Psalm 108:4
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For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

King James Bible
For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.

Darby Bible Translation
For thy loving-kindness is great above the heavens, and thy truth is unto the clouds.

World English Bible
For your loving kindness is great above the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Young's Literal Translation
For great above the heavens is Thy kindness, And unto the clouds Thy truth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Among the people - The Jews.

Among the nations - The Gentiles. Wherever this Psalm is sung or read, either among Jews or Gentiles, David may be said to sing praise to God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thy mercy

Psalm 36:5 Your mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

Psalm 85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Psalm 89:2,4 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: your faithfulness shall you establish in the very heavens...

Psalm 103:11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

Isaiah 55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Micah 7:18-20 Who is a God like to you, that pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage...

Ephesians 2:4-7 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us...

clouds, or, skies

Library
Jesus is Arrested.
Jesus was standing with his three Apostles on the road between Gethsemani, and the Garden of Olives, when Judas and the band who accompanied him made their appearance. A warm dispute arose between Judas and the soldiers, because he wished to approach first and speak to Jesus quietly as if nothing was the matter, and then for them to come up and seize our Saviour, thus letting him suppose that he had no connection with the affair. But the men answered rudely, 'Not so, friend, thou shalt not escape
Anna Catherine Emmerich—The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Exodus 34:6
And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, "The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,

Numbers 14:18
The LORD is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.'

Deuteronomy 7:9
Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

Psalm 36:5
Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.

Psalm 57:10
For great is your love, reaching to the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Psalm 100:5
For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.

Psalm 108:3
I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples.

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