Compare Translations for Psalm 148:14

Psalm 148:14 ASV
And he hath lifted up the horn of his people, The praise of all his saints; Even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye Jehovah.
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Psalm 148:14 BBE
He has put on high the horn of his people, for the praise of all his saints; even the children of Israel, a people which is near to him. Let the Lord be praised.
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Psalm 148:14 CEB
God raised the strength of his people, the praise of all his faithful ones— that's the Israelites, the people who are close to him. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 CJB
He has increased the power of his people, granted praise to all his faithful, to the descendants of Isra'el, a people close to him. Halleluyah!
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Psalm 148:14 RHE
The praise of him is above heaven and earth: and he hath exalted the horn of his people. A hymn to all his saints to the children of Israel, a people approaching to him. Alleluia.
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Psalm 148:14 ESV
He has raised up a horn for his people, praise for all his saints, for the people of Israel who are near to him. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 GW
He has given his people a strong leader, someone praiseworthy for his faithful ones, for the people of Israel, the people who are close to him. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 148:14 GNT
He made his nation strong, so that all his people praise him - the people of Israel, so dear to him. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 148:14 HNV
He has lifted up the horn of his people, The praise of all his holy ones; Even of the children of Yisra'el, a people near to him. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 CSB
He has raised up a horn for His people, praise from all His godly ones, from the Israelites, the people close to Him. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 148:14 KJV
He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 148:14 LEB
And he has raised high a horn for his people, praise for all his faithful-- for the children of Israel, a people close to him. Praise Yah.
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Psalm 148:14 NAS
And He has lifted up a horn for His people, Praise for all His godly ones; Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 NCV
God has given his people a king. He should be praised by all who belong to him; he should be praised by the Israelites, the people closest to his heart.
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Psalm 148:14 NIRV
He has given his people a strong king. All of his faithful people praise him for that gift. All of the people of Israel are close to his heart. Praise the Lord.
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Psalm 148:14 NIV
He has raised up for his people a horn, the praise of all his saints, of Israel, the people close to his heart. Praise the LORD.
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Psalm 148:14 NKJV
And He has exalted the horn of His people, The praise of all His saints-- Of the children of Israel, A people near to Him. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 148:14 NLT
He has made his people strong, honoring his godly ones -- the people of Israel who are close to him. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 NRS
He has raised up a horn for his people, praise for all his faithful, for the people of Israel who are close to him. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 148:14 RSV
He has raised up a horn for his people, praise for all his saints, for the people of Israel who are near to him. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 DBY
And he hath lifted up the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints, [even] of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 148:14 MSG
he's built a monument - his very own people! Praise from all who love God! Israel's children, intimate friends of God. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 148:14 WBT
He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; [even] of the children of Israel, a people near to him. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 148:14 TMB
He also exalteth the horn of His people, the praise of all His saints, even of the children of Israel, a people near unto Him. Praise ye the LORD!
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Psalm 148:14 TNIV
And he has raised up for his people a horn, the praise of all his faithful servants, of Israel, the people close to his heart. Praise the LORD.
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Psalm 148:14 WEB
He has lifted up the horn of his people, The praise of all his saints; Even of the children of Israel, a people near to him. Praise Yah!
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Psalm 148:14 WYC
and he hath enhanced the horn of his people. An hymn be to all his saints; to the children of Israel, to a people nighing to him. (and he hath exalted the horn of his people. So let there be a hymn to all his saints; to the children of Israel, to the people who be the closest to him/So let there be praises from all his saints; from the children of Israel, from the people who be the closest to him.)
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Psalm 148:14 YLT
And He exalteth the horn of His people, The praise of all His saints, Of the sons of Israel, a people near Him. Praise ye Jah!
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Psalms 148 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 148

The creatures placed in the upper world called on to praise the Lord. (1-6) Also the creatures of this lower world, especially his own people. (7-14)

Verses 1-6 We, in this dark and sinful world, know little of the heavenly world of light. But we know that there is above us a world of blessed angels. They are always praising God, therefore the psalmist shows his desire that God may be praised in the best manner; also we show that we have communion with spirits above, who are still praising him. The heavens, with all contained in them, declare the glory of God. They call on us, that both by word and deed, we glorify with them the Creator and Redeemer of the universe.

Verses 7-14 Even in this world, dark and bad as it is, God is praised. The powers of nature, be they ever so strong, so stormy, do what God appoints them, and no more. Those that rebel against God's word, show themselves to be more violent than even the stormy winds, yet they fulfil it. View the surface of the earth, mountains and all hills; from the barren tops of some, and the fruitful tops of others, we may fetch matter for praise. And assuredly creatures which have the powers of reason, ought to employ themselves in praising God. Let all manner of persons praise God. Those of every rank, high and low. Let us show that we are his saints by praising his name continually. He is not only our Creator, but our Redeemer; who made us a people near unto him. We may by "the Horn of his people" understand Christ, whom God has exalted to be a Prince and a Saviour, who is indeed the defence and the praise of all his saints, and will be so for ever. In redemption, that unspeakable glory is displayed, which forms the source of all our hopes and joys. May the Lord pardon us, and teach our hearts to love him more and praise him better.

Psalms 148 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 148

Psalms 148:1-14 . The scope of this Psalm is the same as that of the preceding.

1. heavens [and] heights--are synonymous.

2. hosts--(compare Psalms 103:21 ).

4. heavens of heavens--the very highest.
waters--clouds, resting above the visible heavens (compare Genesis 1:7 ).

5. praise the name--as representing His perfections.
he commanded--"He" is emphatic, ascribing creation to God alone.

6. The perpetuity of the frame of nature is, of course, subject to Him who formed it.
a decree . . . pass--His ordinances respecting them shall not change ( Jeremiah 36:31 ), or perish ( Job 34:20 , Psalms 37:36 ).

7-10. The call on the earth, as opposed to heaven, includes seas or depths, whose inhabitants the dragon, as one of the largest (on most destructive and ungovernable agents of inanimate nature are introduced

8. fulfilling his word--or, law, may be understood of each. Next the most distinguished productions of the vegetable world.

9. fruitful trees--or, "trees of fruit," as opposed to forest trees. Wild and domestic, large and small animals are comprehended.

11, 12. Next all rational beings, from the highest in rank to little children.
princes--or, military leaders.

13. Let them--all mentioned.
excellent--or, exalted ( Isaiah 12:4 ).
his glory--majesty ( Psalms 45:3 ).
above the earth and heaven--Their united splendors fail to match His.

14. exalteth the horn--established power ( Psalms 75:5 Psalms 75:6 ).
praise of--or literally, "for"
his saints--that is, occasions for them to praise Him. They are further described as "His people," and "near unto Him," sustaining by covenanted care a peculiarly intimate relation.