Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Sing to God, sing praises to His name;
Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts,
Whose name is the Lord, and exult before Him.

King James Version

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.

Holman Bible

Sing to God! Sing praises to His name.
Exalt Him who rides on the clouds
His name is Yahweh—and rejoice before Him.

International Standard Version

Sing to God! Sing praise to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds. The LORD is his name. Be jubilant in his presence.

A Conservative Version

Sing to God, sing praises to his name. Cast up a highway for him who rides through the deserts. His name is LORD, and exult ye before him.

American Standard Version

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: Cast up a highway for him that rideth through the deserts; His name is Jehovah; and exult ye before him.

Amplified


Sing to God, sing praises to His name;
Lift up a song for Him who rides through the desert—
His name is the Lord—be in good spirits before Him.

Bible in Basic English

Make songs to God, make songs of praise to his name; make a way for him who comes through the waste lands; his name is Jah; be glad before him.

Darby Translation

Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.

Julia Smith Translation

Sing ye to God; play on the harp to his name: raise him up to ride in the evenings, in Jah his name, and rejoice before him.

King James 2000

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rides upon the heavens by his name, the LORD, and rejoice before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Sing to God, sing praises to his name. Lift up [a song] to [the] rider on the clouds--his name is Yah-- and rejoice before him.

Modern King James verseion

Sing to God, sing praises to His name; praise Him who rides on the heavens by His name JEHOVAH, and rejoice before Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O sing unto God, sing praises to his name; magnify him that rideth upon the heavens, as it were upon a horse. Praise him in his name Jah, and rejoice before him.

NET Bible

Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds! For the Lord is his name! Rejoice before him!

New Heart English Bible

Sing to God. Sing praises to his name. Extol him who rides on the clouds: to the LORD, his name. Rejoice before him.

The Emphasized Bible

Sing ye to God, Make music of his Name, - Lift up (a song), to him that rideth through the waste plains, - Since Yah is his name, exult ye before him.

Webster

Sing to God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.

World English Bible

Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Extol him who rides on the clouds: to Yah, his name! Rejoice before him!

Youngs Literal Translation

Sing ye to God -- praise His name, Raise up a highway for Him who is riding in deserts, In Jah is His name, and exult before Him.

References

American

Jah

Easton

Jah

Fausets

Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

3 But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God;
Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.
4 Sing to God, sing praises to His name;
Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts,
Whose name is the Lord, and exult before Him.
5 A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows,
Is God in His holy habitation.


Cross References

Exodus 6:3

and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God Almighty, but by My name, Lord, I did not make Myself known to them.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like the God of Jeshurun,
Who rides the heavens to your help,
And through the skies in His majesty.

Psalm 18:10

He rode upon a cherub and flew;
And He sped upon the wings of the wind.

Psalm 66:4

All the earth will worship You,
And will sing praises to You;
They will sing praises to Your name.” Selah.

Psalm 68:33

To Him who rides upon the highest heavens, which are from ancient times;
Behold, He speaks forth with His voice, a mighty voice.

Exodus 3:14

God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’”

Exodus 6:8

I will bring you to the land which I swore to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and I will give it to you for a possession; I am the Lord.’”

Psalm 66:2

Sing the glory of His name;
Make His praise glorious.

Psalm 67:4

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.

Psalm 83:18

That they may know that You alone, whose name is the Lord,
Are the Most High over all the earth.

Psalm 104:3

He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters;
He makes the clouds His chariot;
He walks upon the wings of the wind;

Isaiah 12:4-6

And in that day you will say,
Give thanks to the Lord, call on His name.
Make known His deeds among the peoples;
Make them remember that His name is exalted.”

Isaiah 19:1

The oracle concerning Egypt.
Behold, the Lord is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt;
The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence,
And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Isaiah 40:3

A voice is calling,
Clear the way for the Lord in the wilderness;
Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 62:10

Go through, go through the gates,
Clear the way for the people;
Build up, build up the highway,
Remove the stones, lift up a standard over the peoples.

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