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Psalms 33:8

    Psalms 33:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let all the earth fear Jehovah: Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let the earth be full of the fear of the Lord; let all the people of the world be in holy fear of him.

    Webster's Revision

    Let all the earth fear Jehovah: Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

    World English Bible

    Let all the earth fear Yahweh. Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

    Definitions for Psalms 33:8

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 33:8

    Let all the earth fear the Lord - He who has thus bound, can unloose; he who has created, can destroy. He has promised life and prosperity only to the godly; let the ungodly stand in awe of him.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 33:8

    Let all the earth - All the inhabitants of the earth.

    Fear the Lord - Worship and adore a Being of so great power. See the notes at Psalm 5:7.

    Let all the inhabitants of the world - The power displayed in the works of creation appeals to all alike.

    Stand in awe of him - Reverence or adore him. The expression is equivalent to "worship," fear or reverence entering essentially into the idea of worship.