Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

New American Standard Bible

For great is the Lord and greatly to be praised;
He is to be feared above all gods.

King James Version

For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

Holman Bible

For the Lord is great and is highly praised;
He is feared above all gods.

International Standard Version

For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised; he is awesome above all gods.

A Conservative Version

For great is LORD, and greatly to be praised. He is to be feared above all gods.

American Standard Version

For great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised: He is to be feared above all gods.

Amplified


For great is the Lord and greatly to be praised;
He is to be feared above all gods.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised; he is more to be feared than all other gods.

Darby Translation

For Jehovah is great and exceedingly to be praised; he is terrible above all gods.

Julia Smith Translation

For great is Jehovah, and being greatly praised: he is terrible above all gods.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh [is] great and very worthy of praise; he [is to be] feared above all gods.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah is great, and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD is great, and can not worthily be praised: he is more to be feared than all gods. {TYNDALE: For great is the LORD, and to be praised exceedingly: and terrible is he above all gods.}

NET Bible

For the Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise; he is more awesome than all gods.

New Heart English Bible

For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised. He is to be feared above all gods.

The Emphasized Bible

For great is Yahweh, and worthy to be mightily praised, To be revered is he above all gods;

Webster

For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

World English Bible

For great is Yahweh, and greatly to be praised! He is to be feared above all gods.

Youngs Literal Translation

For great is Jehovah, and praised greatly, Fearful He is over all gods.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

is great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

to be praised
הלל 
Halal 
Usage: 165

he is to be feared
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

Context Readings

Yahweh The King Comes In Judgment

3 Declare his glory among the nations, his wonders among all people. 4 For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. 5 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.


Cross References

Psalm 18:3

I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from my enemies.

Psalm 89:7

God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.

Psalm 95:3

For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.

Psalm 145:3

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods: for in the thing in which they dealt proudly he was above them.

1 Samuel 4:8

Woe unto us! who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? these are the Gods that struck the Egyptians with all the plagues in the wilderness.

Nehemiah 9:5

Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless the LORD your God forever and ever: and blessed be your glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

Psalm 48:1

[A song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.] Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Psalm 66:3

Say unto God, How awesome are you in your works! through the greatness of your power shall your enemies submit themselves unto you.

Psalm 66:5

Come and see the works of God: he is awesome in his doing toward the children of men.

Psalm 76:7

You, even you, are to be feared: and who may stand in your sight when once you are angry?

Psalm 86:10

For you are great, and do wondrous things: you are God alone.

Jeremiah 5:22

Fear you not me? says the LORD: will you not tremble at my presence, who has placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though its waves toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

Jeremiah 10:6-7

Since as there is none like unto you, O LORD; you are great, and your name is great in might.

Luke 12:5

But I will forewarn you whom you shall fear: Fear him, who after he has killed has power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.

Revelation 15:4

Who shall not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name? for you only are holy: for all nations shall come and worship before you; for your judgments are made manifest.

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