Psalms 36:7-8

7 How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
8 They feast on the abundance of your house; you give them drink from your river of delights.

Psalms 36:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
ESV
7 How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
NLT
7 How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings.
MSG
7 How exquisite your love, O God! How eager we are to run under your wings,
CSB
7 God, Your faithful love is so valuable that people take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.

Psalms 36:7-8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 36:7-8 In-Context

5 Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.
6 Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.
7 How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
8 They feast on the abundance of your house; you give them drink from your river of delights.
9 For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light.
10 Continue your love to those who know you, your righteousness to the upright in heart.

Cross References 5

  • 1. Psalms 6:4
  • 2. S Ruth 2:12; S Psalms 17:8; Psalms 57:1; Psalms 91:4
  • 3. Psalms 65:4; Isaiah 25:6; Jeremiah 31:12,14
  • 4. Job 20:17; Revelation 22:1
  • 5. S Psalms 23:2; Psalms 63:5
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