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Compare Translations for Psalm 135:1

Psalm 135:1 ASV
Praise ye Jehovah. Praise ye the name of Jehovah; Praise [him], O ye servants of Jehovah,
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Psalm 135:1 BBE
Let the Lord be praised. O you servants of the Lord, give praise to the name of the Lord.
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Psalm 135:1 CEB
Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD's name! All you who serve the LORD, praise God!
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Psalm 135:1 CJB
Halleluyah! Give praise to the name of ADONAI! Servants of ADONAI, give praise!
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Psalm 135:1 RHE
(134-1) Alleluia. Praise ye the name of the Lord: O you his servants, praise the Lord:
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Psalm 135:1 ESV
Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD, give praise, O servants of the LORD,
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Psalm 135:1 GW
Hallelujah! Praise the name of the LORD. Praise him, you servants of the LORD
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Psalm 135:1 GNT
Praise the Lord! Praise his name, you servants of the Lord,
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Psalm 135:1 HNV
Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD! Praise him, you servants of the LORD,
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Psalm 135:1 CSB
Hallelujah! Praise the name of the Lord. Give praise, you servants of the Lord
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Psalm 135:1 KJV
Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD.
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Psalm 135:1 LEB
Praise Yah! Praise the name of Yahweh. Praise [him], O servants of Yahweh,
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Psalm 135:1 NAS
Praise the LORD ! Praise the name of the LORD ; Praise Him, O servants of the LORD ,
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Psalm 135:1 NCV
Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord; praise him, you servants of the Lord,
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Psalm 135:1 NIRV
Praise the Lord. Praise the name of the Lord. You who serve the Lord, praise him.
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Psalm 135:1 NIV
Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
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Psalm 135:1 NKJV
Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord; Praise Him, O you servants of the Lord!
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Psalm 135:1 NLT
Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD! Praise him, you who serve the LORD,
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Psalm 135:1 NRS
Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord; give praise, O servants of the Lord,
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Psalm 135:1 RSV
Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD, give praise, O servants of the LORD,
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Psalm 135:1 DBY
Hallelujah! Praise the name of Jehovah; praise, ye servants of Jehovah,
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Psalm 135:1 MSG
Hallelujah! Praise the name of God, praise the works of God.
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Psalm 135:1 WBT
Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise [him], O ye servants of the LORD.
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Psalm 135:1 TMB
Praise ye the LORD, praise ye the name of the LORD! Praise Him, O ye servants of the LORD!
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Psalm 135:1 TNIV
Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
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Psalm 135:1 WEB
Praise Yah! Praise the name of Yahweh! Praise him, you servants of Yahweh,
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Psalm 135:1 WYC
Alleluia. Praise ye the name of the Lord; ye servants of the Lord, praise ye (him).
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Psalm 135:1 YLT
Praise ye Jah! Praise ye the name of Jehovah, Praise, ye servants of Jehovah,
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Psalms 135 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 135

God to be praised for his mercy. (1-4) For his power and judgments. (5-14) The vanity of idols. (15-21)

Verses 1-4 The subject-matter of praise, is the blessings of grace flowing from the everlasting love of God. The name of God as a covenant God and Father in Christ, blessing us with all spiritual blessings in him, is to be loved and praised. The Lord chose a people to himself, that they might be unto him for a name and a praise. If they do not praise him for this distinguishing favour, they are the most unworthy and ungrateful of all people.

Verses 5-14 God is, and will be always, the same to his church, a gracious, faithful, wonder-working God. And his church is, and will be, the same to him, a thankful, praising people: thus his name endures for ever. He will return in ways of mercy to them, and will delight to do them good.

Verses 15-21 These verses arm believers against idolatry and all false worship, by showing what sort of gods the heathen worshipped. And the more deplorable the condition of the Gentile nations that worship idols, the more are we to be thankful that we know better. Let us pity, and pray for, and seek to benefit benighted heathens and deluded sinners. Let us endeavour to glorify his name, and recommend his truth, not only with our lips, but by holy lives, copying the example of Christ's goodness and truth.

Psalms 135 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 135

Psalms 135:1-21 . A Psalm of praise, in which God's relations to His Church, His power in the natural world, and in delivering His people, are contrasted with the vanity of idols and idol-worship.

1-3. In the general call for praise, the priests, that stand in the house of the Lord, are specially mentioned.

4-7. God's choice of Israel is the first reason assigned for rendering praise; the next, His manifested greatness in creation and providence.

6. heaven, and . . . seas, and all . . . ends of the earth--denote universality.

8, 9. The last plague [ Exodus 12:29 ] is cited to illustrate His "tokens and wonders."

10-12. The conquest of Canaan was by God's power, not that of the people.

13. heritage--or, "possession."
name . . . memorial--Each denote that by which God is made known.

14. will judge--do justice ( Psalms 72:2 ).
repent himself--change His dealings ( Psalms 90:13 ).

15-18. (Compare Psalms 115:4-8 ).

18. are like unto them--or, "shall be like," &c. Idolaters become spiritually stupid and perish with their idols ( Isaiah 1:31 ).

19-21. (Compare Psalms 115:9-11 ). There we have "trust" for "bless" here.

21. out of Zion--(Compare Psalms 110:2 , 134:3 ). From the Church, as a center, His praise is diffused throughout the earth.