Isaiah 40:8
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever."

New Living Translation
The grass withers and the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever."

English Standard Version
The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

New American Standard Bible
The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever.

King James Bible
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of our God remains forever."

International Standard Version
Grass withers and flowers fade away, when the LORD's breath blows on them, but the word of our God will stand forever. "

NET Bible
The grass dries up, the flowers wither, but the decree of our God is forever reliable."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Grass dries up, and flowers wither, but the word of our God will last forever."

JPS Tanakh 1917
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; But the word of our God shall stand for ever.'

New American Standard 1977
The grass withers, the flower fades,
            But the word of our God stands forever.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The grass withers, the open flower fades; but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

King James 2000 Bible
The grass withers, the flower fades: but the word of our God shall stand forever.

American King James Version
The grass wither, the flower fades: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

American Standard Version
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; but the word of our God shall stand forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen: but the word of our Lord endureth for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; but the word of our God abideth for ever.

English Revised Version
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall shall stand forever.

World English Bible
The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God stands forever."

Young's Literal Translation
Withered hath grass, faded the flower, But a word of our God riseth for ever.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
40:1-11 All human life is a warfare; the Christian life is the most so; but the struggle will not last always. Troubles are removed in love, when sin is pardoned. In the great atonement of the death of Christ, the mercy of God is exercised to the glory of his justice. In Christ, and his sufferings, true penitents receive of the Lord's hand double for all their sins; for the satisfaction Christ made by his death was of infinite value. The prophet had some reference to the return of the Jews from Babylon. But this is a small event, compared with that pointed out by the Holy Ghost in the New Testament, when John the Baptist proclaimed the approach of Christ. When eastern princes marched through desert countries, ways were prepared for them, and hinderances removed. And may the Lord prepare our hearts by the teaching of his word and the convictions of his Spirit, that high and proud thoughts may be brought down, good desires planted, crooked and rugged tempers made straight and softened, and every hinderance removed, that we may be ready for his will on earth, and prepared for his heavenly kingdom. What are all that belongs to fallen man, or all that he does, but as the grass and the flower thereof! And what will all the titles and possessions of a dying sinner avail, when they leave him under condemnation! The word of the Lord can do that for us, which all flesh cannot. The glad tidings of the coming of Christ were to be sent forth to the ends of the earth. Satan is the strong man armed; but our Lord Jesus is stronger; and he shall proceed, and do all that he purposes. Christ is the good Shepherd; he shows tender care for young converts, weak believers, and those of a sorrowful spirit. By his word he requires no more service, and by his providence he inflicts no more trouble, than he will strengthen them for. May we know our Shepherd's voice, and follow him, proving ourselves his sheep.
Study Bible
The Word of the Lord Stands Forever
7The grass withers, the flower fades, When the breath of the LORD blows upon it; Surely the people are grass. 8The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever. 9Get yourself up on a high mountain, O Zion, bearer of good news, Lift up your voice mightily, O Jerusalem, bearer of good news; Lift it up, do not fear. Say to the cities of Judah, "Here is your God!"…
Cross References
Matthew 5:18
For I tell you truly, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single jot, not a stroke of a pen, will disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.

1 Peter 1:25
but the word of the Lord stands forever." And this is the word that was proclaimed to you.

Numbers 23:19
"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent; Has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?

Psalm 111:8
They are upheld forever and ever; They are performed in truth and uprightness.

Psalm 119:89
Forever, O LORD, Your word is settled in heaven.

Isaiah 46:10
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure';

Isaiah 55:11
So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.

Isaiah 59:21
"As for Me, this is My covenant with them," says the LORD: "My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your offspring, nor from the mouth of your offspring's offspring," says the LORD, "from now and forever."

Jeremiah 44:29
'This will be the sign to you,' declares the LORD, 'that I am going to punish you in this place, so that you may know that My words will surely stand against you for harm.'
Treasury of Scripture

The grass wither, the flower fades: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

the word

Isaiah 46:10,11 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the …

Isaiah 55:10,11 For as the rain comes down, and the snow from heaven, and returns …

Psalm 119:89-91 For ever, O LORD, your word is settled in heaven…

Zechariah 1:6 But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, …

Matthew 5:18 For truly I say to you, Till heaven and earth pass, one stroke or …

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

Mark 13:31 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.

John 10:35 If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came, and the scripture …

John 12:34 The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ …

Romans 3:1-3 What advantage then has the Jew? or what profit is there of circumcision…

Jump to Previous
Abideth Dead Dry Eternal Faded Fades Fadeth Fall Flower Flowers Forever Grass Riseth Stand Stands Withered Withereth Withers Word
Jump to Next
Abideth Dead Dry Eternal Faded Fades Fadeth Fall Flower Flowers Forever Grass Riseth Stand Stands Withered Withereth Withers Word
Links
Isaiah 40:8 NIV
Isaiah 40:8 NLT
Isaiah 40:8 ESV
Isaiah 40:8 NASB
Isaiah 40:8 KJV

Isaiah 40:8 Biblia Paralela
Isaiah 40:8 Chinese Bible
Isaiah 40:8 French Bible
Isaiah 40:8 German Bible

Alphabetical: and but fades fall flower flowers forever God grass of our stands The withers word

OT Prophets: Isaiah 40:8 The grass withers the flower fades (Isa Isi Is) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Isaiah 40:7
Top of Page
Top of Page