New International Version
the sun to govern the day, His love endures forever.
King James Bible
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:
Darby Bible Translation
The sun for rule over the day, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever,
World English Bible
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;
Young's Literal Translation
The sun to rule by day, For to the age is His kindness.
Psalm 136:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Great lights - See the notes on the parallel passages in Genesis 1:1, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to rule. Heb. for the rulings
Gerhard Ter Steegen Ps. cxxxvi. 16 Come, children, on and forward! With us the Father goes; He leads us, and He guards us Through thousands of our foes: The sweetness and the glory, The sunlight of His eyes, Make all the desert places To glow as paradise. Lo! through the pathless midnight The fiery pillar leads, And onward goes the Shepherd Before the flock He feeds; Unquestioning, unfearing, The lambs may follow on, In quietness and confidence, Their eyes on Him alone. Come, children, on and …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others
God made two great lights--the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars.
The day is yours, and yours also the night; you established the sun and moon.
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