Isaiah 40:22 states that God “sits above the circle of the earth.” While there is no Hebrew
word for sphere, Khoog which is translated circle, circuit, compass is the closest.
Because God is omnipresent, He looks down upon the earth from every direction.
Therefore, from God’s heavenly perspective – looking down upon the earth from every
location – the earth would appear round from every perspective ONLY if it were a sphere.
If the earth were a flat circle for instance, then from most angles the earth would appear
as an oval (a flat sphere). Therefore, Isaiah 40:22 does NOT indicate a sphere earth because He said “It is He who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers, who stretches out the heaven like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in.” If it was a sphere, how is this possible?
Furthermore, Jesus said “For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the
great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth”
(Matthew 12:40). Of course a person cannot be in the heart of a flat circle anymore than
he can be in the belly of a flat fish. And Ephesians 4:9 corroborates when it explains that
Jesus “first descended into the lower parts of the earth.”
Job 26:7 “He stretched out the north over emptiness, hanging the earth upon naught”
Job 26:10 “He drew a limit on the surface of the waters, at the boundary of light and darkness”
Proverbs 8:27-29 “. . .He decreed a vault on the face of the deep, . .He established the clouds above. . .He made the fountains of the deep strong. . .He give the sea its limit. . .He decreed the foundation of the earth”.
“For the word of the LORD is right, and all His work is done in truth” (Psalm 33:4).