New International Version
Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place.
King James Bible
Glory and honour are in his presence; strength and gladness are in his place.
Darby Bible Translation
Majesty and splendour are before him; Strength and gladness in his place.
World English Bible
Honor and majesty are before him. Strength and gladness are in his place.
Young's Literal Translation
Honour and majesty are before Him, Strength and joy are in His place.
1 Chronicles 16:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Touch not mine anointed - By this title the patriarchs are generally understood: they had a regal and sacerdotal power in the order of God. In the behalf of the patriarchs God had often especially interfered: in behalf of Abraham, Genesis 12:17; Genesis 20:3; and of Jacob, Genesis 31:24; Genesis 34:26; Genesis 35:5. But the title may be applied to all the Jewish people, who were the anointed, as they were the elect and peculiar people of God. See on Hebrews 11:26 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMan's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
1 Chronicles 16:26
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
1 Chronicles 16:28
Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
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