New American Standard Bible
Who is the King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle.
King James Bible
Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.
Darby Bible Translation
Who is this King of glory? Jehovah strong and mighty, Jehovah mighty in battle.
World English Bible
Who is the King of glory? Yahweh strong and mighty, Yahweh mighty in battle.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is this -- 'the king of glory?' Jehovah -- strong and mighty, Jehovah, the mighty in battle.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who is this King of glory? - This is probably the response of a portion of the choir of singers. The answer is found in the other part of the verse.
The Lord strong and mighty - Yahweh, strong and mighty - describing Him by His most exalted attributes as a God of power. This is in accordance with the idea in Psalm 24:1-2, where He is represented as the Creator and the Proprietor of all the earth. Perhaps, also, there is an allusion to the fact that He is mighty, as distinguished from idols which have no power.
The Lord mighty in battle - Who displays His power eminently in overthrowing hostile armies; perhaps in allusion to the victories which had been won when His people were animated in war by the presence of the ark in the midst of their armies, and when the victory could be properly traced to the fact that the ark, the symbol of the divine presence, was with them, and when, therefore, the victory would be properly ascribed to Yahweh himself.
LibraryThe Ascension of Messiah to Glory
Lift up your head, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. T he institutions of the Levitical law were a "shadow" or "sketch" of good things to come. They exhibited a faint and general outline …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
For Ascension Day. --Ps. xxiv.
Sense in Which, and End for which all Things were Delivered to the Incarnate Son.
Notes on the Third Century
"The LORD is a warrior; The LORD is His name.
"Your right hand, O LORD, is majestic in power, Your right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.
"Or has a god tried to go to take for himself a nation from within another nation by trials, by signs and wonders and by war and by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm and by great terrors, as the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
There He broke the flaming arrows, The shield and the sword and the weapons of war. Selah.
Ascribe to the LORD, O families of the peoples, Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
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