Compare Translations for Psalm 128:1

Psalm 128:1 ASV
Blessed is every one that feareth Jehovah, That walketh in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 CEB
Everyone who honors the LORD, who walks in God's ways, is truly happy!
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Psalm 128:1 CJB
A song of ascents: How happy is everyone who fears ADONAI, who lives by his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 RHE
(127-1) <A gradual canticle.> Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 ESV
Blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, who walks in his ways!
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Psalm 128:1 GW
Blessed are all who fear the LORD and live his way.
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Psalm 128:1 GNT
Happy are those who obey the Lord, who live by his commands.
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Psalm 128:1 CSB
How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in His ways!
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Psalm 128:1 KJV
Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 LEB
Blessed [is] everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 NAS
How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways.
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Psalm 128:1 NCV
Happy are those who respect the Lord and obey him.
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Psalm 128:1 NIRV
Blessed are all those who have respect for the Lord. They live as he wants them to live.
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Psalm 128:1 NIV
Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 NKJV
A Song of Ascents. Blessed is every one who fears the Lord, Who walks in His ways.
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Psalm 128:1 NLT
A song for the ascent to Jerusalem. How happy are those who fear the LORD -- all who follow his ways!
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Psalm 128:1 NRS
Happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 RSV
A Song of Ascents. Blessed is every one who fears the LORD, who walks in his ways!
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Psalm 128:1 DBY
{A Song of degrees.} Blessed is every one that feareth Jehovah, that walketh in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 MSG
All you who fear God, how blessed you are! how happily you walk on his smooth straight road!
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Psalm 128:1 WBT
A Song of degrees. Blessed [is] every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
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Psalm 128:1 TNIV
Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in obedience to him.
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Psalm 128:1 WYC
The song of degrees. Blessed be all men, that dread the Lord; that go in his ways. (Happy be all those, who fear the Lord/who revere the Lord; and who go in his ways.)
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Psalm 128:1 YLT
A Song of the Ascents. O the happiness of every one fearing Jehovah, Who is walking in His ways.
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Psalms 128 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 128

The blessings of those who fear God.

- Only those who are truly holy, are truly happy. In vain do we pretend to be of those that fear God, if we do not make conscience of keeping stedfastly to his ways. Blessed is every one that fears the Lord; whether he be high or low, rich or poor in the world. If thou fear him and walk in his ways, all shall be well with thee while thou livest, better when thou diest, best of all in eternity. By the blessing of God, the godly shall get an honest livelihood. Here is a double promise; they shall have something to do, for an idle life is a miserable, uncomfortable life, and shall have health and strength, and power of mind to do it. They shall not be forced to live upon the labours of other people. It is as much a mercy as a duty, with quietness to work and eat our own bread. They and theirs shall enjoy what they get. Such as fear the Lord and walk in his ways, are the only happy persons, whatever their station in life may be. They shall have abundant comfort in their family relations. And they shall have all the good things God has promised, and which they pray for. A good man can have little comfort in seeing his children's children, unless he sees peace upon Israel. Every true believer rejoices in the prosperity of the church. Hereafter we shall see greater things, with the everlasting peace and rest that remain for the Israel of God.

Psalms 128 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 128

Psalms 128:1-6 . The temporal blessings of true piety. The eighth chapter of Zecariah is a virtual commentary on this Psalm. Compare Psalms 128:3 with Zechariah 8:5 ; and Psalms 128:2 with Leviticus 26:16 , Deuteronomy 28:33 , Zechariah 8:10 ; and Psalms 128:6 with Zechariah 8:4 .

1. (Compare Psalms 1:1 ).

2. For thou shalt eat--that is, It is a blessing to live on the fruits of one's own industry.

3. by the sides--or, "within" ( Psalms 48:2 ).
olive plants--are peculiarly luxuriant ( Psalms 52:8 ).

5. In temporal blessings the pious do not forget the richer blessings of God's grace, which they shall ever enjoy.

6. Long life crowns all other temporal favors. As Psalms 125:5 , this Psalm closes with a prayer for peace, with prosperity for God's people.