New International Version
Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD.
King James Bible
Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is the people that know the shout of joy: they walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance.
World English Bible
Blessed are the people who learn to acclaim you. They walk in the light of your presence, Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of the people knowing the shout, O Jehovah, in the light of Thy face they walk habitually.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Blessed is the people - "O the blessednesses of that people (אשרי העם( elp ashrey haam) that know the joyful sound;" that are spared to hear the sound of the trumpet on the morning of the jubilee, which proclaims deliverance to the captives, and the restoration of all their forfeited estates. "They shall walk vigorously (יהלכון yehallechun) in the light of thy countenance" (באור פניך beor paneycha) - the full persuasion of the approbation of God their Father, Redeemer, and Sanctifier.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
in the light
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The People's Christ
Second Sunday in Lent
"Say to the Israelites: 'On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of sabbath rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts.
Also at your times of rejoicing--your appointed festivals and New Moon feasts--you are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, and they will be a memorial for you before your God. I am the LORD your God."
"No misfortune is seen in Jacob, no misery observed in Israel. The LORD their God is with them; the shout of the King is among them.
Many, LORD, are asking, "Who will bring us prosperity?" Let the light of your face shine on us.
It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them.
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm. A song. May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us--
Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.
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