Psalm 107:25
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New International Version
For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves.

King James Bible
For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

Darby Bible Translation
For he speaketh, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof:

World English Bible
For he commands, and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up its waves.

Young's Literal Translation
And He saith, and appointeth a tempest, And it lifteth up its billows,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For he commandeth - And what less than the command of God can raise up such winds as seem to heave old Ocean from his bed?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he commandeth

Psalm 135:7 He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes lightning for the rain; he brings the wind out of his treasuries.

Psalm 148:8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapors; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

Jonah 1:4 But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.

raiseth. Heb. maketh to stand
lifteth

Psalm 93:3 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves.

Matthew 8:24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, so that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

John 6:18 And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.

Library
March 12. "They Wandered in the Wilderness in a Solitary Way" (Ps. Cvii. 4).
"They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way" (Ps. cvii. 4). All who fight the Lord's battles must be content to die to all the favorable opinions of men and all the flattery of human praise. You cannot make an exception in favor of the good opinions of the children of God. It is very easy for the insidious adversary to make this also all appeal to the flesh. It is all right when God sends us the approval of our fellow men, but we must never make it a motive in our life, but be content with
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Thankfulness for Mercies Received, a Necessary Duty
Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gives a greater proof thereof, than that backwardness, which every one finds within himself, to the duty of praise and thanksgiving. When God placed the first man in paradise, his soul no doubt was so filled with a sense of the riches of the divine love, that he was continually employing that breath of life, which the Almighty had not long before breathed into him, in blessing and magnifying that all-bountiful,
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Effects of Messiah's Appearance
The eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped: Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing. H ow beautiful and magnificent is the imagery, by which the Prophet, in this chapter, represents the effects of MESSIAH'S appearance! The scene, proposed to our view, is a barren and desolate wilderness. But when He, who in the beginning said, Let there be light, and there was light, condescends to visit this wilderness, the face of nature is
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Concerning Christian Liberty
CHRISTIAN faith has appeared to many an easy thing; nay, not a few even reckon it among the social virtues, as it were; and this they do, because they have not made proof of it experimentally, and have never tasted of what efficacy it is. For it is not possible for any man to write well about it, or to understand well what is rightly written, who has not at some time tasted of its spirit, under the pressure of tribulation. While he who has tasted of it, even to a very small extent, can never write,
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation

Cross References
Psalm 93:3
The seas have lifted up, LORD, the seas have lifted up their voice; the seas have lifted up their pounding waves.

Psalm 93:4
Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea-- the LORD on high is mighty.

Psalm 105:31
He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country.

Psalm 105:34
He spoke, and the locusts came, grasshoppers without number;

Psalm 107:24
They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep.

Psalm 147:18
He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.

Psalm 148:8
lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,

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