Parallel Verses

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.

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


Let the nations be glad and sing for joy,
For You will judge the people fairly
And guide the nations on earth. Selah.

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.

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.

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 people praise thee, O God; yea, let all people praise thee. 4 O let the nations rejoice and be glad; for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. 5 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all people praise thee.


Cross References

Psalm 9:8

For he shall judge the world in righteousness, and minister true judgment unto the people.

Psalm 98:9

before the LORD; for he is come to judge the earth. With righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

Genesis 18:25

That be far from thee, that thou shouldest do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked, and that the righteous should be as the wicked: that be far from thee. Should not the Judge of all the world do according to right?"

Deuteronomy 32:43

"Rejoice, heathen with his people, for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will avenge him of his adversaries, and will be merciful unto the land of his people."

Psalm 2:8

Desire of me, and I shall give thee the Heathen for thine inheritance; and the uttermost parts of the world for thy possession.

Psalm 82:6

I have said, "Ye are gods, and ye are all the children of the most highest.

Psalm 96:10-1

Tell it out among the Heathen, that the LORD is king: and that it is he who hath made the round world so fast, that it can not be moved, and how that he shall judge the people righteously. Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad. {TYNDALE: He established the earth that it cannot move. The heaven rejoice and the earth be glad. And let men tell among the nations that the LORD is a king.}

Psalm 138:4-5

All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.

Isaiah 24:14-16

And those same that remain shall lift up their voice, and be glad, and shall magnify the glory of the LORD, even from the sea

Isaiah 42:10-12

Sing unto the LORD, a new song of thanksgiving; blow out his praise unto the end of the world. They that be upon the sea, and all that is therein, praise him; the Isles and they that dwell in them.

Isaiah 54:1

Therefore be glad now, thou barren that bearest not. Rejoice, sing and be merry, thou that art not with child: For the desolate hath more children, than the married wife, sayeth the LORD.

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I shall give him for a witness among the folk, for a Prince and Captain unto the people.

Acts 17:31

because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world according to righteousness, by that man, whom he hath appointed, and hath offered faith to all men, after that he had raised him from death."

Romans 2:5

But thou, after thine hard heart that cannot repent, heapest thee together the treasure of wrath against the day of vengeance: when shall be opened the righteous judgment of God,

Romans 15:10-11

And again he saith, "Ye gentiles rejoice with his people."

Galatians 4:27

For it is written, "Rejoice thou barren, that bearest no children: break forth and cry, thou that travailest not. For the desolate hath many more children, than she which hath a husband."

Revelation 11:15-17

And the seventh angel blew, and there were made great voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdoms of this world are our Lord's and his Christ's, and he shall reign for evermore."

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