New International Version
Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
King James Bible
Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
Darby Bible Translation
Our help is in the name of Jehovah, the maker of heavens and earth.
World English Bible
Our help is in the name of Yahweh, who made heaven and earth. A Song of Ascents.
Young's Literal Translation
Our help is in the name of Jehovah, Maker of the heavens and earth!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Our help is in the name of the Lord - בשום מימרא דיי beshum meywra depai, Chaldee, "In the name of the Word of the Lord." So in the second verse, "Unless the Word of the Lord had been our Helper:" the substantial Word; not a word spoken, or a prophecy delivered, but the person who was afterwards termed Ὁ Λογος του Θεου, the Word of God. This deliverance of the Jews appears to me the most natural interpretation of this Psalm: and probably Mordecai was the author.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[Psalm 124] 8,6,8,6,8,8,7 Wo Gott der Herr nicht zu uns hält Justus Jonas trans. by Catherine Winkworth, 1869 If God were not upon our side When foes around us rage, Were not Himself our Help and Guide When bitter war they wage, Were He not Israel's mighty Shield, To whom their utmost crafts must yield, We surely must have perished. But now no human wit or might Should make us quail for fear, God sitteth in the highest height, And makes their counsels clear; When craftiest snares and nets …
Catherine Winkworth—Christian Singers of Germany
Messiah Rising from the Dead
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
1 Samuel 17:45
David said to the Philistine, "You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the LORD Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.
May you be blessed by the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
May the LORD bless you from Zion, he who is the Maker of heaven and earth.
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