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
CommentaryBarnes' 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.
LibraryThe 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 …
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The Seven Deacons
"He has done mighty deeds with His arm; He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.
'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.
"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.
For the LORD is a great God And a great King above all gods,
For You are the LORD Most High over all the earth; You are exalted far above all gods.
For I know that the LORD is great And that our Lord is above all gods.
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