Psalm 136:8
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New International Version
the sun to govern the day, His love endures forever.

New Living Translation
the sun to rule the day, His faithful love endures forever.

English Standard Version
the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever;

New American Standard Bible
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

King James Bible
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal.

International Standard Version
the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting—

NET Bible
the sun to rule by day, for his loyal love endures,

New Heart English Bible
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The sun for a ruler of the day, for his mercies are to eternity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the sun to rule the day- because his mercy endures forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The sun to rule by day, For His mercy endureth for ever;

New American Standard 1977
The sun to rule by day,
            For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Jubilee Bible 2000
The sun to rule in the day: for his mercy endures for ever:

King James 2000 Bible
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures forever:

American King James Version
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures for ever:

American Standard Version
The sun to rule by day; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sun to rule over the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
The sun for rule over the day, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever,

English Revised Version
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Webster's Bible Translation
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy 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.
Study Bible
His Loving Kindness Endures Forever
7To Him who made the great lights, For His lovingkindness is everlasting: 8The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting, 9The moon and stars to rule by night, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:16
God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also.

Psalm 74:16
Yours is the day, Yours also is the night; You have prepared the light and the sun.
Treasury of Scripture

The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures for ever:

the sun

Psalm 148:3 Praise you him, sun and moon: praise him, all you stars of light.

Jeremiah 31:35 Thus said the LORD, which gives the sun for a light by day, and the …

Matthew 5:45 That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for …

to rule. Heb. for the rulings

The sun to rule by day,.... Which is the greater light, Genesis 1:16;

for his mercy endureth for ever: this great light, so beneficial to the earth and the inhabitants of it, which was made near six thousand years ago, still continues, and will to the end of time; enlightening the world, warming the air and earth, imparting its light and heat to all creatures on it, and influencing the earth to bring forth a variety of things for the use and delight of mankind, called "the precious things brought forth by the sun", Deuteronomy 33:14; an emblem of a more beneficial light, in which the rich grace and mercy of God appear, and for which we have reason to give thanks; even the sun of righteousness, the Messiah, the light of the world, the author of the light of nature, grace, and glory; and who will continue as long as the sun, and when that shall be no more, Malachi 4:2. 136:1-9 Forgetful as we are, things must be often repeated to us. By mercy we understand the Lord's disposition to save those whom sin has rendered miserable and vile, and all the provision he has made for the redemption of sinners by Jesus Christ. The counsels of this mercy have been from everlasting, and the effects of it will endure for ever, to all who are interested in it. The Lord continues equally ready to show mercy to all who seek for it, and this is the source of all our hope and comfort.
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