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Psalms 136:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— To him that by understanding made the heavens; For his lovingkindness [endureth] for ever:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— To Him who made the heavens with skill, For His lovingkindness is everlasting;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— To him that by understanding made the heavens, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— To him that made the heavens with understanding, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— To Him making the heavens by understanding, For to the age [is] His kindness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— To him that by wisedome made the heauens: for his mercy [endureth] for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— To him who made the heavens by understanding; for his mercy [endures] for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
To him that by wisdom 8394
{8394} Prime
תָּבוּן
tabuwn
{taw-boon'}
The second and third forms being feminine; from H0995; intelligence; by implication an argument; by extension caprice.
made 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
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).
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

Psalms 136:5-6

_ _ by wisdom — or, “in wisdom” (Psalms 104:24).

_ _ made — literally, “maker of.”

_ _ above the waters — or, “higher than the waters” (Psalms 24:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 136:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
In the contrivance of the celestial bodies - in their specific gravities, relations, connections, influences on each other, revolutions, etc.; and in the wonderful adaptation of the atmosphere for the purposes of refracting the light, forming rain, dew, snow, etc., are exhibited the most astonishing displays of the Divine wisdom.
Psalms 33:6 By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.
Psalms 104:24 O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Proverbs 3:19-20 The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens. ... By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
Proverbs 8:22-29 The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. ... When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
Jeremiah 51:15 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding.
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Gn 1:1. Ps 33:6; 104:24. Pv 3:19; 8:22. Jr 51:15.

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