Psalm 135:21
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New International Version
Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.

New Living Translation
The LORD be praised from Zion, for he lives here in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!

English Standard Version
Blessed be the LORD from Zion, he who dwells in Jerusalem! Praise the LORD!

New American Standard Bible
Blessed be the LORD from Zion, Who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!

King James Bible
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May the LORD be praised from Zion; He dwells in Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

International Standard Version
Blessed be the LORD from Zion, he who lives in Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

NET Bible
The LORD deserves praise in Zion--he who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!

New Heart English Bible
Blessed be the LORD from Zion, Who dwells at Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is Lord Jehovah from Zion, he who dwells in Jerusalem!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Thank the LORD in Zion. Thank the one who lives in Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, Who dwelleth at Jerusalem. Hallelujah.

New American Standard 1977
Blessed be the LORD from Zion,
            Who dwells in Jerusalem.
            Praise the LORD!



Jubilee Bible 2000
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion who dwells at Jerusalem. Halelu-JAH.

King James 2000 Bible
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, who dwells at Jerusalem. Praise you the LORD.

American King James Version
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwells at Jerusalem. Praise you the LORD.

American Standard Version
Blessed be Jehovah out of Zion, Who dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye Jehovah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed be the Lord out of Sion, who dwelleth in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
Blessed be Jehovah out of Zion, who dwelleth at Jerusalem! Hallelujah!

English Revised Version
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, who dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, who dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

World English Bible
Blessed be Yahweh from Zion, Who dwells at Jerusalem. Praise Yah!

Young's Literal Translation
Blessed is Jehovah from Zion, Inhabiting Jerusalem -- praise ye Jah!

Study Bible
Your Name Endures Forever
20O house of Levi, bless the LORD; You who revere the LORD, bless the LORD. 21Blessed be the LORD from Zion, Who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!
Cross References
Ezra 7:15
and to bring the silver and gold, which the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,

Psalm 76:2
His tabernacle is in Salem; His dwelling place also is in Zion.

Psalm 128:5
The LORD bless you from Zion, And may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life.

Psalm 132:14
"This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Psalm 134:3
May the LORD bless you from Zion, He who made heaven and earth.
Treasury of Scripture

Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwells at Jerusalem. Praise you the LORD.

out off Zion

Psalm 76:2 In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.

Psalm 134:3 The LORD that made heaven and earth bless you out of Zion.

2 Chronicles 6:6 But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have …

which dwelleth

Psalm 48:1,9 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, …

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation…

Isaiah 12:6 Cry out and shout, you inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy …

(21) Out of Zion.--As in Psalm 128:5, Jehovah blesses the covenant people out of Zion, so here they bless him out of Zion--that is the place where the reciprocal relation is best and chiefly realised. This localisation is made more emphatic by the addition of the name Jerusalem to Zion. (Comp. Psalm 76:2; Psalm 125:1-2.)

Verse 21. - Blessed be the Lord out of Zion. As God gives his people blessings "out of Zion" (Psalm 134:3), so they praise and bless him most appropriately out of the same place. Which dwelleth at Jerusalem (comp. Psalm 76:2; Psalm 48:1-3). Praise ye the Lord (see the comment on ver. 1).



Blessed be the Lord out of Zion,.... This, according to Aben Ezra, was the formula of blessing to be used by the houses of Israel, Aaron, and Levi, and all that feared God; or a direction to them in what manner they should bless him; and may both point out the persons that were to bless, and the place where; those that were inhabitants of Zion, where praise waited for the Lord, and was his due; and the blessings and benefits he was to be praised for, such as came out of Zion, strength from the Lord there, the rod of his strength, the word of the Gospel, and the Saviour himself;

which dwelleth at Jerusalem; in the temple there; and which distinguishes him from the idols of the Heathens before mentioned; and who dwells in the heavenly Jerusalem, in Gospel churches; and will dwell in the New Jerusalem, where his tabernacle will be with men, Revelation 21:3;

praise ye the Lord; or "hallelujah"; and so the psalm ends as it begun, being from first to last an exhortation to praise. 21. out of Zion—(Compare Ps 110:2; 134:3). From the Church, as a center, His praise is diffused throughout the earth. 135:15-21 These verses arm believers against idolatry and all false worship, by showing what sort of gods the heathen worshipped. And the more deplorable the condition of the Gentile nations that worship idols, the more are we to be thankful that we know better. Let us pity, and pray for, and seek to benefit benighted heathens and deluded sinners. Let us endeavour to glorify his name, and recommend his truth, not only with our lips, but by holy lives, copying the example of Christ's goodness and truth.
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