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Psalms 47:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Jehovah Most High is terrible; He is a great King over all the earth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD most high [is] terrible; [he is] a great King over all the earth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For the LORD Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD most high [is] terrible; [he is] a great King over all the earth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jehovah, the Most High, is terrible, a great king over all the earth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, Yahweh—as Most High, is to be revered, A great king, over all the earth,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Jehovah Most High [is] fearful, A great king over all the earth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the Lord is high, terrible: a great king over all the earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORD most high [is] terrible; he [is] a great King ouer all the earth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For the Lord most high is terrible; [he is] a great king over all the earth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh Elyon [is] terrible; [he is] a great King over all the earth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
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
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
`Elyn עֶליוֹן 5945
{5945} Prime
From H5927; an elevation, that is, (adjectively) lofty (comparatively); as title, the Supreme.
[is] terrible; 3372
{3372} Prime
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
[he is] a great 1419
{1419} Prime
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
King 4428
{4428} Prime
From H4427; a king.
over x5921
(5921) Complement
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
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the earth. 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 47:2-3

_ _ His universal sovereignty now exists, and will be made known.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 47:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
is terrible:

Psalms 65:5 [By] terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; [who art] the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off [upon] the sea:
Psalms 66:3-5 Say unto God, How terrible [art thou in] thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee. ... Come and see the works of God: [he is] terrible [in his] doing toward the children of men.
Psalms 68:35 O God, [thou art] terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel [is] he that giveth strength and power unto [his] people. Blessed [be] God.
Psalms 76:12 He shall cut off the spirit of princes: [he is] terrible to the kings of the earth.
Psalms 99:3 Let them praise thy great and terrible name; [for] it [is] holy.
Psalms 145:6 And [men] shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
Deuteronomy 7:21 Thou shalt not be affrighted at them: for the LORD thy God [is] among you, a mighty God and terrible.
Deuteronomy 28:58 If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD;
Nehemiah 1:5 And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:
Nahum 1:6-7 Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him. ... The LORD [is] good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Revelation 6:16-17 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: ... For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?

a great:

Psalms 47:7 For God [is] the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.
Psalms 22:27-29 All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. ... All [they that be] fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.
Psalms 95:3 For the LORD [is] a great God, and a great King above all gods.
Daniel 7:13-14 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, [one] like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him. ... And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion [is] an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom [that] which shall not be destroyed.
Malachi 1:14 But cursed [be] the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I [am] a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name [is] dreadful among the heathen.
Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
Philippians 2:9-11 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: ... And [that] every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ [is] Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
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Dt 7:21; 28:58. Ne 1:5. Ps 22:27; 47:7; 65:5; 66:3; 68:35; 76:12; 95:3; 99:3; 145:6. Dn 7:13. Na 1:6. Mal 1:14. Mt 28:18. Php 2:9. Rv 6:16.

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