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The greatness of God (Isaiah 40)

13 Who hath directed the Spirit of the Lordor being His counsellor hath taught Him?
 14 With whom took He counseland who instructed Him, and taught Him in the path of judgmentand taught Him knowledge, and shewed to Him the way of understanding?
 15 Behold, the nations are as drop of bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, He taketh up the isles as very little thing.
 16 And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for burnt offering.
 17 All nations before Him are as nothing; and they are counted to Him less than nothing, and vanity.
Isaiah 40:13-17


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