New International Version
Let them praise your great and awesome name-- he is holy.
King James Bible
Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.
Darby Bible Translation
They shall praise thy great and terrible name, -- it is holy! --
World English Bible
Let them praise your great and awesome name. He is Holy!
Young's Literal Translation
They praise Thy name, 'Great, and fearful, holy it is.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let them praise thy great and terrible name - Let them confess thee to be great and terrible: let them tremble before thee.
For it is holy - קדוש הוא kadosh hu. As this not only ends this verse but the fifth also, and in effect the ninth, it seems to be a species of chorus which was sung in a very solemn manner at the conclusion of each of these parts. His holiness - the immaculate purity of his nature, was the reason why he should be exalted, praised, and worshipped.
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'And the men of Kirjath-jearim came, and fetched up the ark of the Lord, and brought it into the house of Abinadab in the hill, and sanctified Eleazar his son to keep the ark of the Lord. 2. And it came to pans, while the ark abode in Kirjath-jearim, that the time was long; for it was twenty years: and all the house of Israel lamented after the Lord. 3. And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the Lord with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sixth Day. Holiness and Glory.
"Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: 'Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.
If you do not carefully follow all the words of this law, which are written in this book, and do not revere this glorious and awesome name--the LORD your God--
Joshua said to the people, "You are not able to serve the LORD. He is a holy God; he is a jealous God. He will not forgive your rebellion and your sins.
1 Samuel 2:2
"There is no one holy like the LORD; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.
Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the one Israel praises.
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. A song. God is renowned in Judah; in Israel his name is great.
Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy.
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