Psalm 97:9
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New Living Translation
For you, O LORD, are supreme over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods.

King James Bible
For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.

Darby Bible Translation
For thou, Jehovah, art the Most High above all the earth; thou art exalted exceedingly above all gods.

World English Bible
For you, Yahweh, are most high above all the earth. You are exalted far above all gods.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou, Jehovah, art Most High over all the earth, Greatly Thou hast been exalted over all gods.

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The Morning Light
Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. O ne strong internal proof that the Bible is a divine revelation, may be drawn from the subject matter; and particularly that it is the book, and the only book, that teaches us to
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Sixth Day. Holiness and Glory.
Who is like unto Thee, O Lord! among the gods? Who is like unto Thee, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders? Thou in Thy mercy hast led Thy people which Thou hast redeemed: Thou hast guided them in Thy strength to the habitation of Thy holiness ... The holy place, O Lord, which Thy hands have established.' --Ex. xv. 11-17. In these words we have another step in advance in the revelation of Holiness. We have here for the first time Holiness predicated of God Himself. He
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Man's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Second Commandment
Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am o jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of then that hate me; and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.' Exod 20: 4-6. I. Thou shalt not
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Exodus 18:11
I know now that the LORD is greater than all other gods, because he rescued his people from the oppression of the proud Egyptians."

Psalm 47:9
The rulers of the world have gathered together with the people of the God of Abraham. For all the kings of the earth belong to God. He is highly honored everywhere.

Psalm 83:18
Then they will learn that you alone are called the LORD, that you alone are the Most High, supreme over all the earth.

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

Psalm 96:4
Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! He is to be feared above all gods.

Psalm 99:2
The LORD sits in majesty in Jerusalem, exalted above all the nations.

Psalm 113:4
For the LORD is high above the nations; his glory is higher than the heavens.

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