Psalm 36:5
New International Version
Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.

New Living Translation
Your unfailing love, O LORD, is as vast as the heavens; your faithfulness reaches beyond the clouds.

English Standard Version
Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.

Berean Study Bible
Your loving devotion, O LORD, reaches to the heavens, Your steadfastness to the clouds.

New American Standard Bible
Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

King James Bible
Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

Christian Standard Bible
LORD, your faithful love reaches to heaven, your faithfulness to the clouds.

Contemporary English Version
Your love is faithful, LORD, and even the clouds in the sky can depend on you.

Good News Translation
LORD, your constant love reaches the heavens; your faithfulness extends to the skies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
LORD, Your faithful love reaches to heaven, Your faithfulness to the clouds.

International Standard Version
Your gracious love, LORD, reaches to the heavens; your truth extends to the skies.

NET Bible
O LORD, your loyal love reaches to the sky; your faithfulness to the clouds.

New Heart English Bible
Your loving kindness, LORD, is in the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lord Jehovah in Heaven, your mercies and your faithfulness are unto the Heaven of Heavens!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
O LORD, your mercy reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy lovingkindness, O LORD, is in the heavens; Thy faithfulness reacheth unto the skies.

New American Standard 1977
Thy lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Thy faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thy mercy, O LORD, reaches unto the heavens, and thy truth reaches unto the clouds.

King James 2000 Bible
Your mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and your faithfulness reaches unto the clouds.

American King James Version
Your mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

American Standard Version
Thy lovingkindness, O Jehovah, is in the heavens; Thy faithfulness reacheth unto the skies.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
O Lord, thy mercy is in the heaven; and thy truth reaches to the clouds.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O Lord, thy mercy is in heaven, and thy truth reacheth, even to the clouds.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, thy loving-kindness is in the heavens, and thy faithfulness [reacheth] unto the clouds.

English Revised Version
Thy lovingkindness, O LORD, is in the heavens; thy faithfulness reacheth unto the skies.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth to the clouds.

World English Bible
Your loving kindness, Yahweh, is in the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah, in the heavens is Thy kindness, Thy faithfulness is unto the clouds.
Study Bible
The Transgression of the Wicked
4Even on his bed he plots wickedness; he sets himself on a path that is not good; he fails to reject evil. 5Your loving devotion, O LORD, reaches to the heavens, Your steadfastness to the clouds. 6Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, Your judgments like the deepest sea. O LORD, You preserve man and beast.…
Cross References
Psalm 57:10
For Your loving devotion reaches to the heavens, Your faithfulness to the clouds.

Psalm 89:1
A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite. I will sing of the loving devotion of the LORD forever; with my mouth I will proclaim Your faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 89:2
For I have said, "Loving devotion is built up forever; in the heavens You establish Your faithfulness."

Psalm 103:11
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is His loving devotion for those who fear Him.

Psalm 108:4
For Your loving devotion is higher than the heavens, and Your truth reaches to the skies.

Psalm 119:90
Your faithfulness continues through all generations; You established the earth, and it endures.

Jeremiah 9:24
But let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD, who exercises loving devotion, justice and righteousness on the earth--for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

Your mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

mercy

Psalm 52:1
To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech. Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.

Psalm 57:10
For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

Psalm 103:11
For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

faithfulness

Psalm 89:2
For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.

Psalm 92:2
To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,

Psalm 100:5
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.







Lexicon
Your loving devotion,
חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ (ḥas·de·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

O LORD,
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

reaches to the heavens,
בְּהַשָּׁמַ֣יִם (bə·haš·šā·ma·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8064: Heaven, sky

Your steadfastness
אֱ֝מֽוּנָתְךָ֗ (’ĕ·mū·nā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 530: Firmness, steadfastness, fidelity

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

the clouds.
שְׁחָקִֽים׃ (šə·ḥā·qîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7834: A powder, a thin vapor, the firmament
(5) Thy mercy, O Lord, is in . . .--Better,

Jehovah, to the heavens (reacheth) thy grace,

Thy faithfulness to the sky.

i.e., there are no narrower bounds of divine mercy and truth.

Verse 5. - Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens. Instead of the usual contrast between the wicked man and the godly one (Psalm 1:1-6; Psalm 4:2, 3; Psalm 5:10, 11, etc.), the psalmist here makes the startling contrast between the wicked man and God! The character of the wicked man is given in four verses (vers. 1-4), the portrait of God in five (vers. 5-9). God's first and principal characteristic is "mercy" - or rather, "loving-kindness" (חסר). This quality is revealed, not on earth only, but also in heaven, towards the angels. Thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds. Next to loving-kindness in God comes "faithfulness" - fidelity to every promise that he has ever made, unswerving attachment to those whom he has once loved, undeviating maintenance of the truth (comp. Psalm 57:10; Psalm 108:4). 36:5-12 Men may shut up their compassion, yet, with God we shall find mercy. This is great comfort to all believers, plainly to be seen, and not to be taken away. God does all wisely and well; but what he does we know not now, it is time enough to know hereafter. God's loving-kindness is precious to the saints. They put themselves under his protection, and then are safe and easy. Gracious souls, though still desiring more of God, never desire more than God. The gifts of Providence so far satisfy them, that they are content with such things as they have. The benefit of holy ordinances is sweet to a sanctified soul, and strengthening to the spiritual and Divine life. But full satisfaction is reserved for the future state. Their joys shall be constant. God not only works in them a gracious desire for these pleasures, but by his Spirit fills their souls with joy and peace in believing. He quickens whom he will; and whoever will, may come, and take from him of the waters of life freely. May we know, and love, and uprightly serve the Lord; then no proud enemy, on earth or from hell, shall separate us from his love. Faith calleth things that are not, as though they were. It carries us forward to the end of time; it shows us the Lord, on his throne of judgment; the empire of sin fallen to rise no more.
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