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 faithfulness to the clouds.

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

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

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

NASB 1995
Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

NASB 1977
Thy lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Thy faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Amplified Bible
Your lovingkindness and graciousness, O LORD, extend to the skies, Your faithfulness [reaches] to the clouds.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
O YHWH, Your kindness [is] in the heavens, "" Your faithfulness [is] to the clouds.

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.

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
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 faithfulness to the clouds. 6Your righteousness is like the highest mountains; Your judgments are like the deepest sea. O LORD, You preserve man and beast.…

Cross References
Psalm 57:10
For Your loving devotion reaches to the heavens, and Your faithfulness to the clouds.

Psalm 89:1
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 extends beyond the heavens, and Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

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.









(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).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

O LORD,
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 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 8064: Heaven, sky

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

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

the clouds.
שְׁחָקִֽים׃ (šə·ḥā·qîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7834: A powder, a thin vapor, the firmament


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