New International Version
From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared and was quiet--
King James Bible
Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
Darby Bible Translation
Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from the heavens; the earth feared, and was still,
World English Bible
You pronounced judgment from heaven. The earth feared, and was silent,
Young's Literal Translation
From heaven Thou hast sounded judgment, Earth hath feared, and hath been still,
Psalm 76:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou didst cause judgment to be heard - When God declared by his prophet that the enemy should not prevail, but on the contrary be destroyed, the earth the land, and by metonymy the inhabitants of the land, were struck with astonishment and terror, so as not to be able to move. The great boaster Sennacherib, who carried terror, dismay and desolation every where, was now struck with dumb amazement; and the angel of the Almighty, in a moment, stopped the breath of those hosts in which he confided.
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LibraryLetter Xlviii to Magister Walter De Chaumont.
To Magister  Walter de Chaumont. He exhorts him to flee from the world, advising him to prefer the cause and the interests of his soul to those of parents. MY DEAR WALTER, I often grieve my heart about you whenever the most pleasant remembrance of you comes back to me, seeing how you consume in vain occupations the flower of your youth, the sharpness of your intellect, the store of your learning and skill, and also, what is more excellent in a Christian than all of these gifts, the pure and innocent …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
Concerning Jonathan, one of the Sicarii, that Stirred up a Sedition in Cyrene, and was a False Accuser [Of the Innocent].
Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
Covenanting Confers Obligation.
1 Chronicles 16:30
Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.
2 Chronicles 20:29
The fear of God came on all the surrounding kingdoms when they heard how the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.
2 Chronicles 20:30
And the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.
Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the people of the world revere him.
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