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1 Chronicles 16:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For all the gods of the peoples are idols: But Jehovah made the heavens.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For all the gods of the people [are] idols: but the LORD made the heavens.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For all the gods of the people [are] idols: but the LORD made the heavens.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For all the gods of the peoples are idols; But Jehovah made the heavens.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, all the gods of the peoples, are things of nought, but, Yahweh, made, the heavens.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For all gods of the peoples [are] nought, And Jehovah the heavens hath made.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For all the gods of the people [are] idoles: but the LORD made the heauens.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For all the gods of the nations [are] idols; but our God made the heavens.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For all the elohim of the people [are] idols: but Yahweh made the heavens.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
of the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
[are] idols: 457
{0457} Prime
אֱלִיל
'eliyl
{el-eel'}
Apparently from H0408; good for nothing, by analogy vain or vanity; specifically an idol.
but Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
made 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the heavens. 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 16:7-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Chronicles 16:26

For all the gods of the people [are] (m) idols: but the LORD made the heavens.

(m) His strong faith appears in this, though all the world would follow idols, yet he would cleave to the living God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
all the gods:

Leviticus 19:4 Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I [am] the LORD your God.
Psalms 115:4-8 Their idols [are] silver and gold, the work of men's hands. ... They that make them are like unto them; [so is] every one that trusteth in them.
Isaiah 44:9-20 They that make a graven image [are] all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they [are] their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed. ... He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, [Is there] not a lie in my right hand?
Jeremiah 10:10-14 But the LORD [is] the true God, he [is] the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation. ... Every man is brutish in [his] knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image [is] falsehood, and [there is] no breath in them.
Acts 19:26 Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands:
1 Corinthians 8:4 As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol [is] nothing in the world, and that [there is] none other God but one.

the LORD[YHWH]:

Psalms 102:25 Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens [are] the work of thy hands.
Isaiah 40:26 Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these [things], that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that [he is] strong in power; not one faileth.
Isaiah 42:5 Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
Isaiah 44:24 Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I [am] the LORD that maketh all [things]; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself;
Jeremiah 10:11-12 Thus shall ye say unto them, The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, [even] they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens. ... He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
Revelation 14:7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
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Lv 19:4. Ps 102:25; 115:4. Is 40:26; 42:5; 44:9, 24. Jr 10:10, 11. Ac 19:26. 1Co 8:4. Rv 14:7.

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