Psalm 145:3
New International Version
Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.

New Living Translation
Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! No one can measure his greatness.

English Standard Version
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.

Berean Study Bible
Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; His greatness is unsearchable.

King James Bible
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.

New King James Version
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; And His greatness is unsearchable.

New American Standard Bible
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised; And His greatness is unsearchable.

NASB 1995
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is unsearchable.

NASB 1977
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised; And His greatness is unsearchable.

Amplified Bible
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is [so vast and profound as to be] unsearchable [incomprehensible to man].

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD is great and is highly praised; his greatness is unsearchable.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yahweh is great and is highly praised; His greatness is unsearchable.

American Standard Version
Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised; And his greatness is unsearchable.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Great is our Lord and very glorious and there is no end to his greatness!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord is great, and greatly to be praised; and there is no end to his greatness.

Contemporary English Version
You are wonderful, LORD, and you deserve all praise, because you are much greater than anyone can understand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised: and of his greatness there is no end.

English Revised Version
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.

Good News Translation
The LORD is great and is to be highly praised; his greatness is beyond understanding.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is great, and he should be highly praised. His greatness is unsearchable.

International Standard Version
The LORD is great, and to be praised highly, though his greatness is indescribable.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised; And His greatness is unsearchable.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH [is] great, and greatly praised, And there is no searching of His greatness.

NET Bible
The LORD is great and certainly worthy of praise! No one can fathom his greatness!

New Heart English Bible
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised. His greatness is unsearchable.

World English Bible
Great is Yahweh, and greatly to be praised! His greatness is unsearchable.

Young's Literal Translation
Great is Jehovah, and praised greatly, And of His greatness there is no searching.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Exalt You, My God and King
2Every day I will bless You, and I will praise Your name forever and ever. 3Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; His greatness is unsearchable. 4One generation will commend Your works to the next, and will proclaim Your mighty acts—…

Cross References
Romans 11:33
O, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments, and untraceable His ways!

Job 5:9
the One who does great and unsearchable things, wonders without number.

Job 9:10
He does great things beyond searching out, and wonders without number.

Job 11:7
Can you fathom the deep things of God or discover the limits of the Almighty?

Psalm 18:3
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies.

Psalm 48:1
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, in the city of our God, His holy mountain.

Psalm 86:10
For You are great and perform wonders; You alone are God.


Treasury of Scripture

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.

great

Psalm 48:1
A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Psalm 96:4
For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

Psalm 147:5
Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

and his greatness is unsearchable.

Psalm 139:6
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.

Job 5:9
Which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvellous things without number:

Job 9:10
Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.









(3) Greatly to be praised.--See Psalm 18:3 and comp. Psalm 48:1.

And his greatness.--Literally, more expressive, and for his greatness no search. (Comp. Isaiah 40:28; Job 11:7.)

Verse 3. - Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised (comp. Psalm 48:1; Psalm 96:4). And his greatness is unsearchable; literally, and of his greatness there is no search (comp. Romans 11:33).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Great
גָּ֘ד֤וֹל (gā·ḏō·wl)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

[is] the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and greatly
מְאֹ֑ד (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

to be praised;
וּמְהֻלָּ֣ל (ū·mə·hul·lāl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

His greatness
וְ֝לִגְדֻלָּת֗וֹ (wə·liḡ·ḏul·lā·ṯōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1420: Greatness, mighty acts

[is] unsearchable.
חֵֽקֶר׃ (ḥê·qer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2714: A searching, a thing (to be) searched out


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