Psalm 135:5
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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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Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I know

Psalm 48:1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Psalm 86:8-10 Among the gods there is none like to you, O Lord; neither are there any works like to your works...

Psalm 89:6 For who in the heaven can be compared to the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened to the LORD?

Psalm 95:3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.

Psalm 96:4,5 For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods...

Psalm 97:9 For you, LORD, are high above all the earth: you are exalted far above all gods.

Deuteronomy 10:17 For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regards not persons...

Isaiah 40:22,25 It is he that sits on the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers...

Jeremiah 10:10,11 But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble...

Daniel 3:29 Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach...

Daniel 6:26,27 I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God...

Library
What Pleases God.
"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." [74]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
Jane Borthwick—Hymns from the Land of Luther

Notes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Cross References
Exodus 18:11
Now I know that the LORD is greater than all other gods, for he did this to those who had treated Israel arrogantly."

Psalm 48:1
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.

Psalm 95:3
For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.

Psalm 97:9
For you, LORD, are the Most High over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods.

Psalm 145:3
Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.

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