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Psalms 29:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The voice of Jehovah is upon the waters: The God of glory thundereth, Even Jehovah upon many waters.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The voice of the LORD [is] upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD [is] upon many waters.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The voice of the LORD is upon the waters; The God of glory thunders, The LORD is over many waters.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The voice of the LORD [is] upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD [is] upon many waters.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The voice of Jehovah is upon the waters: the *God of glory thundereth,—Jehovah upon great waters.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The voice of Yahweh, is upon the waters,—The GOD of glory, hath thundered, Yahweh, is upon mighty waters;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The voice of Jehovah [is] on the waters, The God of glory hath thundered, Jehovah [is] on many waters.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The voice of the Lord is upon the waters; the God of majesty hath thundered, The Lord is upon many waters.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The voice of the LORD [is] vpon the waters: the God of glory thundreth, the LORD [is] vpon many waters.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory has thundered: the Lord is upon many waters.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The voice of Yahweh [is] upon the waters: the El of glory thundereth: Yahweh [is] upon many waters.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The voice 6963
{6963} Prime
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
of Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] upon 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 waters: 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
the l אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
אֵל
'el
{ale}
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
of glory 3519
{3519} Prime
כָּבוֹד
kabowd
{kaw-bode'}
From H3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness.
thundereth: 7481
{7481} Prime
רָעַם
ra`am
{raw-am'}
A primitive root; to tumble, that is, be violently agitated; specifically to crash (of thunder); figuratively to irritate (with anger).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] upon 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.
many 7227
{7227} Prime
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
waters. 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 29:3

_ _ The voice of the Lord — audible exhibition of His power in the tempest, of which thunder is a specimen, but not the uniform or sole example.

_ _ the waters — the clouds or vapors (Psalms 18:11; Jeremiah 10:13).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 29:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 29:3

The waters — Above in the clouds, which are called waters, Genesis 1:7; Psalms 18:11. The Divine power displays itself in those high places, which are far above the reach of all earthly potentates. Many — Upon the clouds, in which there are vast treasures of water, and upon which God is said to sit or ride, Psalms 18:10-11, Psalms 104:3.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 29:3

The (b) voice of the LORD [is] upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD [is] upon many waters.

(b) The thunder claps that are heard out of the clouds should make the wicked tremble for fear of God's anger.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The voice:

Psalms 18:13-15 The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail [stones] and coals of fire. ... Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.
Psalms 77:16-19 The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled. ... Thy way [is] in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.
Matthew 8:26-27 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. ... But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!
Revelation 17:14-15 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him [are] called, and chosen, and faithful. ... And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

God:

Psalms 24:7-10 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. ... Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he [is] the King of glory. Selah.
Acts 7:2 And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

thundereth:

Exodus 9:28 Intreat the LORD (for [it is] enough) that there be no [more] mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.
Exodus 9:33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.
Exodus 19:16 And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that [was] in the camp trembled.
1 Samuel 7:10 And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them; and they were smitten before Israel.
Job 37:2-5 Hear attentively the noise of his voice, and the sound [that] goeth out of his mouth. ... God thundereth marvellously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.
John 12:29 The people therefore, that stood by, and heard [it], said that it thundered: others said, An angel spake to him.
Revelation 4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and [there were] seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.
Revelation 8:5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast [it] into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.
Revelation 11:19 And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.
Revelation 16:18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, [and] so great.
Revelation 19:6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.

many waters:
or, great waters,
Psalms 93:3-4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves. ... The LORD on high [is] mightier than the noise of many waters, [yea, than] the mighty waves of the sea.
Psalms 104:3 Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:
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Ex 9:28, 33; 19:16. 1S 7:10. Jb 37:2. Ps 18:13; 24:7; 77:16; 93:3; 104:3. Mt 8:26. Jn 12:29. Ac 7:2. Rv 4:5; 8:5; 11:19; 16:18; 17:14; 19:6.

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