Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near;
Men declare Your wondrous works.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph.} Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A psalm of Asaph. A song.We give thanks to You, God;
we give thanks to You, for Your name is near.
People tell about Your wonderful works.

International Standard Version

We praise you, God! We praise you your presence draws near as we declare your wonderful deeds.

A Conservative Version

We give thanks to thee, O God. We give thanks, for thy name is near. Men tell of thy wondrous works.

American Standard Version

We give thanks unto thee, O God; We give thanks, for thy name is near: Men tell of thy wondrous works.

Amplified

We give thanks and praise to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your [wonderful works declare that Your] name is near;
People declare Your wonders.

Bible in Basic English

To you, O God, we give praise, to you we give praise: and those who give honour to your name make clear your works of power.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' A Psalm of Asaph: a Song.} Unto thee we give thanks, O God, we give thanks; and thy name is near: thy marvellous works declare it.

Julia Smith Translation

:To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy: chanting to Asaph a song. We confessed to thee, O God, we confessed: and thy name is near, thy wonders recounted.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A Psalm or Song of Asaph.] Unto you, O God, do we give thanks, unto you do we give thanks: for that your name is near, your wondrous works declare.

Lexham Expanded Bible

We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks, and your name is near. Your wonderful deeds are told.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. Do not destroy. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song. To You, O God, we have given thanks, to You we have given thanks; for Your name is near, Your wonderful works declared.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, Destroy Not, a Psalm and song of Asaph} Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks; yea, unto thee do we give thanks. Thy Name also is so nigh; and that do thy wondrous works declare.

NET Bible

For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a psalm of Asaph; a song. We give thanks to you, O God! We give thanks! You reveal your presence; people tell about your amazing deeds.

New Heart English Bible

We give thanks to you, God. We give thanks, for your Name is near. Men tell about your wondrous works.

The Emphasized Bible

We have given thanks unto thee, O God, we have given thanks, And, in calling upon thy Name, men have recounted thy wonders.

Webster

To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph. To thee, O God, do we give thanks, to thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near, thy wondrous works declare.

World English Bible

We give thanks to you, God. We give thanks, for your Name is near. Men tell about your wondrous works.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- 'Destroy not.' -- A Psalm of Asaph. -- A Song. We have given thanks to Thee, O God, We have given thanks, and near is Thy name, They have recounted Thy wonders.

Context Readings

God Judges The Wicked

1 For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near;
Men declare Your wondrous works.
2 “When I select an appointed time,
It is I who judge with equity.



Cross References

Psalm 57:1

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.
Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me,
For my soul takes refuge in You;
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge
Until destruction passes by.

Psalm 145:18

The Lord is near to all who call upon Him,
To all who call upon Him in truth.

Exodus 23:21

Be on your guard before him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression, since My name is in him.

Exodus 34:6-7

Then the Lord passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as is the Lord our God whenever we call on Him?

Deuteronomy 4:33-34

Has any people heard the voice of God speaking from the midst of the fire, as you have heard it, and survived?

Psalm 44:1

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.
O God, we have heard with our ears,
Our fathers have told us
The work that You did in their days,
In the days of old.

Psalm 58:1

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David.
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods?
Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?

Psalm 76:1

For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
God is known in Judah;
His name is great in Israel.

Psalm 138:2

I will bow down toward Your holy temple
And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth;
For You have magnified Your word according to all Your name.

Jeremiah 10:6

There is none like You, O Lord;
You are great, and great is Your name in might.

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