2 Samuel 7:22
New International Version
“How great you are, Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears.

New Living Translation
“How great you are, O Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you. We have never even heard of another God like you!

English Standard Version
Therefore you are great, O LORD God. For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Berean Study Bible
How great You are, O Lord GOD! For there is none like You, and there is no God but You, according to everything we have heard with our own ears.

King James Bible
Wherefore thou art great, O LORD God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

New King James Version
Therefore You are great, O Lord GOD. For there is none like You, nor is there any God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

New American Standard Bible
For this reason You are great, Lord GOD; for there is no one like You, and there is no God except You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

NASB 1995
“For this reason You are great, O Lord GOD; for there is none like You, and there is no God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

NASB 1977
“For this reason Thou art great, O Lord GOD; for there is none like Thee, and there is no God besides Thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Amplified Bible
Therefore You are great, O Lord GOD; for there is none like You, and there is no God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Christian Standard Bible
This is why you are great, Lord GOD. There is no one like you, and there is no God besides you, as all we have heard confirms.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is why You are great, Lord GOD. There is no one like You, and there is no God besides You, as all we have heard confirms.

American Standard Version
Wherefore thou art great, O Jehovah God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God besides thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, you are great LORD JEHOVAH God, because there is none like you and there is no God outside of you whom we have heard with our ears!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
that he may magnify thee, O my Lord; for there is no one like thee, and there is no God, but thou among all of whom we have heard with our ears.

Contemporary English Version
LORD All-Powerful, you are greater than all others. No one is like you, and you alone are God. Everything we have heard about you is true.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore thou art magnified, O Lord God, because there is none like to thee, neither is there any God besides thee, in all the things that we have heard with our ears.

English Revised Version
Wherefore thou art great, O LORD God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Good News Translation
How great you are, Sovereign LORD! There is none like you; we have always known that you alone are God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"That is why you are great, LORD God. There is no one like you, and there is no other god except you, as we have heard with our own ears.

International Standard Version
And therefore you are great, Lord GOD, there is no one like you, there is no God except for you, just as we've heard with our own ears.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore Thou art great, O LORD God; for there is none like Thee, neither is there any God beside Thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Literal Standard Version
Therefore You have been great, YHWH God, for there is none like You, and there is no God except You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

NET Bible
Therefore you are great, O LORD God, for there is none like you! There is no God besides you! What we have heard is true!

New Heart English Bible
Therefore you are great, Lord GOD. For there is none like you, neither is there any God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

World English Bible
Therefore you are great, Yahweh God. For there is none like you, neither is there any God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore Thou hast been great, Jehovah God, for there is none like Thee, and there is no God save Thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Prayer of Thanksgiving
21For the sake of Your word and according to Your own heart, You have accomplished this great thing and revealed it to Your servant. 22How great You are, O Lord GOD! For there is none like You, and there is no God but You, according to everything we have heard with our own ears. 23And who is like Your people Israel—the one nation on earth whom God went out to redeem as a people for Himself and to make a name for Himself? You performed great and awesome wonders by driving out nations and their gods from before Your people, whom You redeemed for Yourself from Egypt.…

Cross References
Exodus 8:10
"Tomorrow," Pharaoh answered. "May it be as you say," Moses replied, "so that you may know that there is no one like the LORD our God.

Exodus 9:14
Otherwise, I will send all My plagues against you and your officials and your people, so you may know that there is no one like Me in all the earth.

Exodus 10:2
and that you may tell your children and grandchildren how severely I dealt with the Egyptians when I performed miraculous signs among them, so that all of you may know that I am the LORD."

Exodus 15:11
Who among the gods is like You, O LORD? Who is like You--majestic in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders?

Deuteronomy 3:24
"O Lord GOD, You have begun to show Your greatness and power to Your servant. For what god in heaven or on earth can perform such works and mighty acts as Yours?

1 Samuel 2:2
There is no one holy like the LORD. Indeed, there is no one besides You! And there is no Rock like our God.

1 Kings 8:23
and said: "O LORD, God of Israel, there is no God like You in heaven above or on earth below, keeping Your covenant of loving devotion with Your servants who walk before You with all their hearts.


Treasury of Scripture

Why you are great, O LORD God: for there is none like you, neither is there any God beside you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Wherefore

Deuteronomy 3:24
O Lord GOD, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?

1 Chronicles 16:25
For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods.

2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build is great: for great is our God above all gods.

none

Exodus 15:11
Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Deuteronomy 4:35
Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the LORD he is God; there is none else beside him.

Deuteronomy 32:39
See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.









(22) All that we have heard with our ears.--Such expressions are common enough in all languages not only for that which has been communicated orally, but for all that has been made known in any way; the same word is used with reference to written records in Deuteronomy 4:6; 2Kings 17:14; 2Kings 18:12; 2Kings 19:16 (in Hezekiah's prayer in reference to Sennacherib's letter); Nehemiah 9:29; probably Esther 2:8; and in many other places. (So also the corresponding Greek word, Revelation 1:3, &c). It is therefore entirely unnecessary to suppose that David refers here only to oral tradition; he means the history of the Divine dealings with his people as recorded in their sacred books. . . . Verse 22. - Wherefore thou art great. God's goodness is to David a proof of his greatness, and he sees it displayed, not only in his dealings with himself, but also in the past history of the Jewish nation. There is in this a depth of evangelic piety. An unconverted heart would see the greatness of God in the majesty of creation, or in severe dealings with the impenitent. David saw it in acts of mercy and kindness. We look upon Elijah as the very type of sternness, yet he too recognized the presence of God in "the still small voice" of gentleness and love (1 Kings 19:13).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
How
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

great You are,
גָּדַ֖לְתָּ (gā·ḏal·tā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1431: To grow up, become great

O Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD!
יְהוִ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

[there is] none
אֵ֣ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

like You,
כָּמ֗וֹךָ (kā·mō·w·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3644: Like, as, when

and there is no
וְאֵ֤ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

God
אֱלֹהִים֙ (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

besides You,
זֽוּלָתֶ֔ךָ (zū·lā·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2108: Scattering, removal, except

according to everything
בְּכֹ֥ל (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

we have heard
שָׁמַ֖עְנוּ (šā·ma‘·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

with our own ears.
בְּאָזְנֵֽינוּ׃ (bə·’ā·zə·nê·nū)
Preposition-b | Noun - fdc | first person common plural
Strong's 241: Broadness, the ear


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