Psalms 107:25

25 For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves.

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Psalms 107:25 in Other Translations

KJV
25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.
ESV
25 For he commanded and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea.
NLT
25 He spoke, and the winds rose, stirring up the waves.
MSG
25 With a word he called up the wind - an ocean storm, towering waves!
CSB
25 He spoke and raised a tempest that stirred up the waves of the sea.

Psalms 107:25 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 107:25

For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind
Winds are not raised by men, nor by devils, nor by angels, but by the Lord himself; who has created them, holds them in his fist, brings them out of his treasures, and sends them forth to do his will; if he speaks the word, gives but the order, a storm arises at once, and executes what he pleases, ( Psalms 148:8 ) .

Which lifteth up the waves thereof;
that is, the waves of the sea; it comes down into it, and causes surges; which rise above the ship, and sometimes cover it, and ready to sink it; yea, even they are lifted up to the heavens, as it follows.

Psalms 107:25 In-Context

23 Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters.
24 They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep.
25 For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves.
26 They mounted up to the heavens and went down to the depths; in their peril their courage melted away.
27 They reeled and staggered like drunkards; they were at their wits’ end.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Psalms 105:31
  • 2. S Psalms 50:3; John 1:4
  • 3. S Psalms 93:3
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