.
He stretches out the heavens like thin cloth
and spreads them out like a tent to live in.



Cross References

Acts 14:17

although He did not leave Himself without a witness, since He did what is good by giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons and satisfying your hearts with food and happiness.”

Psalm 19:1-5

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.The heavens declare the glory of God,
and the sky proclaims the work of His hands.

Psalm 50:6

The heavens proclaim His righteousness,
for God is the Judge.Selah

Psalm 115:8

Those who make them are just like them,
as are all who trust in them.

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches dry out, they will be broken off.
Women will come and make fires with them,
for they are not a people with understanding.
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.
His deceived mind has led him astray,
and he cannot deliver himself,
or say, “Isn’t there a lie in my right hand?”

Isaiah 46:8

“Remember this and be brave;
take it to heart, you transgressors!

Isaiah 48:13

My own hand founded the earth,
and My right hand spread out the heavens;
when I summoned them,
they stood up together.

Isaiah 51:13

But you have forgotten the Lord, your Maker,
who stretched out the heavens
and laid the foundations of the earth.
You are in constant dread all day long
because of the fury of the oppressor,
who has set himself to destroy.
But where is the fury of the oppressor?

Jeremiah 10:8-12

They are both stupid and foolish,
instructed by worthless idols
made of wood!

Romans 1:19-21

since what can be known about God is evident among them, because God has shown it to them.

Romans 1:28

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.

Romans 3:1-2

So what advantage does the Jew have? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?

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