Psalms 67:1

For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.

1 [a]May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—[b]

Psalms 67:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
ESV
1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah
NLT
1 May God be merciful and bless us. May his face smile with favor on us. Interlude
MSG
1 God, mark us with grace and blessing! Smile!
CSB
1 May God be gracious to us and bless us; look on us with favor Selah

Psalms 67:1 In-Context

1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—
2 so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations.
3 May the peoples praise you, God; may all the peoples praise you.
4 May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the peoples with equity and guide the nations of the earth.
5 May the peoples praise you, God; may all the peoples praise you.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Numbers 6:24-26; Psalms 4:6

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. In Hebrew texts 67:1-7 is numbered 67:2-8.
  • [b]. The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.
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