'Yes' in the Bible
Rise up, Lord! Deliver me, my God! Yes, you will strike all my enemies on the jaw; you will break the teeth of the wicked.
if I have rewarded evil to him who was at peace with me (yes, if I have delivered him who without cause was my adversary),
Let the enemy pursue my life and take it; yes, let him trample my life to the ground and lay my honor in the dust. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
God is a righteous Judge, yes, a God Who is indignant every day.
Behold, he travails with iniquity. Yes, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.
Yes, the wicked man boasts because he gets what he wants; the one who robs others curses and rejects the Lord.
You have seen it; yes, You note trouble and grief (vexation) to requite it with Your hand. The unfortunate commits himself to You; You are the helper of the fatherless.
The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; yes, I have a good heritage.
I will praise the Lord who guides me; yes, during the night I reflect and learn.
Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices. Yes, my body will dwell in safety,
And He rode upon a cherub [a storm] and flew [swiftly]; yes, He sped on with the wings of the wind.
He sent out his arrows, and scattered them; Yes, great lightning bolts, and routed them.
Who delivers me from my enemies; yes, You lift me up above those who rise up against me; You deliver me from the man of violence.
Its going forth is from the end of the heavens, and its circuit to the ends of it; and nothing [yes, no one] is hidden from the heat of it.
They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.
Yes, your servant finds moral guidance there; those who obey them receive a rich reward.
Yes, they intend to do you harm; they dream up a scheme, but they do not succeed.
Yes, you are the one who brought me out from the womb and made me feel secure on my mother's breasts.
Yes, wild dogs surround me -- a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.
Save me from the lion's mouth! Yes, from the horns of the wild oxen, you have answered me.
Yes, though I walk through the [deep, sunless] valley of the shadow of death, I will fear or dread no evil, for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort me.
Lift up your heads, O you gates; yes, lift them up, you age-abiding doors, that the King of glory may come in.
Yes, let none who trust and wait hopefully and look for You be put to shame or be disappointed; let them be ashamed who forsake the right or deal treacherously without cause.
And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me, And I will offer in His tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the LORD.
Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.
The voice of the LORD breaks the cedars; Yes, the LORD breaks in pieces the cedars of Lebanon.
The LORD sat as King at the flood; Yes, the LORD sits as King forever.
Yes, You are my Rock and my Fortress; therefore for Your name's sake lead me and guide me.
All my bones shall say, Lord, who is like You, You Who deliver the poor and the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, yes, the poor and the needy from him who snatches away his goods?
But they took pleasure in my trouble, and came together, yes, low persons came together against me without my knowledge; they never came to an end of wounding me.
They open their mouth wide against me, claiming, "Yes! Yes! We saw him do it with our own eyes!"
Don't let them say in their hearts, "Yes! We got what we wanted." Don't let them say, "We have swallowed him up."
Let them shout for joy and be glad, who favor my righteous cause. Yes, let them say continually, "Yahweh be magnified, who has pleasure in the prosperity of his servant!"
For yet a little while, and the wicked will be no more. Yes, though you look for his place, he isn't there.
Yet he passed away, and behold, he was not; yes, I sought and inquired for him, but he could not be found.
Yes, I am like a man who does not hear, And in whose mouth are no arguments.
Yes, I confess my wrongdoing, and I am concerned about my sins.
You, indeed, have made my days short in length, and my life span as nothing in Your sight. Yes, every mortal man is only a vapor. Selah
I delight to do Your will, O my God; yes, Your law is within my heart.
Yes, my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, who ate bread with me, has lifted up his heel against me.
Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my exceeding joy; yes, with the lyre will I praise You, O God, my God!
Yes, for your sake we are killed all day long. We are regarded as sheep for the slaughter.
Yes, I would wander far away, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
For You have delivered my life from death, yes, and my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life and of the living.
Be merciful and gracious to me, O God, be merciful and gracious to me, for my soul takes refuge and finds shelter and confidence in You; yes, in the shadow of Your wings will I take refuge and be confident until calamities and destructive storms are passed.
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!
Then people will say, "Yes, there is a reward for the righteous! There is a God who judges on earth!"
But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength; Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning, For You have been my stronghold And a refuge in the day of my distress.
From the end of the earth will I cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; lead me to the rock that is higher than I [yes, a rock that is too high for me].
Yes, in the sanctuary I have seen you, and witnessed your power and splendor.
How blessed is the one you choose, the one you cause to live in your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, yes, even with the holiness of your Temple.
The meadows are clothed with flocks of sheep, and the valleys are covered with grain. They shout for joy; yes, they burst out in song! To the Director: A song. A Psalm.
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God; Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.
the earth shakes, yes, the heavens pour down rain before God, the God of Sinai, before God, the God of Israel.
Why do you look with grudging and envy, you many-peaked mountains, at the mountain [of the city called Zion] which God has desired for His dwelling place? Yes, the Lord will dwell in it forever.
You have ascended on high. You have led away captive a train of vanquished foes; You have received gifts of men, yes, of the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell there with them.
Yes, even when I am old and gray-headed, O God, forsake me not, [but keep me alive] until I have declared Your mighty strength to [this] generation, and Your might and power to all that are to come.
My lips will shout for joy! Yes, I will sing your praises! I will praise you when you rescue me!
Yes, all kings shall fall down before Him, all nations shall serve Him.
Yes, my spirit was bitter, and my insides felt sharp pain.
Yes, look! Those far from you die; you destroy everyone who is unfaithful to you.
You are awesome! Yes, you! Who can withstand your intense anger?
I will remember the Lord's works; yes, I will remember Your ancient wonders.
The waters saw you, O God, the waters saw you and trembled. Yes, the depths of the sea shook with fear.
The clouds poured down rain; the skies thundered. Yes, your arrows flashed about.
Yes, they spoke against God; they said, Can God furnish [the food for] a table in the wilderness?
Yes, he struck a rock and water flowed out, streams gushed forth. But can he also give us food? Will he provide meat for his people?"
But He, full of [merciful] compassion, forgave their iniquity and destroyed them not; yes, many a time He turned His anger away and did not stir up all His wrath and indignation.
Yes, they devise a unified strategy; they form an alliance against you.
Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, yes, all their princes as Zebah and Zalmunna,
Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever; yes, let them be put to shame and perish,
My soul yearns, yes, even pines and is homesick for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out and sing for joy to the living God.
Yes, the sparrow has found a house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young -- "even Your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.
Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.
Yes, the Lord will bestow his good blessings, and our land will yield its crops.
Yes, of Zion it shall be said, This man and that man were born in her, for the Most High Himself will establish her.
Yes, you turn back the edge of his sword, and haven't supported him in battle.
Yes, in your eyes a thousand years are like yesterday that quickly passes, or like one of the divisions of the nighttime.
Yes, we are consumed by your anger; we are terrified by your wrath.
Yes, throughout all our days we experience your raging fury; the years of our lives pass quickly, like a sigh.
The days of our lives add up to seventy years, or eighty, if one is especially strong. But even one's best years are marred by trouble and oppression. Yes, they pass quickly and we fly away.
May your favor be on us, Lord our God; make our endeavors successful; yes, make our endeavors secure! A Davidic Psalm
Yahweh is king; he clothes himself with majesty. Yahweh clothes himself; he girds himself with might. Yes, [the] world is established [so that] it will not be moved.
The Lord on high is mightier and more glorious than the noise of many waters, yes, than the mighty breakers and waves of the sea.
Say among the nations, "Yahweh is king! Yes, [the] world is established [so that] it will not be moved. He will judge [the] peoples fairly."
Let the field be glad, and everything which is in it; yes, let all the trees of the wood be sounding with joy,
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth and sing for joy, yes, sing praises!
You will arise and have mercy and loving-kindness for Zion, for it is time to have pity and compassion for her; yes, the set time has come [the moment designated].
They shall perish, but You shall remain and endure; yes, all of them shall wear out and become old like a garment. Like clothing You shall change them, and they shall be changed and pass away.
when they were but a few men in number, yes, very few, and foreigners in it.
He allowed no one to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,
Yes, he remembered the sacred promise he made to Abraham his servant.
Yes, they despised the pleasant land. They didn't believe his word,
Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons
O God, my heart is fixed (steadfast, in the confidence of faith); I will sing, yes, I will sing praises, even with my glory [all the faculties and powers of one created in Your image]!
Yes, he loved cursing, and it came [back] upon him; he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.
I will give great praise and thanks to the Lord with my mouth; yes, and I will praise Him among the multitude.
Those who make them will be like them; yes, everyone who trusts in them.
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