New International Version
The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.
King James Bible
The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.
Darby Bible Translation
Thine are the heavens, the earth also is thine; the world and its fulness, *thou* hast founded them.
World English Bible
The heavens are yours. The earth also is yours; the world and its fullness. You have founded them.
Young's Literal Translation
Thine are the heavens -- the earth also is Thine, The habitable world and its fulness, Thou hast founded them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The heavens are thine - Thou art the Governor of all things, and the Disposer of all events.
The world - The terraqueous globe.
And the fullness - All the generations of men. Thou hast founded them - thou hast made them, and dost sustain them.
After this verse, the Editio Princeps of the Hebrew Bible, printed at Soncini, 1488, adds: -
לילה לך אף יום לך lailah lecha aph yom lecha
ושמש מאור הכינות אתה vashamesh maor hachinotha attah To thee is the day; also to thee is the night:
Thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
But these same words are found in Psalm 74:16.
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'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
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In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
1 Chronicles 29:11
Yours, LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, LORD, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.
When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
Of David. A psalm. The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but the earth he has given to mankind.
Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens: Who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one and calls forth each of them by name. Because of his great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing.
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