Psalm 57:5
New International Version
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be over all the earth.

New Living Translation
Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens! May your glory shine over all the earth.

English Standard Version
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth!

Berean Study Bible
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; may Your glory cover all the earth.

King James Bible
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.

New King James Version
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; Let Your glory be above all the earth.

New American Standard Bible
Be exalted above the heavens, God; May Your glory be above all the earth.

NASB 1995
Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Your glory be above all the earth.

NASB 1977
Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Thy glory be above all the earth.

Amplified Bible
Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Your glory and majesty be over all the earth.

Christian Standard Bible
God, be exalted above the heavens; let your glory be over the whole earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God, be exalted above the heavens; let Your glory be over the whole earth.

American Standard Version
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; Let thy glory be above all the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
God is exalted above Heaven and your honor is over all the Earth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; and thy glory above all the earth.

Contemporary English Version
May you, my God, be honored above the heavens; may your glory be seen everywhere on earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and thy glory above all the earth.

English Revised Version
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.

Good News Translation
Show your greatness in the sky, O God, and your glory over all the earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May you be honored above the heavens, O God. Let your glory extend over the whole earth.

International Standard Version
Be exalted above the heavens, God! May your glory cover the earth!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Be Thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; Thy glory be above all the earth.

Literal Standard Version
Be exalted above the heavens, O God, "" Your glory above all the earth.

NET Bible
Rise up above the sky, O God! May your splendor cover the whole earth!

New Heart English Bible
Be exalted, God, above the heavens. Let your glory be above all the earth.

World English Bible
Be exalted, God, above the heavens! Let your glory be above all the earth!

Young's Literal Translation
Be Thou exalted above the heavens, O God, Above all the earth Thine honour.

Additional Translations ...
Context
In You My Soul Takes Refuge
4My soul is among the lions; I lie down with ravenous beasts—with men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords. 5Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; may Your glory cover all the earth. 6They spread a net for my feet; my soul was despondent. They dug a pit before me, but they themselves have fallen into it! Selah…

Cross References
Psalm 8:1
O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth! You have set Your glory above the heavens.

Psalm 57:11
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; may Your glory cover all the earth.

Psalm 108:5
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; may Your glory cover all the earth.


Treasury of Scripture

Be you exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be above all the earth.

Be thou

Psalm 57:11
Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.

Psalm 21:13
Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and praise thy power.

Psalm 108:4,5
For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds…

above

Psalm 8:1
To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

Psalm 113:4-6
The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens…

thy gory

Psalm 72:19
And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen.

Psalm 148:13
Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

Numbers 14:21
But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD.









Verse 5. - Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; or, exalt thyself, O God, above the heavens; i.e. show forth thy might in such a signal way that the heavens (i.e. the angels) may stand to gaze at it. Let thy glory be above all the earth. Let thy exaltation equally draw the attention of the whole earth.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Be exalted,
ר֣וּמָה (rū·māh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7311: To be high actively, to rise, raise

O God,
אֱלֹהִ֑ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

above
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the heavens;
הַשָּׁמַ֣יִם (haš·šā·ma·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

may Your glory
כְּבוֹדֶֽךָ׃ (kə·ḇō·w·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3519: Weight, splendor, copiousness

cover
עַ֖ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the earth.
הָאָ֣רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land


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