Psalms 136:4

4 to him who alone does great wonders, His love endures forever.

Psalms 136:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.
ESV
4 to him who alone does great wonders, for his steadfast love endures forever;
NLT
4 Give thanks to him who alone does mighty miracles. His faithful love endures forever.
MSG
4 Thank the miracle-working God, His love never quits.
CSB
4 He alone does great wonders. His love is eternal.

Psalms 136:4 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 136:4

To him who alone doeth great wonders
As in the works of creation at first, having no help from angels or men; so in the works of providence, many of which are unsearchable, and past finding out, and in which he has no assistance from creatures; and in the works of grace, redemption, and salvation, which his own arm has wrought out; as well as what he did when here on earth in our nature; the miracles then wrought by his omnipotent arm alone; and even all the wonders which Moses and Elijah did under the Old Testament, and the apostles of Christ under the New, were done, not by their power, but by his alone; who will do still greater wonders, when he shall create all tidings new, raise the dead, and summon all nations before him, and render to everyone according to his works;

for his mercy [endureth] for ever:
towards his people, for whose sake all these wonders are wrought.

Psalms 136:4 In-Context

2 Give thanks to the God of gods. His love endures forever.
3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords: His love endures forever.
4 to him who alone does great wonders, His love endures forever.
5 who by his understanding made the heavens, His love endures forever.
6 who spread out the earth upon the waters, His love endures forever.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Exodus 3:20; S Job 9:10; Psalms 72:18