Psalms 92 :5

Psalms 92 :5 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

O LORD, how great are your works! and your thoughts are very deep.

King James Version (KJV)

O LORD, how great are your works! and your thoughts are very deep.

American Standard Version (ASV)

How great are thy works, O Jehovah! Thy thoughts are very deep.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

O Lord, how great are your works! and your thoughts are very deep.

Webster's Revision

O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.

World English Bible

How great are your works, Yahweh! Your thoughts are very deep.

English Revised Version (ERV)

How great are thy works, O LORD! thy thoughts are very deep.

Definitions for Psalms 92 :5

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 92 :5

Hour great are thy works! - They are multitudinous, stupendous, and splendid: and thy thoughts - thy designs and counsels, from which, by which, and in reference to which, they have been formed; are very deep - so profound as not to be fathomed by the comprehension of man.

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 92 :5

O Lord, how great are thy works! - Compare Psalm 8:3; Psalm 40:5. See also the notes at Job 11:7. The meaning here is this: The psalmist, on the Sabbath, in giving himself to meditation on the works of God, is overwhelmed with a sense of their vastness, their incomprehensible nature, and the depth of wisdom evinced, far beyond the grasp of man, in what God had done. How soon is man lost; how soon does he get beyond his depth; how soon does he feel that here is greatness which he cannot comprehend, and wisdom which he cannot fathom, and goodness which he cannot appreciate, when he sits down to meditate on the works of God!

And thy thoughts are very deep - Compare Isaiah 28:29; Romans 11:33-34. The meaning is, that the plans or the purposes of God, as evinced in the works of creation and providence, are too profound for man to understand them. Who but God himself can comprehend them?

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 92 :5

92:5 Thoughts - Thy counsels in the government of the world and of thy church.
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