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Compare Translations for Psalm 136:23

Psalm 136:23 ASV
Who remembered us in our low estate; For his lovingkindness [endureth] for ever;
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Psalm 136:23 BBE
Who kept us in mind when we were in trouble: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.
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Psalm 136:23 CEB
God remembered us when we were humiliated— God's faithful love lasts forever.
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Psalm 136:23 CJB
who remembers us whenever we are brought low, for his grace continues forever;
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Psalm 136:23 RHE
(135-23) For he was mindful of us in our affliction: for his mercy endureth for ever.
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Psalm 136:23 ESV
It is he who remembered us in our low estate, for his steadfast love endures forever;
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Psalm 136:23 GW
He remembered us when we were humiliated-- because his mercy endures forever.
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Psalm 136:23 GNT
He did not forget us when we were defeated; his love is eternal;
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Psalm 136:23 HNV
Who remembered us in our low estate; For his lovingkindness endures forever;
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Psalm 136:23 CSB
He remembered us in our humiliation His love is eternal.
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Psalm 136:23 KJV
Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever:
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Psalm 136:23 LEB
Who remembered us in our low estate, for his loyal love [endures] forever.
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Psalm 136:23 NAS
Who remembered us in our low estate, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,
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Psalm 136:23 NCV
He remembered us when we were in trouble. His love continues forever.
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Psalm 136:23 NIRV
Give thanks to the One who remembered us when things were going badly for us. "His faithful love continues forever."
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Psalm 136:23 NIV
to the One who remembered us in our low estate "His love endures forever."
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Psalm 136:23 NKJV
Who remembered us in our lowly state, For His mercy endures forever;
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Psalm 136:23 NLT
He remembered our utter weakness. His faithful love endures forever.
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Psalm 136:23 NRS
It is he who remembered us in our low estate, for his steadfast love endures forever;
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Psalm 136:23 RSV
It is he who remembered us in our low estate, for his steadfast love endures for ever;
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Psalm 136:23 DBY
Who hath remembered us in our low estate, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever;
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Psalm 136:23 MSG
God remembered us when we were down, His love never quits.
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Psalm 136:23 WBT
Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy [endureth] for ever:
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Psalm 136:23 TMB
who remembered us in our low estate, for His mercy endureth for ever;
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Psalm 136:23 TNIV
He remembered us in our low estate "His love endures forever."
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Psalm 136:23 WEB
Who remembered us in our low estate; For his lovingkindness endures forever;
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Psalm 136:23 WYC
For in our lowness he had mind on us. (For he remembered us in our defeat./For he remembered us when we were brought down so very low.)
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Psalm 136:23 YLT
Who in our lowliness hath remembered us, For to the age [is] His kindness.
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Psalms 136 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 136

God to be praised as the Creator of the world. (1-9) As Israel's God and Saviour. (10-22) For his blessings to all. (23-26)

Verses 1-9 Forgetful as we are, things must be often repeated to us. By "mercy" we understand the Lord's disposition to save those whom sin has rendered miserable and vile, and all the provision he has made for the redemption of sinners by Jesus Christ. The counsels of this mercy have been from everlasting, and the effects of it will endure for ever, to all who are interested in it. The Lord continues equally ready to show mercy to all who seek for it, and this is the source of all our hope and comfort.

Verses 10-22 The great things God did for Israel, when he brought them out of Egypt, were mercies which endured long to them; and our redemption by Christ, which was typified thereby, endures for ever. It is good to enter into the history of God's favours, and in each to observe, and own, that his mercy endureth for ever. He put them in possession of a good land; it was a figure of the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Verses 23-26 God's everlasting mercy is here praised for the redemption of his church; in all his glories, and all his gifts. Blessed be God, who has provided and made known to us salvation through his Son. May we know and feel his redeeming power, that we may serve him in righteousness all our days. May He who giveth food to all flesh, feed our souls unto eternal life, and enliven our affections by his grace, that we may give thanks and praise to his holy name, for his mercy endureth for ever. Let us trace up all the favours we receive to this true source, and offer praise continually.

Psalms 136 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 136

Psalms 136:1-26 . The theme is the same as that of Psalm 135. God should be praised for His works of creation and providence, His deliverance and care of His people, and judgments on their enemies, and His goodness to all. The chorus to every verse is in terms of that of Psalms 106:1 , 118:1-4 , and was perhaps used as the Amen by the people, in worship (compare 1 Chronicles 16:36 , Psalms 105:45 ).

1-3. The divine titles denote supremacy.

4. alone--excluding all help.

5, 6. by wisdom--or, "in wisdom" ( Psalms 104:24 ).
made--literally, "maker of."
above the waters--or, "higher than the waters" ( Psalms 24:2 ).

12. Compare similar expressions ( Exodus 3:20 , Deuteronomy 4:34 , &c.).

15. overthrew--literally, "shook off," as in Exodus 14:27 , as a contemptuous rejection of a reptile.

23. remembered us--or, "for us" ( Psalms 132:1 ).
our low estate--that is, captivity.

24. And hath redeemed us--or, literally, "snatched us"--alluding to the sudden deliverance effected by the overthrow of Babylon.

25. To the special favors to His people is added the record of God's goodness to all His creatures (compare Matthew 6:30 ).

26. God of heaven--occurs but once ( Jonah 1:9 ) before the captivity. It is used by the later writers as specially distinguishing God from idols.