Psalms 86:10

10 For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.

Psalms 86:10 in Other Translations

10 For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.
10 For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.
10 For you are great and perform wonderful deeds. You alone are God.
10 parading your greatness, And the great things you do - God, you're the one, there's no one but you!
10 For You are great and perform wonders; You alone are God.

Psalms 86:10 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 86:10

For thou art great
In his nature, and the perfections of it; in his power, wisdom, truth, faithfulness, love, grace, and mercy; and in all his persons; the Father is great, greater than all; the Son is the great God, and our Saviour; and the Spirit, which is in his people, is greater than he that is in the world:

and doest wondrous things;
in nature and providence; such as the forming of all things out of nothing; upholding all things by the word of his power; the formation of man, soul and body, and the union of both; and the constant government of the world; and more especially in grace, as the provision in the covenant in eternity, the mission of Christ in time, the conversion of a sinner, and bringing him to eternal glory:

thou art God alone;
to the exclusion of all such who are not gods by nature; but not to the exclusion of the Son and Spirit, who are, with the Father, the one God, ( 1 John 5:7 ) .

Psalms 86:10 In-Context

8 Among the gods there is none like you, Lord; no deeds can compare with yours.
9 All the nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord; they will bring glory to your name.
10 For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.
11 Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.
12 I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 7:22; S Psalms 48:1
  • 2. S Exodus 3:20; S Psalms 71:17; Psalms 72:18
  • 3. S Deuteronomy 6:4; S Isaiah 43:10; Mark 12:29; 1 Corinthians 8:4
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