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Psalms 147:5

    Psalms 147:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Great is our Lord, and great his power; there is no limit to his wisdom.

    Webster's Revision

    Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.

    World English Bible

    Great is our Lord, and mighty in power. His understanding is infinite.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; his understanding is infinite.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 147:5

    His understanding is infinite - To his intelligence there is no number: though he numbers the stars, his understanding is without number. It is infinite; therefore, he can know, as he can do, all things.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 147:5

    Great is our Lord - See the notes at Psalm 48:1.

    And of great power - This seems to be added, as in Isaiah 40:28, in view of the power required in making the heavens, and in guiding and numbering the stars: "Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary?"

    His understanding is infinite - Margin, Of his understanding there is no number. That is, This corresponds with his power to number the stars. There is no limit to it. It is not bounded; there is no point reached where it can be said that there is no more; that it is exhausted. See the notes at Isaiah 40:28 : "There is no searching of his understanding."