New International Version
Praise the LORD, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word.
King James Bible
Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.
Darby Bible Translation
Bless Jehovah, ye his angels, mighty in strength, that execute his word, hearkening unto the voice of his word.
World English Bible
Praise Yahweh, you angels of his, who are mighty in strength, who fulfill his word, obeying the voice of his word.
Young's Literal Translation
Bless Jehovah, ye His messengers, Mighty in power -- doing His word, To hearken to the voice of His Word.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Bless the Lord, ye his angels - Every person who has a sense of God's goodness to his soul feels his own powers inadequate to the praise which he ought to offer; and therefore naturally calls upon the holiest of men, and the supreme angels, to assist him in this work.
That excel in strength - Some take גברי כה gibborey coach the mighty in strength, for another class of the hierarchy, - they that do his commandments, hearkening to his words; and consider them to be that order of beings who are particularly employed in operations among and for the children of men; probably such as are called powers in the New Testament.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that excel in strength. Heb. mighty in strength
LibraryNovember 6. "Bless the Lord, O, My Soul" (Ps. Ciii. 1).
"Bless the Lord, O, my soul" (Ps. ciii. 1). Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me be stirred up to magnify His holy name. "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits; who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; who satisfieth thy mouth with good things, so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's." Who so well can sing this thanksgiving song as …
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your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
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Micaiah continued, "Therefore hear the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne with all the multitudes of heaven standing around him on his right and on his left.
A psalm of David. Ascribe to the LORD, you heavenly beings, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
Human beings ate the bread of angels; he sent them all the food they could eat.
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts.
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