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Compare Translations for Psalm 85:6

Psalm 85:6 ASV
Wilt thou not quicken us again, That thy people may rejoice in thee?
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Psalm 85:6 BBE
Will you not give us life again, so that your people may be glad in you?
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Psalm 85:6 CEB
Won't you bring us back to life again so that your people can rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 CJB
Won't you revive us again, so your people can rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 RHE
(84-7) Thou wilt turn, O God, and bring us to life: and thy people shall rejoice in thee.
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Psalm 85:6 ESV
Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 GW
Won't you restore our lives again so that your people may find joy in you?
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Psalm 85:6 GNT
Make us strong again, and we, your people, will praise you.
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Psalm 85:6 HNV
Won't you revive us again, That your people may rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 CSB
Will You not revive us again so that Your people may rejoice in You?
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Psalm 85:6 KJV
Wilt thou not revive us again : that thy people may rejoice in thee?
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Psalm 85:6 LEB
Will you not again revive us, that your people might rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 NAS
Will You not Yourself revive us again, That Your people may rejoice in You?
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Psalm 85:6 NCV
Won't you give us life again? Your people would rejoice in you.
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Psalm 85:6 NIRV
Won't you give us new life again? Then we'll be joyful because of what you have done.
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Psalm 85:6 NIV
Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 NKJV
Will You not revive us again, That Your people may rejoice in You?
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Psalm 85:6 NLT
Won't you revive us again, so your people can rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 NRS
Will you not revive us again, so that your people may rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 RSV
Wilt thou not revive us again, that thy people may rejoice in thee?
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Psalm 85:6 DBY
Wilt thou not revive us again, that thy people may rejoice in thee?
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Psalm 85:6 MSG
Why not help us make a fresh start - a resurrection life? Then your people will laugh and sing!
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Psalm 85:6 WBT
Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?
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Psalm 85:6 TMB
Wilt Thou not revive us again, that Thy people may rejoice in Thee?
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Psalm 85:6 TNIV
Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 WEB
Won't you revive us again, That your people may rejoice in you?
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Psalm 85:6 WYC
God, thou converted, shalt quicken us; and thy people shall be glad in thee. (God, give thou us new life; and thy people shall be glad, or shall rejoice, in thee.)
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Psalm 85:6 YLT
Dost Thou not turn back? Thou revivest us, And Thy people do rejoice in Thee.
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Psalms 85 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 85

Prayers for the continuance of former mercies. (1-7) Trust in God's goodness. (8-13)

Verses 1-7 The sense of present afflictions should not do away the remembrance of former mercies. The favour of God is the fountain of happiness to nations, as well as to particular persons. When God forgives sin, he covers it; and when he covers the sin of his people, he covers it all. See what the pardon of sin is. In compassion to us, when Christ our Intercessor has stood before thee, thou hast turned away thine anger. When we are reconciled to God, then, and not till then, we may expect the comfort of his being reconciled to us. He shows mercy to those to whom he grants salvation; for salvation is of mere mercy. The Lord's people may expect sharp and tedious afflictions when they commit sin; but when they return to him with humble prayer, he will make them again to rejoice in him.

Verses 8-13 Sooner or later, God will speak peace to his people. If he do not command outward peace, yet he will suggest inward peace; speaking to their hearts by his Spirit. Peace is spoken only to those who turn from sin. All sin is folly, especially backsliding; it is the greatest folly to return to sin. Surely God's salvation is nigh, whatever our difficulties and distresses are. Also, his honour is secured, that glory may dwell in our land. And the truth of the promises is shown by the Divine mercy in sending the Redeemer. The Divine justice is now satisfied by the great atonement. Christ, the way, truth, and life, sprang out of the earth when he took our nature upon him, and Divine justice looked upon him well pleased and satisfied. For his sake all good things, especially his Holy Spirit, are given to those who ask him. Through Christ, the pardoned sinner becomes fruitful in good works, and by looking to and trusting in the Saviour's righteousness, finds his feet set in the way of his steps. Righteousness is a sure guide, both in meeting God, and in following him

Psalms 85 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 85

Psalms 85:1-13 . On the ground of former mercies, the Psalmist prays for renewed blessings, and, confidently expecting them, rejoices.

1. captivity--not necessarily the Babylonian, but any great evil ( Psalms 14:7 ).

2, 3. (Compare Psalms 32:1-5 ).

3. To turn from the "fierceness," implies that He was reconcilable, though

4-7. having still occasion for the anger which is deprecated.

5. draw out--or, "prolong" ( Psalms 36:10 ).

8. He is confident God will favor His penitent people ( Psalms 51:17 , 80:18 ).
saints--as in Psalms 4:3 , the "godly."

9. They are here termed "them that fear him"; and grace produces glory ( Psalms 84:11 ).

10. God's promises of "mercy" will be verified by His "truth" (compare Psalms 25:10 , 40:10 ); and the "work of righteousness" in His holy government shall be "peace" ( Isaiah 32:17 ). There is an implied contrast with a dispensation under which God's truth sustains His threatened wrath, and His righteousness inflicts misery on the wicked.

11. Earth and heaven shall abound with the blessings of this government;

12, 13. and, under this, the deserted land shall be productive, and men be "set," or guided in God's holy ways. Doubtless, in this description of God's returning favor, the writer had in view that more glorious period, when Christ shall establish His government on God's reconciled justice and abounding mercy.