Psalm 136:8
New International Version
the sun to govern the day, His love endures forever.

New Living Translation
the sun to rule the day, His faithful love endures forever.

English Standard Version
the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Berean Study Bible
the sun to rule the day, His loving devotion endures forever.

New American Standard Bible
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

New King James Version
The sun to rule by day, For His mercy endures forever;

King James Bible
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Christian Standard Bible
the sun to rule by day, His faithful love endures forever.

Contemporary English Version
He lets the sun rule each day. God's love never fails.

Good News Translation
the sun to rule over the day; his love is eternal;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal.

International Standard Version
the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting—

NET Bible
the sun to rule by day, for his loyal love endures,

New Heart English Bible
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The sun for a ruler of the day, for his mercies are to eternity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the sun to rule the day- because his mercy endures forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The sun to rule by day, For His mercy endureth for ever;

New American Standard 1977
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Jubilee Bible 2000
The sun to rule in the day: for his mercy endures for ever:

King James 2000 Bible
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures forever:

American King James Version
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures for ever:

American Standard Version
The sun to rule by day; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The sun to rule by day; for his mercy endures for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sun to rule over the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
The sun for rule over the day, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever,

English Revised Version
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Webster's Bible Translation
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

World English Bible
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;

Young's Literal Translation
The sun to rule by day, For to the age is His kindness.
Study Bible
His Loving Faithfulness Endures Forever
7He made the great lights—His loving devotion endures forever. 8the sun to rule the day, His loving devotion endures forever. 9the moon and stars to govern the night. His loving devotion endures forever.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:16
God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night. And He made the stars as well.

Psalm 74:16
The day is Yours, and also the night; You established the moon and the sun.

Treasury of Scripture

The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures for ever:

the sun

Psalm 148:3
Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.

Jeremiah 31:35
Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

Matthew 5:45
That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

to rule.







Lexicon
the sun
הַ֭שֶּׁמֶשׁ (haš·še·meš)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8121: The sun, the east, a ray, a notched battlement

to rule
לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת (lə·mem·še·leṯ)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4475: Rule, a realm, a ruler

the day,
בַּיּ֑וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day

His loving devotion
חַסְדּֽוֹ׃ (ḥas·dōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

endures forever.
לְעוֹלָ֣ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always
136:1-9 Forgetful as we are, things must be often repeated to us. By mercy we understand the Lord's disposition to save those whom sin has rendered miserable and vile, and all the provision he has made for the redemption of sinners by Jesus Christ. The counsels of this mercy have been from everlasting, and the effects of it will endure for ever, to all who are interested in it. The Lord continues equally ready to show mercy to all who seek for it, and this is the source of all our hope and comfort.
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