Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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, cast up a highway for Him Who rides through the deserts -- "His name is the Lord -- "be in high spirits and glory 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. Yea, let them rejoice with gladness. 4 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. 5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.


Cross References

Exodus 6:3

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but I was not known to them by my name LORD.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like God, O Jeshurun, who rides upon the heavens for thy help, and in his excellency on the skies.

Psalm 18:10

And he rode upon a cherub, and flew. Yea, he soared upon the wings of the wind.

Psalm 66:4

All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing to thee. They shall sing to thy name. Selah.

Psalm 68:33

to him who rides upon the heaven of heavens, which are of old. Lo, he utters his voice, a mighty voice.

Exodus 3:14

And God said to Moses, I AM WHO I AM. And he said, Thus shall thou say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.

Exodus 6:8

And I will bring you in to the land which I swore to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, and I will give it to you for a heritage. I am LORD.

Psalm 66:2

Sing forth the glory of his name. Make his praise glorious.

Psalm 67:4

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.

Psalm 83:18

that they may know that thou alone, whose name is LORD, are the Most High over all the earth.

Psalm 104:3

who lays the beams of his chambers in the waters, who makes the clouds his chariot, who walks upon the wings of the wind,

Isaiah 12:4-6

And in that day ye shall say, Give thanks to LORD. Call upon his name. Declare his doings among the peoples. Make mention that his name is exalted.

Isaiah 19:1

The burden of Egypt. Behold, LORD rides upon a swift cloud, and comes to Egypt. And the idols of Egypt shall tremble at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.

Isaiah 40:3

The voice of a man crying out in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 62:10

Go through, go through the gates. Prepare ye the way of the people. Cast up, cast up the highway. Gather out the stones. Lift up an ensign for the peoples.

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