Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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.

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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Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Glory, Man's Dignity

1 [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. 2 Out of the mouth of babes and infants have you ordained strength because of your enemies, that you might still the enemy and the avenger.



Cross References

Psalm 148:13

Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

Psalm 57:5

Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be above all the earth.

Psalm 57:10-11

For your mercy is great unto the heavens, and your truth unto the clouds.

Psalm 81:1

[To the Chief Musician upon gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.] Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

Exodus 15:11

Who is like unto you, O LORD, among the gods? who is like you, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Exodus 34:5-7

And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 28:58

If you will not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that you may fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD YOUR GOD;

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain you; how much less this house that I have built?

Psalm 8:9

O LORD our Lord, how excellent is your name in all the earth!

Psalm 36:5

Your mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and your faithfulness reaches unto the clouds.

Psalm 63:1

[A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.] O God, you are my God; early will I seek you: my soul thirsts for you, my flesh longs for you in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rides upon the heavens by his name, the LORD, and rejoice before him.

Psalm 72:17-19

His name shall endure forever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

Psalm 84:1

[To the Chief Musician upon gittith. A Psalm for the Sons of Korah.] How lovely are your tabernacles, O LORD of hosts!

Psalm 108:4-5

For your mercy is great above the heavens: and your truth reaches unto the clouds.

Psalm 113:2-4

Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and forevermore.

Psalm 145:1

[A Psalm of praise of David.] I will extol you, my God, O king; and I will bless your name forever and ever.

Song of Songs 5:16

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

Isaiah 26:13

O LORD our God, other lords besides you have had dominion over us: but by you only will we make mention of your name.

Habakkuk 3:3

God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.

Matthew 22:45

If David then called him Lord, how is he his son?

John 20:28

And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

Ephesians 4:10

He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)

Philippians 2:9-11

Therefore God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:

Philippians 3:8

Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but rubbish, that I may win Christ,

Hebrews 7:26

For such a high priest was befitting for us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Revelation 19:6

And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigns.

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