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Psalms 96:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised: He is to be feared above all gods.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD [is] great, and greatly to be praised: he [is] to be feared above all gods.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD [is] great, and greatly to be praised: he [is] to be feared above all gods.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jehovah is great and exceedingly to be praised; he is terrible above all gods.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For great is Yahweh, and worthy to be mightily praised, To be revered is he above all gods;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For great [is] Jehovah, and praised greatly, Fearful He [is] over all gods.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the Lord is great, and exceedingly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORD [is] great, and greatly to be praised: hee [is] to be feared aboue all Gods.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is terrible above all gods.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh [is] great, and greatly to be praised: he [is] to be feared above all elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
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.
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] great, 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
and greatly 3966
{3966} Prime
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
to be praised: 1984
{1984} Prime
הָלַל
halal
{haw-lal'}
A primitive root; to be clear (originally of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence to make a show; to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively to celebrate; also to stultify.
z8794
<8794> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 194
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[is] to be feared 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
above 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).
lhm אֱלֹהִים. 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 96:4-5

_ _ For He is not a local God, but of universal agency, while idols are nothing.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 96:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 96:4

Gods — The gods of the nations, as the next verse expounds it.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 96:4

For the LORD [is] (b) great, and greatly to be praised: he [is] to be feared above all gods.

(b) Seeing he will reveal himself to all nations contrary to their own expectation, they should all worship him contrary to their own imaginations, and only as he has appointed.

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For the:

Psalms 18:3 I will call upon the LORD, [who is worthy] to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.
Psalms 86:10 For thou [art] great, and doest wondrous things: thou [art] God alone.
Psalms 89:7 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.
Psalms 145:3 Great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness [is] unsearchable.
Exodus 18:11 Now I know that the LORD [is] greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly [he was] above them.
1 Samuel 4:8 Woe unto us! who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? these [are] the Gods that smote the Egyptians with all the plagues in the wilderness.
Nehemiah 9:5 Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, [and] Pethahiah, said, Stand up [and] bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

and greatly:

Psalms 18:3 I will call upon the LORD, [who is worthy] to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

he is:

Psalms 66:3 Say unto God, How terrible [art thou in] thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.
Psalms 66:5 Come and see the works of God: [he is] terrible [in his] doing toward the children of men.
Psalms 76:7 Thou, [even] thou, [art] to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
Psalms 89:7 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.
Psalms 95:3 For the LORD [is] a great God, and a great King above all gods.
Jeremiah 5:22 Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand [for] the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?
Jeremiah 10:6-7 Forasmuch as [there is] none like unto thee, O LORD; thou [art] great, and thy name [is] great in might. ... 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.
Luke 12:5 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.
Revelation 15:4 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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Ex 18:11. 1S 4:8. Ne 9:5. Ps 18:3; 66:3, 5; 76:7; 86:10; 89:7; 95:3; 145:3. Jr 5:22; 10:6. Lk 12:5. Rv 15:4.

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