New American Standard Bible
Come and see the works of God, Who is awesome in His deeds toward the sons of men.
King James Bible
Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men.
Darby Bible Translation
Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doings toward the children of men.
World English Bible
Come, and see God's deeds-- awesome work on behalf of the children of men.
Young's Literal Translation
Come ye, and see the works of God, Fearful acts toward the sons of men.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Come and see the works of God - See the notes at Psalm 46:8, where substantially the same expression occurs. The idea is, "Come and see what God has done and is doing; come and learn from this what he is; and let your hearts in view of all this, be excited to gratitude and praise." The particular reference here is to what God had done in delivering his people from their former bondage in Egypt Psalm 66:6; but there is, connected with this, the idea that he actually rules among the nations, and that in his providence he has shown his power to govern and sbdue them.
He is terrible in his doing - That is, His acts are suited to inspire awe and veneration. See the notes at Psalm 66:3.
LibraryThe History of the Psalter
[Sidenote: Nature of the Psalter] Corresponding to the book of Proverbs, itself a select library containing Israel's best gnomic literature, is the Psalter, the compendium of the nation's lyrical songs and hymns and prayers. It is the record of the soul experiences of the race. Its language is that of the heart, and its thoughts of common interest to worshipful humanity. It reflects almost every phase of religious feeling: penitence, doubt, remorse, confession, fear, faith, hope, adoration, and …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
Shewing Wherein all Saving Grace Does Summarily Consist"
Come, behold the works of the LORD, Who has wrought desolations in the earth.
For the LORD Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth.
O God, You are awesome from Your sanctuary. The God of Israel Himself gives strength and power to the people. Blessed be God!
Wonders in the land of Ham And awesome things by the Red Sea.
When You did awesome things which we did not expect, You came down, the mountains quaked at Your presence.
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