Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.

King James Version

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

Holman Bible

Happy is the nation whose God is Yahweh—
the people He has chosen to be His own possession!

International Standard Version

How blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he has chosen as his own inheritance.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the nation whose God is LORD, the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

American Standard Version

Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah, The people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

Amplified


Blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored by God] is the nation whose God is the Lord,
The people whom He has chosen as His own inheritance.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he has taken for his heritage.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah, the people that he hath chosen for his inheritance!

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the nation to whom Jehovah is his God; the people he chose for an inheritance to him.

King James 2000

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is] the nation whose God [is] Yahweh, the people he has chosen for his inheritance.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah; the people He has chosen for His inheritance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed are the people whose God is the LORD Jehovah; and blessed are the folk whom he hath chosen to be his inheritance.

NET Bible

How blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people whom he has chosen to be his special possession.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the nation whose God is, Yahweh, The people he hath chosen as his own inheritance!

Webster

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

World English Bible

Blessed is the nation whose God is Yahweh, the people whom he has chosen for his own inheritance.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of the nation whose God is Jehovah, Of the people He did choose, For an inheritance to Him.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

is the nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

is the Lord

Usage: 0

and the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 33:12

Devotionals containing Psalm 33:12

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Images Psalm 33:12

Prayers for Psalm 33:12

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Character And Creation

11 The counsel of the LORD stands for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations. 12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.
13 The LORD looked from heaven; he saw all the sons of Adam.


Cross References

Psalm 144:15

Blessed is that people, that is in such a case; yea, blessed is that people, whose God is the LORD.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Blessed art thou, O Israel, who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help and the sword of thy excellency? Thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee, and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Psalm 28:9

Save thy people and bless thine inheritance; feed them also and lift them up for ever.

Psalm 65:4

Blessed is the man whom thou dost choose and cause to approach unto thee that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house even of thy holy temple.

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if ye will give ear to hearken unto my voice and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a special treasure unto me above all peoples; for all the earth is mine.

Deuteronomy 7:6-8

For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God; the LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, different from all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Psalm 135:4

For JAH has chosen Jacob unto himself and Israel for his own possession.

Psalm 147:19-20

He declares his words unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

Jeremiah 10:16

The portion of Jacob is not like them: for he is the Former of all things, and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: The LORD of the hosts is his name.

John 15:16

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it unto you.

Ephesians 1:4

according as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in charity;

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto himself a people of his own, zealous of good works.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.

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