Psalm 72:18
New International Version
Praise be to the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds.

New Living Translation
Praise the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does such wonderful things.

English Standard Version
Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things.

Berean Study Bible
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds.

King James Bible
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things.

New King James Version
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who only does wondrous things!

New American Standard Bible
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who alone works wonders.

NASB 1995
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who alone works wonders.

NASB 1977
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who alone works wonders.

Amplified Bible
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who alone does wonderful things.

Christian Standard Bible
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does wonders.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does wonders, be praised.

American Standard Version
Blessed be Jehovah God, the God of Israel, Who only doeth wondrous things:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is LORD JEHOVAH, God of Israel, who alone does great wonders!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed is the Lord God of Israel, who alone does wonders.

Contemporary English Version
LORD God of Israel, we praise you. Only you can work miracles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who alone doth wonderful things.

English Revised Version
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things:

Good News Translation
Praise the LORD, the God of Israel! He alone does these wonderful things.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Thank the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does miracles.

International Standard Version
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does awesome deeds.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who only doeth wondrous things;

Literal Standard Version
Blessed is YHWH God, God of Israel, He alone is doing wonders,

NET Bible
The LORD God, the God of Israel, deserves praise! He alone accomplishes amazing things!

New Heart English Bible
Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds.

World English Bible
Praise be to Yahweh God, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds.

Young's Literal Translation
Blessed is Jehovah God, God of Israel, He alone is doing wonders,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Endow the King with Your Justice
17May his name endure forever; may his name continue as long as the sun shines. In him may all nations be blessed; may they call him blessed. 18Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds. 19And blessed be His glorious name forever; may all the earth be filled with His glory. Amen and amen.…

Cross References
Luke 1:68
"Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, because He has visited and redeemed His people.

Exodus 15:11
Who among the gods is like You, O LORD? Who is like You--majestic in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders?

Exodus 34:10
And the LORD said, "Behold, I am making a covenant. Before all your people I will perform wonders that have never been done in any nation in all the world. All the people among whom you live will see the LORD's work, for it is an awesome thing that I am doing with you.

1 Samuel 25:32
Then David said to Abigail, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who sent you to meet me this day!

2 Samuel 7:26
so that Your name will be magnified forever when it is said, 'The LORD of Hosts is God over Israel.' And the house of Your servant David will be established before You.

1 Chronicles 16:36
Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting." Then all the people said, "Amen!" and "Praise the LORD!"

1 Chronicles 29:10
Then David blessed the LORD in the sight of all the assembly and said: "May You be blessed, O LORD, God of our father Israel, from everlasting to everlasting.


Treasury of Scripture

Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only does wondrous things.

blessed

Psalm 41:13
Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen.

Psalm 68:35
O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.

Psalm 106:48
Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the LORD.

who only

Psalm 77:14
Thou art the God that doest wonders: thou hast declared thy strength among the people.

Psalm 86:10
For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.

Psalm 136:4
To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.









Verses 18, 19. - Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel (compare the other doxologies, which begin similarly (Psalm 41:13; Psalm 89:52; Psalm 106:42). Who only doeth wondrous things (comp. Psalm 86:8, 10; and Job 5:9). And blessed be his glorious Name forever (comp. Psalm 29:2; Psalm 34:3; Psalm 46:2; Psalm 69:30; Psalm 113:2, etc.). And let the whole earth be filled with his glory. The whole earth can no otherwise be filled with the glory of God, than by men everywhere glorifying him, and bowing clown in adoration before his Son. The promise had been made that so it should one day be (Numbers 14:21); and the psalmist anticipates the fulfilment of the promise. Amen, and Amen (comp. Psalm 41:13; Psalm 89:52; Psalm 106:48).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Blessed be
בָּר֤וּךְ ׀ (bā·rūḵ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

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

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

the God
אֱלֹהֵ֣י (’ĕ·lō·hê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

of Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

who alone
לְבַדּֽוֹ׃ (lə·ḇad·dōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 905: Separation, a part of the body, branch of a, tree, bar for, carrying, chief of

does
עֹשֵׂ֖ה (‘ō·śêh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

marvelous deeds.
נִפְלָא֣וֹת (nip̄·lā·’ō·wṯ)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's 6381: To separate, distinguish, to be, great, difficult, wonderful


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