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Psalm 35:27 ASV
Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favor my righteous cause: Yea, let them say continually, Jehovah be magnified, Who hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
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Psalm 35:27 BBE
Let those who are on my side give cries of joy; let them ever say, The Lord be praised, for he has pleasure in the peace of his servant.
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Psalm 35:27 CEB
But let those who want things to be set right for me shout for joy and celebrate! Let them constantly say, "The LORD is great— God wants his servant to be at peace."
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Psalm 35:27 CJB
But may those who delight in my righteousness shout for joy and be glad! Let them say always, "How great is ADONAI, who delights in the peace of his servant!"Then my tongue will tell of your righteousness and praise you all day long.
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Psalm 35:27 RHE
(34-27) Let them rejoice and be glad, who are well pleased with my justice, and let them say always: The Lord be magnified, who delights in the peace of his servant.
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Psalm 35:27 ESV
Let those who delight in my righteousness shout for joy and be glad and say evermore, "Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!"
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Psalm 35:27 GW
Let those who are happy when I am declared innocent joyfully sing and rejoice. Let them continually say, "The LORD is great. He is happy when his servant has peace."
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Psalm 35:27 GNT
May those who want to see me acquitted shout for joy and say again and again, "How great is the Lord! He is pleased with the success of his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 HNV
Let them shout for joy and be glad, who favor my righteous cause. Yes, let them say continually, "The LORD be magnified, Who has pleasure in the prosperity of his servant!"
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Psalm 35:27 CSB
Let those who want my vindication shout for joy and be glad; let them continually say, "The Lord be exalted, who wants His servant's well-being."
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Psalm 35:27 KJV
Let them shout for joy , and be glad , that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified , which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
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Psalm 35:27 LEB
Let them shout for joy and be glad, who delight in my vindication; and let them say continually, "Yahweh is great, who delights in the welfare of his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 NAS
Let them shout for joy and rejoice, who favor my vindication; And let them say continually, "The LORD be magnified, Who delights in the prosperity of His servant."
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Psalm 35:27 NCV
May my friends sing and shout for joy. May they always say, "Praise the greatness of the Lord, who loves to see his servants do well."
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Psalm 35:27 NIRV
Let those who are happy when my name is cleared shout with joy and gladness. Let them always say, "May the LORD be honored. He is pleased when everything goes well with the one who serves him."
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Psalm 35:27 NIV
May those who delight in my vindication shout for joy and gladness; may they always say, "The LORD be exalted, who delights in the well-being of his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 NKJV
Let them shout for joy and be glad, Who favor my righteous cause; And let them say continually, "Let the Lord be magnified, Who has pleasure in the prosperity of His servant."
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Psalm 35:27 NLT
But give great joy to those who have stood with me in my defense. Let them continually say, "Great is the LORD, who enjoys helping his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 NRS
Let those who desire my vindication shout for joy and be glad, and say evermore, "Great is the Lord, who delights in the welfare of his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 RSV
Let those who desire my vindication shout for joy and be glad, and say evermore, "Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!"
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Psalm 35:27 DBY
Let them exult and rejoice that delight in my righteousness; and let them say continually, Jehovah be magnified, who delighteth in the prosperity of his servant.
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Psalm 35:27 MSG
But those who want the best for me, Let them have the last word - a glad shout! - and say, over and over and over, "God is great - everything works together for good for his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 WBT
Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favor my righteous cause: yes, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, who hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
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Psalm 35:27 TMB
Let them shout for joy and be glad that favor my righteous cause; yea, let them say continually, "Let the LORD be magnified who hath pleasure in the prosperity of His servant."
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Psalm 35:27 TNIV
May those who delight in my vindication shout for joy and gladness; may they always say, "The LORD be exalted, who delights in the well-being of his servant."
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Psalm 35:27 WEB
Let them shout for joy and be glad, who favor my righteous cause. Yes, let them say continually, "Yahweh be magnified, Who has pleasure in the prosperity of his servant!"
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Psalm 35:27 WYC
Have they full joy, and be they glad, that will my rightfulness; and say they ever[more], The Lord be magnified, which desire the peace of his servant. (Have they full out joy, or rejoice, and be they glad, who desire my vindication; and let them say forevermore, The Lord be magnified, who delighteth in his servant's prosperity.)
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Psalm 35:27 YLT
They sing and rejoice, who are desiring my righteousness, And they say continually, `Jehovah is magnified, Who is desiring the peace of His servant.'
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Psalms 35 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 35

David prays for safety. (1-10) He complains of his enemies. (11-16) And calls upon God to support him. (17-28)

Verses 1-10 It is no new thing for the most righteous men, and the most righteous cause, to meet with enemies. This is a fruit of the old enmity in the seed of the serpent against the Seed of the woman. David in his afflictions, Christ in his sufferings, the church under persecution, and the Christian in the hour temptation, all beseech the Almighty to appear in their behalf, and to vindicate their cause. We are apt to justify uneasiness at the injuries men do us, by our never having given them cause to use us so ill; but this should make us easy, for then we may the more expect that God will plead our cause. David prayed to God to manifest himself in his trial. Let me have inward comfort under all outward troubles, to support my soul. If God, by his Spirit, witness to our spirits that he is our salvation, we need desire no more to make us happy. If God is our Friend, no matter who is our enemy. By the Spirit of prophecy, David foretells the just judgments of God that would come upon his enemies for their great wickedness. These are predictions, they look forward, and show the doom of the enemies of Christ and his kingdom. We must not desire or pray for the ruin of any enemies, except our lusts and the evil spirits that would compass our destruction. A traveller benighted in a bad road, is an expressive emblem of a sinner walking in the slippery and dangerous ways of temptation. But David having committed his cause to God, did not doubt of his own deliverance. The bones are the strongest parts of the body. The psalmist here proposes to serve and glorify God with all his strength. If such language may be applied to outward salvation, how much more will it apply to heavenly things in Christ Jesus!

Verses 11-16 Call a man ungrateful, and you can call him no worse: this was the character of David's enemies. Herein he was a type of Christ. David shows how tenderly he had behaved towards them in afflictions. We ought to mourn for the sins of those who do not mourn for themselves. We shall not lose by the good offices we do to any, how ungrateful soever they may be. Let us learn to possess our souls in patience and meekness like David, or rather after Christ's example.

Verses 17-28 Though the people of God are, and study to be, quiet, yet it has been common for their enemies to devise deceitful matters against them. David prays, My soul is in danger, Lord, rescue it; it belongs to thee the Father of spirits, therefore claim thine own; it is thine, save it! Lord, be not far from me, as if I were a stranger. He who exalted the once suffering Redeemer, will appear for all his people: the roaring lion shall not destroy their souls, any more than he could that of Christ, their Surety. They trust their souls in his hands, they are one with him by faith, are precious in his sight, and shall be rescued from destruction, that they may give thanks in heaven.

Psalms 35 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 35

Psalms 35:1-28 . The Psalmist invokes God's aid, contrasting the hypocrisy, cunning, and malice of his enemies with his integrity and generosity. The imprecations of the first part including a brief notice of their conduct, the fuller exposition of their hypocrisy and malice in the second, and the earnest prayer for deliverance from their scornful triumph in the last, are each closed ( Psalms 35:9 Psalms 35:10 Psalms 35:18 Psalms 35:27 Psalms 35:28 ) with promises of praise for the desired relief, in which his friends will unite. The historical occasion is probably 1 Samuel 24:1-22 .

1-3. God is invoked in the character of a warrior ( Exodus 15:3 , Deuteronomy 32:41 ).

3. fight against--literally, "devour my devourers."
stop the way against--literally, "shut up" (the way), to meet or oppose, &c.
I . . . thy salvation--who saves thee.

4. (Compare Psalms 9:17 ).
devise my hurt--purpose for evil to me.

5, 6. (Compare Psalms 1:4 )--a terrible fate; driven by wind on a slippery path in darkness, and hotly pursued by supernatural violence ( 2 Samuel 24:16 , Acts 12:23 ).

7, 8. net in a pit--or, "pit of their net"--or, "net-pit," as "holy hill" for "hill of holiness" ( Psalms 2:6 ); a figure from hunting ( Psalms 7:15 ). Their imprecations on impenitent rebels against God need no vindication; His justice and wrath are for such; His mercy for penitents. Compare Psalms 7:16 , 11:5 , on the peculiar fate of the wicked here noticed.

10. All my bones--every part.
him that spoileth him--(Compare Psalms 10:2 ).

11. False witnesses--literally, "Witnesses of injustice and cruelty" (compare Psalms 11:5 , 25:19 ).

12-14. Though they rendered evil for good, he showed a tender sympathy in their affliction.
spoiling--literally, "bereavement." The usual modes of showing grief are made, as figures, to express his sorrow.

13. prayer . . . bosom--may denote either the posture--the head bowed--(compare 1 Kings 18:42 )--or, that the prayer was in secret. Some think there is a reference to the result--the prayer would benefit him if not them.

14. behaved--literally, "went on"--denoting his habit.
heavily--or, "squalidly," his sorrowing occasioning neglect of his person. Altogether, his grief was that of one for a dearly loved relative.

15, 16. On the contrary, they rejoiced in his affliction. Halting, or, "lameness," as in Psalms 38:17 for any distress.
abjects--either as cripples (compare 2 Samuel 4:4 ), contemptible; or, degraded persons, such as had been beaten (compare Job 30:1-8 ).
I knew it not--either the persons, or, reasons of such conduct.
tear me, and ceased not--literally, "were not silent"--showing that the tearing meant slandering.

16. mockers--who were hired to make sport at feasts ( Proverbs 28:21 ).

17. darling--(Compare Psalms 22:20 Psalms 22:21 ).

18. (Compare Psalms 22:22 ).

19. enemies wrongfully--by false and slanderous imputations.
wink with the eye--an insulting gesture ( Proverbs 6:13 ).
without a cause--manifests more malice than having a wrong cause.

20. deceitful matters--or, "words of deceit."
quiet in the land--the pious lovers of peace.

21. On the gesture compare Psalms 22:7 ; and on the expressions of malicious triumph, compare Psalms 10:13 , 28:3 .

23, 24. (Compare Psalms 7:6 , 26:1 , 2 Thessalonians 1:6 ). God's righteous government is the hope of the pious and terror of the wicked.

25. swallowed him up--utterly destroyed him ( Psalms 21:9 , Lamentations 2:16 ).

26. clothed--covered wholly ( Job 8:22 ).

27. favour . . . cause--delight in it, as vindicated by Thee.
Let the Lord, &c.--Let Him be greatly praised for His care of the just.

28. In this praise of God's equitable government ( Psalms 5:8 ) the writer promises ever to engage.