Psalm 136:8
New International Version
the sun to govern the day, His love endures forever.

New Living Translation
the sun to rule the day, His faithful love endures forever.

English Standard Version
the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Berean Study Bible
the sun to rule the day, His loving devotion endures forever.

King James Bible
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

New King James Version
The sun to rule by day, For His mercy endures forever;

New American Standard Bible
The sun to rule by day, For His faithfulness is everlasting,

NASB 1995
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

NASB 1977
The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Amplified Bible
The sun to rule over the day, For His lovingkindness endures forever;

Christian Standard Bible
the sun to rule by day, His faithful love endures forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal.

American Standard Version
The sun to rule by day; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The sun for a ruler of the day, for his mercies are to eternity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The sun to rule by day; for his mercy endures for ever.

Contemporary English Version
He lets the sun rule each day. God's love never fails.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sun to rule over the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.

English Revised Version
The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

Good News Translation
the sun to rule over the day; his love is eternal;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the sun to rule the day- because his mercy endures forever.

International Standard Version
the sun to illumine the day, for his gracious love is everlasting—

JPS Tanakh 1917
The sun to rule by day, For His mercy endureth for ever;

Literal Standard Version
The sun to rule by day, "" For His kindness [is] for all time.

NET Bible
the sun to rule by day, for his loyal love endures,

New Heart English Bible
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;

World English Bible
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;

Young's Literal Translation
The sun to rule by day, For to the age is His kindness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
His Loving Faithfulness Endures Forever
7He made the great lights—His loving devotion endures forever. 8 the sun to rule the day, His loving devotion endures forever. 9the moon and stars to govern the night. His loving devotion endures forever.…

Cross References
Genesis 1:16
God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night. And He made the stars as well.

Psalm 74:16
The day is Yours, and also the night; You established the moon and the sun.


Treasury of Scripture

The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures for ever:

the sun

Psalm 148:3
Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.

Jeremiah 31:35
Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:

Matthew 5:45
That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

to rule.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
the sun
הַ֭שֶּׁמֶשׁ (haš·še·meš)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 8121: The sun, the east, a ray, a notched battlement

to rule
לְמֶמְשֶׁ֣לֶת (lə·mem·še·leṯ)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 4475: Rule, a realm, a ruler

the day,
בַּיּ֑וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

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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