New International Version
Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them.
King James Bible
The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Darby Bible Translation
Great are the works of Jehovah; sought out of all that delight in them.
World English Bible
Yahweh's works are great, pondered by all those who delight in them.
Young's Literal Translation
Great are the works of Jehovah, Sought out by all desiring them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The works of the Lord are great - גדלים gedolim, vast in magnitude; as רבים rabbim signifies their multitude and variety.
Sought out - Investigated, carefully examined.
Of all them that have pleasure therein - By all that delight in them: by every genuine philosopher; every lover of nature; he who traces out the great First Cause by means of his works. And the man that does so will be astonished at the perfections of the Creator, and admire all the operations of his hands.
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and sang the song of God's servant Moses and of the Lamb: "Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations.
So that everyone he has made may know his work, he stops all people from their labor.
When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
How great are your works, LORD, how profound your thoughts!
I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.
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