New American Standard Bible
"Is there any number to His troops? And upon whom does His light not rise?
King James Bible
Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise?
Darby Bible Translation
Is there any number of his troops? and upon whom doth not his light arise?
World English Bible
Can his armies be counted? On whom does his light not arise?
Young's Literal Translation
Is their any number to His troops? And on whom ariseth not His light?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Is there any number of his armies? - The armies of heaven; or the hosts of angelic beings, which are often represented as arranged or marshalled into armies; see the notes at Isaiah 1:9. The word which is used here is not the common one which is rendered "hosts," (צבא tsâbâ'), but is גדוּד gedûd which means properly a troop, band, or army. It may here mean either the constellations often represented as the army which God marshals and commands, or it may mean the angels.
And upon whom doth not his light arise? - This is designed evidently to show the majesty and glory of God. It refers probably to the light of the sun, as the light which he creates and commands. The idea is, that it pervades all things; that, as controlled by him, it penetrates all places, and flows over all worlds. The image is a striking and sublime one, and nothing is better fitted to show the majesty and glory of God.
LibraryGod Incomprehensible and Sovereign.
1 Can creatures to perfection find  Th' eternal uncreated mind? Or can the largest stretch of thought Measure and search his nature out? 2 'Tis high as heaven, 'tis deep as hell, And what can mortals know or tell? His glory spreads beyond the sky, And all the shining worlds on high. 3 But man, vain man, would fain be wise, Born like a wild young colt he flies Thro' all the follies of his mind, And swells and snuffs the empty wind. 4 God is a King of power unknown, Firm are the orders of his throne; …
Isaac Watts—Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Whether all the Angels who are Sent, Assist?
"His arrows surround me. Without mercy He splits my kidneys open; He pours out my gall on the ground.
"How then can a man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of woman?
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