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Psalms 89:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— A God very terrible in the council of the holy ones, And to be feared above all them that are round about him?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all [them that are] about him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence by all [them that are] about him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— *God is greatly to be feared in the council of the saints, and terrible for all that are round about him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— A GOD inspiring awe in the circle of the holy ones, exceedingly, And to be reverenced above all who are round about him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— God is very terrible, In the secret counsel of His holy ones, And fearful over all surrounding Him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— God, who is glorified in the assembly of the saints: great and terrible above all them that are about him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the Saints: and to bee had in reuerence of all them [that are] about him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— God is glorified in the council of the saints; great and terrible toward all that are round about him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— El is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all [them that are] about him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
“Ėl אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
אֵל
'el
{ale}
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
is greatly 7227
{7227} Prime
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
to be feared 6206
{6206} Prime
עָרַץ
`arats
{aw-rats'}
A primitive root; to awe or (intransitively) to dread; hence to harass.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
in the assembly 5475
{5475} Prime
סוֹד
cowd
{sode}
From H3245; a session, that is, company of persons (in close deliberation); by implication intimacy, consultation, a secret.
of the saints, 6918
{6918} Prime
קָדוֹשׁ
qadowsh
{kaw-doshe'}
From H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary.
and to be had in reverence 3372
{3372} Prime
יָרֵא
yare'
{yaw-ray'}
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
of 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.
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
[them that are] about 5439
{5439} Prime
סָבִיב
cabiyb
{saw-beeb'}
From H5437; (as noun) a circle, neighbor, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around.
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 89:6-7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 89:5-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 89:7

Feared — With a fear of reverence. Saints — The whole society of angels. All that — That encompass his throne.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 89:7

God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the (h) saints, and to be had in reverence of all [them that are] about him.

(h) If the angels tremble before God's majesty and infinite justice, what earthly creature by oppressing the Church dares to set himself against God?

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 76:7-11 Thou, [even] thou, [art] to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry? ... Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.
Leviticus 10:3 Then Moses said unto Aaron, This [is it] that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his peace.
Isaiah 6:2-7 Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. ... And he laid [it] upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.
Isaiah 66:2 For all those [things] hath mine hand made, and all those [things] have been, saith the LORD: but to this [man] will I look, [even] to [him that is] poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.
Jeremiah 10:7 Who would not fear thee, O King of nations? for to thee doth it appertain: forasmuch as among all the wise [men] of the nations, and in all their kingdoms, [there is] none like unto thee.
Jeremiah 10:10 But the LORD [is] the true God, he [is] the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.
Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Luke 12:4-5 And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. ... But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
Acts 5:11 And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
Hebrews 12:28-29 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: ... For our God [is] a consuming fire.
Revelation 15:3-4 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. ... Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for [thou] only [art] holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.
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Lv 10:3. Ps 76:7. Is 6:2; 66:2. Jr 10:7, 10. Mt 10:28. Lk 12:4. Ac 5:11. He 12:28. Rv 15:3.

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