Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy majesty above the heavens.

New American Standard Bible

O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!

King James Version

{To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David.} O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: on the Gittith. A Davidic psalm.Yahweh, our Lord,
how magnificent is Your name throughout the earth!You have covered the heavens with Your majesty.

International Standard Version

LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! You set your glory above the heavens!

A Conservative Version

O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth, who has set thy glory upon the heavens!

American Standard Version

O Jehovah, our Lord, How excellent is thy name in all the earth, Who hast set thy glory upon the heavens!

Amplified

O Lord, our Lord, how excellent (majestic and glorious) is Your name in all the earth! You have set Your glory on [or above] the heavens.

Bible in Basic English

O Lord, our Lord, whose glory is higher than the heavens, how noble is your name in all the earth!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O LORD our Lord, how great is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy praise above the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer upon the stringed instrument, chanting of David. O Jehovah our Lord, how mighty thy name in all the earth! who will set thy majesty over the heavens.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician upon gittith. A Psalm of David.] O LORD our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! who have set your glory above the heavens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh, our Lord, how majestic [is] your name in all the earth, who put your splendor above the heavens.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician, on the harp. A Psalm of David. O Jehovah our Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth! You have set Your glory above the heavens!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter upon Gittith, a Psalm of David} O LORD our governour; how excellent is thy name in all the world; thou hast set thy glory above the heavens!

NET Bible

For the music director, according to the gittith style; a psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how magnificent is your reputation throughout the earth! You reveal your majesty in the heavens above!

New Heart English Bible

LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth, who has set your glory above the heavens.

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh, our Lord! How majestic is thy Name, in all the earth, Who hast set thy splendour upon the heavens.

Webster

To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

World English Bible

Yahweh, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth, who has set your glory above the heavens!

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer, 'On the Gittith.' A Psalm of David. Jehovah, our Lord, How honourable Thy name in all the earth! Who settest thine honour on the heavens.

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Glory, Man's Dignity

1 {To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy majesty above the heavens. 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou established praise because of thine adversaries, to still the enemy and the avenger.



Cross References

Psalm 148:13

Let them praise the name of Jehovah: for his name alone is exalted; his majesty is above the earth and the heavens.

Psalm 57:5

Be exalted above the heavens, O God; let thy glory be above all the earth!

Psalm 57:10-11

For thy loving-kindness is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

Psalm 81:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.} Sing ye joyously unto God our strength, shout aloud unto the God of Jacob;

Exodus 15:11

Who is like unto thee, Jehovah, among the gods? Who is like unto thee, glorifying thyself in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Exodus 34:5-7

And Jehovah came down in the cloud, and stood beside him there, and proclaimed the name of Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 28:58

If thou wilt not take heed to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, to fear this glorious and fearful name, JEHOVAH THY GOD;

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens, and the heaven of heavens, cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!

Psalm 8:9

Jehovah our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!

Psalm 36:5

Jehovah, thy loving-kindness is in the heavens, and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

Psalm 63:1

{A Psalm of David; when he was in the wilderness of Judah.} O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee. My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh languisheth for thee, in a dry and weary land without water:

Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.

Psalm 72:17-19

His name shall endure for ever; his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall bless themselves in him; all nations shall call him blessed.

Psalm 84:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon the Gittith. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Jehovah of hosts!

Psalm 108:4-5

For thy loving-kindness is great above the heavens, and thy truth is unto the clouds.

Psalm 113:2-4

Blessed be the name of Jehovah, from this time forth and for evermore!

Psalm 145:1

{A Psalm of praise. Of David.} I will extol thee, my God, O King, and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.

Song of Songs 5:16

His mouth is most sweet: Yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, yea, this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:13

Jehovah our God, other lords than thee have had dominion over us; by thee only will we make mention of thy name.

Habakkuk 3:3

God came from Teman, And the holy one from mount Paran. Selah. his glory covereth the heavens, And the earth is full of his praise.

Matthew 22:45

If therefore David call him Lord, how is he his son?

John 20:28

Thomas answered and said to him, My Lord and my God.

Ephesians 4:10

He that descended is the same who has also ascended up above all the heavens, that he might fill all things;

Philippians 2:9-11

Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and granted him a name, that which is above every name,

Philippians 3:8

But surely I count also all things to be loss on account of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, on account of whom I have suffered the loss of all, and count them to be filth, that I may gain Christ;

Hebrews 7:26

For such a high priest became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and become higher than the heavens:

Revelation 19:6

And I heard as a voice of a great crowd, and as a voice of many waters, and as a voice of strong thunders, saying, Hallelujah, for the Lord our God the Almighty has taken to himself kingly power.

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