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Psalms 108:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For thy lovingkindness is great above the heavens; And thy truth [reacheth] unto the skies.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For thy mercy [is] great above the heavens: and thy truth [reacheth] unto the clouds.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For Your lovingkindness is great above the heavens, And Your truth [reaches] to the skies.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For thy mercy [is] great above the heavens: and thy truth [reacheth] to the clouds.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For thy loving-kindness is great above the heavens, and thy truth is unto the clouds.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, great, above the heavens, is thy lovingkindness, and, as far as the skies, thy faithfulness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For great above the heavens [is] Thy kindness, And unto the clouds Thy truth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth even unto the clouds.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For thy mercy [is] great aboue the heauens: and thy trueth [reacheth] vnto the clouds.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For thy mercy is great above the heavens, and thy truth [reaches] to the clouds.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For thy mercy [is] great above the heavens: and thy truth [reacheth] unto the clouds.

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.
thy mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
[is] great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
above x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
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).
and thy truth 571
{0571} Prime
אֱמֶת
'emeth
{eh'-meth}
Contracted from H0539; stability; figuratively certainty, truth, trustworthiness.
[reacheth] unto x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
the clouds. 7834
{7834} Prime
שַׁחַק
shachaq
{shakh'-ak}
From H7833; a powder (as beaten small); by analogy a thin vapor; by extension the firmament.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 108:1-13.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 108:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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thy mercy:

Psalms 36:5 Thy mercy, O LORD, [is] in the heavens; [and] thy faithfulness [reacheth] unto the clouds.
Psalms 85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed [each other].
Psalms 89:2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.
Psalms 89:5 And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.
Psalms 103:11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, [so] great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
Isaiah 55:9 For [as] the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Micah 7:18-20 Who [is] a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth [in] mercy. ... Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, [and] the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
Ephesians 2:4-7 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, ... That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in [his] kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

clouds:
or, skies
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Ps 36:5; 85:10; 89:2, 5; 103:11. Is 55:9. Mi 7:18. Ep 2:4.

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