Psalms 115:16

“The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 115:16

The heauen, euen the heauens are the Lords: but the earth hath hee giuen to the children of men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given to the sons of men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The heavens are the heavens of Jehovah; But the earth hath he given to the children of men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The heavens are the Lord's; but the earth he has given to the children of men.
- Basic English Bible

The heavens are the heavens of Jehovah, but the earth hath he given to the children of men.
- Darby Bible

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.
- Webster's Bible

The heavens are the heavens of Yahweh; but the earth has he given to the children of men.
- World English Bible

The heavens -- the heavens [are] Jehovah's, And the earth He hath given to sons of men,
- Youngs Literal Bible

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD; but the earth hath He given to the children of men.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 115:16

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 115:16


115:16 The Lord's - In a peculiar manner, where he dwelleth in that light and glory, to which no man can approach. Given - As the foregoing verse declares, that God was the creator of heaven and earth, so this asserts that he is also their Lord and governor to dispose of all men and things as he pleases.


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