Compare Translations for Psalm 96:12

Psalm 96:12 ASV
Let the field exult, and all that is therein; Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 BBE
Let the field be glad, and everything which is in it; yes, let all the trees of the wood be sounding with joy,
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Psalm 96:12 CEB
Let the countryside and everything in it celebrate! Then all the trees of the forest too will shout out joyfully
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Psalm 96:12 CJB
let the fields exult and all that is in them. Then all the trees in the forest will sing
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Psalm 96:12 RHE
(95-12) The fields and all things that are in them shall be joyful. Then shall all the trees of the woods rejoice
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Psalm 96:12 ESV
let the field exult, and everything in it! Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 GW
Let the fields and everything in them rejoice. Then all the trees in the forest will sing joyfully
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Psalm 96:12 GNT
be glad, fields, and everything in you! The trees in the woods will shout for joy
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Psalm 96:12 HNV
Let the field exult, and all that is therein. Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 CSB
Let the fields and everything in them exult. Then all the trees of the forest will shout for joy
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Psalm 96:12 KJV
Let the field be joyful , and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
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Psalm 96:12 LEB
Let [the] field with all that [is] in it exult. Then all [the] trees of [the] forests will sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 NAS
Let the field exult, and all that is in it. Then all the trees of the forest will sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 NCV
Let the fields and everything in them rejoice. Then all the trees of the forest will sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 NIRV
Let the fields and everything in them be glad. Then all of the trees in the forest will sing with joy.
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Psalm 96:12 NIV
let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them. Then all the trees of the forest will sing for joy;
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Psalm 96:12 NKJV
Let the field be joyful, and all that is in it. Then all the trees of the woods will rejoice before the Lord.
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Psalm 96:12 NLT
Let the fields and their crops burst forth with joy! Let the trees of the forest rustle with praise
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Psalm 96:12 NRS
let the field exult, and everything in it. Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 RSV
let the field exult, and everything in it! Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 DBY
Let the field exult and all that is therein. Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy,
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Psalm 96:12 MSG
Let Wilderness turn cartwheels, Animals, come dance, Put every tree of the forest in the choir -
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Psalm 96:12 WBT
Let the field be joyful, and all that [is] in it: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice before the LORD:
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Psalm 96:12 TMB
Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein; then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
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Psalm 96:12 TNIV
Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.
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Psalm 96:12 WEB
Let the field exult, and all that is therein. Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy
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Psalm 96:12 WYC
fields shall make joy, and all things that be in those. Then all the trees of woods shall make full out joy, (let the fields make joy, and all the things that be in them. And let all the trees of the woods rejoice,)
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Psalm 96:12 YLT
The field exulteth, and all that [is] in it, Then sing do all trees of the forest,
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Psalms 96 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 96

A call to all people to praise God. (1-9) God's government and judgment. (10-13)

Verses 1-9 When Christ finished his work on earth, and was received into his glory in heaven, the church began to sing a new song unto him, and to bless his name. His apostles and evangelists showed forth his salvation among the heathen, his wonders among all people. All the earth is here summoned to worship the Lord. We must worship him in the beauty of holiness, as God in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself. Glorious things are said of him, both as motives to praise and matter of praise.

Verses 10-13 We are to hope and pray for that time, when Christ shall reign in righteousness over all nations. He shall rule in the hearts of men, by the power of truth, and the Spirit of righteousness. His coming draws nigh; this King, this Judge standeth before the door, but he is not yet come. The Lord will accept the praises of all who seek to promote the kingdom of Christ. The sea can but roar, and how the trees of the wood can show that they rejoice we know not; but He that searches the heart knows what is the mind of the Spirit, and understands the words, the broken language of the weakest. Christ will come to judge the earth, to execute just vengeance on his enemies, and to fulfil his largest promises to his people. What then are we? Would that day be welcome to us? If this be not our case, let us now begin to prepare to meet our God, by seeking the pardon of our sins, and the renewal of our souls to holiness.

Psalms 96 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 96

Psalms 96:1-13 . The substance of this Psalm, and portions of the ninety-seventh, ninety-eighth, and hundredth, are found in 1 Chronicles 16:7-36 , which was used by David's directions in the dedication of the tabernacle on Mount Zion. The dispensation of the Messiah was typified by that event, involving, as it did, a more permanent seat of worship, and the introduction of additional and more spiritual services. Hence the language of these Psalms may be regarded as having a higher import than that pertinent to the occasion on which it was thus publicly used.

1-3. All nations are invited to unite in this most joyful praise.
new song--literally, "fresh," or new mercies ( Psalms 33:3 , 40:3 ).

2. show forth--literally, "declare joyful tidings."
salvation--illustrates His glory in its wonders of love and mercy.

4, 5. For He is not a local God, but of universal agency, while idols are nothing.

6. Honour and majesty--are His attendants, declared in His mighty works, while power and grace are specially seen in His spiritual relations to His people.

7-9. Give--or, "ascribe" ( Psalms 29:1 ) due honor to Him, by acts of appointed and solemn worship in His house.

8. offering--of thanks.

9. beauty of holiness--( Psalms 29:2 ).
fear . . . him--( Psalms 2:11 ).

10. Let all know that the government of the world is ordered in justice, and they shall enjoy firm and lasting peace (compare Psalms 72:3 Psalms 72:7 , Isaiah 9:6 Isaiah 9:7 ).

11-13. For which reason the universe is invoked to unite in joy, and even inanimate nature ( Romans 8:14-22 ) is poetically represented as capable of joining in the anthem of praise.