Psalm 99:2
New International Version
Great is the LORD in Zion; he is exalted over all the nations.

New Living Translation
The LORD sits in majesty in Jerusalem, exalted above all the nations.

English Standard Version
The LORD is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the peoples.

Berean Study Bible
Great is the LORD in Zion; He is exalted above all the peoples.

King James Bible
The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.

New King James Version
The LORD is great in Zion, And He is high above all the peoples.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD is great in Zion, And He is exalted above all the peoples.

NASB 1995
The LORD is great in Zion, And He is exalted above all the peoples.

NASB 1977
The LORD is great in Zion, And He is exalted above all the peoples.

Amplified Bible
The LORD is great in Zion, And He is exalted and magnified above all the peoples.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is great in Zion; he is exalted above all the peoples.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yahweh is great in Zion; He is exalted above all the peoples.

American Standard Version
Jehovah is great in Zion; And he is high above all the peoples.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH is great in Zion and high above all the peoples.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord is great in Sion, and is high over all the people.

Contemporary English Version
You are praised in Zion, and you control all nations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord is great in Sion, and high above all people.

English Revised Version
The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the peoples.

Good News Translation
The LORD is mighty in Zion; he is supreme over all the nations.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is mighty in Zion. He is high above all people.

International Standard Version
The LORD is great in Zion and is exalted above all peoples.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD is great in Zion; And He is high above all the peoples.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH [is] great in Zion, "" And He [is] high over all the peoples.

NET Bible
The LORD is elevated in Zion; he is exalted over all the nations.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD is great in Zion. He is high above all the peoples.

World English Bible
Yahweh is great in Zion. He is high above all the peoples.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah in Zion is great, And high He is over all the peoples.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Reigns
1The LORD reigns; let the nations tremble! He is enthroned above the cherubim; let the earth quake! 2Great is the LORD in Zion; He is exalted above all the peoples. 3Let them praise Your great and awesome name—He is holy!…

Cross References
Psalm 48:1
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, in the city of our God, His holy mountain.

Psalm 97:9
For You, O LORD, are Most High over all the earth; You are exalted far above all gods.

Psalm 113:4
The LORD is exalted over all the nations, His glory above the heavens.

Isaiah 12:6
Cry out and sing, O citizen of Zion, for great among you is the Holy One of Israel."


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people.

great

Psalm 48:1-3
A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness…

Psalm 50:2
Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined.

Psalm 76:1,2
To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song of Asaph. In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel…

high

Psalm 66:7
He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.

Psalm 97:9
For thou, LORD, art high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.

Daniel 4:34,35
And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation: …









Verse 2. - The Lord is great in Zion. Primarily great among his faithful ones, among whom his greatness is especially shown. And he is high above all the people (or rather, peoples). Secondarily great, or "high," among the nations which do not acknowledge him, but are forced to tremble before him (see ver. 1).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Great is
גָּד֑וֹל (gā·ḏō·wl)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

the LORD
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

in Zion;
בְּצִיּ֣וֹן (bə·ṣî·yō·wn)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6726: Zion -- a mountain in Jerusalem, also a name for Jerusalem

He
ה֝֗וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is exalted
וְרָ֥ם (wə·rām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7311: To be high actively, to rise, raise

above
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the peoples.
הָֽעַמִּֽים׃ (hā·‘am·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock


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