Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 My acts of iniquity they overwhelm me! Our transgressions you blot them out! 4 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. 5 With awesome deeds of justice you will answer us, God our Deliverer; you are the confidence for everyone at the ends of the earth, even for those far away overseas.


Cross References

Psalm 33:12

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

Psalm 36:8

They are refreshed from the abundance of your house; You cause them to drink from the river of your pleasures.

Psalm 84:4

How happy are those who live in your Temple, for they can praise you continuously. Interlude

Psalm 4:3

But understand this: the LORD has set apart the godly for himself! The LORD will hear me when I cry out to him!

Psalm 15:1

LORD, who may stay in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy mountain?

Psalm 23:6

Truly, goodness and gracious love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will remain in the LORD's Temple forever. A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 63:5

Just as I am satisfied with the choicest of foods, so my lips will praise you joyfully.

Psalm 106:4-5

Remember me, LORD, when you show favor to your people. Visit us with your deliverance,

Psalm 17:15

But as for me, justified, I will behold your face; when I awake, your presence will satisfy me. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David, who spoke the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hands of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Psalm 78:70-71

Then he chose his servant David, whom he took from the sheepfold.

Psalm 135:4

It is Jacob whom the LORD chose for himself Israel as his personal possession.

Jeremiah 31:12-14

They'll come and cry out with joy on the heights of Zion. They'll be radiant over the LORD's goodness, over the grain, the new wine, the fresh oil, and over the young of the flocks and herds. Their lives will be like a well-watered garden. They'll never again grow faint.

Jeremiah 31:25

I'll provide abundance for those who are weary, and fill all who are faint."

Ephesians 1:4

just as he chose us in the Messiah before the creation of the universe to be holy and blameless in his presence. In love

2 Thessalonians 2:13

At all times we are obligated to thank God for you, brothers who are loved by the Lord, because God chose you to be the first fruits for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through faith in the truth.

Revelation 3:12

I will make the one who conquers to become a pillar in the sanctuary of my God, and he will never go out of it again. I will write on him the name of my God, the name of the city of my God (the new Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God), and my own new name.

Revelation 7:16-17

They will never be hungry or thirsty again. Neither the sun nor its heat will ever beat down on them,

Revelation 21:3-4

I heard a loud voice from the throne say, "See, the tent of God is among humans! He will make his home with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them, and he will be their God.

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