Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock, you who sit above the cherubim, shine forth.

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; set to El Shoshannim; Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph.
Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel,
You who lead Joseph like a flock;
You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!

King James Version

{To the chief Musician upon ShoshannimEduth, A Psalm of Asaph.} Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.Listen, Shepherd of Israel,
who leads Joseph like a flock;
You who sit enthroned on the cherubim,
rise up

International Standard Version

Shepherd of Israel, listen! The one who leads Joseph like a flock, the one enthroned on the cherubim, display your glory.

A Conservative Version

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou who lead Joseph like a flock. Thou who sit [above] the cherubim, shine forth.

American Standard Version

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, Thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; Thou that sittest above the cherubim, shine forth.

Amplified

Hear us O Shepherd of Israel,
You who lead Joseph like a flock;
You who sit enthroned above the cherubim [of the ark of the covenant], shine forth!

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O Keeper of Israel, guiding Joseph like a flock; you who have your seat on the winged ones, let your glory be seen.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. On Shoshannim-Eduth. Of Asaph. A Psalm.} Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that sittest between the cherubim, shine forth.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer for the lilies of the testimonies; to Asaph a chanting. O thou feeding Israel, give ear, guiding Joseph as sheep.; thou dwelling in the cherubs, shine forth.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician upon shoshannim- Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph.] Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you that lead Joseph like a flock; you that dwell between the cherubim, shine forth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Give ear, O shepherd of Israel, [who] leads Joseph like a flock. Shine forth, [you who] sits [enthroned above] the cherubim.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Testimony Concerning the Lilies. A Psalm of Asaph. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You dwelling between the cherubs, shine forth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, upon Shoshannim, a Psalm of Asaph} Hear, O thou shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Jacob like a flock of sheep; show thyself, thou that sittest upon the Cherubim.

NET Bible

For the music director; according to the shushan-eduth style; a psalm of Asaph. O shepherd of Israel, pay attention, you who lead Joseph like a flock of sheep! You who sit enthroned above the winged angels, reveal your splendor!

The Emphasized Bible

O Shepherd of Israel, give ear, Thou who leddest forth Joseph like a rock, Thou who art throned on the cherubim, appear!

Webster

To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim Eduth, A Psalm of Asaph. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubim, shine forth.

World English Bible

Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock, you who sit above the cherubim, shine forth.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- 'On the Lilies.' A testimony of Asaph. -- A Psalm. Shepherd of Israel, give ear, Leading Joseph as a flock, Inhabiting the cherubs -- shine forth,

Context Readings

Faith Amid Confusion

1  Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock, you who sit above the cherubim, shine forth. 2 Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up your might. Come to save us.



Cross References

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent to Shiloh; and they brought from there the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, who sits above the cherubim: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.

2 Samuel 6:2

David arose, and went with all the people who were with him, from Baale Judah, to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the Name, even the name of the LORD of hosts who sits above the cherubim.

Psalm 50:2

Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shines forth.

Psalm 77:20

You led your people like a flock, by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Psalm 99:1

The LORD reigns. Let the peoples tremble. He sits enthroned among the cherubim. Let the earth be moved.

Psalm 60:1

God, you have rejected us. You have broken us down. You have been angry. Restore us, again.

Exodus 25:20-22

The cherubim shall spread out their wings upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward one another. The faces of the cherubim shall be toward the mercy seat.

Deuteronomy 33:2

He said, "The LORD came from Sinai, And rose from Seir to them. He shone forth from Mount Paran. He came from the ten thousands of holy ones. At his right hand was a fiery law for them.

2 Kings 19:15

Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, "The LORD, the God of Israel, who sit above the cherubim, you are the God, even you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.

Job 10:3

Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?

Psalm 5:1

Give ear to my words, LORD. Consider my meditation.

Psalm 23:1-2

The LORD is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.

Psalm 45:1

My heart overflows with a noble theme. I recite my verses for the king. My tongue is like the pen of a skillful writer.

Psalm 55:1

Listen to my prayer, God. Do not hide yourself from my supplication.

Psalm 69:1

Save me, God, for the waters have come up to my neck.

Psalm 78:52

But he led forth his own people like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.

Psalm 78:67

Moreover he rejected the tent of Joseph, and did not choose the tribe of Ephraim,

Psalm 80:3

Restore us, God. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved.

Psalm 80:7

Restore us, God of Hosts. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved.

Psalm 80:19

Restore us, LORD God of Hosts. Cause your face to shine, and we will be saved.

Psalm 94:1

LORD, you God to whom vengeance belongs, you God to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth.

Isaiah 40:11

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom. He will gently lead those who have their young.

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to those who are bound, 'Come out.'; to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves.' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.

Isaiah 60:1

"Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.

Isaiah 63:11

Then he remembered the days of old, Moses and his people, saying, Where is he who brought them up out of the sea with the shepherds of his flock? Where is he who put his holy Spirit in their midst?

Ezekiel 1:13

As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, like the appearance of torches: the fire went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning.

Ezekiel 10:4

The glory of the LORD mounted up from the cherub, and stood over the threshold of the house; and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of the LORD's glory.

Ezekiel 34:23

I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 43:2

Behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like the sound of many waters; and the earth shined with his glory.

Daniel 9:17

Now therefore, our God, listen to the prayer of your servant, and to his petitions, and cause your face to shine on your sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.

John 10:3-4

The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep listen to his voice. He calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out.

John 10:14

I am the good shepherd. I know my own, and my own know me;

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep with the blood of an eternal covenant, our Lord Jesus,

1 Peter 2:25

For you were going astray like sheep; but now have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away.

Revelation 21:23

The city has no need for the sun, neither of the moon, to shine, for the very glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

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