12 qWho has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
and marked off the heavens with a span,
enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure
and weighed the mountains in scales
and the hills in a balance?
or what man shows him his counsel?
and who made him understand?
sWho taught him the path of justice,
and taught him knowledge,
and showed him the way of understanding?
and are accounted tas the dust on the scales;
behold, he takes up uthe coastlands like fine dust.
nor are vits beasts enough for a burnt offering.
17 wAll the nations are as nothing before him,
they are accounted by him as less than nothing and emptiness.