Compare Translations for Psalm 135:20

Psalm 135:20 ASV
O house of Levi, bless ye Jehovah: Ye that fear Jehovah, bless ye Jehovah.
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Psalm 135:20 BBE
Give praise to the Lord, O sons of Levi: let all the worshippers of the Lord give him praise.
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Psalm 135:20 CEB
House of Levi, bless the LORD! You who honor the LORD, bless the LORD!
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Psalm 135:20 CJB
House of Levi, bless ADONAI! You who fear ADONAI, bless ADONAI!
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Psalm 135:20 RHE
(134-20) Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: you that fear the Lord, bless the Lord.
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Psalm 135:20 ESV
O house of Levi, bless the LORD! You who fear the LORD, bless the LORD!
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Psalm 135:20 GW
Descendants of Levi, praise the LORD. You people who fear the LORD, praise the LORD.
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Psalm 135:20 GNT
Praise the Lord, you Levites; praise him, all you that worship him!
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Psalm 135:20 HNV
House of Levi, praise the LORD! You who fear the LORD, praise the LORD!
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Psalm 135:20 CSB
House of Levi, praise the Lord! You who revere the Lord, praise the Lord!
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Psalm 135:20 KJV
Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD.
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Psalm 135:20 LEB
O house of Levi, bless Yahweh. [You who] fear Yahweh, bless Yahweh.
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Psalm 135:20 NAS
O house of Levi, bless the LORD ; You who revere the LORD, bless the LORD.
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Psalm 135:20 NCV
Family of Levi, praise the Lord. You who respect the Lord should praise him.
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Psalm 135:20 NIRV
Tribe of Levi, praise the Lord. You who have respect for the Lord, praise him.
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Psalm 135:20 NIV
O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
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Psalm 135:20 NKJV
Bless the Lord, O house of Levi! You who fear the Lord, bless the Lord!
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Psalm 135:20 NLT
O Levites, praise the LORD! All you who fear the LORD, praise the LORD!
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Psalm 135:20 NRS
O house of Levi, bless the Lord! You that fear the Lord, bless the Lord!
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Psalm 135:20 RSV
O house of Levi, bless the LORD! You that fear the LORD, bless the LORD!
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Psalm 135:20 DBY
House of Levi, bless ye Jehovah; ye that fear Jehovah, bless Jehovah.
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Psalm 135:20 MSG
Family of Levi, bless God! You who fear God, bless God!
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Psalm 135:20 WBT
Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD.
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Psalm 135:20 TMB
Bless the LORD, O house of Levi! Ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD!
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Psalm 135:20 TNIV
house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
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Psalm 135:20 WEB
House of Levi, praise Yahweh! You who fear Yahweh, praise Yahweh!
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Psalm 135:20 WYC
The house of Levi, bless ye the Lord; ye that dread the Lord, bless ye the Lord (ye who fear the Lord/ye who revere the Lord, bless ye the Lord).
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Psalm 135:20 YLT
O house of Levi, bless ye Jehovah, Those fearing Jehovah, bless ye 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.