New International Version
Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns!"
King James Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.
Darby Bible Translation
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; And let them say among the nations, Jehovah reigneth!
World English Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice! Let them say among the nations, "Yahweh reigns!"
Young's Literal Translation
Also, established is the world, It is not moved! The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, And they say among nations: Jehovah hath reigned.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let the heavens be glad - "Let the supreme angels be glad, and the inhabitants of the earth rejoice." - T. In this place the Targumist uses the Greek word αγγελοι, angels, in Hebrew letters thus, אנגלי angeley.
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Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
1 Chronicles 16:30
Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.
God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne.
The LORD reigns, he is robed in majesty; the LORD is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.
Say among the nations, "The LORD reigns." The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.
Sing for joy, you heavens, for the LORD has done this; shout aloud, you earth beneath. Burst into song, you mountains, you forests and all your trees, for the LORD has redeemed Jacob, he displays his glory in Israel.
Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.
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