New International Version
Nevertheless, as surely as I live and as surely as the glory of the LORD fills the whole earth,
King James Bible
But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
But as surely as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of Jehovah!
World English Bible
but in very deed, as I live, and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of Yahweh;
Young's Literal Translation
and yet, I live -- and it is filled -- the whole earth -- with the honour of Jehovah;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All the earth shall be filled, etc. - כל הארץ kol haarets, all This land, i. e., the land of Canaan which was only fulfilled to the letter when the preaching of Christ and his apostles was heard through all the cities and villages of Judea. It does not appear that the whole of the terraqueous globe is meant by this expression in any of the places where it occurs connected with this promise of the diffusion of the Divine light. See Psalm 72:19; Isaiah 40:5; Habakkuk 2:14.
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'Pardon, I beseech Thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of Thy mercy, and as Thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.' --NUM. xiv. 19. See how in this story a divine threat is averted and a divine promise is broken, thus revealing a standing law that these in Scripture are conditional. This striking incident of Moses' intercession suggests to us some thoughts as to I. The ground of the divine forgiveness. The appeal is not based on anything in the people. …
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So tell them, 'As surely as I live, declares the LORD, I will do to you the very thing I heard you say:
I lift my hand to heaven and solemnly swear: As surely as I live forever,
Praise be to his glorious name forever; may the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and Amen.
And they were calling to one another: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory."
Lift up your eyes and look around; all your children gather and come to you. As surely as I live," declares the LORD, "you will wear them all as ornaments; you will put them on, like a bride.
For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.
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