Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us.

New American Standard Bible

Many are saying, “Who will show us any good?”
Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O Lord!

King James Version

There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Holman Bible

Many are saying, “Who can show us anything good?”
Look on us with favor, Lord.

A Conservative Version

Many there are who say, Who will show us good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

American Standard Version

Many there are that say, Who will show us any good? Jehovah, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Amplified


Many are saying, “Oh, that we might see some good!”
Lift up the light of Your face upon us, O Lord.

Bible in Basic English

There are numbers who say, Who will do us any good? the light of his face has gone from us.

Darby Translation

Many say, Who shall cause us to see good? Lift up upon us the light of thy countenance, O Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

Many saying, Who will cause us to see good? Lift up upon us the light of thy face, O Jehovah.

King James 2000

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift up the light of your countenance upon us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Many are saying, "Who will show us [something] good?" Lift up over us the light of your face, O Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

There are many who say, Who will show us any good? Jehovah, lift up the light of Your face on us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There be many that say, "Who will show us any good? LORD lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us."

NET Bible

Many say, "Who can show us anything good?" Smile upon us, Lord!

New Heart English Bible

Many say, "Who will show us any good?" LORD, let the light of your face shine on us.

The Emphasized Bible

Multitudes, are saying, Who will show us prosperity? Lift thou upon us the light of thy countenance, O Yahweh.

Webster

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift thou upon us the light of thy countenance.

World English Bible

Many say, "Who will show us any good?" Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.

Youngs Literal Translation

Many are saying, 'Who doth show us good?' Lift on us the light of Thy face, O Jehovah,

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 4:6

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Joy

Morish

Images Psalm 4:6

Prayers for Psalm 4:6

Context Readings

A Night Prayer

5 Offer sacrifices that are righteous, and put your confidence in the LORD. 6 Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us. 7 You have given me more joy in my heart than at harvest times, when grain and wine abound.


Cross References

Numbers 6:26

May the LORD turn to face you, lavishing peace on you!

Psalm 80:7

God of the Heavenly Armies, restore us and show your favor, so we may be delivered.

Psalm 80:19

God of hosts, restore to us the light of your favor. Then we'll be delivered. For the Director: On the Gittith. By Asaph.

Psalm 67:1

May God show us favor and bless us; may he truly show us his favor. Interlude

Psalm 89:15

How happy are the people who can worship joyfully! LORD, they walk in the light of your presence.

Psalm 119:135

Show favor to your servant, and teach me your statutes.

Psalm 21:6

Indeed, you have given him eternal blessings; you will make him glad with the joy of your presence.

Psalm 39:6

In fact, people walk around as shadows. Surely, they busy themselves for nothing, heaping up possessions but not knowing who will get them.

Psalm 42:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me.

Psalm 44:3

It was not with their sword that they inherited the land, nor did their own arm deliver them. But it was by your power, your strength, and by the light of your face; because you were pleased with them.

Psalm 49:16-20

Don't be afraid when someone gets rich, when the glory of his household increases.

Psalm 80:1-3

Shepherd of Israel, listen! The one who leads Joseph like a flock, the one enthroned on the cherubim, display your glory.

Ecclesiastes 2:3-26

I decided to indulge in wine, while still remaining committed to wisdom. I also tried to indulge in foolishness, just enough to determine whether it was good for human beings under heaven given the short time of their lives.

Isaiah 55:2

Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.

Luke 12:19

Then I'll say to myself, "You've stored up plenty of good things for many years. Take it easy, eat, drink, and enjoy yourself."'

Luke 16:19

"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in great luxury every day.

James 4:13

Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town, stay there a year, conduct business, and make money."

James 5:1-5

Now listen, you rich people! Cry and moan over the miseries that are overtaking you.

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