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Psalms 147:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Great [is] our Lord, and of great power: his understanding [is] infinite.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Great [is] our Lord, and of great power: his understanding [is] infinite.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Great is our Lord, and of abounding strength, And, his knowledge, cannot be expressed.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Great [is] our Lord, and abundant in power, Of His understanding there is no narration.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Great is our Lord, and great is his power: and of his wisdom there is no number.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Great [is] our Lord, and of great power: his vnderstanding is infinite.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Great is our Lord, and great is his strength; and his understanding is infinite.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Great [is] our Adonim, and of great power: his understanding [is] infinite.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
[is] our nm אֲדֹנִים, 113
{0113} Prime
אָדוֹן
'adown
{aw-done'}
From an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, that is, controller (human or divine).
and of great 7227
{7227} Prime
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
power: 3581
{3581} Prime
כֹּחַ
koach
{ko'-akh}
From an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard.
his understanding 8394
{8394} Prime
תָּבוּן
tabuwn
{taw-boon'}
The second and third forms being feminine; from H0995; intelligence; by implication an argument; by extension caprice.
[is] infinite. 4557
{4557} Prime
מִסְפָּר
micpar
{mis-pawr'}
From H5608; a number, definitely (arithmetical) or indefinitely (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration.
x369
(0369) Complement
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 147:4-5.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 147:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Great:

Psalms 48:1 [[A Song [and] Psalm for the sons of Korah.]] Great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, [in] the mountain of his holiness.
Psalms 96:4 For the LORD [is] great, and greatly to be praised: he [is] to be feared above all gods.
Psalms 99:2 The LORD [is] great in Zion; and he [is] high above all the people.
Psalms 135:5 For I know that the LORD [is] great, and [that] our Lord [is] above all gods.
Psalms 145:3 Great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness [is] unsearchable.
1 Chronicles 16:25 For great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also [is] to be feared above all gods.
Jeremiah 10:6 Forasmuch as [there is] none like unto thee, O LORD; thou [art] great, and thy name [is] great in might.
Jeremiah 32:17-19 Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, [and] there is nothing too hard for thee: ... Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes [are] open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:
Nahum 1:3 The LORD [is] slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit [the wicked]: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds [are] the dust of his feet.
Revelation 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous [are] thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true [are] thy ways, thou King of saints.

his understanding is infinite:
Heb. of his understanding there is no number,
Psalms 40:5 Many, O LORD my God, [are] thy wonderful works [which] thou hast done, and thy thoughts [which are] to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: [if] I would declare and speak [of them], they are more than can be numbered.
Psalms 139:17-18 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! ... [If] I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.
Isaiah 40:28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, [that] the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? [there is] no searching of his understanding.
Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable [are] his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
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1Ch 16:25. Ps 40:5; 48:1; 96:4; 99:2; 135:5; 139:17; 145:3. Is 40:28. Jr 10:6; 32:17. Na 1:3. Ro 11:33. Rv 15:3.

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