Psalm 147:15
New International Version
He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.

New Living Translation
He sends his orders to the world— how swiftly his word flies!

English Standard Version
He sends out his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.

Berean Study Bible
He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs swiftly.

New American Standard Bible
He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.

King James Bible
He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

Christian Standard Bible
He sends his command throughout the earth; his word runs swiftly.

Contemporary English Version
As soon as God speaks, the earth obeys.

Good News Translation
He gives a command to the earth, and what he says is quickly done.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He sends His command throughout the earth; His word runs swiftly.

International Standard Version
He sends out his command to the earth, making his word go forth quickly.

NET Bible
He sends his command through the earth; swiftly his order reaches its destination.

New Heart English Bible
He sends out his commandment to the earth. His word runs very swiftly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He sends his word upon Earth and his answer runs quickly.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He is the one who sends his promise throughout the earth. His word travels with great speed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He sendeth out His commandment upon earth; His word runneth very swiftly.

New American Standard 1977
He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He sends forth his word upon earth; his word runs very swiftly.

King James 2000 Bible
He sends forth his commandment upon earth: his word runs very swiftly.

American King James Version
He sends forth his commandment on earth: his word runs very swiftly.

American Standard Version
He sendeth out his commandment upon earth; His word runneth very swiftly.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He sends his oracle to the earth: his word will run swiftly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who sendeth forth his speech to the earth: his word runneth swiftly.

Darby Bible Translation
He sendeth forth his oracles to the earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

English Revised Version
He sendeth out his commandment upon earth; his word runneth very swiftly.

Webster's Bible Translation
He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

World English Bible
He sends out his commandment to the earth. His word runs very swiftly.

Young's Literal Translation
Who is sending forth His saying on earth, Very speedily doth His word run.
Study Bible
It is Good to Sing Praises
14He makes peace at your borders; He fills you with the finest wheat. 15He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs swiftly. 16He spreads the snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes;…
Cross References
Job 37:12
They swirl about, turning round and round at His direction, accomplishing all that He commands over the face of all the earth.

Psalm 104:4
He makes the winds His messengers, flames of fire His servants.

Psalm 107:20
He sent forth His word and healed them; He rescued them from the Pit.

Psalm 147:18
He sends forth His word and melts them; He unleashes His winds, and the waters flow.

Psalm 148:5
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for He gave the command and they were created.

Treasury of Scripture

He sends forth his commandment on earth: his word runs very swiftly.

sendeth

Psalm 33:9
For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.

Psalm 107:20,25
He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions…

Job 34:29
When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:

his word

Psalm 68:11
The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

2 Thessalonians 3:1
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:







Lexicon
He sends forth
הַשֹּׁלֵ֣חַ (haš·šō·lê·aḥ)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

His command
אִמְרָת֣וֹ (’im·rā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 565: Utterance, speech, word

to
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

the earth;
אָ֑רֶץ (’ā·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

His word
דְּבָרֽוֹ׃ (də·ḇā·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

runs
יָר֥וּץ (yā·rūṣ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7323: To run

swiftly.
מְ֝הֵרָ֗ה (mə·hê·rāh)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 4120: A hurry, promptly
(15) Psalms 33 is still in the poet's thought, and Psalm 147:6-7 especially; but some extraordinary season of frost seems to have kindled his inspiration, so that he not only elaborates but improves on his model. The word of God is personified as a messenger who runs swiftly forth to do his bidding, at first in binding the earth and sheaves up with frost, and then (Psalm 147:18) in suddenly thawing and releasing them.

Verse 15. - He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth. Heavy crops, good harvests, abundant food, result from God's providential ordering of his world, to which he gives commands that are obeyed instantly, since his word runneth very swiftly. 147:12-20 The church, like Jerusalem of old, built up and preserved by the wisdom, power, and goodness of God, is exhorted to praise him for all the benefits and blessings vouchsafed to her; and these are represented by his favours in the course of nature. The thawing word may represent the gospel of Christ, and the thawing wind the Spirit of Christ; for the Spirit is compared to the wind, Joh 3:8. Converting grace softens the heart that was hard frozen, and melts it into tears of repentance, and makes good reflections to flow, which before were chilled and stopped up. The change which the thaw makes is very evident, yet how it is done no one can say. Such is the change wrought in the conversion of a soul, when God's word and Spirit are sent to melt it and restore it to itself.
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