he is exalted over all the nations.
113:4 The Lord is exalted over all the nations;
his splendor reaches beyond the sky. 7
138:6 Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the lowly,
and recognizes the proud from far away.
1 tn Elsewhere the construction חַי־יְהוָה (khay-yÿhvah) is used exclusively as an oath formula, “as surely as the
3 tn Or “blessed [i.e., praised] be.”
5 tn The words “as king” are supplied in the translation for clarification. Elsewhere in the psalms the verb רוּם (rum, “be exalted”), when used of God, refers to his exalted position as king (Pss 99:2; 113:4; 138:6) and/or his self-revelation as king through his mighty deeds of deliverance (Pss 21:13; 46:10; 57:5, 11).
6 tn Heb “great.”
7 tn Heb “above the sky [is] his splendor.”