New International Version
who stoops down to look on the heavens and the earth?
King James Bible
Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!
Darby Bible Translation
Who humbleth himself to look on the heavens and on the earth?
World English Bible
Who stoops down to see in heaven and in the earth?
Young's Literal Translation
He is humbling Himself to look On the heavens and on the earth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Who is like unto the Lord - Those who are highly exalted are generally unapproachable; they are proud and overbearing; or so surrounded with magnificence and flatterers, that to them the poor have no access; but God, though infinitely exalted, humbleth himself to behold even heaven itself, and much more does he humble himself when he condescends to behold earth and her inhabitants; (Psalm 113:6). But so does he love his creatures that he rejoices over even the meanest of them to do them good.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
in heaven. Bp. Lowth observes that the two members of this line are to be referred severally to the two preceding lines; as if it were, Who is exalted to dwell in the heavens; and who humbleth himself to inspect the things on earth.
in the earth
LibraryBoniface, Apostle of the Germans.
BONIFACE, or Winfried, as they called him in Anglo-Saxon, born at Crediton in Devonshire, in 680, deserves to be honoured as the father of the German Church, although he was by no means the first who brought the seeds of the Gospel to Germany. Many had already laboured before him; but the efforts which had been made here and there did not suffice to secure the endurance of Christianity amongst the many perils to which it was exposed. Christianity needs to be linked with firm ecclesiastical institutions, …
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places
The Sermon on the Mount - the Kingdom of Christ and Rabbinic Teaching.
2 Chronicles 6:18
"But will God really dwell on earth with humans? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!
The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD is on his heavenly throne. He observes everyone on earth; his eyes examine them.
Though the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, he sees them from afar.
For this is what the high and exalted One says-- he who lives forever, whose name is holy: "I live in a high and holy place, but also with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.
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