Psalm 136:25
New International Version
He gives food to every creature. His love endures forever.

New Living Translation
He gives food to every living thing. His faithful love endures forever.

English Standard Version
he who gives food to all flesh, for his steadfast love endures forever.

Berean Study Bible
He gives food to every creature. His loving devotion endures forever.

King James Bible
Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

New King James Version
Who gives food to all flesh, For His mercy endures forever.

New American Standard Bible
Who gives food to all flesh, For His faithfulness is everlasting.

NASB 1995
Who gives food to all flesh, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

NASB 1977
Who gives food to all flesh, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Amplified Bible
Who gives food to all flesh, For His lovingkindness endures forever;

Christian Standard Bible
He gives food to every creature. His faithful love endures forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He gives food to every creature. His love is eternal.

American Standard Version
Who giveth food to all flesh; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
To him who gives food to all flesh, for his mercies are to eternity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Who gives food to all flesh; for his mercy endures for ever.

Contemporary English Version
He gives food to all who live. God's love never fails.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

English Revised Version
He giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Good News Translation
He gives food to every living creature; his love is eternal.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He gives food to every living creature- because his mercy endures forever.

International Standard Version
He gives food to all creatures, for his gracious love is everlasting.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who giveth food to all flesh, For His mercy endureth for ever.

Literal Standard Version
Giving food to all flesh, For His kindness [is] for all time.

NET Bible
to the one who gives food to all living things, for his loyal love endures.

New Heart English Bible
Who gives food to every creature; for his loving kindness endures forever.

World English Bible
Who gives food to every creature; for his loving kindness endures forever.

Young's Literal Translation
Giving food to all flesh, For to the age is His kindness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
His Loving Faithfulness Endures Forever
24and freed us from our enemies. His loving devotion endures forever. 25He gives food to every creature. His loving devotion endures forever. 26Give thanks to the God of heaven! His loving devotion endures forever.…

Cross References
Genesis 1:29
Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every seed-bearing plant on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit contains seed. They will be yours for food.

Job 36:31
For by these He judges the nations and provides food in abundance.

Psalm 104:27
All creatures look to You to give them their food in due season.

Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all look to You, and You give them their food in season.


Treasury of Scripture

Who gives food to all flesh: for his mercy endures for ever.

who giveth food

Psalm 104:27
These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season.

Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.

Psalm 147:9
He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.









(25) All flesh.--Here apparently the word mercy takes a wider image and applies to all men. But only apparently so. Israel could think of Jehovah providing for the bodily wants of all as He was the creator of all, but the covenant grace was for them alone.

Verse 25. - Who giveth food to all flesh. Has a care, i.e., not only for man, but also for animals (comp. Psalm 104:27; 145:15; 147:9; Jonah 4:11). For his mercy, etc.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He gives
נֹתֵ֣ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

food
לֶ֭חֶם (le·ḥem)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3899: Food, bread, grain

to every
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

creature.
בָּשָׂ֑ר (bā·śār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

His loving devotion
חַסְדּֽוֹ׃ (ḥas·dōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

endures forever.
לְעוֹלָ֣ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always


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