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Psalms 136:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Oh give thanks unto the God of gods; For his lovingkindness [endureth] for ever.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Give thanks to the God of gods, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O give thanks to the God of gods: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Give thanks unto the God of gods, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Give ye thanks to the God of gods, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Give ye thanks to the God of gods, For to the age [is] His kindness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Praise ye the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O giue thankes vnto the God of gods: for his mercy [endureth] for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Give thanks to the God of gods; for his mercy [endures] for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O give thanks unto the Elohim of elohim: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O give thanks 3034
{3034} Prime
יָדָה
yadah
{yaw-daw'}
A primitive root; used only as denominative from H3027; literally to use (that is, hold out) the hand; physically to throw (a stone, an arrow) at or away; especially to revere or worship (with extended hands); intensively to bemoan (by wringing the hands).
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
unto 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 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.
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.
his mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
[endureth] for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 136:1-3.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 136:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 136:2

The God of gods — Who is infinitely superior to all that are called gods, whether angels, or princes, or idols.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the God:

Psalms 82:1 [[A Psalm of Asaph.]] God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.
Psalms 97:7 Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all [ye] gods.
Psalms 97:9 For thou, LORD, [art] high above all the earth: thou art exalted far above all gods.
Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the LORD [is] greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly [he was] above them.
Deuteronomy 10:17 For the LORD your God [is] God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
Joshua 22:22 The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knoweth, and Israel he shall know; if [it be] in rebellion, or if in transgression against the LORD, (save us not this day,)
2 Chronicles 2:5 And the house which I build [is] great: for great [is] our God above all gods.
Daniel 2:47 The king answered unto Daniel, and said, Of a truth [it is], that your God [is] a God of gods, and a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, seeing thou couldest reveal this secret.
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Ex 18:11. Dt 10:17. Jsh 22:22. 2Ch 2:5. Ps 82:1; 97:7, 9. Dn 2:47.

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