Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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
ye the Lord
יהּ 
Yahh 
Usage: 49

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 He is gracious and lovely; praise is becoming and appropriate. 2 The Lord is building up Jerusalem; He is gathering together the exiles of Israel.


Cross References

Psalm 33:1

Rejoice in the Lord, O you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you upright in right standing with God]; for praise is becoming and appropriate for those who are upright [in heart].

Psalm 135:3

Praise the Lord! For the Lord is good; sing praises to His name, for He is gracious and lovely!

Psalm 92:1

It is a good and delightful thing to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises [with musical accompaniment] to Your name, O Most High,

Psalm 42:4

These things I [earnestly] remember and pour myself out within me: how I went slowly before the throng and led them in procession to the house of God [like a bandmaster before his band, timing the steps to the sound of music and the chant of song], with the voice of shouting and praise, a throng keeping festival.

Psalm 63:3-5

Because Your loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall 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 [now] they sing a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll and to break the seals that are on it, for You were slain (sacrificed), and with Your blood You purchased men unto God from every tribe and language and people and nation.

Revelation 19:1-6

After this I heard what sounded like a mighty shout of a great crowd in heaven, exclaiming, Hallelujah (praise the Lord)! Salvation and glory (splendor and majesty) and power (dominion and authority) [belong] to our God!

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