Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You To dwell in Your courts We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, Your holy temple.

King James Version

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest 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.

Holman Bible

How happy is the one You choose and bring near to live in Your courts! We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, the holiness of Your temple.

International Standard Version

How blessed is the one you choose, the one you cause to live in your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, yes, even with the holiness of your Temple.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the man whom thou choose and cause to approach, that he may dwell in thy courts. We shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, thy holy temple.

American Standard Version

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee , That he may dwell in thy courts: We shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, Thy holy temple.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man whom You choose and cause to come near, that he may dwell in Your courts! We shall be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, Your holy temple.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man of your selection, to whom you give a resting-place in your house; we will be full of the good things out of your holy place.

Darby Translation

Blessed is he whom thou choosest and causest to approach: he shall dwell in thy courts. We shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, of thy holy temple.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy him thou wilt choose, and thou wilt draw near; he shall dwell in thy enclosures: we shall be satisfied in the good of thy house; holy is thy temple.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is one whom] you choose and bring near, [that] he may abide in your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the one whom You choose, and cause to come near You. He shall dwell in Your courts; we shall be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, of Your holy temple.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and receivest unto thee; he shall dwell in thy court, and shall be satisfied with the pleasures of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

NET Bible

How blessed is the one whom you choose, and allow to live in your palace courts. May we be satisfied with the good things of your house -- your holy palace.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the one you choose and bring near, that he may dwell in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

New simplified Bible

How blessed is the one you choose to bring near to you, to dwell in your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, your holy Temple.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man thou shalt choose and bring near! He shall bide in thy courts, - We shall be satisfied with, The blessing of thy house, The holiness of thy temple.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Blessed is one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of him whom Thou choosest, And drawest near, he inhabiteth Thy courts, We are satisfied with the goodness of Thy house, Thy holy temple.

References

Context Readings

God's Care For The Earth

3 Iniquities prevail against me; As for our transgressions, You forgive them. 4 How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You To dwell in Your courts We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, Your holy temple. 5 By awesome deeds You answer us in righteousness, O God of our salvation, You who are the trust of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest sea;


Cross References

Psalm 33:12

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

Psalm 36:8

They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house; And You give them to drink of the river of Your delights.

Psalm 84:4

How blessed are those who dwell in Your house! They are ever praising You. Selah.

Psalm 4:3

But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself; The LORD hears when I call to Him.

Psalm 15:1

O LORD, who may abide in Your tent? Who may dwell on Your holy hill?

Psalm 23:6

Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

Psalm 63:5

My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.

Psalm 106:4-5

Remember me, O LORD, in Your favor toward Your people; Visit me with Your salvation,

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, O gates, And be lifted up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in!

Psalm 78:70-71

He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds;

Psalm 135:4

For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His own possession.

Jeremiah 31:12-14

"They will come and shout for joy on the height of Zion, And they will be radiant over the bounty of the LORD-- Over the grain and the new wine and the oil, And over the young of the flock and the herd; And their life will be like a watered garden, And they will never languish again.

Jeremiah 31:25

"For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes."

Ephesians 1:4

just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him In love

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.

Revelation 3:12

'He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.

Revelation 7:16-17

"They will hunger no longer, nor thirst anymore; nor will the sun beat down on them, nor any heat;

Revelation 21:3-4

And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,



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