Psalms 29:10

10 The LORD sits enthroned over the flood; the LORD is enthroned as King forever.

Psalms 29:10 in Other Translations

10 The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever.
10 The LORD sits enthroned over the flood; the LORD sits enthroned as king forever.
10 The LORD rules over the floodwaters. The LORD reigns as king forever.
10 Above the floodwaters is God's throne from which his power flows, from which he rules the world.
10 The Lord sat enthroned at the flood; the Lord sits enthroned, King forever.

Psalms 29:10 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 29:10

The Lord sitteth upon the flood
Noah's flood; which is always designed by the word here used, the Lord sat and judged the old world for its wickedness, and brought a flood upon them, and destroyed them; and then he abated it, sent a wind to assuage the waters, stopped up the windows of heaven, and the fountains of the great deep, and restrained rain from heaven; and he now sits upon the confidence of waters in the heavens, at the time of a thunder storm, which threatens with an overflowing flood; and he remembers his covenant, and restrains them from destroying the earth any more: and he sits upon the floods of ungodly men, and stops their rage and fury, and suffers them not to proceed to overwhelm his people and interest; and so the floods of afflictions of every kind, and the floods of Satan's temptations, and of errors and heresies, are at his control, and he permits them to go so far, and no farther;

yea, the Lord sitteth King for ever:
he is King of the whole world, over angels and men, and even the kings of the earth; and he is also King of saints, in whose hearts he reigns by his Spirit and grace; and the Gospel dispensation is more eminently his kingdom, in which his spiritual government is most visible; and this will more appear in the latter day glory, when the Lord shall be King over all the earth; and after which the Lord Christ will reign with his saints here a thousand years, and then with them to all eternity, and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

Psalms 29:10 In-Context

8 The voice of the LORD shakes the desert; the LORD shakes the Desert of Kadesh.
9 The voice of the LORD twists the oaksand strips the forests bare. And in his temple all cry, “Glory!”
10 The LORD sits enthroned over the flood; the LORD is enthroned as King forever.
11 The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Genesis 6:17
  • 2. S Exodus 15:18; Psalms 10:16
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