New American Standard Bible
For great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.
King James Bible
For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah is great and exceedingly to be praised; he is terrible above all gods.
World English Bible
For great is Yahweh, and greatly to be praised! He is to be feared above all gods.
Young's Literal Translation
For great is Jehovah, and praised greatly, Fearful He is over all gods.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And greatly to be praised - Worthy of exalted praise and adoration.
He is to be feared above all gods - He is to be reverenced and adored above all that are called gods. Higher honor is to be given him; more lofty praise is to be ascribed to him. He is Ruler over all the earth, and has a claim to universal praise. Even if it were admitted that they were real gods, yet it would still be true that they were local and inferior divinities; that they ruled only over the particular countries where they were worshipped and acknowledged as gods, and that they had no claim to "universal" adoration as Yahweh has.
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27. Therefore go on, Saints of God, boys and girls, males and females, unmarried men, and women; go on and persevere unto the end. Praise more sweetly the Lord, Whom ye think on more richly: hope more happily in Him, Whom ye serve more instantly: love more ardently Him, whom ye please more attentively. With loins girded, and lamps burning, wait for the Lord, when He cometh from the marriage.  Ye shall bring unto the marriage of the Lamb a new song, which ye shall sing on your harps. Not surely …
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.
Hiram, the Inspired Artificer
2 Samuel 22:4
"I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
A Song; a Psalm of the sons of Korah. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.
You, even You, are to be feared; And who may stand in Your presence when once You are angry?
A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him?
For the LORD is a great God And a great King above all gods,
For You are the LORD Most High over all the earth; You are exalted far above all gods.
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