Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; with stringed instruments. A Psalm. A Song.
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

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.May God be gracious to us and bless us;
look on us with favorSelah

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 gracious and kind-hearted to us and bless us,
And make His face shine [with favor] on us— Selah.

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,

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.

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 {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. 2 That we may know thy way upon earth, thy saving health among all heathen.



Cross References

Psalm 4:6

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

Numbers 6:24-27

The LORD bless thee and keep thee.

Psalm 4:1

{To the Chanter in Neginoth, a Psalm of David} Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness! Thou hast set me at liberty when I was in trouble; have mercy upon me, and hearken unto my prayer.

Psalm 31:16

Show thy servant the light of thy countenance, and save me for thy mercy's sake.

Psalm 80:7

Turn us again, thou God of hosts; show the light of thy countenance, and we shall be whole.

Psalm 80:19

Turn us again, O LORD God of hosts; show the light of thy countenance, and we shall be whole.

Psalm 119:135

Show the light of thy countenance unto thy servant, and teach me thy statutes.

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the holy ghost, be with you all. Amen. {The end of the Second Epistle unto the Corinthians, Sent from Philippi, a city in Macedonia, by Titus and Luke}

Deuteronomy 21:8

Be merciful LORD unto thy people Israel which thou hast delivered and put not innocent blood unto thy people Israel: and the blood shall be forgiven them.'

Psalm 6:1

{To the Chanter in Neginoth upon Sheminith, a Psalm of David} O LORD, rebuke me not in thine indignation, neither chasten me in thy displeasure.

Psalm 28:9

O save thy people, and give thy blessing unto thine inheritance; feed them, and set them up forever.

Psalm 76:1

{To the Chanter, in Neginoth, a Psalm and song of Asaph} In Jewry is God known; his name is great in Israel.

Psalm 80:1-3

{To the Chanter, upon Shoshannim, a Psalm of Asaph} Hear, O thou shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Jacob like a flock of sheep; show thyself, thou that sittest upon the Cherubim.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is God that commanded the light to shine out of darkness, which hath shined in our hearts, for to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be God the father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which hath blessed us with all manner of spiritual blessings in heavenly things by Christ,

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