New International Version
I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.
King James Bible
For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods.
Darby Bible Translation
For *I* know that Jehovah is great, and our Lord is above all gods.
World English Bible
For I know that Yahweh is great, that our Lord is above all gods.
Young's Literal Translation
For I have known that great is Jehovah, Yea, our Lord is above all gods.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord is great - Unlimited in his power: another reason.
Is above all gods - Every class of being, whether idolized or not; because he is the Fountain of existence. This is a fifth reason.
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"Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places."--Psalm 135:6. "Was Gott gefaellt, mein frommes Kind." Gerhardt. transl., Sarah Findlater, 1858 What God decrees, child of His love, Take patiently, though it may prove The storm that wrecks thy treasure here, Be comforted! thou needst not fear What pleases God. The wisest will is God's own will; Rest on this anchor, and be still; For peace around thy path shall flow, When only wishing here …
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Notes on the First Century:
Now I know that the LORD is greater than all other gods, for he did this to those who had treated Israel arrogantly."
A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah. Great is the LORD, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain.
For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.
For you, LORD, are the Most High over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods.
Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.
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