Compare Translations for Psalm 29:2

Psalm 29:2 ASV
Ascribe unto Jehovah the glory due unto his name; Worship Jehovah in holy array.
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Psalm 29:2 BBE
Give to the Lord the full glory of his name; give him worship in holy robes.
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Psalm 29:2 CEB
Give to the LORD the glory due his name! Bow down to the LORD in holy splendor!
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Psalm 29:2 CJB
give ADONAI the glory due his name; worship ADONAI in holy splendor.
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Psalm 29:2 RHE
(28-2) Bring to the Lord glory and honour: bring to the Lord glory to his name: adore ye the Lord in his holy court.
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Psalm 29:2 ESV
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 GW
Give to the LORD the glory his name deserves. Worship the LORD in [his] holy splendor.
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Psalm 29:2 GNT
Praise the Lord's glorious name; bow down before the Holy One when he appears.
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Psalm 29:2 HNV
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to his name. Worship the LORD in holy array.
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Psalm 29:2 CSB
Give the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the splendor of [His] holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 KJV
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 LEB
Ascribe to Yahweh the glory {due} his name. Worship Yahweh in holy array.
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Psalm 29:2 NAS
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to His name; Worship the LORD in holy array.
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Psalm 29:2 NCV
Praise the Lord for the glory of his name; worship the Lord because he is holy.
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Psalm 29:2 NIRV
Praise the LORD for the glory that belongs to him. Worship the LORD because of his beauty and holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 NIV
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 NKJV
Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 NLT
Give honor to the LORD for the glory of his name. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 NRS
Ascribe to the Lord the glory of his name; worship the Lord in holy splendor.
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Psalm 29:2 RSV
Ascribe to the LORD the glory of his name; worship the LORD in holy array.
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Psalm 29:2 DBY
Give unto Jehovah the glory of his name; worship Jehovah in holy splendour.
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Psalm 29:2 MSG
In awe before the glory, in awe before God's visible power. Stand at attention! Dress your best to honor him!
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Psalm 29:2 WBT
Give to the LORD, the glory due to his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 TMB
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto His name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 TNIV
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
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Psalm 29:2 WEB
Ascribe to Yahweh the glory due to his name. Worship Yahweh in holy array.
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Psalm 29:2 WYC
bring ye to the Lord glory to his name; praise ye the Lord in his holy large place. (acknowledge to the Lord the glory due his name; bow ye down before the Lord in his holy Temple/bow ye down before the Lord in the beauty of his holiness.)
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Psalm 29:2 YLT
Ascribe to Jehovah the honour of His name, Bow yourselves to Jehovah, In the beauty of holiness.
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Psalms 29 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 29

Exhortation to give glory to God.

- The mighty and honourable of the earth are especially bound to honour and worship him; but, alas, few attempt to worship him in the beauty of holiness. When we come before him as the Redeemer of sinners, in repentance faith, and love, he will accept our defective services, pardon the sin that cleaves to them, and approve of that measure of holiness which the Holy Spirit enables us to exercise. We have here the nature of religious worship; it is giving to the Lord the glory due to his name. We must be holy in all our religious services, devoted to God, and to his will and glory. There is a beauty in holiness, and that puts beauty upon all acts of worship. The psalmist here sets forth God's dominion in the kingdom of nature. In the thunder, and lightning, and storm, we may see and hear his glory. Let our hearts be thereby filled with great, and high, and honourable thoughts of God, in the holy adoring of whom, the power of godliness so much consists. O Lord our God, thou art very great! The power of the lightning equals the terror of the thunder. The fear caused by these effects of the Divine power, should remind us of the mighty power of God, of man's weakness, and of the defenceless and desperate condition of the wicked in the day of judgment. But the effects of the Divine word upon the souls of men, under the power of the Holy Spirit, are far greater than those of thunder storms in the nature world. Thereby the stoutest are made to tremble, the proudest are cast down, the secrets of the heart are brought to light, sinners are converted, the savage, sensual, and unclean, become harmless, gentle, and pure. If we have heard God's voice, and have fled for refuge to the hope set before us, let us remember that children need not fear their Father's voice, when he speaks in anger to his enemies. While those tremble who are without shelter, let those who abide in his appointed refuge bless him for their security, looking forward to the day of judgment without dismay, safe as Noah in the ark.

Psalms 29 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 29

Psalms 29:1-11 . Trust in God is encouraged by the celebration of His mighty power as illustrated in His dominion over the natural world, in some of its most terrible and wonderful exhibitions.

1. Give--or, "ascribe" ( Deuteronomy 32:3 ).
mighty--or, "sons of the mighty" ( Psalms 89:6 ). Heavenly beings, as angels.

2. name--as ( Psalms 5:11 , 8:1 ).
beauty of holiness--the loveliness of a spiritual worship, of which the perceptible beauty of the sanctuary worship was but a type.

3. The voice of the Lord--audible exhibition of His power in the tempest, of which thunder is a specimen, but not the uniform or sole example.
the waters--the clouds or vapors ( Psalms 18:11 , Jeremiah 10:13 ).

4. powerful . . . majesty--literally, "in power, in majesty."

5, 6. The tall and large cedars, especially of Lebanon, are shivered, utterly broken. The waving of the mountain forests before the wind is expressed by the figure of skipping or leaping.

7. divideth--literally, "hews off." The lightning, like flakes and splinters hewed from stone or wood, flies through the air.

8. the wilderness--especially Kadesh, south of Judea, is selected as another scene of this display of divine power, as a vast and desolate region impresses the mind, like mountains, with images of grandeur.

9. Terror-stricken animals and denuded forests close the illustration. In view of this scene of awful sublimity, God's worshippers respond to the call of Psalms 29:2 , and speak or cry, "Glory!" By "temple," or "palace" (God's residence, Psalms 5:7 ), may here be meant heaven, or the whole frame of nature, as the angels are called on for praise.

10, 11. Over this terrible raging of the elements God is enthroned, directing and restraining by sovereign power; and hence the comfort of His people. "This awful God is ours, our Father and our Love."