Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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, behold, those who are far from you shall perish. You have destroyed all those who are unfaithful to you. 28 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.


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 the one you choose and bring near, that he may dwell in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.

Psalm 118:17

I will not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

Psalm 84:10

For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Psalm 107:22

Let them offer the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with singing.

Hebrews 10:19-22

Having therefore, brothers, boldness to enter into the holy place by the blood of Jesus,

1 Peter 3:18

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Psalm 14:6

You would frustrate the plans of the lowly, but the LORD is his refuge.

Psalm 40:5

Many, LORD, my God, are the wonderful works which you have done, and your thoughts which are toward us. They can't be declared back to you. If I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.

Psalm 66:16

Come, and hear, all you who fear God. I will declare what he has done for my soul.

Psalm 71:17

God, you have taught me from my youth. Until now, I have declared your wondrous works.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue will also talk about your righteousness all day long, for they are disappointed, and they are confounded, who want to harm me.

Psalm 116:7

Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Luke 15:17-20

But when he came to himself he said, 'How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough to spare, and I'm dying with hunger.

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