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Psalms 65:6

    Psalms 65:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Which by his strength sets fast the mountains; being girded with power:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Who by his strength setteth fast the mountains, Being girded about with might;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The God by whose strength the mountains are fixed; who is robed with power:

    Webster's Revision

    Who by his strength setteth fast the mountains, Being girded about with might;

    World English Bible

    Who by his power forms the mountains, having armed yourself with strength;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded about with might:

    Definitions for Psalms 65:6

    Fast - Abstaining from food.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 65:6

    Setteth fast the mountains - It is by thy strength they have been raised, and by thy power they are girded about or preserved. He represents the mountains as being formed and pitched into their proper places by the mighty hand of God; and shows that they are preserved from splitting, falling down, or mouldering away, as it were, by a girdle by which they are surrounded. The image is very fine. They were hooped about by the Divine power.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 65:6

    Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains - Fixing them firm on their foundations. This is an exhibition of vast strength or power on the part of God, as if he fixed them so firm that they could not be moved - as if he handled with ease those vast masses of matter, with all their rocks and forests - and caused them to repose steadily and calmly on their foundations. We have few more exalted conceptions of the power of God than to suppose him lifting with ease a vast mountain; letting it down where he pleases, and settling it so firmly that it cannot be moved.

    Being girded with power - That is, they seemed to be surrounded or encompassed with power, as a man girds himself up when he wishes to put forth a great effort of strength.