Psalm 136:26
New International Version
Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever.

New Living Translation
Give thanks to the God of heaven. His faithful love endures forever.

English Standard Version
Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.

Berean Study Bible
Give thanks to the God of heaven! His loving devotion endures forever.

King James Bible
O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

New King James Version
Oh, give thanks to the God of heaven! For His mercy endures forever.

New American Standard Bible
Give thanks to the God of heaven, For His faithfulness is everlasting.

NASB 1995
Give thanks to the God of heaven, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

NASB 1977
Give thanks to the God of heaven, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Amplified Bible
Give thanks to the God of heaven, For His lovingkindness (graciousness, mercy, compassion) endures forever.

Christian Standard Bible
Give thanks to the God of heaven! His faithful love endures forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Give thanks to the God of heaven! His love is eternal.

American Standard Version
Oh give thanks unto the God of heaven; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Give thanks to the God of heaven; for his mercy endures for ever.

Contemporary English Version
Praise God in heaven! God's love never fails.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Give glory to the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever. Give glory to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

English Revised Version
O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Good News Translation
Give thanks to the God of heaven; his love is eternal.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Give thanks to the God of heaven because his mercy endures forever.

International Standard Version
Give thanks to the God of Heaven, for his gracious love is everlasting.

JPS Tanakh 1917
O give thanks unto the God of heaven, For His mercy endureth for ever.

Literal Standard Version
Give thanks to the God of the heavens, "" For His kindness [is] for all time!

NET Bible
Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his loyal love endures!

New Heart English Bible
Oh give thanks to the God of heaven; for his loving kindness endures forever.

World English Bible
Oh give thanks to the God of heaven; for his loving kindness endures forever.

Young's Literal Translation
Give ye thanks to the God of the heavens, For to the age is His kindness!

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
His Loving Faithfulness 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 24:3
and I will have you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I am dwelling,

Genesis 24:7
The LORD, the God of heaven, who brought me from my father's house and my native land, who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, 'To your offspring I will give this land'--He will send His angel before you so that you can take a wife for my son from there.

2 Chronicles 36:23
"This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: 'The LORD, the God of heaven, who has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, has appointed me to build a house for Him at Jerusalem in Judah. Whoever among you belongs to His people, may the LORD his God be with him, and may he go up.'"

Ezra 1:2
"This is what Cyrus king of Persia says: 'The LORD, the God of heaven, who has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, has appointed me to build a house for Him at Jerusalem in Judah.

Ezra 5:11
And this is the answer they returned: "We are servants of the God of heaven and earth, and we are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, which a great king of Israel built and completed.

Nehemiah 1:4
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept. I mourned for days, fasting and praying before the God of heaven.

Jonah 1:9
"I am a Hebrew," replied Jonah. "I worship the LORD, the God of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land."


Treasury of Scripture

O give thanks to the God of heaven: for his mercy endures for ever.

the God of heaven

Psalm 136:1-3
O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever…

Psalm 115:3
But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

Psalm 123:1
A Song of degrees. Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.









(26) God of heaven.--See Nehemiah 1:4; Nehemiah 2:4. This title, though implied in Psalm 11:4 and similar passages, was not used before the exile. Away from Zion and the visible token of the Divine presence, the hearts of the faithful began more and more to dream of their God as

"One that His mansion hath on high

Above the reach of mortal eye."

At the end the Vulgate repeats Psalm 136:3. (See Prayer Book.)

Verse 26. - Oh give thanks unto the God of heaven, "The God of heaven" is a favorite designation of God in the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Daniel (Ezra 1:2; Ezra 5:11, 12; Ezra 6:9, 10; Ezra 7:12, 21; Nehemiah 1:4, 5; Nehemiah 2:4, 20; Daniel 2:18, 19, 37, 44). It was a phrase known to the Assyrians, the Babylonians, and the Persians. For his mercy endureth forever.





Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Give thanks
ה֭וֹדוּ (hō·w·ḏū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3034: To throw, at, away, to revere, worship, to bemoan

to the God
לְאֵ֣ל (lə·’êl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

of heaven!
הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם (haš·šā·mā·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8064: Heaven, sky

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

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


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