Compare Translations for Psalm 86:10

Psalm 86:10 ASV
For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: Thou art God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 BBE
For you are great, and do great works of wonder; you only are God.
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Psalm 86:10 CEB
because you are awesome and a wonder-worker. You are God. Just you.
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Psalm 86:10 CJB
For you are great, and you do wonders; you alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 RHE
(85-10) For thou art great and dost wonderful things: thou art God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 ESV
For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 GW
Indeed, you are great, a worker of miracles. You alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 GNT
You are mighty and do wonderful things; you alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 HNV
For you are great, and do wondrous things. You are God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 CSB
For You are great and perform wonders; You alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 KJV
For thou art great, and doest wondrous things : thou art God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 LEB
For you [are] great and doing wondrous things; you alone [are] God.
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Psalm 86:10 NAS
For You are great and do wondrous deeds ; You alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 NCV
You are great and you do miracles. Only you are God.
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Psalm 86:10 NIRV
You are great. You do wonderful things. You alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 NIV
For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 NKJV
For You are great, and do wondrous things; You alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 NLT
For you are great and perform great miracles. You alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 NRS
For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 RSV
For thou art great and doest wondrous things, thou alone art God.
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Psalm 86:10 DBY
For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God, thou alone.
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Psalm 86:10 MSG
parading your greatness, And the great things you do - God, you're the one, there's no one but you!
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Psalm 86:10 WBT
For thou [art] great, and doest wondrous things: thou [art] God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 TMB
For Thou art great and doest wondrous things: Thou alone art God.
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Psalm 86:10 TNIV
For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.
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Psalm 86:10 WEB
For you are great, and do wondrous things. You are God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 WYC
For thou art full great, and making marvels (For thou art very great, and doing marvellous deeds); thou art God alone.
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Psalm 86:10 YLT
For great [art] Thou, and doing wonders, Thou [art] God Thyself alone.
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Psalms 86 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 86

The psalmist pleads his earnestness, and the mercy of God, as reasons why his prayer should be heard. (1-7) He renews his requests for help and comfort. (8-17)

Verses 1-7 Our poverty and wretchedness, when felt, powerfully plead in our behalf at the throne of grace. The best self-preservation is to commit ourselves to God's keeping. I am one whom thou favourest, hast set apart for thyself, and made partaker of sanctifying grace. It is a great encouragement to prayer, to feel that we have received the converting grace of God, have learned to trust in him, and to be his servants. We may expect comfort from God, when we keep up our communion with God. God's goodness appears in two things, in giving and forgiving. Whatever others do, let us call upon God, and commit our case to him; we shall not seek in vain.

Verses 8-17 Our God alone possesses almighty power and infinite love. Christ is the way and the truth. And the believing soul will be more desirous to be taught the way and the truth. And the believing soul will be more desirous to be taught the way and the truth of God, in order to walk therein, than to be delivered out of earthly distress. Those who set not the Lord before them, seek after believers' souls; but the compassion, mercy, and truth of God, will be their refuge and consolation. And those whose parents were the servants of the Lord, may urge this as a plea why he should hear and help them. In considering David's experience, and that of the believer, we must not lose sight of Him, who though he was rich, for our sakes became poor, that we through his poverty might be rich.

Psalms 86 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 86

Psalms 86:1-17 . This is a prayer in which the writer, with deep emotion, mingles petitions and praises, now urgent for help, and now elated with hope, in view of former mercies. The occurrence of many terms and phrases peculiar to David's Psalms clearly intimates its authorship.

1, 2. poor and needy--a suffering child of God, as in Psalms 10:12 Psalms 10:17 , 18:27 .
I am holy--or, "godly," as in Psalms 4:3 , 85:8 .

4. lift up my soul--with strong desire ( Psalms 25:1 ).

5-7. unto all . . . that call upon thee--or, "worship Thee" ( Psalms 50:15 , 91:15 ) however undeserving ( Exodus 34:6 , Leviticus 11:9-13 ).

8. neither . . . works--literally, "nothing like thy works," the "gods" have none at all.

9, 10. The pious Jews believed that God's common relation to all would be ultimately acknowledged by all men ( Psalms 45:12-16 , 47:9 ).

11. Teach--Show, point out.
the way--of Providence.
walk in thy truth--according to its declarations.
unite my heart--fix all my affections ( Psalms 12:2 , 4:8 ).
to fear thy name--(compare Psalms 86:12 ) to honor Thy perfections.

13, 14. The reason: God had delivered him from death and the power of insolent, violent, and godless persecutors ( Psalms 54:3 , Ezekiel 8:12 ).

15. Contrasts God with his enemies (compare Psalms 86:5 ).

16. son . . . handmaid--homeborn servant (compare Luke 15:17 ).

17. Show me--literally, "Make with me a token," by Thy providential care. Thus in and by his prosperity his enemies would be confounded.