Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

God be gracious to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us-- Selah.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song.} God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.

Holman Bible

May God be gracious to us and bless us; look on us with favor Selah

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

God be merciful to us, and bless us, [and] cause his face to shine upon us (Selah),

American Standard Version

God be merciful unto us, and bless us, And cause his face to shine upon us; Selah

Amplified

God be merciful and gracious to us and bless us and cause His face to shine upon us and among us -- "Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! -- "

Bible in Basic English

May God give us mercy and blessing, and let the light of his face be shining on us; (Selah.)

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm: a Song.} God be gracious unto us, and bless us, and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

God be merciful unto us and bless us and cause his face to shine upon us. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer upon the stringed instrument: chanting of the song. God will compassionate us and bless us; his face will enlighten us. Silence.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician on neginoth. A Song or Psalm.] God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May God be gracious to us and bless us. May he cause his face to shine toward us, Selah

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm. A Song. May God be merciful to us, and bless us, and cause His face to shine on us. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, in Neginoth, a Psalm and song} God be merciful unto us, and bless us, and show us the light of his countenance. Selah.

NET Bible

For the music director; to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm, a song. May God show us his favor and bless us! May he smile on us! (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

May God be merciful to us, bless us, and cause his face to shine on us. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

God, be favorable to us and bless us, Cause his face to shine upon us. Selah.

Webster

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song. God be merciful to us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us. Selah.

World English Bible

May God be merciful to us, bless us, and cause his face to shine on us. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer, with stringed instruments. -- A Psalm, a Song. God doth favour us and bless us, Doth cause His face to shine with us. Selah.

Context Readings

All Will Praise God

1 God be gracious to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us-- Selah. 2 That Your way may be known on the earth, Your salvation among all nations.



Cross References

Psalm 4:6

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

Numbers 6:24-27

The LORD bless you, and keep you;

Psalm 4:1

Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Psalm 31:16

Make Your face to shine upon Your servant; Save me in Your lovingkindness.

Psalm 80:7

O God of hosts, restore us And cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved.

Psalm 80:19

O LORD God of hosts, restore us; Cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved.

Psalm 119:135

Make Your face shine upon Your servant, And teach me Your statutes.

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.

Deuteronomy 21:8

'Forgive Your people Israel whom You have redeemed, O LORD, and do not place the guilt of innocent blood in the midst of Your people Israel.' And the bloodguiltiness shall be forgiven them.

Psalm 6:1

O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your wrath.

Psalm 28:9

Save Your people and bless Your inheritance; Be their shepherd also, and carry them forever.

Psalm 76:1

God is known in Judah; His name is great in Israel.

Psalm 80:1-3

Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,



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