Psalm 147:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and praise is becoming.

King James Version

Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

Holman Bible

Hallelujah! How good it is to sing to our God, for praise is pleasant and lovely.

International Standard Version

Hallelujah! It is good to sing praise to our God, and it is fitting to sing glorious praise.

A Conservative Version

Praise ye LORD, for it is good to sing praises to our God. For it is pleasant, [and] praise is comely.

American Standard Version

Praise ye Jehovah; For it is good to sing praises unto our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is comely.

Amplified

Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God, for He is gracious and lovely; praise is becoming and appropriate.

Bible in Basic English

Give praise to the Lord; for it is good to make melody to our God; praise is pleasing and beautiful.

Darby Translation

Praise ye Jah! for it is good. Sing psalms of our God; for it is pleasant: praise is comely.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Halelu-JAH: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for praise is pleasant and beautiful.

Julia Smith Translation

Praise ye Jah: for it is good to play on the harp to our God; for it is pleasant: praise is becoming.

King James 2000

Praise you the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is fitting.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Praise Yah. For [it is] good to sing praises [to] our God; for [it is] pleasant; praise is fitting.

Modern King James verseion

Praise Jehovah; for it is good to sing praises to our God; for praise is delightful and becoming.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Praise the Everlasting} Praise ye the LORD, for it is a good thing to sing praises unto our God; yea, a joyful and pleasant thing is it to be thankful.

NET Bible

Praise the Lord, for it is good to sing praises to our God! Yes, praise is pleasant and appropriate!

New Heart English Bible

Praise the LORD, for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant and fitting to praise him.

New simplified Bible

Praise Jehovah! It is good to sing praise to our God. It is pleasant to sing his praise beautifully.

The Emphasized Bible

Praise ye Yah, For it is good, to make melody to our GOD, - For it is delightful, seemly is praise!

Webster

Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

World English Bible

Praise Yah, for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant and fitting to praise him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Praise ye Jah! For it is good to praise our God, For pleasant -- comely is praise.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלל 
Halal 
Usage: 165

ye the Lord
יהּ 
Yahh 
LORD , JAH
Usage: 49

for it is good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

זמר 
Zamar 
Usage: 46

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

for it is pleasant
נעים 
Na`iym 
Usage: 13

and praise
תּהלּה 
T@hillah 
Usage: 57

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 147:1

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

1 Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and praise is becoming. 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the outcasts of Israel.


Cross References

Psalm 33:1

Sing for joy in the LORD, O you righteous ones; Praise is becoming to the upright.

Psalm 135:3

Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely.

Psalm 92:1

It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;

Psalm 42:4

These things I remember and I pour out my soul within me For I used to go along with the throng and lead them in procession to the house of God, With the voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude keeping festival.

Psalm 63:3-5

Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips will praise You.

Psalm 122:1-4

I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD."

Revelation 5:9-14

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

Revelation 19:1-6

After these things I heard something like a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God;



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