Compare Translations for Psalm 24:1

Psalm 24:1 ASV
The earth is Jehovah's, and the fulness thereof; The world, and they that dwell therein.
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Psalm 24:1 CEB
The earth is the LORD's and everything in it, the world and its inhabitants too.
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Psalm 24:1 CJB
By David. A psalm: The earth is ADONAI's, with all that is in it, the world and those who live there;
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Psalm 24:1 RHE
(23-1) <On the first day of the week, a psalm for David.> The earth is the Lord’s and the fulness thereof: the world, and all they that dwell therein.
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Psalm 24:1 ESV
The earth is the LORD's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein,
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Psalm 24:1 GW
The earth and everything it contains are the LORD's. The world and all who live in it are his.
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Psalm 24:1 GNT
The world and all that is in it belong to the Lord; the earth and all who live on it are his.
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Psalm 24:1 CSB
The earth and everything in it, the world and its inhabitants, belong to the Lord;
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Psalm 24:1 KJV
The earth is the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
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Psalm 24:1 LEB
The earth is Yahweh's, with its fullness, [the] world and those who live in it,
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Psalm 24:1 NAS
The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it.
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Psalm 24:1 NCV
The earth belongs to the Lord, and everything in it -- the world and all its people.
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Psalm 24:1 NIRV
The earth belongs to the Lord. And so does everything in it. The world belongs to him. And so do all those who live in it.
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Psalm 24:1 NIV
The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;
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Psalm 24:1 NKJV
A Psalm of David. The earth is the Lord's, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell therein.
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Psalm 24:1 NLT
A psalm of David. The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him.
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Psalm 24:1 NRS
The earth is the Lord's and all that is in it, the world, and those who live in it;
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Psalm 24:1 RSV
A Psalm of David. The earth is the LORD's and the fulness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein;
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Psalm 24:1 DBY
{Of David. A Psalm.} The earth is Jehovah's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
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Psalm 24:1 MSG
God claims Earth and everything in it, God claims World and all who live on it.
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Psalm 24:1 WBT
A Psalm of David. The earth [is] the LORD'S, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
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Psalm 24:1 TNIV
The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;
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Psalm 24:1 WYC
The psalm of David. The earth and the fullness thereof is the Lord's; the world, and all that dwell therein. (The song of David. The earth and its fullness is the Lord's; yea, the world, and all who live in it.)
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Psalm 24:1 YLT
A Psalm of David. To Jehovah [is] the earth and its fulness, The world and the inhabitants in it.
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Psalms 24 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 24

Concerning the kingdom of Christ, and the subjects of that kingdom. (1-6) Concerning the King of that kingdom. (7-10)

Verses 1-6 We ourselves are not our own; our bodies, our souls, are not. Even those of the children of men are God's, who know him not, nor own their relation to him. A soul that knows and considers its own nature, and that it must live for ever, when it has viewed the earth and the fulness thereof, will sit down unsatisfied. It will think of ascending toward God, and will ask, What shall I do, that I may abide in that happy, holy place, where he makes his people holy and happy? We make nothing of religion, if we do not make heart-work of it. We can only be cleansed from our sins, and renewed unto holiness, by the blood of Christ and the washing of the Holy Ghost. Thus we become his people; thus we receive blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of our salvation. God's peculiar people shall be made truly and for ever happy. Where God gives righteousness, he designs salvation. Those that are made meet for heaven, shall be brought safe to heaven, and will find what they have been seeking.

Verses 7-10 The splendid entry here described, refers to the solemn bringing in of the ark into the tent David pitched for it, or the temple Solomon built for it. We may also apply it to the ascension of Christ into heaven, and the welcome given to him there. Our Redeemer found the gates of heaven shut, but having by his blood made atonement for sin, as one having authority, he demanded entrance. The angels were to worship him, ( Hebrews 1:6 ) : they ask with wonder, Who is he? It is answered, that he is strong and mighty; mighty in battle to save his people, and to subdue his and their enemies. We may apply it to Christ's entrance into the souls of men by his word and Spirit, that they may be his temples. Behold, he stands at the door, and knocks, ( Revelation 3:20 ) . The gates and doors of the heart are to be opened to him, as possession is delivered to the rightful owner. We may apply it to his second coming with glorious power. Lord, open the everlasting door of our souls by thy grace, that we may now receive thee, and be wholly thine; and that, at length, we may be numbered with thy saints in glory.

Psalms 24 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 24

Psalms 24:1-10 . God's supreme sovereignty requires a befitting holiness of life and heart in His worshippers; a sentiment sublimely illustrated by describing His entrance into the sanctuary, by the symbol of His worship--the ark, as requiring the most profound homage to the glory of His Majesty.

1. fulness--everything.
world--the habitable globe, with
they that dwell--forming a parallel expression to the first clause.

2. Poetically represents the facts of Genesis 1:9 .

3, 4. The form of a question gives vivacity. Hands, tongue, and heart are organs of action, speech, and feeling, which compose character.
hill of the Lord--(compare Psalms 2:6 , &c.). His Church--the true or invisible, as typified by the earthly sanctuary.

4. lifted up his soul--is to set the affections ( Psalms 25:1 ) on an object; here,
vanity--or, any false thing, of which swearing falsely, or to falsehood, is a specification.

5. righteousness--the rewards which God bestows on His people, or the grace to secure those rewards as well as the result.

6. Jacob--By "Jacob," we may understand God's people (compare Isaiah 43:22 , 44:2 , &c.), corresponding to "the generation," as if he had said, "those who seek Thy face are Thy chosen people."

7-10. The entrance of the ark, with the attending procession, into the holy sanctuary is pictured to us. The repetition of the terms gives emphasis.

10. Lord of hosts--or fully, Lord God of hosts ( Hosea 12:5 , Amos 4:13 ), describes God by a title indicative of supremacy over all creatures, and especially the heavenly armies ( Joshua 5:14 , 1 Kings 22:19 ). Whether, as some think, the actual enlargement of the ancient gates of Jerusalem be the basis of the figure, the effect of the whole is to impress us with a conception of the matchless majesty of God.