Parallel Verses

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.

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 [gracious and majestic] God;
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.

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.

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 you the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is fitting. 2 The LORD does build up Jerusalem: he gathers together the outcasts of Israel.


Cross References

Psalm 33:1

Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous: for praise is fitting for the upright.

Psalm 135:3

Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.

Psalm 92:1

[A Psalm or Song for the Sabbath day.] It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto your name, O most High:

Psalm 42:4

When I remember these things, I pour out my soul within me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

Psalm 63:3-5

Because your lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.

Psalm 122:1-4

[A song of ascents. Of David.] I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

Revelation 5:9-14

And they sang a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Revelation 19:1-6

And after these things I heard a great voice of many people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honor, and power, unto the Lord our God:

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