Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But as for me, the approach to God [is] for my good. I have set the Lord Yahweh [as] my refuge, in order to tell all your works.

New American Standard Bible

But as for me, the nearness of God is my good;
I have made the Lord God my refuge,
That I may tell of all Your works.

King James Version

But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

Holman Bible

But as for me, God’s presence is my good.
I have made the Lord God my refuge,
so I can tell about all You do.

International Standard Version

As for me, how good for me it is that God is near! I have made the Lord GOD my refuge so I can tell about all your deeds. An instruction of Asaph

A Conservative Version

But it is good for me to draw near to God. I have made lord LORD my refuge, that I may tell of all thy works.

American Standard Version

But it is good for me to draw near unto God: I have made the Lord Jehovah my refuge, That I may tell of all thy works.

Amplified


But as for me, it is good for me to draw near to God;
I have made the Lord God my refuge and placed my trust in Him,
That I may tell of all Your works.

Bible in Basic English

But it is good for me to come near to God: I have put my faith in the Lord God, so that I may make clear all his works.

Darby Translation

But as for me, it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord Jehovah, that I may declare all thy works.

Julia Smith Translation

And I drawing near to God, it is good for me: I put in the Lord Jehovah my refuge, to recount all thy works.

King James 2000

But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all your works.

Modern King James verseion

And I, it is good for me to draw near to God; I have put my trust in Jehovah God, to declare all Your works.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But it is good for me to hold me fast by God, to put my trust in the LORD God, and to speak of all thy works in the gates of the daughter of Zion.

NET Bible

But as for me, God's presence is all I need. I have made the sovereign Lord my shelter, as I declare all the things you have done.

New Heart English Bible

But it is good for me to come close to God. I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.

The Emphasized Bible

But, as for me, the drawing near of God, is my blessedness, - I have made, of My Lord Yahweh, my refuge, - That I may recount all thy works.

Webster

But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

World English Bible

But it is good for me to come close to God. I have made the Lord Yahweh my refuge, that I may tell of all your works. A contemplation by Asaph.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I -- nearness of God to me is good, I have placed in the Lord Jehovah my refuge, To recount all Thy works!

References

Easton

Prayers for Psalm 73:28

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

27 For indeed, [those] distancing themselves from you will be ruined. You destroy each who abandons you for harlotry. 28 But as for me, the approach to God [is] for my good. I have set the Lord Yahweh [as] my refuge, in order to tell all your works.


Cross References

James 4:8

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse [your] hands, [you] sinners, and purify [your] hearts, [you] double-minded!

Psalm 65:4

Blessed [is one whom] you choose and bring near, [that] he may abide in your courts. We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

Psalm 118:17

I will not die but live, and tell of the works of Yah.

Psalm 84:10

Because better [is] a day in your courtyards than a thousand [elsewhere]. I would rather be at the threshold of the house of my God than to dwell in [the] tents of wickedness.

Psalm 107:22

and let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his works with rejoicing.

Hebrews 10:19-22

Therefore, brothers, [since we] have confidence for the entrance into the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus,

1 Peter 3:18

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, in order that he could bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame [the] plan of [the] poor, because Yahweh [is] his refuge.

Psalm 40:5

Many things, O Yahweh my God, you have done-- your wonderful deeds and your thoughts toward us. There is none to compare with you. If I [tried to] proclaim and tell [of them], they would be too numerous to count.

Psalm 66:16

Come [and] hear, all you God-fearers, and I will tell what he has done for me.

Psalm 71:17

O God, you have taught me from my youth, and up to now I have proclaimed your wonderful deeds.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also will speak of your righteousness all the day, because they have been put to shame, because they have been humiliated who seek my harm.

Psalm 116:7

Return, O my soul, to your repose, for Yahweh has dealt bountifully with you.

Lamentations 3:25-26

Yahweh is good to those who wait on him, to the person that seeks him.

Luke 15:17-20

"But [when he] came to himself, he said, 'How many of my father's hired workers have an abundance {of food}, and I am dying here from hunger!

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