Psalm 97:9
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New American Standard Bible
For You are the LORD Most High over all the earth; You are exalted far above all gods.

King James Bible
For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.

Darby Bible Translation
For thou, Jehovah, art the Most High above all the earth; thou art exalted exceedingly above all gods.

World English Bible
For you, Yahweh, are most high above all the earth. You are exalted far above all gods.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou, Jehovah, art Most High over all the earth, Greatly Thou hast been exalted over all gods.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

For thou, Lord, art high above all the earth - See the notes at Psalm 83:18.

Thou art exalted far above all gods - See the notes at Psalm 95:3.

Psalm 97:9 Parallel Commentaries

Righteous Hatred
The duty here enjoined is a general one to all God's people. We are to hate all evi--not some evils. It was said, you know, long ago, of certain professors, that they did "Compound for sins they were inclined to By damning those they had no mind to." And there are some, I dare say, at this day, who think others extremely guilty for committing iniquities which they do not care to commit, but they themselves commit other sins with which they deal very gently. O Christian, never take hold of sin, except
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Snares of Satan
The great controversy between Christ and Satan, that has been carried forward for nearly six thousand years, is soon to close; and the wicked one redoubles his efforts to defeat the work of Christ in man's behalf and to fasten souls in his snares. To hold the people in darkness and impenitence till the Saviour's mediation is ended, and there is no longer a sacrifice for sin, is the object which he seeks to accomplish. When there is no special effort made to resist his power, when indifference prevails
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Exodus 18:11
"Now I know that the LORD is greater than all the gods; indeed, it was proven when they dealt proudly against the people."

Psalm 47:9
The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham, For the shields of the earth belong to God; He is highly exalted.

Psalm 83:18
That they may know that You alone, whose name is the LORD, Are the Most High over all the earth.

Psalm 95:3
For the LORD is a great God And a great King above all gods,

Psalm 96:4
For great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.

Psalm 99:2
The LORD is great in Zion, And He is exalted above all the peoples.

Psalm 113:4
The LORD is high above all nations; His glory is above the heavens.

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