Psalm 86:8
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New Living Translation
No pagan god is like you, O Lord. None can do what you do!

King James Bible
Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.

Darby Bible Translation
Among the gods there is none like unto thee, Lord, and there is nothing like unto thy works.

World English Bible
There is no one like you among the gods, Lord, nor any deeds like your deeds.

Young's Literal Translation
There is none like Thee among the gods, O Lord, And like Thy works there are none.

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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

The Third Commandment
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: For the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.' Exod 20: 7. This commandment has two parts: 1. A negative expressed, that we must not take God's name in vain; that is, cast any reflections and dishonour on his name. 2. An affirmative implied. That we should take care to reverence and honour his name. Of this latter I shall speak more fully, under the first petition in the Lord's Prayer, Hallowed be thy name.' I shall
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 8:10
"Do it tomorrow," Pharaoh said. "All right," Moses replied, "it will be as you have said. Then you will know that there is no one like the LORD our God.

Exodus 9:14
If you don't, I will send more plagues on you and your officials and your people. Then you will know that there is no one like me in all the earth.

Exodus 15:11
"Who is like you among the gods, O LORD--glorious in holiness, awesome in splendor, performing great wonders?

Deuteronomy 3:24
O Sovereign LORD, you have only begun to show your greatness and the strength of your hand to me, your servant. Is there any god in heaven or on earth who can perform such great and mighty deeds as you do?

Deuteronomy 33:26
"There is no one like the God of Israel. He rides across the heavens to help you, across the skies in majestic splendor.

1 Samuel 2:2
No one is holy like the LORD! There is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.

2 Samuel 7:22
"How great you are, O Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you. We have never even heard of another God like you!

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