Compare Translations for Psalm 97:7

Psalm 97:7 ASV
Let all them be put to shame that serve graven images, That boast themselves of idols: Worship him, all ye gods.
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Psalm 97:7 BBE
Shamed be all those who give worship to images, and take pride in false gods; give him worship, all you gods.
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Psalm 97:7 CEB
All those who worship images, those who are proud of idols, are put to shame. All gods bow down to the Lord!
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Psalm 97:7 CJB
All who worship images will be put to shame, those who make their boast in worthless idols. Bow down to him, all you gods!
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Psalm 97:7 RHE
(96-7) Let them be all confounded that adore graven things, and that glory in their idols. Adore him, all you his angels:
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Psalm 97:7 ESV
All worshipers of images are put to shame, who make their boast in worthless idols; worship him, all you gods!
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Psalm 97:7 GW
Everyone who worships idols and brags about false gods will be put to shame. All the gods will bow to him.
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Psalm 97:7 GNT
Everyone who worships idols is put to shame; all the gods bow down before the Lord.
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Psalm 97:7 HNV
Let all them be put to shame who serve engraved images, Who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!
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Psalm 97:7 CSB
All who serve carved images, those who boast in idols, will be put to shame. All the gods must worship Him.
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Psalm 97:7 KJV
Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.
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Psalm 97:7 LEB
Let all who serve an image be ashamed, those who boast about idols. Worship him, all you gods.
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Psalm 97:7 NAS
Let all those be ashamed who serve graven images, Who boast themselves of idols; Worship Him, all you gods.
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Psalm 97:7 NCV
Those who worship idols should be ashamed; they brag about their gods. All the gods should worship the Lord.
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Psalm 97:7 NIRV
All who worship statues of gods or brag about them are put to shame. All you gods, worship the Lord!
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Psalm 97:7 NIV
All who worship images are put to shame, those who boast in idols-- worship him, all you gods!
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Psalm 97:7 NKJV
Let all be put to shame who serve carved images, Who boast of idols. Worship Him, all you gods.
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Psalm 97:7 NLT
Those who worship idols are disgraced -- all who brag about their worthless gods -- for every god must bow to him.
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Psalm 97:7 NRS
All worshipers of images are put to shame, those who make their boast in worthless idols; all gods bow down before him.
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Psalm 97:7 RSV
All worshipers of images are put to shame, who make their boast in worthless idols; all gods bow down before him.
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Psalm 97:7 DBY
Ashamed be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols. Worship him, all ye gods.
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Psalm 97:7 MSG
All who serve handcrafted gods will be sorry - And they were so proud of their ragamuffin gods! On your knees, all you gods - worship him!
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Psalm 97:7 WBT
Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols; worship him, all [ye] gods.
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Psalm 97:7 TMB
Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols. Worship Him, all ye gods!
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Psalm 97:7 TNIV
All who worship images are put to shame, those who boast in idols-- worship him, all you gods!
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Psalm 97:7 WEB
Let all them be put to shame who serve engraved images, Who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!
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Psalm 97:7 WYC
All they that worship graven things, or images, be shamed, and they that have glory in their simulacra; all ye angels of the Lord, worship him. (All those who worship carved images, be put to shame, and they who have glory in their idols; and all ye gods, worship him.)
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Psalm 97:7 YLT
Ashamed are all servants of a graven image, Those boasting themselves in idols, Bow yourselves to him, all ye gods.
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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 ).