Psalm 135:6
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New International Version
The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths.

King James Bible
Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.

Darby Bible Translation
Whatsoever Jehovah pleased, he hath done in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all deeps;

World English Bible
Whatever Yahweh pleased, that he has done, in heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps;

Young's Literal Translation
All that Jehovah pleased He hath done, In the heavens and in earth, In the seas and all deep places,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Whatsoever the Lord pleased - All that he has done is right, and therefore it is pleasing in his sight. He is the author of all existence. Angels, men, spirits, the heavens, the earth, and all their contents, were made by him, and are under his control.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

whatsoever

Psalm 33:9,11 For he spoke, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast...

Psalm 115:3 But our God is in the heavens: he has done whatever he has pleased.

Isaiah 46:10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand...

Daniel 4:35 And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven...

Amos 4:13 For, see, he that forms the mountains, and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, that makes the morning darkness...

Amos 9:6 It is he that builds his stories in the heaven, and has founded his troop in the earth; he that calls for the waters of the sea...

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.

in the seas

Psalm 136:13-15 To him which divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy endures for ever...

Matthew 8:26,27 And he said to them, Why are you fearful, O you of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea...

Matthew 14:25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea.

Library
What Pleases God.
"Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places."--Psalm 135:6. "Was Gott gefaellt, mein frommes Kind." [74]Gerhardt. transl., Sarah Findlater, 1858 What God decrees, child of His love, Take patiently, though it may prove The storm that wrecks thy treasure here, Be comforted! thou needst not fear What pleases God. The wisest will is God's own will; Rest on this anchor, and be still; For peace around thy path shall flow, When only wishing here
Jane Borthwick—Hymns from the Land of Luther

Notes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Cross References
1 Samuel 14:6
Jonathan said to his young armor-bearer, "Come, let's go over to the outpost of those uncircumcised men. Perhaps the LORD will act in our behalf. Nothing can hinder the LORD from saving, whether by many or by few."

Psalm 95:4
In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him.

Psalm 115:3
Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him.

Daniel 4:35
All the peoples of the earth are regarded as nothing. He does as he pleases with the powers of heaven and the peoples of the earth. No one can hold back his hand or say to him: "What have you done?"

Jonah 1:4
Then the LORD sent a great wind on the sea, and such a violent storm arose that the ship threatened to break up.

Jonah 1:14
Then they cried out to the LORD, "Please, LORD, do not let us die for taking this man's life. Do not hold us accountable for killing an innocent man, for you, LORD, have done as you pleased."

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