New American Standard Bible
For who in the skies is comparable to the LORD? Who among the sons of the mighty is like the LORD,
King James Bible
For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?
Darby Bible Translation
For who in the heaven can be compared to Jehovah? who among the sons of the mighty shall be likened to Jehovah?
World English Bible
For who in the skies can be compared to Yahweh? Who among the sons of the heavenly beings is like Yahweh,
Young's Literal Translation
For who in the sky, Compareth himself to Jehovah? Is like to Jehovah among sons of the mighty?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For who in the heaven ... - literally, In the cloud; that is, in the sky. The idea is that none in the regions above - the upper world - can be compared with God. There is no other god - there is no one among the angels, great and glorious as they are, that can be likened to him.
Who among the sons of the mighty ... - The angels - regarded as mighty. The "sons of the mighty" on earth are spoken of as mighty men - as men of power - as men of exalted rank. So here, the idea is, that none of the angels, though of exalted rank ("principalities," or "powers," compare Romans 8:38; Ephesians 1:21), could be put in comparison with God. See the notes at Isaiah 40:25.
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"My covenant shall stand fast." --PSALM lxxxix. 19-29. Such a divine assurance ought to make me perfectly quiet in spirit. Restlessness in a Christian always spells disloyalty. The uncertainty is born of suspicion. There is a rift in the faith, and the disturbing breath of the devil blows through, and destroys my peace. If I am sure of my great Ally, my heart will not be troubled, neither will it be afraid. And such a divine assurance ought to make me bold in will and majestic in labour. I ought …
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A Psalm of David. Ascribe to the LORD, O sons of the mighty, Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
A Psalm of Asaph. God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.
There is no one like You among the gods, O Lord, Nor are there any works like Yours.
More than the sounds of many waters, Than the mighty breakers of the sea, The LORD on high is mighty.
Who is like the LORD our God, Who is enthroned on high,
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