Exodus 18:11
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New American Standard Bible
"Now I know that the LORD is greater than all the gods; indeed, it was proven when they dealt proudly against the people."

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

Darby Bible Translation
Now I know that Jehovah is greater than all gods; for in the thing in which they acted haughtily he was above them.

World English Bible
Now I know that Yahweh is greater than all gods because of the thing in which they dealt arrogantly against them."

Young's Literal Translation
now I have known that Jehovah is greater than all the gods, for in the thing they have acted proudly -- He is above them!'

Exodus 18:11 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Greater than all gods - See Exodus 15:11. The words simply indicate a conviction of the incomparable might and majesty of Yahweh.

For in ... above them - i. e. the greatness of Yahweh was shown in those transactions wherein the Egyptians had thought to deal haughtily and cruelly against the Israelites. Jethro refers especially to the destruction of the Egyptian host in the Red Sea.

Exodus 18:11 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Origin and Growth of Law.
MOSES' WORK AS JUDGE AND PROPHET.--Ex. 18; 1-27; 33:5-11. Parallel References. Hist. Bible I, 198-203. Prin. of Politics, Ch. VI. Maine, Ancient Law. Jehovah spake to Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend--Ex. 33: 11. And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard cases they brought unto Moses, but every small
Charles Foster Kent—The Making of a Nation

The Seven Deacons
In those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration." The early church was made up of many classes of people, of various nationalities. At the time of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, "there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven." Acts 2:5. Among those of the Hebrew faith who were gathered at Jerusalem were some
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Luke 1:51
"He has done mighty deeds with His arm; He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.

Exodus 12:12
'For I will go through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments-- I am the LORD.

Exodus 15:11
"Who is like You among the gods, O LORD? Who is like You, majestic in holiness, Awesome in praises, working wonders?

2 Chronicles 2:5
"The house which I am about to build will be great, for greater is our God than all the gods.

Psalm 95:3
For the LORD is a great God And a great King above all gods,

Psalm 97:9
For You are the LORD Most High over all the earth; You are exalted far above all gods.

Psalm 135:5
For I know that the LORD is great And that our Lord is above all gods.

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