New International Version
who formed the mountains by your power, having armed yourself with strength,
King James Bible
Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power:
Darby Bible Translation
Who by his strength established the mountains, being girded with power;
World English Bible
Who by his power forms the mountains, having armed yourself with strength;
Young's Literal Translation
Establishing mountains by His power, He hath been girded with might,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Setteth fast the mountains - It is by thy strength they have been raised, and by thy power they are girded about or preserved. He represents the mountains as being formed and pitched into their proper places by the mighty hand of God; and shows that they are preserved from splitting, falling down, or mouldering away, as it were, by a girdle by which they are surrounded. The image is very fine. They were hooped about by the Divine power.
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'Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, Thou shalt purge them away.'--PSALM. lxv. 3. There is an intended contrast in these two clauses more pointed and emphatic in the original than in our Bible, between man's impotence and God's power in the face of the fact of sin. The words of the first clause might be translated, with perhaps a little increase of vividness, 'iniquities are too strong for me'; and the 'Thou' of the next clause is emphatically expressed in the original, 'as …
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The LORD reigns, he is robed in majesty; the LORD is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.
In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him.
He who forms the mountains, who creates the wind, and who reveals his thoughts to mankind, who turns dawn to darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth-- the LORD God Almighty is his name.
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