Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let the nations be glad and sing for joy; For You will judge the peoples with uprightness And guide the nations on the earth. Selah.

King James Version

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

Holman Bible

Let the nations rejoice and shout for joy, for You judge the peoples with fairness and lead the nations on earth. Selah

International Standard Version

Let the nations rejoice and sing for joy, because you judge people with fairness and you govern the people of the earth. Interlude

A Conservative Version

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy. For thou will judge the peoples with equity, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

American Standard Version

Oh let the nations be glad and sing for joy; For thou wilt judge the peoples with equity, And govern the nations upon earth. Selah

Amplified

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for You will judge the peoples fairly and guide, lead, or drive the nations upon earth. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

O let the nations be glad, and make song of joy; for you will be the judge of the peoples in righteousness, guiding the nations of the earth. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Let the nations rejoice and sing for joy: for thou wilt judge the peoples equitably; and the nations upon earth, thou wilt guide them. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O let the Gentiles be glad and sing for joy, for thou shalt judge the people righteously and shepherd the Gentiles upon the earth. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

The nations shall be glad and rejoice, for thou wilt judge peoples in uprightness, and thou wilt pity the nations upon earth. Silence.

King James 2000

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for you shall judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, because you judge [the] peoples with equity and guide the nations on the earth. Selah

Modern King James verseion

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy; for You shall judge the peoples righteously and govern the nations on earth. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O let the nations rejoice and be glad; for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth.

NET Bible

Let foreigners rejoice and celebrate! For you execute justice among the nations, and govern the people living on earth. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

Oh let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you will judge the peoples with equity, and govern the nations on earth. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Races of men, will be glad and shout for joy, Because thou wilt judge peoples with equity, And, races of men throughout the earth, thou wilt lead. Selah.

Webster

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

World English Bible

Oh let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you will judge the peoples with equity, and govern the nations on earth. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Rejoice and sing do nations, For Thou judgest peoples uprightly, And peoples on earth comfortest. Selah.

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

All Will Praise God

3 Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You. 4 Let the nations be glad and sing for joy; For You will judge the peoples with uprightness And guide the nations on the earth. Selah. 5 Let the peoples praise You, O God; Let all the peoples praise You.


Cross References

Psalm 9:8

And He will judge the world in righteousness; He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.

Psalm 98:9

Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And the peoples with equity.

Genesis 18:25

"Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?"

Deuteronomy 32:43

"Rejoice, O nations, with His people; For He will avenge the blood of His servants, And will render vengeance on His adversaries, And will atone for His land and His people."

Psalm 2:8

'Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.

Psalm 82:6

I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.

Psalm 96:10-1

Say among the nations, "The LORD reigns; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved; He will judge the peoples with equity."

Psalm 138:4-5

All the kings of the earth will give thanks to You, O LORD, When they have heard the words of Your mouth.

Isaiah 24:14-16

They raise their voices, they shout for joy; They cry out from the west concerning the majesty of the LORD.

Isaiah 42:10-12

Sing to the LORD a new song, Sing His praise from the end of the earth! You who go down to the sea, and all that is in it You islands, and those who dwell on them.

Isaiah 54:1

"Shout for joy, O barren one, you who have borne no child; Break forth into joyful shouting and cry aloud, you who have not travailed; For the sons of the desolate one will be more numerous Than the sons of the married woman," says the LORD.

Isaiah 55:4

"Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples, A leader and commander for the peoples.

Acts 17:31

because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead."

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Romans 15:10-11

Again he says, "REJOICE, O GENTILES, WITH HIS PEOPLE."

Galatians 4:27

For it is written, "REJOICE, BARREN WOMAN WHO DOES NOT BEAR; BREAK FORTH AND SHOUT, YOU WHO ARE NOT IN LABOR; FOR MORE NUMEROUS ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE DESOLATE THAN OF THE ONE WHO HAS A HUSBAND."

Revelation 11:15-17

Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."

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