Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How greatly he rejoices in your deliverance.

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
O Lord, in Your strength the king will be glad,
And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

Holman Bible

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, the king finds joy in Your strength.
How greatly he rejoices in Your victory!

A Conservative Version

The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD. And in thy salvation how greatly he shall rejoice!

American Standard Version

The king shall joy in thy strength, O Jehovah; And in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

Amplified

O Lord the king will delight in Your strength,
And in Your salvation how greatly will he rejoice!

Bible in Basic English

The king will be glad in your strength, O Lord; how great will be his delight in your salvation!

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The king shall joy in thy strength, Jehovah; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer; chanting of David. O Jehovah, in thy strength shall the king rejoice; and in thy salvation how shall he greatly exult

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The king shall joy in your strength, O LORD; and in your salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

Lexham Expanded Bible

O Yahweh, [the] king will rejoice in your strength, and how greatly he will delight in your help.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. The king shall rejoice in Your strength, O Jehovah; and in Your salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} The King shall rejoice in thy strength, O LORD; exceeding glad shall he be of thy salvation.

NET Bible

For the music director; a psalm of David. O Lord, the king rejoices in the strength you give; he takes great delight in the deliverance you provide.

New Heart English Bible

The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How greatly he rejoices in your salvation.

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh, in thy strength, will the king rejoice, and, in thy salvation, how greatly will he exult!

Webster

To the chief Musician, a Psalm of David. The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

World English Bible

The king rejoices in your strength, Yahweh! How greatly he rejoices in your salvation!

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Jehovah, in Thy strength is the king joyful, In Thy salvation how greatly he rejoiceth.

References

Hastings

Joy

Images Psalm 21:1

Prayers for Psalm 21:1

Context Readings

Deliverance In Battle

1 The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How greatly he rejoices in your deliverance. 2 You have granted him the desire of his heart, and have not withheld what his lips requested. Interlude



Cross References

Psalm 28:7

The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I received help. My heart rejoices, and I give thanks to him with my song.

Psalm 2:6

"I have set my king on Zion, my holy mountain."

Psalm 20:5-6

May we shout for joy at your deliverance and unfurl our banners in the name of our God. May the LORD fulfill all your petitions.

Psalm 20:9

Deliver us, LORD! Answer us, our King, on the day we cry out! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 59:16-17

But I will sing of your power and in the morning I will shout for joy about your gracious love. For you have been a fortress for me; and a refuge when I am distressed.

Psalm 62:7

I rely on God who is my deliverance and my glory; he is my strong rock, and my refuge is in God.

Psalm 63:11

But as for the king, he will rejoice in God. Indeed, everyone who swears by God will exult, because the mouths of liars will be silenced. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 71:17-2

God, you taught me from my youth, so I am still declaring your awesome deeds.

Psalm 95:1

Come! Let us sing joyfully to the LORD! Let us shout for joy to the rock of our salvation.

Psalm 99:4

A mighty king who loves justice, you have established fairness. You have exercised justice and righteousness over Jacob.

Psalm 118:14-15

The LORD is my strength and protector, for he has become my deliverer.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulder, and his name is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Matthew 2:2

and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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