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Isaiah 40:17

17  wAll the nations are as nothing before him,

they are accounted by him as less than nothing and emptiness.

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Isaiah 40:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 Before him all the nations are as nothing;

they are regarded by him as worthless

and less than nothing.

Isaiah 40:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 All nations before him are as nothing;

And they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.

Isaiah 40:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 The nations of the world are worth nothing to him.

In his eyes they count for less than nothing—

mere emptiness and froth.

Isaiah 40:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 All nations before Him are as nothing,

And they are counted by Him less than nothing and worthless.

Isaiah 40:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 Compared to the Lord all the nations are worth nothing;

to him they are less than nothing.

Isaiah 40:17 — American Standard Version (ASV)

17 All the nations are as nothing before him; they are accounted by him as less than nothing, and vanity.

Isaiah 40:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 All the nations are as nothing before him; they are esteemed by him less than a cipher, and vanity.

Isaiah 40:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 All the nations amount to nothing in his presence. 

He considers them less than nothing and worthless. 

Isaiah 40:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 All the nations are as nothing before Him;

they are considered by Him

as nothingness and emptiness.

Isaiah 40:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 All the nations are as nothing before him;

they are accounted by him as less than nothing and emptiness.

Isaiah 40:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 All the nations are like nothing before him;

they are counted by him as nothing and emptiness.

Isaiah 40:17 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

17 To him, all of the nations don’t amount to anything.

He considers them to be worthless.

In fact, they are less than nothing in his sight.

Isaiah 40:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 All the nations are as nothing before Him,

They are regarded by Him as less than nothing and meaningless.


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