Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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.

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 Yes, look! Those far from you die; you destroy everyone who is unfaithful to you. 28 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.


Cross References

James 4:8

Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and make your hearts pure, you double-minded.

Psalm 65:4

How blessed is the one whom you choose, and allow to live in your palace courts. May we be satisfied with the good things of your house -- your holy palace.

Psalm 118:17

I will not die, but live, and I will proclaim what the Lord has done.

Psalm 84:10

Certainly spending just one day in your temple courts is better than spending a thousand elsewhere. I would rather stand at the entrance to the temple of my God than live in the tents of the wicked.

Psalm 107:22

Let them present thank offerings, and loudly proclaim what he has done!

Hebrews 10:19-22

Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus,

1 Peter 3:18

Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.

Psalm 14:6

You want to humiliate the oppressed, even though the Lord is their shelter.

Psalm 40:5

O Lord, my God, you have accomplished many things; you have done amazing things and carried out your purposes for us. No one can thwart you! I want to declare them and talk about them, but they are too numerous to recount!

Psalm 66:16

Come! Listen, all you who are loyal to God! I will declare what he has done for me.

Psalm 71:17

O God, you have taught me since I was young, and I am still declaring your amazing deeds.

Psalm 71:24

All day long my tongue will also tell about your justice, for those who want to harm me will be embarrassed and ashamed.

Psalm 116:7

Rest once more, my soul, for the Lord has vindicated you.

Lamentations 3:25-26

(Tet) The Lord is good to those who trust in him, to the one who seeks him.

Luke 15:17-20

But when he came to his senses he said, 'How many of my father's hired workers have food enough to spare, but here I am dying from hunger!

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