Isaiah 46:5
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New International Version
"With whom will you compare me or count me equal? To whom will you liken me that we may be compared?

New Living Translation
"To whom will you compare me? Who is my equal?

English Standard Version
“To whom will you liken me and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be alike?

New American Standard Bible
"To whom would you liken Me And make Me equal and compare Me, That we would be alike?

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who will you compare Me or make Me equal to? Who will you measure Me with, so that we should be like each other?

International Standard Version
"To whom will you compare me, count me equal, or liken me, so that I may be compared?

NET Bible
To whom can you compare and liken me? Tell me whom you think I resemble, so we can be compared!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
To whom will you compare me and make me equal? To whom will you compare me so that we can be alike?

JPS Tanakh 1917
To whom will ye liken Me, and make Me equal, And compare Me, that we may be like?

New American Standard 1977
“To whom would you liken Me,
            And make Me equal and compare Me,
            That we should be alike?

Jubilee Bible 2000
To whom will ye liken me and make me equal and compare me that we may be alike?

King James 2000 Bible
To whom will you liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be alike?

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
To whom have you likened me, and made me equal, and compared me, and made me like?

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
To whom will ye liken 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?

Young's Literal Translation
To whom do ye liken Me, and make equal? And compare Me, that we may be like?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
46:5-13 Here the folly of those who made idols, and then prayed to them, is exposed. How does the profuseness of idolaters shame the niggardliness of many who call themselves God's servants, but are for a religion which costs them nothing! The service of sin always costs a great deal. God puts it to them what senseless, helpless things idols are. Let, then, the Jews show themselves men, avoiding such abominations. Many Scripture prophecies, delivered long ago, are not yet fulfilled; but the fulfilling of some is an earnest that the rest will come to pass. Nothing can help more to make us easy, than to be assured that God will do all his pleasure. Even those who know not and mind not God's revealed will, are called and used to fulfil the counsels of his secret will. Heaven and earth shall pass away, sooner than one tittle of the word of God. Obstinate sinners are addressed. Such were far from acceptance, but they were summoned to hearken to the word of the Lord. The salvation of a sinner begins with a humble and contrite heart, that trembles at God's word, with godly sorrow working true repentance, and faith in his mercy, through the obedience unto death of our Divine Surety. Christ, as the Divine righteousness and salvation to his people, would come in the appointed time. His salvation abides in his church for all believers.
Study Bible
Babylon's Idols
4Even to your old age I will be the same, And even to your graying years I will bear you! I have done it, and I will carry you; And I will bear you and I will deliver you. 5"To whom would you liken Me And make Me equal and compare Me, That we would be alike? 6"Those who lavish gold from the purse And weigh silver on the scale Hire a goldsmith, and he makes it into a god; They bow down, indeed they worship it.…
Cross References
Revelation 13:4
They worshiped the dragon who had given authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who can wage war against it?"

Isaiah 40:18
To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare with Him?

Isaiah 40:25
"To whom then will you liken Me That I would be his equal?" says the Holy One.
Treasury of Scripture

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

Isaiah 40:18,25 To whom then will you liken God? or what likeness will you compare to him…

Exodus 15:11 Who is like to you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious …

Psalm 86:8 Among the gods there is none like to you, O Lord; neither are there …

Psalm 89:6,8 For who in the heaven can be compared to the LORD? who among the …

Psalm 113:5 Who is like to the LORD our God, who dwells on high,

Jeremiah 10:6,7,16 For as much as there is none like to you, O LORD; you are great, …

Philippians 2:6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Colossians 1:15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his …

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