New Living Translation
"God is powerful and dreadful. He enforces peace in the heavens.
King James Bible
Dominion and fear are with him, he maketh peace in his high places.
Darby Bible Translation
Dominion and fear are with him; he maketh peace in his high places.
World English Bible
"Dominion and fear are with him. He makes peace in his high places.
Young's Literal Translation
The rule and fear are with Him, Making peace in His high places.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:2 Dominion - Sovereign power over all persons and things. Fear - Terror, that which justly makes him dreadful to all men, and especially to all that undertake to dispute with him. He - This clause, as well as the following verse , seems to be added to prove God's dominion and dreadfulness: he keepeth and ruleth all persons and things in heaven, in peace and harmony. The angels, though they be very numerous, all own his sovereignty, and acquiesce in his pleasure. The stars, tho' vast in their bulk, and various in their motions: exactly keep the order which God hath appointed them: and therefore it is great folly for thee to quarrel with the methods of God's dealings with thee.
In this and the following chapter our aim will be fourfold. First, to demonstrate the impossibility of any sinner obtaining acceptance and favour with God on the ground of his own performances. Second, to show that the saving of a sinner presented a problem which nought but omniscience could solve, but that the consummate wisdom of God has devised a way whereby He can pronounce righteous a guilty transgressor of His Law without impeaching His veracity, sullying His holiness, or ignoring the claims …
Arthur W. Pink—The Doctrine of Justification
The Doctrine of Angels.
"All Our Righteousnesses are as Filthy Rags, and we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
For God is so wise and so mighty. Who has ever challenged him successfully?
Even now my witness is in heaven. My advocate is there on high.
Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:
For what has God above chosen for us? What is our inheritance from the Almighty on high?
"God is mighty, but he does not despise anyone! He is mighty in both power and understanding.
"Look, God is all-powerful. Who is a teacher like him?
We cannot imagine the power of the Almighty; but even though he is just and righteous, he does not destroy us.
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