Compare Translations for Psalm 135:3

Psalm 135:3 ASV
Praise ye Jehovah; For Jehovah is good: Sing praises unto his name; For it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 BBE
Give praise to Jah, for he is good: make melody to his name, for it is pleasing.
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Psalm 135:3 CEB
praise the LORD, because the LORD is good! Sing praises to God's name because it is beautiful!
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Psalm 135:3 CJB
praise Yah, for ADONAI is good; sing to his name, because it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 RHE
(134-3) Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good: sing ye to his name, for it is sweet.
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Psalm 135:3 ESV
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant!
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Psalm 135:3 GW
Praise the LORD because he is good. Make music to praise his name because his name is beautiful.
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Psalm 135:3 GNT
Praise the Lord, because he is good; sing praises to his name, because he is kind.
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Psalm 135:3 HNV
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good. Sing praises to his name, for that is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 CSB
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing praise to His name, for it is delightful.
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Psalm 135:3 KJV
Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 LEB
Praise Yah, for Yahweh [is] good. Sing praises concerning his name, for [it is] pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 NAS
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely.
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Psalm 135:3 NCV
Praise the Lord, because he is good; sing praises to him, because it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 NIRV
Praise the Lord, because he is good. Sing praise to his name, because that is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 NIV
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 NKJV
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 NLT
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; celebrate his wonderful name with music.
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Psalm 135:3 NRS
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing to his name, for he is gracious.
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Psalm 135:3 RSV
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing to his name, for he is gracious!
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Psalm 135:3 DBY
Praise ye Jah; for Jehovah is good: sing psalms unto his name; for it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 MSG
Shout "Hallelujah!" because God's so good, sing anthems to his beautiful name.
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Psalm 135:3 WBT
Praise the LORD; for the LORD [is] good; sing praises to his name; for [it is] pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 TMB
praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praises unto His name, for it is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 TNIV
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 WEB
Praise Yah, for Yahweh is good. Sing praises to his name, for that is pleasant.
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Psalm 135:3 WYC
Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing ye to his name, for it is sweet (for it is pleasant to do so).
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Psalm 135:3 YLT
Praise ye Jah! for Jehovah [is] good, Sing praise to His name, for [it is] pleasant.
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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.