New American Standard Bible
For Your lovingkindness is great above the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the skies.
King James Bible
For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.
Darby Bible Translation
For thy loving-kindness is great above the heavens, and thy truth is unto the clouds.
World English Bible
For your loving kindness is great above the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
Young's Literal Translation
For great above the heavens is Thy kindness, And unto the clouds Thy truth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For thy mercy ... - This is taken from Psalm 57:10. The only change is in the expression "above the heavens," instead of "unto the heavens." The sense is essentially the same. The particular idea here, if it differs at all from the expression in Psalm 57:1-11, is, that the mercy of God seems to "descend" from heaven upon man, or "comes down" from on high.
That is not, however, the topic upon which I now desire to speak to you. I come at this time, not so much to plead for the early as for the awakening. The hour we may speak of at another time--the fact is our subject now. It is bad to awake late, but what shall be said of those who never awake at all? Better late than never: but with many it is to be feared it will be never. I would take down the trumpet and give a blast, or ring the alarm-bell till all the faculties of the sluggard's manhood are …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;
The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.'
"Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His lovingkindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;
Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
For Your lovingkindness is great to the heavens And Your truth to the clouds.
For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations.
I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations.
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