Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 We give thanks to thee, O God. We give thanks, for thy name is near. Men tell of thy wondrous works. 2 When I shall find the set time, I will judge uprightly;



Cross References

Psalm 57:1

Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in thee. Yea, in the shadow of thy wings I will take refuge until calamities be passed by.

Psalm 145:18

LORD is near to all those who call upon him, to all who call upon him in truth.

Exodus 23:21

Take ye heed before him, and hearken to his voice, provoke him not. For he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him.

Exodus 34:6-7

And LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, LORD, LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth,

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there that has a god so near to them, as LORD our God is whenever we call upon him?

Deuteronomy 4:33-34

Did a people ever hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou have heard, and live?

Psalm 44:1

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou did in their days, in the days of old.

Psalm 58:1

Do ye indeed speak righteousness in silence? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

Psalm 76:1

In Judah God is known. His name is great in Israel.

Psalm 138:2

I will worship toward thy holy temple, and give thanks to thy name for thy loving kindness and for thy truth. For thou have magnified thy word above all thy name.

Jeremiah 10:6

There is none like thee, O LORD. Thou are great, and thy name is great in might.

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