Thematic Bible

Isaiah 40:1 (show verse)

Comfort, O comfort My people,” says your God.

Isaiah 40:2 (show verse)

Speak kindly to Jerusalem;
And call out to her, that her warfare has ended,
That her iniquity has been removed,
That she has received of the Lord’s hand
Double for all her sins.”

Isaiah 40:3 (show verse)

A voice is calling,
Clear the way for the Lord in the wilderness;
Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 40:4 (show verse)

“Let every valley be lifted up,
And every mountain and hill be made low;
And let the rough ground become a plain,
And the rugged terrain a broad valley;

Isaiah 40:5 (show verse)

Then the glory of the Lord will be revealed,
And all flesh will see it together;
For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”

Isaiah 40:6 (show verse)

A voice says, “Call out.”
Then he answered, “What shall I call out?”
All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 40:7 (show verse)

The grass withers, the flower fades,
When the breath of the Lord blows upon it;
Surely the people are grass.

Isaiah 40:8 (show verse)

The grass withers, the flower fades,
But the word of our God stands forever.

Isaiah 40:9 (show verse)

Get yourself up on a high mountain,
O Zion, bearer of good news,
Lift up your voice mightily,
O Jerusalem, bearer of good news;
Lift it up, do not fear.
Say to the cities of Judah,
Here is your God!”

Isaiah 40:10 (show verse)

Behold, the Lord God will come with might,
With His arm ruling for Him.
Behold, His reward is with Him
And His recompense before Him.

Isaiah 40:11 (show verse)

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock,
In His arm He will gather the lambs
And carry them in His bosom;
He will gently lead the nursing ewes.
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Christ » Spirit of » Tender
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Of Christ Compassion » Manifested for the » Weak in faith
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Following » Who follows the lord
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Gentleness » Of Christ
God » Christ's » Gentleness of
God » Pillar of » Flock of
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Jesus and children » Gentle
Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » Foretold
Jesus Christ » Divinity of » Jehovah the shepherd
Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » He gathers
Jesus Christ » Shepherd, jesus the true » He cherishes tenderly
Lambs » Illustrative » Of weak believers
Lambs » The shepherd's care for
Lambs of the fold » Carried in Christ's bosom
Names » Of the church » Flock, God's
Preciousness of Christ » On account of his » Care and tenderness
Privileges of saints » Having » Christ for their shepherd
Prophecies respecting Christ » His tenderness and compassion
Righteous » Compared with » Lambs
compared to Saints » Lambs
Shepherd » Figurative » A name given to jesus
Christ Shepherd » General references to » Tender
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Shepherds/pastors » The lord being a shepherd
Titles and names of saints » Lambs

Isaiah 40:12 (show verse)

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand,
And marked off the heavens by the span,
And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure,
And weighed the mountains in a balance
And the hills in a pair of scales?

Isaiah 40:13 (show verse)

Who has directed the Spirit of the Lord,
Or as His counselor has informed Him?

Isaiah 40:14 (show verse)

With whom did He consult and who gave Him understanding?
And who taught Him in the path of justice and taught Him knowledge
And informed Him of the way of understanding?

Isaiah 40:15 (show verse)

Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket,
And are regarded as a speck of dust on the scales;
Behold, He lifts up the islands like fine dust.

Isaiah 40:16 (show verse)

Even Lebanon is not enough to burn,
Nor its beasts enough for a burnt offering.

Isaiah 40:17 (show verse)

All the nations are as nothing before Him,
They are regarded by Him as less than nothing and meaningless.
No Themes for this verse.

Isaiah 40:18 (show verse)

To whom then will you liken God?
Or what likeness will you compare with Him?

Isaiah 40:19 (show verse)

As for the idol, a craftsman casts it,
A goldsmith plates it with gold,
And a silversmith fashions chains of silver.

Isaiah 40:20 (show verse)

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.

Isaiah 40:21 (show verse)

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?
No Themes for this verse.

Isaiah 40:22 (show verse)

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.

Isaiah 40:23 (show verse)

He it is who reduces rulers to nothing,
Who makes the judges of the earth meaningless.

Isaiah 40:24 (show verse)

Scarcely have they been planted,
Scarcely have they been sown,
Scarcely has their stock taken root in the earth,
But He merely blows on them, and they wither,
And the storm carries them away like stubble.

Isaiah 40:25 (show verse)

To whom then will you liken Me
That I would be his equal?” says the Holy One.
No Themes for this verse.

Isaiah 40:26 (show verse)

Lift up your eyes on high
And see who has created these stars,
The One who leads forth their host by number,
He calls them all by name;
Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power,
Not one of them is missing.

Isaiah 40:27 (show verse)

Why do you say, O Jacob, and assert, O Israel,
“My way is hidden from the Lord,
And the justice due me escapes the notice of my God”?
No Themes for this verse.

Isaiah 40:28 (show verse)

Do you not know? Have you not heard?
The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth
Does not become weary or tired.
His understanding is inscrutable.

Isaiah 40:29 (show verse)

He gives strength to the weary,
And to him who lacks might He increases power.

Isaiah 40:30 (show verse)

Though youths grow weary and tired,
And vigorous young men stumble badly,

Isaiah 40:31 (show verse)

Yet those who wait for the Lord
Will gain new strength;
They will mount up with wings like eagles,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.