Isaiah 55:9

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 55:9

For as the heauens are higher then the earth, so are my wayes higher then your wayes, and my thoughts then your thouhts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For {as} the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
- Basic English Bible

For [as] the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
- Darby Bible

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
- Webster's Bible

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
- World English Bible

For high have the heavens been above the earth, So high have been My ways above your ways, And My thoughts above your thoughts.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 55:9

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 55:9


55:7 Return - By sincere repentance, and faith.

55:8 For - If any man injure you, especially if he do it greatly and frequently, you are slow and backward to forgive him. But I am ready to forgive all penitents, how many, and great, and numberless soever their sins be.

55:10 The snow - Which in its season contributes to the fruitfulness of the earth. Returneth not - Without effect. And bread - That it may bring forth store of bread - corn, both for mens present supplies, and for seed for the next year.

55:11 My word - My promises, concerning the pardon of the greatest sinners. Void - Without success.


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