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Compare Translations for Psalm 97:12

Psalm 97:12 ASV
Be glad in Jehovah, ye righteous; And give thanks to his holy memorial [name].
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Psalm 97:12 BBE
Be glad in the Lord, you upright men; praising the memory of his holy name.
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Psalm 97:12 CEB
Rejoice in the LORD, righteous ones! Give thanks to his holy name!
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Psalm 97:12 CJB
Rejoice in ADONAI, you righteous; and give thanks on recalling his holiness.
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Psalm 97:12 RHE
(96-12) Rejoice, ye just, in the Lord: and give praise to the remembrance of his holiness.
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Psalm 97:12 ESV
Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name!
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Psalm 97:12 GW
Find joy in the LORD, you righteous people. Give thanks to him as you remember how holy he is.
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Psalm 97:12 GNT
All you that are righteous be glad because of what the Lord has done! Remember what the holy God has done, and give thanks to him.
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Psalm 97:12 HNV
Be glad in the LORD, you righteous people! Give thanks to his holy Name.
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Psalm 97:12 CSB
Be glad in the Lord, you righteous ones, and praise His holy name.
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Psalm 97:12 KJV
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
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Psalm 97:12 LEB
Be glad in Yahweh, [you] righteous, and give thanks {to his holy name}.
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Psalm 97:12 NAS
Be glad in the LORD , you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.
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Psalm 97:12 NCV
Rejoice in the Lord, you who do right. Praise his holy name. A psalm.
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Psalm 97:12 NIRV
You who are godly, be glad because of what the LORD has done. Praise him, because his name is holy.
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Psalm 97:12 NIV
Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.
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Psalm 97:12 NKJV
Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous, And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.
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Psalm 97:12 NLT
May all who are godly be happy in the LORD and praise his holy name!
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Psalm 97:12 NRS
Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name!
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Psalm 97:12 RSV
Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name!
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Psalm 97:12 DBY
Rejoice in Jehovah, ye righteous; and give thanks in remembrance of his holiness.
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Psalm 97:12 MSG
So, God's people, shout praise to God, Give thanks to our Holy God!
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Psalm 97:12 WBT
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
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Psalm 97:12 TMB
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holiness.
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Psalm 97:12 TNIV
Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.
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Psalm 97:12 WEB
Be glad in Yahweh, you righteous people! Give thanks to his holy Name.
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Psalm 97:12 WYC
Just men, be ye glad in the Lord; and acknowledge ye to the mind of his hallowing. (Ye righteous, be glad in the Lord; and give ye thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.)
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Psalm 97:12 YLT
Rejoice, ye righteous, in Jehovah, And give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness!
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Psalms 97 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 97

The Lord Jesus reigns in power that cannot be resisted. (1-7) His care of his people, and his provision for them. (8-12)

Verses 1-7 Though many have been made happy in Christ, still there is room. And all have reason to rejoice in Christ's government. There is a depth in his counsels, which we must not pretend to fathom; but still righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne. Christ's government, though it might be matter of joy to all, will yet be matter of terror to some; but it is their own fault that it is so. The most resolute and daring opposition will be baffled at the presence of the Lord. And the Lord Jesus will ere long come, and put an end to idol worship of every kind.

Verses 8-12 The faithful servants of God may well rejoice and be glad, because he is glorified; and whatever tends to his honour, is his people's pleasure. Care is taken for their safety. But something more is meant than their lives. The Lord will preserve the souls of his saints from sin, from apostacy, and despair, under their greatest trials. He will deliver them out of the hands of the wicked one, and preserve them safe to his heavenly kingdom. And those that rejoice in Christ Jesus, and in his exaltation, have fountains of joy prepared for them. Those that sow in tears, shall reap in joy. Gladness is sure to the upright in heart; the joy of the hypocrite is but for a moment. Sinners tremble, but saints rejoice at God's holiness. As he hates sin, yet freely loves the person of the repentant sinner who believes in Christ, he will make a final separation between the person he loves and the sin he hates, and sanctify his people wholly, body, soul, and spirit.

Psalms 97 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 97

Psalms 97:1-12 . The writer celebrates the Lord's dominion over nations and nature, describes its effect on foes and friends, and exhorts and encourages the latter.

1, 2. This dominion is a cause of joy, because, even though our minds are oppressed with terror before the throne of the King of kings ( Exodus 19:16 , Deuteronomy 5:22 ), we know it is based on righteous principles and judgments which are according to truth.

3-5. The attending illustrations of God's awful justice on enemies ( Psalms 83:14 ) are seen in the disclosures of His almighty power on the elements of nature (compare Psalms 46:2 , 77:17 , Habakkuk 3:6 , &c.).

6. heavens--or, their inhabitants ( Psalms 50:6 ), as opposed to "nations" in the latter clause (compare Isaiah 40:5 , 66:18 ).

7. Idolaters are utterly put to shame, for if angels must worship Him, how much more those who worshipped them.
all ye gods--literally, "all ye angels" ( Psalms 8:5 , 138:1 , Hebrews 1:6 , 2:7 ). Paul quotes, not as a prophecy, but as language used in regard to the Lord Jehovah, who in the Old Testament theophania is the second person of the Godhead.

8, 9. The exaltation of Zion's king is joy to the righteous and sorrow to the wicked.
daughters of Judah--(Compare Psalms 48:11 ).

9. above all gods--( Psalms 95:3 ).

10-12. Let gratitude for the blessings of providence and grace incite saints ( Psalms 4:3 ) to holy living. Spiritual blessings are in store, represented by light ( Psalms 27:1 ) and gladness.

11. sown--to spring forth abundantly for such, who alone can and well may rejoice in the holy government of their sovereign Lord (compare Psalms 30:4 , 32:11 ).