Psalm 148:13
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King James Version
Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

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

World English Bible
let them praise the name of Yahweh, for his name alone is exalted. His glory is above the earth and the heavens.

Young's Literal Translation
They praise the name of Jehovah, For His name alone hath been set on high, His honour is above earth and heavens.

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King James Translators' Notes

excellent: Heb. exalted

Geneva Study Bible

Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.Psalm 148:13 Parallel Commentaries

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Universal Worship. --Ps. cxlviii.
Universal Worship.--Ps. cxlviii. Heralds of creation! cry,-- Praise the Lord, the Lord most high! Heaven and earth! obey the call, Praise the Lord, the Lord of all. For He spake, and forth from night Sprang the universe to light: He commanded,--Nature heard, And stood fast upon his word. Praise Him, all ye hosts above, Spirits perfected in love; Sun and Moon! your voices raise, Sing, ye stars! your Maker's praise. Earth! from all thy depths below, Ocean's hallelujahs flow, Lightning, Vapour,
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

Covenanting a Privilege of Believers.
Whatever attainment is made by any as distinguished from the wicked, or whatever gracious benefit is enjoyed, is a spiritual privilege. Adoption into the family of God is of this character. "He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power (margin, or, the right; or, privilege) to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name."[617] And every co-ordinate benefit is essentially so likewise. The evidence besides, that Covenanting
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Purposes of God.
In discussing this subject I shall endeavor to show, I. What I understand by the purposes of God. Purposes, in this discussion, I shall use as synonymous with design, intention. The purposes of God must be ultimate and proximate. That is, God has and must have an ultimate end. He must purpose to accomplish something by his works and providence, which he regards as a good in itself, or as valuable to himself, and to being in general. This I call his ultimate end. That God has such an end or purpose,
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Cross References
Psalm 8:1
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.

Psalm 113:4
The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

Psalm 148:12
Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:

Isaiah 12:4
And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.

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.

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