13 Who can fathom the Spirit[a](A) of the Lord,
    or instruct the Lord as his counselor?(B)

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  1. Isaiah 40:13 Or mind
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14 Whom did the Lord consult to enlighten him,
    and who taught him the right way?
Who was it that taught him knowledge,(A)
    or showed him the path of understanding?(B)

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Do you listen in on God’s council?(A)
    Do you have a monopoly on wisdom?(B)

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22 “God is exalted in his power.(A)
    Who is a teacher like him?(B)

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18 But which of them has stood in the council(A) of the Lord
    to see or to hear his word?
    Who has listened and heard his word?

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16 for,

“Who has known the mind of the Lord
    so as to instruct him?”[a](A)

But we have the mind of Christ.(B)

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:16 Isaiah 40:13
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