Psalm 149 YLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Young's Literal Translation (YLT) New International Version (NIV)
1 Praise ye Jah! Sing ye to Jehovah a new song, His praise in an assembly of saints. 1 Praise the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints.
2 Israel doth rejoice in his Maker, Sons of Zion do joy in their king. 2 Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.
3 They praise His name in a dance, With timbrel and harp sing praise to Him. 3 Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp.
4 For Jehovah is pleased with His people, He beautifieth the humble with salvation. 4 For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.
5 Exult do saints in honour, They sing aloud on their beds. 5 Let the saints rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.
6 The exaltation of God [is] in their throat, And a two-edged sword in their hand. 6 May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands,
7 To do vengeance among nations, Punishments among the peoples. 7 to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples,
8 To bind their kings with chains, And their honoured ones with fetters of iron, 8 to bind their kings with fetters, their nobles with shackles of iron,
9 To do among them the judgment written, An honour it [is] for all his saints. Praise ye Jah! 9 to carry out the sentence written against them. This is the glory of all his saints. Praise the LORD.