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Psalms 136:26 [study!]

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

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O give thanks 3034
{3034} Prime
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).
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
unto the “Ėl אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
of heaven: 8064
{8064} Prime
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).
for x3588
(3588) Complement
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
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
[endureth] for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
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

Psalms 136:26

_ _ God of heaven — occurs but once (Jonah 1:9) before the captivity. It is used by the later writers as specially distinguishing God from idols.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 136:26

(i) O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.

(i) Seeing that all ages have had most plain testimonies of God's benefits.

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the God of heaven:

Psalms 136:1-3 O give thanks unto the LORD; for [he is] good: for his mercy [endureth] for ever. ... O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Psalms 115:3 But our God [is] in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.
Psalms 123:1 [[A Song of degrees.]] Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.
Jonah 1:9 And he said unto them, I [am] an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry [land].
Revelation 11:13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
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