Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; on the Gittith. A Psalm of David.
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.

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 majestic and glorious and excellent is Your name in all the earth!
You have displayed Your splendor 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!

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.

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

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Context Readings

God's Glory, Man's Dignity

1 LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! You set your glory above the heavens! 2 Out of the mouths of infants and nursing babies you have established strength on account of your adversaries, in order to silence the enemy and vengeful foe.



Cross References

Psalm 148:13

Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is lifted up; his majesty transcends earth and heaven.

Psalm 57:5

Be exalted above the heavens, God! May your glory cover the earth!

Psalm 57:10-11

For your gracious love is great, extending even to the heavens, and your truth even to the skies.

Psalm 81:1

Sing joyfully to God, our strength. Raise a shout to the God of Jacob.

Exodus 15:11

"Who is like you among the gods, LORD? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in splendor, and working wonders?

Exodus 34:5-7

The LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 28:58

"If you aren't careful to observe all the words of this Law that have been written in this book, instructing you to fear this glorious and awesome name of the LORD your God,

1 Kings 8:27

and yet, will God truly reside on earth? Look! Neither the sky nor the highest heaven can contain you! How much less this Temple that I have built!

Psalm 8:9

LORD, our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth! To the Director: Accompanied by female voices. A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 36:5

Your gracious love, LORD, reaches to the heavens; your truth extends to the skies.

Psalm 63:1

God, you are my God! I will fervently seek you. My soul thirsts for you; my flesh longs for you in a dry, weary, and parched land.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God! Sing praise to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds. The LORD is his name. Be jubilant in his presence.

Psalm 72:17-19

May his fame be eternal as long as the sun may his name endure, and may they be blessed through him, and may all nations call him blessed.

Psalm 84:1

How lovely are your dwelling places, LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Psalm 108:4-5

For your gracious love extends to the sky, and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

Psalm 113:2-4

May the name of the LORD be blessed from now to eternity.

Psalm 145:1

I will speak highly of you, my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever.

Song of Songs 5:16

His mouth is sweetness, and all of him is desirable. This is my beloved, this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem!

Isaiah 26:13

O LORD our God, other lords besides you have ruled over us, but through you alone we acknowledge your name.

Habakkuk 3:3

God comes from Teman the Holy One from Mount Paran. Interlude His glory spreads throughout the heavens, and praises about him fill the earth.

Matthew 22:45

If David calls him "Lord', how can he be his son?"

John 20:28

Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!"

Ephesians 4:10

The one who went down is the same one who went up above all the heavens so that all things would be fulfilled.

Philippians 2:9-11

Now lifted up by God to heaven, a name above all others given, this matchless name possessing.

Philippians 3:8

What is more, I continue to consider all these things to be a loss for the sake of what is far more valuable, knowing the Messiah Jesus, my Lord. It is because of him that I have experienced the loss of all those things. Indeed, I consider them rubbish in order to gain the Messiah

Hebrews 7:26

We need such a high priest one who is holy, innocent, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens.

Revelation 19:6

Then I heard what sounded like the voice of a large crowd, like the sound of raging waters, and like the sound of powerful thunderclaps, saying, "Hallelujah! The Lord our God, the Almighty, is reigning.

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