New American Standard Bible
You, even You, are to be feared; And who may stand in Your presence when once You are angry?
King James Bible
Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
Darby Bible Translation
Thou, thou art to be feared, and who can stand before thee when once thou art angry?
World English Bible
You, even you, are to be feared. Who can stand in your sight when you are angry?
Young's Literal Translation
Thou, fearful art Thou, And who doth stand before Thee, Since Thou hast been angry!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou, even thou, art to be feared - To be had in reverence or veneration. The repetition of the word "thou" is emphatic, as if the mind paused at the mention of God, and remained in a state of reverence, repeating the thought. The particular "reason" suggested here why God should be had in reverence, was the display of his power in overthrowing by a word the mighty hosts that had come against the holy city.
And who may stand in thy sight - Who can stand before thee? implying that no one had the power to do it. "When once thou art angry." If such armies have been overcome suddenly by thy might, then what power is there which could successfully resist thee?
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for the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"
that all the peoples of the earth may know that the hand of the LORD is mighty, so that you may fear the LORD your God forever."
1 Chronicles 16:25
For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; He also is to be feared above all gods.
"O LORD God of Israel, You are righteous, for we have been left an escaped remnant, as it is this day; behold, we are before You in our guilt, for no one can stand before You because of this."
Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury, saying,
A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him?
Who understands the power of Your anger And Your fury, according to the fear that is due You?
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