Psalm 136:4
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New American Standard Bible
To Him who alone does great wonders, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;

King James Bible
To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
To him who alone doeth great wonders, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever:

World English Bible
To him who alone does great wonders; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Young's Literal Translation
To Him doing great wonders by Himself alone, For to the age is His kindness.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

To him who alone doeth great wonders - Miracles; marvelous things; things which spring from his direct and absolute power; things lying beyond the range of natural laws. See the notes at Psalm 72:18.

For his mercy ... - For all these mighty wonders are performed in carrying out purposes of mercy. So the wonders which were done in Egypt were for the deliverance of an oppressed people; so the miracles performed by the Saviour and his apostles were to remove disease and pain, and to establish a religion of mercy; so the divine interpositions among the nations are to assert the principles of righteousness, to secure the reign of order and love, and to promote the welfare of mankind.

Psalm 136:4 Parallel Commentaries

The Minstrel
ELISHA needed that the Holy Spirit should come upon him to inspire him with prophetic utterances. "Holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost." We need that the hand of the Lord should be laid upon us, for we can never open our mouths in wisdom except we are under the divine touch. Now, the Spirit of God works according to his own will. "The wind bloweth where it listeth," and the Spirit of God operates as he chooseth. Elisha could not prophesy just when he liked; he must wait until
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 27: 1881

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

Exodus 34:10
Then God said, "Behold, I am going to make a covenant. Before all your people I will perform miracles which have not been produced in all the earth nor among any of the nations; and all the people among whom you live will see the working of the LORD, for it is a fearful thing that I am going to perform with you.

Deuteronomy 6:22
'Moreover, the LORD showed great and distressing signs and wonders before our eyes against Egypt, Pharaoh and all his household;

Job 9:10
Who does great things, unfathomable, And wondrous works without number.

Psalm 40:5
Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You. If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count.

Psalm 72:18
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who alone works wonders.

Psalm 86:10
For You are great and do wondrous deeds; You alone are God.

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