26 Look up[a] and see!
Who created(A) these?
He brings out the stars by number;
he calls all of them by name.(B)
Because of his great power and strength,
not one of them is missing.

27 Jacob, why do you say,
and, Israel, why do you assert:
“My way is hidden from the Lord,
and my claim is ignored by my God”?(C)
28 Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,(D)
the Creator of the whole earth.
He never becomes faint or weary;
there is no limit to his understanding.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. 40:26 Lit Lift up your eyes on high

26 Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens:(A)
    Who created(B) all these?
He who brings out the starry host(C) one by one
    and calls forth each of them by name.
Because of his great power and mighty strength,(D)
    not one of them is missing.(E)

27 Why do you complain, Jacob?
    Why do you say, Israel,
“My way is hidden from the Lord;
    my cause is disregarded by my God”?(F)
28 Do you not know?
    Have you not heard?(G)
The Lord is the everlasting(H) God,
    the Creator(I) of the ends of the earth.(J)
He will not grow tired or weary,(K)
    and his understanding no one can fathom.(L)

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