Compare Translations for Psalm 4:7

Psalm 4:7 ASV
Thou hast put gladness in my heart, More than [they have] when their grain and their new wine are increased.
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Psalm 4:7 BBE
Lord, you have put joy in my heart, more than they have when their grain and their wine are increased.
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Psalm 4:7 CEB
But you have filled my heart with more joy than when their wheat and wine are everywhere!
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Psalm 4:7 CJB
You have filled my heart with more joy than all their grain and new wine.
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Psalm 4:7 RHE
(4-8) By the fruit of their corn, their wine, and oil, they rest:
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Psalm 4:7 ESV
You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 GW
You put more joy in my heart than when their grain and new wine increase.
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Psalm 4:7 GNT
But the joy that you have given me is more than they will ever have with all their grain and wine.
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Psalm 4:7 HNV
You have put gladness in my heart, More than when their grain and their new wine are increased.
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Psalm 4:7 CSB
You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and new wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 KJV
Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased .
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Psalm 4:7 LEB
You have put gladness in my heart more than {when} their grain and their wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 NAS
You have put gladness in my heart, More than when their grain and new wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 NCV
But you have made me very happy, happier than they are, even with all their grain and new wine.
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Psalm 4:7 NIRV
You have filled my heart with great joy. It is greater than the joy of people who have lots of grain and fresh wine.
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Psalm 4:7 NIV
You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 NKJV
You have put gladness in my heart, More than in the season that their grain and wine increased.
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Psalm 4:7 NLT
You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and wine.
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Psalm 4:7 NRS
You have put gladness in my heart more than when their grain and wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 RSV
Thou hast put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 DBY
Thou hast put joy in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their new wine was in abundance.
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Psalm 4:7 MSG
More joy in one ordinary day Than they get in all their shopping sprees.
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Psalm 4:7 WBT
Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time [when] their corn and their wine increased.
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Psalm 4:7 TMB
Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time when their corn and wine increased.
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Psalm 4:7 TNIV
Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.
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Psalm 4:7 WEB
You have put gladness in my heart, More than when their grain and their new wine are increased.
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Psalm 4:7 WYC
thou hast given gladness in mine heart. They be multiplied of the fruit of wheat, and of wine; and of their oil. (But thou hast put more gladness in my heart, than they have ever had; yea, even when their corn, and their wine, were plentiful.)
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Psalm 4:7 YLT
Thou hast given joy in my heart, From the time their corn and their wine Have been multiplied.
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Psalms 4 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 4

The children of men proved, and the happiness of godly people. (1-5) God's favour is happiness. (6-8)

Verses 1-5 Hear me for thy mercy-sake, is our best plea. He who will not ask such blessings as pardon, and justifying righteousness, and eternal life, must perish for the want of them. Alas! that so many should make so fearful a choice. The psalmist warns against sin. Keep up holy reverence of the glory and majesty of God. You have a great deal to say to your hearts, they may be spoken with, let it not be unsaid. Examine them by serious self-reflection; let your thoughts fasten upon that which is good, and keep close to it. Consider your ways, and before you turn to sleep at night, examine your consciences with respect to what you have done in the day; particularly what you have done amiss, that you may repent of it. when you awake in the night, meditate upon God, and the things that belong to your peace. Upon a sick-bed, particularly, we should consider our ways. Be still. when you have asked conscience a question, be serious, be silent, wait for an answer. Open not the mouth to excuse sin. All confidence must be pan answer. Open not the mouth to excuse sin. All confidence only: therefore, after commanding the sacrifices of righteousness, the psalmist says, Put your trust in the Lord.

Verses 6-8 Wordly people inquire for good, not for the chief good; all they want is outward good, present good, partial good, good meat, good drink, a good trade, and a good estate; but what are all these worth? Any good will serve the turn of most men, but a gracious soul will not be put off so. Lord, let us have thy favour, and let us know that we have it, we desire no more; let us be satisfied of thy loving-kindness, and will be satisfied with it. Many inquire after happiness, but David had found it. When God puts grace in the heart, he puts gladness in the heart. Thus comforted, he pitied, but neither envied nor feared the most prosperous sinner. He commits all his affairs to God, and is prepared to welcome his holy will. But salvation is in Christ alone; where will those appear who despise him as their Mediator, and revile him in his disciples? May they stand in awe, and no longer sin against the only remedy.

Psalms 4 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 4

Psalms 4:1-8 . On Neginoth, that is, stringed instruments, as the kind of musical accompaniment. On other parts of title, The historical occasion was probably the same as that of relief, admonishes his enemies of the vanity of attacking God's servant, exhorts them to repentance, and avows his confidence and peace in God's favor.

1. Hear--as in Psalms 3:4 .
God of my righteousness--or, "my righteous God, as my holy hill" ( Psalms 2:6 ), who will act towards me on righteous principles.
thou hast enlarged--expresses relief afforded in opposition to "distress," which is expressed by a word denoting straits or pressure. Past favor is a ground of hope for the future.

2. sons of men--men of note or prominence (compare 2 Chronicles 21:9 ).
turn my glory--or, "royal dignity."
into shame--or, "reproach."
vanity--a foolish and hopeless enterprise ( Psalms 2:1 ).
leasing--a lie.

3. godly--an object as well as subject of divine favor (compare Psalms 105:14 Psalms 105:15 ).

4. Stand in awe--( Ephesians 4:26 ), from Septuagint, "be angry." Both clauses are qualified by "not."

5. Not only repent, but manifest penitence by sacrifices or righteousness or righteous sacrifices, &c.

6, 7. Contrast true with vain confidence.
light of thy countenance upon us--figure for favor ( Numbers 6:26 , Psalms 44:3 , 81:16 ).

7. corn and wine--literally, "new corn and wine."
increased--an abundant harvest giving great joy ( Isaiah 9:3 ).

8. both lay me down, &c.--or, will lie down at once, and sleep in sure confidence and quiet repose ( Psalms 3:5 ).