Compare Translations for Psalm 149:9

Psalm 149:9 ASV
To execute upon them the judgment written: This honor have all his saints. Praise ye Jehovah.
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Psalm 149:9 BBE
To give them the punishment which is in the holy writings: this honour is given to all his saints. Praise be to the Lord.
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Psalm 149:9 CEB
achieving the justice written against them. That will be an honor for all God's faithful people. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 CJB
to execute the judgments decreed for them; for this will glorify all his faithful. Halleluyah!
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Psalm 149:9 RHE
To execute upon them the judgment that is written: this glory is to all his saints. Alleluia.
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Psalm 149:9 ESV
to execute on them the judgment written! This is honor for all his godly ones. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 GW
to carry out the judgment that is written against them. This is an honor that belongs to all his godly ones. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 149:9 GNT
to punish the nations as God has commanded. This is the victory of God's people. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 149:9 HNV
To execute on them the written judgment. All his holy ones have this honor. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 CSB
carrying out the judgment decreed against them. This honor is for all His godly people. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 149:9 KJV
To execute upon them the judgment written : this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 149:9 LEB
to execute on them [the] judgment that is decreed. This [will be] honor for all his faithful ones; Praise Yah.
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Psalm 149:9 NAS
To execute on them the judgment written; This is an honor for all His godly ones. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 NCV
They will punish them as God has written. God is honored by all who worship him.
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Psalm 149:9 NIRV
Let them carry out God's sentence against the nations. That will bring glory to all of his faithful people. Praise the Lord.
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Psalm 149:9 NIV
to carry out the sentence written against them. This is the glory of all his saints. Praise the LORD.
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Psalm 149:9 NKJV
To execute on them the written judgment-- This honor have all His saints. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 149:9 NLT
to execute the judgment written against them. This is the glory of his faithful ones. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 NRS
to execute on them the judgment decreed. This is glory for all his faithful ones. Praise the Lord!
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Psalm 149:9 RSV
to execute on them the judgment written! This is glory for all his faithful ones. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 DBY
To execute upon them the judgment written. This honour have all his saints. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 149:9 MSG
The judgment on them carried out to the letter - and all who love God in the seat of honor! Hallelujah!
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Psalm 149:9 WBT
To execute upon them the judgment written: this honor have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 149:9 TMB
to execute upon them the judgment written: this honor have all His saints. Praise ye the LORD!
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Psalm 149:9 TNIV
to carry out the sentence written against them-- this is the glory of all his faithful people. Praise the LORD.
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Psalm 149:9 WEB
To execute on them the written judgment. All his saints have this honor. Praise Yah!
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Psalm 149:9 WYC
That they make in them (the) doom written; this is the glory to all his saints. (So that they execute the judgement written against them; this is the glory for all his saints.)
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Psalm 149:9 YLT
To do among them the judgment written, An honour it [is] for all his saints. Praise ye Jah!
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Psalms 149 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 149

Joy to all the people of God. (1-5) Terror to their enemies. (6-9)

Verses 1-5 New mercies continually demand new songs of praise, upon earth and in heaven. And the children of Zion have not only to bless the God who made them, but to rejoice in him, as having created them in Christ Jesus unto good works, and formed them saints as well as men. The Lord takes pleasure in his people; they should rejoice in Him. When the Lord has made sinners feel their wants and unworthiness, he will adorn them with the graces of his Spirit, and cause them to bear his image, and rejoice in his happiness for ever. Let his saints employ their waking hours upon their beds in songs of praise. Let them rejoice, even upon the bed of death, assured that they are going to eternal rest and glory.

Verses 6-9 Some of God's servants of old were appointed to execute vengeance according to his word. They did not do it from personal revenge or earthly politics, but in obedience to God's command. And the honour intended for all the saints of God, consists in their triumphs over the enemies of their salvation. Christ never intended his gospel should be spread by fire and sword, or his righteousness by the wrath of man. But let the high praises of God be in our mouths, while we wield the sword of the word of God, with the shield of faith, in warfare with the world, the flesh, and the devil. The saints shall be more than conquerors over the enemies of their souls, through the blood of the Lamb and the word of his testimony. The completing of this will be in the judgement of the great day. Then shall the judgement be executed. Behold Jesus, and his gospel church, chiefly in her millennial state. He and his people rejoice in each other; by their prayers and efforts they work with him, while he goes forth in the chariots of salvation, conquering sinners by grace, or in chariots of vengeance, to destroy his enemies.

Psalms 149 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 149

Psalms 149:1-9. This Psalm sustains a close connection with the foregoing. The chosen people are exhorted to praise God, in view of past favors, and also future victories over enemies, of which they are impliedly assured.

1. (Compare Psalms 96:1 ).

2. God had signalized His relation as a sovereign, in restoring them to their land.

3. in the dance--( Psalms 30:11 ). The dance is connected with other terms, expressive of the great joy of the occasion. The word may be rendered "lute," to which the other instruments are joined.
sing praises--or, sing and play.

4. taketh pleasure--literally, "accepts," alluding to acceptance of propitiatory offerings (compare Psalms 147:11 ).
beautify, &c.--adorn the humble with faith, hope, joy, and peace.

5. in glory--the honorable condition to which they are raised.
upon their beds--once a place of mourning ( Psalms 6:6 ).

6. high praises--or, "deeds." They shall go forth as religious warriors, as once religious laborers ( Nehemiah 4:17 ).

7. The destruction of the incorrigibly wicked attends the propagation of God's truth, so that the military successes of the Jews, after the captivity, typified the triumphs of the Gospel.

9. the judgment written--either in God's decrees, or perhaps as in Deuteronomy 32:41-43 .
this honour--that is, to be thus employed, will be an honorable service, to be assigned
his saints--or, godly ones ( Psalms 16:3 ).