Psalm 76:8
New International Version
From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared and was quiet—

New Living Translation
From heaven you sentenced your enemies; the earth trembled and stood silent before you.

English Standard Version
From the heavens you uttered judgment; the earth feared and was still,

Berean Study Bible
From heaven You pronounced judgment, and the earth feared and was still

King James Bible
Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

New King James Version
You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still,

New American Standard Bible
You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still

NASB 1995
You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still

NASB 1977
Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared, and was still,

Amplified Bible
You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was quiet

Christian Standard Bible
From heaven you pronounced judgment. The earth feared and grew quiet

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From heaven You pronounced judgment. The earth feared and grew quiet

American Standard Version
Thou didst cause sentence to be heard from heaven; The earth feared, and was still,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You have caused judgment to be heard from Heaven and the Earth saw and was afraid

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

Contemporary English Version
From heaven you announced your decisions as judge! And all who live on this earth were terrified and silent

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast caused judgment to be heard from heaven: the earth trembled and was still,

English Revised Version
Thou didst cause sentence to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

Good News Translation
You made your judgment known from heaven; the world was afraid and kept silent,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From heaven you announced a verdict. The earth was fearful and silent

International Standard Version
From heaven you declared judgment. The earth stands in awe and is quiet

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou didst cause sentence to be heard from heaven; The earth feared, and was still,

Literal Standard Version
You have sounded judgment from the heavens, Earth has feared, and has been still,

NET Bible
From heaven you announced what their punishment would be. The earth was afraid and silent

New Heart English Bible
You pronounced judgment from heaven. The earth feared, and was silent,

World English Bible
You pronounced judgment from heaven. The earth feared, and was silent,

Young's Literal Translation
From heaven Thou hast sounded judgment, Earth hath feared, and hath been still,

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Name is Great in Israel
7You alone are to be feared. When You are angry, who can stand before You? 8From heaven You pronounced judgment, and the earth feared and was still 9when God rose up to judge, to save all the lowly of the earth. Selah…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 16:30
tremble before Him, all the earth. The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.

2 Chronicles 20:29
And the fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

2 Chronicles 20:30
Then Jehoshaphat's kingdom was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.

Psalm 33:8
Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the people of the world revere Him.


Treasury of Scripture

You did cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

didst

Exodus 19:10
And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes,

Judges 5:20
They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera.

2 Chronicles 32:20-22
And for this cause Hezekiah the king, and the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz, prayed and cried to heaven…

still

Psalm 46:10
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

2 Chronicles 20:29,30
And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel…

Habakkuk 2:20
But the LORD is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him.









Verse 8. - Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven. By the destruction of Sennacherib's host, God spoke, as it were, with a voice of thunder, to the whole earth. He delivered a "judgment," or a "sentence" (Revised Version), which could not be ignored. The earth feared, and was still. All the world, i.e. all the Oriental world, feared. The attention of the nations of Western Asia generally was attracted (2 Chronicles 32:23), and their minds were affected with a wholesome fear of Jehovah. The result was that they remained at rest and gave Israel rest.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
From heaven
מִ֭שָּׁמַיִם (miš·šā·ma·yim)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

You pronounced
הִשְׁמַ֣עְתָּ (hiš·ma‘·tā)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

judgment,
דִּ֑ין (dîn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1779: Judgement, strife

[and] the earth
אֶ֖רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

feared
יָֽרְאָ֣ה (yā·rə·’āh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3372: To fear, to revere, caus, to frighten

and was still
וְשָׁקָֽטָה׃ (wə·šā·qā·ṭāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 8252: To be quiet or undisturbed


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