1 Chronicles 16:26
New International Version
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.

New Living Translation
The gods of other nations are mere idols, but the LORD made the heavens!

English Standard Version
For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the LORD made the heavens.

Berean Study Bible
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but it is the LORD who made the heavens.

King James Bible
For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.

New King James Version
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

New American Standard Bible
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

NASB 1995
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

NASB 1977
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

Amplified Bible
For all the gods of the peoples are [lifeless] idols, But the LORD made the heavens.

Christian Standard Bible
For all the gods of the peoples are worthless idols, but the LORD made the heavens.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.

American Standard Version
For all the gods of the peoples are idols: But Jehovah made the heavens.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because all the idols of the nations are images, and LORD JEHOVAH made the Heavens!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For all the gods of the nations are idols; but our God made the heavens.

Contemporary English Version
Other nations worship idols, but the LORD created the heavens.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.

English Revised Version
For all the gods of the peoples are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.

Good News Translation
The gods of all other nations are only idols, but the LORD created the heavens.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because all the gods of the nations are idols. The LORD made the heavens.

International Standard Version
For all of the gods of the other nations are mere idols, but the LORD fashioned the heavens!

JPS Tanakh 1917
For all the gods of the peoples are things of nought; But the LORD made the heavens.

Literal Standard Version
For all gods of the peoples [are] nothing, "" And YHWH has made the heavens.

NET Bible
For all the gods of the nations are worthless, but the LORD made the heavens.

New Heart English Bible
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.

World English Bible
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but Yahweh made the heavens.

Young's Literal Translation
For all gods of the peoples are nought, And Jehovah the heavens hath made.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
25For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods. 26For all the gods of the nations are idols, but it is the LORD who made the heavens. 27Splendor and majesty are before Him; strength and joy fill His dwelling.…

Cross References
Leviticus 19:4
Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves molten gods. I am the LORD your God.

1 Chronicles 16:27
Splendor and majesty are before Him; strength and joy fill His dwelling.

Psalm 96:5
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but it is the LORD who made the heavens.

Psalm 102:25
In the beginning You laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of Your hands.


Treasury of Scripture

For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.

all the gods

Leviticus 19:4
Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I am the LORD your God.

Psalm 115:4-8
Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands…

Isaiah 44:9
They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.

the Lord

Psalm 102:25
Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.

Isaiah 40:26
Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth.

Isaiah 42:5
Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֠י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the gods
אֱלֹהֵ֤י (’ĕ·lō·hê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

of the nations
הָעַמִּים֙ (hā·‘am·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

are idols,
אֱלִילִ֔ים (’ĕ·lî·lîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 457: Good for, nothing, by anal, vain, vanity, an idol

but [it is] the LORD
וַיהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

who made
עָשָֽׂה׃ (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

the heavens.
שָׁמַ֥יִם (šā·ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky


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