New American Standard Bible
But when the crowds saw this, they were awestruck, and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.
King James Bible
But when the multitudes saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such power unto men.
Darby Bible Translation
But the crowds seeing it, were in fear, and glorified God who gave such power to men.
World English Bible
But when the multitudes saw it, they marveled and glorified God, who had given such authority to men.
Young's Literal Translation
and the multitudes having seen, wondered, and glorified God, who did give such power to men.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They glorified God - See the notes at Matthew 5:16. To "glorify" God, here, means to "praise him," or to acknowledge his power. The expression, "which had given such power to people," was a part of "their" praise. It expresses no sentiment of the evangelist about the nature of Christ, but is a record of their feelings and their praise.
LibraryA Christlike Judgment of Men
'But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.' --MATT. ix. 36. In the course of our Lord's wandering life of teaching and healing, there had naturally gathered around Him a large number of persons who followed Him from place to place, and we have here cast into a symbol the impression produced upon Him by their outward condition. That is to say, He sees them lying there weary, and footsore, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Call of Matthew
The Call of Matthew.
"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
And he got up and went home.
So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.
And he got up and immediately picked up the pallet and went out in the sight of everyone, so that they were all amazed and were glorifying God, saying, "We have never seen anything like this."
The shepherds went back, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen, just as had been told them.
Immediately he got up before them, and picked up what he had been lying on, and went home glorifying God.
They were all struck with astonishment and began glorifying God; and they were filled with fear, saying, "We have seen remarkable things today."
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