Psalm 96:4
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New Living Translation
Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! He is to be feared above all gods.

King James Bible
For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah is great and exceedingly to be praised; he is terrible above all gods.

World English Bible
For great is Yahweh, and greatly to be praised! He is to be feared above all gods.

Young's Literal Translation
For great is Jehovah, and praised greatly, Fearful He is over all gods.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

96:4 Gods - The gods of the nations, as the next verse expounds it.

Psalm 96:4 Parallel Commentaries

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Ye Also who have not yet Made this Vow...
30. Ye also who have not yet made this vow, who are able to receive it, receive it. [2093] Run with perseverance, that ye may obtain. [2094] Take ye each his sacrifices, and enter ye into the courts [2095] of the Lord, not of necessity, having power over your own will. [2096] For not as, "Thou shall not commit adultery, Thou shall not kill," [2097] can it so be said, Thou shalt not wed. The former are demanded, the latter are offered. If the latter are done, they are praised: unless the former are
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

Heralds of the Morning
One of the most solemn and yet most glorious truths revealed in the Bible is that of Christ's second coming to complete the great work of redemption. To God's pilgrim people, so long left to sojourn in "the region and shadow of death," a precious, joy-inspiring hope is given in the promise of His appearing, who is "the resurrection and the life," to "bring home again His banished." The doctrine of the second advent is the very keynote of the Sacred Scriptures. From the day when the first pair turned
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

The First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him,
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

The Prophet Micah.
PRELIMINARY REMARKS. Micah signifies: "Who is like Jehovah;" and by this name, the prophet is consecrated to the incomparable God, just as Hosea was to the helping God, and Nahum to the comforting God. He prophesied, according to the inscription, under Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. We are not, however, entitled, on this account, to dissever his prophecies, and to assign particular discourses to the reign of each of these kings. On the contrary, the entire collection forms only one whole. At
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:4
I called on the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and he saved me from my enemies.

Psalm 18:3
I called on the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and he saved me from my enemies.

Psalm 48:1
A song. A psalm of the descendants of Korah. How great is the LORD, how deserving of praise, in the city of our God, which sits on his holy mountain!

Psalm 76:7
No wonder you are greatly feared! Who can stand before you when your anger explodes?

Psalm 89:7
The highest angelic powers stand in awe of God. He is far more awesome than all who surround his throne.

Psalm 95:3
For the LORD is a great God, a great King above all gods.

Psalm 97:9
For you, O LORD, are supreme over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods.

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