Parallel Verses

Amplified

My life makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble and afflicted hear and be glad.

New American Standard Bible

My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.

King James Version

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

Holman Bible

I will boast in the Lord;
the humble will hear and be glad.

International Standard Version

My soul will glorify the LORD; the humble will hear about it and rejoice.

A Conservative Version

My soul shall make her boast in LORD. The humble shall hear of it, and be glad.

American Standard Version

My soul shall make her boast in Jehovah: The meek shall hear thereof, and be glad.

Bible in Basic English

My soul will say great things of the Lord: the poor in spirit will have knowledge of it and be glad.

Darby Translation

My soul shall make its boast in Jehovah: the meek shall hear, and rejoice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Beth My soul shall glory in the LORD; the meek shall hear of this, and be glad.

Julia Smith Translation

in Jehovah my soul shall glory, the humble shall hear and rejoice.

King James 2000

My soul shall make its boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My soul makes its boast in Yahweh; let the humble hear and be glad.

Modern King James verseion

My soul shall make its boast in Jehovah; the humble shall hear and be glad.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

NET Bible

I will boast in the Lord; let the oppressed hear and rejoice!

New Heart English Bible

My soul shall boast in the LORD. The humble shall hear of it, and be glad.

The Emphasized Bible

In Yahweh, boasteth my soul, The patient oppressed-ones shall hear and be glad.

Webster

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear of it and be glad.

World English Bible

My soul shall boast in Yahweh. The humble shall hear of it, and be glad.

Youngs Literal Translation

In Jehovah doth my soul boast herself, Hear do the humble and rejoice.

Images Psalm 34:2

Prayers for Psalm 34:2

Context Readings

The Lord Delivers The Righteous

1 I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2 My life makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble and afflicted hear and be glad. 3 O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.


Cross References

Jeremiah 9:24

But let him who glories glory in this: that he understands and knows Me [personally and practically, directly discerning and recognizing My character], that I am the Lord, Who practices loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord.

Psalm 44:8

In God we have made our boast all the day long, and we will give thanks to Your name forever. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 119:74

Those who reverently and worshipfully fear You will see me and be glad, because I have hoped in Your word and tarried for it.

1 Corinthians 1:31

So then, as it is written, Let him who boasts and proudly rejoices and glories, boast and proudly rejoice and glory in the Lord.

Psalm 22:22-24

I will declare Your name to my brethren; in the midst of the congregation will I praise You.

Psalm 32:5-6

I acknowledged my sin to You, and my iniquity I did not hide. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the Lord [continually unfolding the past till all is told] -- "then You [instantly] forgave me the guilt and iniquity of my sin. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 105:3

Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those rejoice who seek and require the Lord [as their indispensable necessity].

Psalm 142:7

Bring my life out of prison, that I may confess, praise, and give thanks to Your name; the righteous will surround me and crown themselves because of me, for You will deal bountifully with me.

Isaiah 45:25

In the Lord shall all the offspring of Israel be justified (enjoy righteousness, salvation, and victory) and shall glory.

2 Corinthians 10:17

However, let him who boasts and glories boast and glory in the Lord.

1 Timothy 1:15-16

The saying is sure and true and worthy of full and universal acceptance, that Christ Jesus (the Messiah) came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am foremost.

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