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Isaiah 46:5

    Isaiah 46:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    To whom will you liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    To whom will ye like me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Who in your eyes is my equal? or what comparison will you make with me?

    Webster's Revision

    To whom will ye like me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

    World English Bible

    "To whom will you liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be like?

    Barnes' Notes on Isaiah 46:5

    To whom will ye liken me - (see the notes at Isaiah 40:18, Isaiah 40:25). The design of this and the following verses is to show the folly of idolatry, and the vanity of trusting in idols. This is a subject that the prophet often dwells on. The argument here is derived from the fact that the idols of Babylon were unable to defend the city, and were themselves carried away in triumph Isaiah 46:1-2. If so, how vain was it to rely on them! how foolish to suppose that the living and true God could resemble such weak and defenseless blocks!