New International Version
In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.
King James Bible
God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.
Darby Bible Translation
God is greatly to be feared in the council of the saints, and terrible for all that are round about him.
World English Bible
a very awesome God in the council of the holy ones, to be feared above all those who are around him?
Young's Literal Translation
God is very terrible, In the secret counsel of His holy ones, And fearful over all surrounding Him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God is greatly to be feared - In all religious assemblies the deepest reverence for God should rest upon the people. Where this does not prevail, there is no true worship. While some come with a proper Scriptural boldness to the throne of grace, there are others who come into the presence of God with a reprehensible, if not sinful, boldness.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
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For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
For the LORD Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth.
You, God, are awesome in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!
It is you alone who are to be feared. Who can stand before you when you are angry?
Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them; let all the neighboring lands bring gifts to the One to be feared.
The heavens praise your wonders, LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones.
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