Jeremiah 51:15
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New International Version
"He made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

King James Bible
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding.

Darby Bible Translation
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

World English Bible
He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding has he stretched out the heavens:

Young's Literal Translation
The maker of earth by His power, The establisher of the world by His wisdom, Who by His understanding stretched out the heavens,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He hath made the earth by his power - The omnipotence of God is particularly manifested in the works of creation.

He hath established the world by his wisdom - The omniscience of God is particularly seen in the government of תבל tebel, the inhabited surface of the globe. What a profusion of wisdom and skill is apparent in that wondrous system of providence by which he governs and provides for every living thing.

And hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding - Deep thought, comprehensive design, and consummate skill are especially seen in the formation, magnitudes, distances, revolutions, and various affections of the heavenly bodies.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

hath made

Jeremiah 10:12-16 He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world by his wisdom, and has stretched out the heavens by his discretion...

Jeremiah 32:17 Ah Lord GOD! behold, you have made the heaven and the earth by your great power and stretched out arm...

Genesis 1:1-6 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth...

Psalm 107:25 For he commands, and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up the waves thereof.

Psalm 146:5,6 Happy is he that has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God...

Psalm 148:1-5 Praise you the LORD. Praise you the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights...

Isaiah 40:26 Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who has created these things, that brings out their host by number...

Acts 14:15 And saying, Sirs, why do you these things? We also are men of like passions with you...

Acts 17:24 God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwells not in temples made with hands;

Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made...

Colossians 1:16,17 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones...

Hebrews 1:2,3 Has in these last days spoken to us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds...

Revelation 4:11 You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for you have created all things...

by his wisdom

Psalm 104:24 O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches.

Psalm 136:5 To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endures for ever.

Proverbs 3:19 The LORD by wisdom has founded the earth; by understanding has he established the heavens.

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

and hath

Job 9:8 Which alone spreads out the heavens, and treads on the waves of the sea.

Psalm 104:2 Who cover yourself with light as with a garment: who stretch out the heavens like a curtain:

Isaiah 40:22 It is he that sits on the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers...

Isaiah 42:5 Thus said God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth...

Isaiah 44:24 Thus said the LORD, your redeemer, and he that formed you from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things...

Isaiah 45:12 I have made the earth, and created man on it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded.

Isaiah 48:13 My hand also has laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand has spanned the heavens: when I call to them...

Isaiah 51:13 And forget the LORD your maker, that has stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth...

Library
The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

The Last King of Judah
Zedekiah at the beginning of his reign was trusted fully by the king of Babylon and had as a tried counselor the prophet Jeremiah. By pursuing an honorable course toward the Babylonians and by paying heed to the messages from the Lord through Jeremiah, he could have kept the respect of many in high authority and have had opportunity to communicate to them a knowledge of the true God. Thus the captive exiles already in Babylon would have been placed on vantage ground and granted many liberties; the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Acts 14:15
"Friends, why are you doing this? We too are only human, like you. We are bringing you good news, telling you to turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heavens and the earth and the sea and everything in them.

Romans 1:20
For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities--his eternal power and divine nature--have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Job 9:8
He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea.

Psalm 104:24
How many are your works, LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.

Psalm 136:5
who by his understanding made the heavens, His love endures forever.

Psalm 146:5
Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God.

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