Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 ye Jah! for it is good. Sing psalms of our God; for it is pleasant: praise is comely. 2 Jehovah doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth the outcasts of Israel.


Cross References

Psalm 33:1

Exult, ye righteous, in Jehovah: praise is comely for the upright.

Psalm 135:3

Praise ye Jah; for Jehovah is good: sing psalms unto his name; for it is pleasant.

Psalm 92:1

{A Psalm, a Song, for the Sabbath day.} It is good to give thanks unto Jehovah, and to sing psalms unto thy name, O Most High;

Psalm 42:4

These things I remember and have poured out my soul within me: how I passed along with the multitude, how I went on with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a festive multitude.

Psalm 63:3-5

For thy loving-kindness is better than life: my lips shall praise thee.

Psalm 122:1-4

{A Song of degrees. Of David.} I rejoiced when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of Jehovah.

Revelation 5:9-14

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; because thou hast been slain, and hast redeemed to God, by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Revelation 19:1-6

After these things I heard as a loud voice of a great multitude in the heaven, saying, Hallelujah: the salvation and the glory and the power of our God:

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