New American Standard Bible
And the LORD will be king over all the earth; in that day the LORD will be the only one, and His name the only one.
King James Bible
And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one Jehovah, and his name one.
World English Bible
Yahweh will be King over all the earth. In that day Yahweh will be one, and his name one.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah hath become king over all the land, In that day there is one Jehovah, and His name one.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And the Lord shall be king over all the earth - Such should be the influence of the living water, that is, of the Spirit of God. God who has ever reigned and will reign, "a great King over all the earth" Psalm 47:3, Psalm 47:8, shall be owned by His creatures, as what He is.
There shall be one Lord - More exactly, "The Lord shall be One, and His Name One." He had before prophesied, "I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land" Zechariah 13:2. The Church being thus cleansed, no other lord or object of worship should be named but "Himself." This is one of those prophecies, of continued expansion and development, ever bursting out and enlarging, yet never, until the end, reaching its full fulfillment. Dionysius: "Since in this life we contemplate God in His effects, in which His whole perfection shineth not forth now we know Him obscurely and imperfectly, His perfections being in divers diversely represented. In our home we shall see Him as He is, face to Face, through His Essence. Therefore then He will be represented by one name, as He shall be beheld by one gaze."
LibraryA Peal of Bells
The text, as you perceive, deals with horses which were unclean under the Jewish law yet, in the day spoken of in the text, the horses themselves shall be purged from commonness or uncleanness, and their harness shall be dedicated to God as certainly as the vestments of the High Priest himself. It will be a happy day indeed when the men who deal with horses, too often a race anything but honest and upbeat shall exhibit in their common transactions a consecration to God, so that on the horses' furniture …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 7: 1861
Desolation of the Earth
The Promise to the Patriarchs.
"Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!
For the kingdom is the LORD'S And He rules over the nations.
For God is the King of all the earth; Sing praises with a skillful psalm.
Now it will come about that In the last days The mountain of the house of the LORD Will be established as the chief of the mountains, And will be raised above the hills; And all the nations will stream to it.
"Declare and set forth your case; Indeed, let them consult together. Who has announced this from of old? Who has long since declared it? Is it not I, the LORD? And there is no other God besides Me, A righteous God and a Savior; There is none except Me.
"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.
The deliverers will ascend Mount Zion To judge the mountain of Esau, And the kingdom will be the LORD'S.
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