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Isaiah 40:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt-offering.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Lebanon [is] not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Even Lebanon is not enough to burn, Nor its beasts enough for a burnt offering.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Lebanon [is] not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts of it sufficient for a burnt-offering.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt-offering.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, Lebanon, is not sufficient to burn,—Nor, the beasts thereof, sufficient for an ascending-sacrifice!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, Nor its beasts sufficient for a burnt-offering.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Libanus shall not be enough to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Lebanon [is] not sufficient to burne, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offring.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Lebanon{gr.Libanus} is not enough to burn, nor all beasts enough for a whole-burnt offering:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Levanon [is] not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Lvnn לְבָנוֹן 3844
{3844} Prime
לְבָנוֹן
L@banown
{leb-aw-nohn'}
From H3825; (the) white mountain (from its snow); Lebanon, a mountain range in Palestine.
[is] not 369
{0369} Prime
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
sufficient 1767
{1767} Prime
דַּי
day
{dahee}
Of uncertain derivation; enough (as noun or adverb), used chiefly with preposition in phrases.
to burn, 1197
{1197} Prime
בָּעַר
ba`ar
{baw-ar'}
A primitive root; to kindle, that is, consume (by fire or by eating); also (as denominative from H1198) to be (become) brutish.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
nor x369
(0369) Complement
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
the beasts 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
thereof sufficient 1767
{1767} Prime
דַּי
day
{dahee}
Of uncertain derivation; enough (as noun or adverb), used chiefly with preposition in phrases.
for a burnt offering. 5930
{5930} Prime
עֹלָה
`olah
{o-law'}
Feminine active participle of H5927; a step or (collectively stairs, as ascending); usually a holocaust (as going up in smoke).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 40:16

_ _ All Lebanon’s forest would not supply fuel enough to burn sacrifices worthy of the glory of God (Isaiah 66:1; 1 Kings 8:27; Psalms 50:8-13).

_ _ beasts — which abounded in Lebanon.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 40:12-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 40:16

Lebanon — If men were to offer a sacrifice agreeable to his infinite excellency, the whole forest of Lebanon could not afford either a sufficient number of beasts to be sacrificed: or, a sufficient quantity of wood to consume the sacrifice.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Psalms 40:6 Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.
Psalms 50:10-12 For every beast of the forest [is] mine, [and] the cattle upon a thousand hills. ... If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world [is] mine, and the fulness thereof.
Micah 6:6-7 Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, [and] bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? ... Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, [or] with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn [for] my transgression, the fruit of my body [for] the sin of my soul?
Hebrews 10:5-10 Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: ... By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once [for all].
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Ps 40:6; 50:10. Mi 6:6. He 10:5.

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