Psalms 104:4

“Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who maketh his Angels spirits: his ministers a flaming fire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He makes the winds His messengers, Flaming fire His ministers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Who maketh winds his messengers; Flames of fire his ministers;
- American Standard Version (1901)

He makes winds his angels, and flames of fire his servants.
- Basic English Bible

Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flame of fire.
- Darby Bible

Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire:
- Webster's Bible

He makes his messengers winds; his servants flames of fire.
- World English Bible

Making His messengers -- the winds, His ministers -- the flaming fire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Who makest winds Thy messengers, the flaming fire Thy ministers.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 104:4

104:4 Spirits - Of a spiritual or incorporeal nature, that they might be fitter for their employments. Fire - So called for their irresistible force and agility, and fervency in the execution of God's commands.

Discussion for Psalms 104

  • BSP
    Verse 15 shows that Jehovah God gave wine for our enjoyment. Wine goes beyond what is strictly necessary to maintain life and it adds to our joy.
  • Ezekiel Youngbo
    This is a most interesting psalm where all the qualities of the Almighty God is defined for you to appreciate. It goes further to let you understand the extra gifts of bread,wine and oil that gives strength and gladdens the heart of man. It is a psalm of life's needs met on your daily living. if I have my way, I will recite this psalm everyday.
  • Obbie Beal
    WOW! This whole chapter give the earth, humans, and beasts great examples of how ..., ..., ..., GOD is, therefore Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with Honour and Majesty. Amen. WOW.
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - " ......."O Lord my God ......."; As I read this just now - it brought to mind Thomas, "My Lord and my God." Thomas was a Jew and would NEVER called Jesus "my Lord AND my God" if he hadn't believed Jesus was - God the creator of everything - Deut. 6:4.
  • M .C,
    The earth is the Lord and the fullness thereof and all that dwells therein.He,(God) has established it.Amen! Which means it be so.
  • Harold Perry
    His mercy is new every morning. He is unsearchable yet close as a brother. He is majestic yet everpresent. Enigmatic.

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