Compare Translations for Psalm 113:9

Psalm 113:9 ASV
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, [And to be] a joyful mother of children. Praise ye Jehovah.
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Psalm 113:9 BBE
He gives the unfertile woman a family, making her a happy mother of children. Give praise to the Lord.
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Psalm 113:9 CEB
God nests the once barren woman at home— now a joyful mother with children! Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 CJB
He causes the childless woman to live at home happily as a mother of children. Halleluyah!
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Psalm 113:9 RHE
(112-9) Who maketh a barren woman to dwell in a house, the joyful mother of children.
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Psalm 113:9 ESV
He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 GW
He makes a woman who is in a childless home a joyful mother. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 113:9 GNT
He honors the childless wife in her home; he makes her happy by giving her children. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 113:9 HNV
He settles the barren woman in her home, As a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 CSB
He gives the childless woman a household, [making her] the joyful mother of children. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 113:9 KJV
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 113:9 LEB
[He] causes the barren woman of the house to dwell [as] the happy mother of children. Praise Yah!
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Psalm 113:9 NAS
He makes the barren woman abide in the house As a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 NCV
He gives children to the woman who has none and makes her a happy mother.
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Psalm 113:9 NIRV
He gives children to the woman who doesn't have any children. He makes her a happy mother in her own home. Praise the Lord.
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Psalm 113:9 NIV
He settles the barren woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the LORD.
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Psalm 113:9 NKJV
He grants the barren woman a home, Like a joyful mother of children. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 113:9 NLT
He gives the barren woman a home, so that she becomes a happy mother. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 NRS
He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 113:9 RSV
He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 DBY
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, [as] a joyful mother of sons. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 113:9 MSG
He gives childless couples a family, gives them joy as the parents of children. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 113:9 WBT
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, [and to be] a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 113:9 TMB
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD!
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Psalm 113:9 TNIV
He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the LORD.
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Psalm 113:9 WEB
He settles the barren woman in her home, As a joyful mother of children. Praise Yah!
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Psalm 113:9 WYC
Which maketh a barren woman dwell in the house; a glad mother of sons. (Who maketh a barren woman, who liveth in her home, into a happy mother of sons.)
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Psalm 113:9 YLT
Causing the barren one of the house to sit, A joyful mother of sons; praise ye Jah!
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Psalms 113 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 113

An exhortation to praise God.

- God has praise from his own people. They have most reason to praise him; for those who attend him as his servants, know him best, and receive most of his favours, and it is easy, pleasant work to speak well of their Master. God's name ought to be praised in every place, from east to west. Within this wide space the Lord's name is to be praised; it ought to be so, though it is not. Ere long it will be, when all nations shall come and worship before him. God is exalted above all blessing and praise. We must therefore say, with holy admiration, Who is like unto the Lord our God? How condescending in him to behold the things in the earth! And what amazing condescension was it for the Son of God to come from heaven to earth, and take our nature upon him, that he might seek and save those that were lost! How vast his love in taking upon him the nature of man, to ransom guilty souls! God sometimes makes glorious his own wisdom and power, when, having some great work to do, he employs those least likely, and least thought of for it by themselves or others. The apostles were sent from fishing to be fishers of men. And this is God's constant method in his kingdom of grace. He takes men, by nature beggars, and even traitors, to be his favourites, his children, kings and priests unto him; and numbers them with the princes of his chosen people. He gives us all our comforts, which are generally the more welcome when long delayed, and no longer expected. Let us pray that those lands which are yet barren, may speedily become fruitful, and produce many converts to join in praising the Lord.

Psalms 113 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 113

Psalms 113:1-9 . God's majesty contrasted with His condescension and gracious dealings towards the humble furnish matter and a call for praise. The Jews, it is said, used this and Psalms 114-118 on their great festivals, and called them the Greater Hallel, or Hymn.

1-3. Earnestness and zeal are denoted by the emphatic repetitions.
servants of the Lord--or, all the people of God.
name of the Lord--perfections ( Psalms 5:11 , 111:9 ).

3. From the rising, &c.--all the world.

4-6. God's exaltation enhances His condescension;

7, 8. which condescension is illustrated as often in raising the worthy poor and needy to honor (compare 1 Samuel 2:8 , Psalms 44:25 ).

9. On this special case, compare 1 Samuel 2:21 . Barrenness was regarded as a disgrace, and is a type of a deserted Church ( Isaiah 54:1 ).
the barren woman . . . house--literally, "the barren of the house," so that the supplied words may be omitted.