Psalm 34
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Taste and See the Lord is Good

(1 Samuel 21:10-15; Psalm 52:1-9; Psalm 56:1-13)

א

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1Of David. When he pretended to be insane before Abimelek, who drove him away, and he left. I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.1I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.1A Psalm of David when he feigned madness before Abimelech, who drove him away and he departed. I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.1A Psalm of David, when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech; who drove him away, and he departed. I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.1Concerning David, when he pretended to be insane in the presence of Abimelech, who drove him out, and he departed. I will praise the LORD at all times; His praise will always be on my lips.

ב

2I will glory in the LORD; let the afflicted hear and rejoice.2My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad.2My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.2My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.2I will boast in the LORD; the humble will hear and be glad.

ג

3Glorify the LORD with me; let us exalt his name together.3Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together!3O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.3O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.3Proclaim Yahweh's greatness with me; let us exalt His name together.

ד

4I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.4I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.4I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.4I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.4I sought the LORD, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

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5Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame.5Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.5They looked to Him and were radiant, And their faces will never be ashamed.5They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.5Those who look to Him are radiant with joy; their faces will never be ashamed.

ז

6This poor man called, and the LORD heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles.6This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him and saved him out of all his troubles.6This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his troubles.6This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.6This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him and saved him from all his troubles.

ח

7The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.7The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.7The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them.7The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.7The Angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, and rescues them.

ט

8Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.8Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!8O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!8O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.8Taste and see that the LORD is good. How happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!

י

9Fear the LORD, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing.9Oh, fear the LORD, you his saints, for those who fear him have no lack!9O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.9O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.9You who are His holy ones, fear Yahweh, for those who fear Him lack nothing.

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10The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.10The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.10The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.10The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.10Young lions lack food and go hungry, but those who seek the LORD will not lack any good thing.

ל

11Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.11Come, O children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.11Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.11Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.11Come, children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

מ

12Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days,12What man is there who desires life and loves many days, that he may see good?12Who is the man who desires life And loves length of days that he may see good?12What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?12Who is the man who delights in life, loving a long life to enjoy what is good?

נ

13keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies.13Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.13Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking deceit.13Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.13Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from deceitful speech.

ס

14Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.14Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.14Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.14Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.14Turn away from evil and do what is good; seek peace and pursue it.

ע

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15The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry;15The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous and his ears toward their cry.15The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.15The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.15The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their cry for help.

פ

16but the face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to blot out their name from the earth.16The face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.16The face of the LORD is against evildoers, To cut off the memory of them from the earth.16The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.16The face of the LORD is set against those who do what is evil, to erase all memory of them from the earth.

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17The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.17When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.17The righteous cry, and the LORD hears And delivers them out of all their troubles.17The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.17The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears, and delivers them from all their troubles.

ק

18The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.18The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.18The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.18The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.18The LORD is near the brokenhearted; He saves those crushed in spirit.

ר

19The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all;19Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the LORD delivers him out of them all.19Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.19Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.19Many adversities come to the one who is righteous, but the LORD delivers him from them all.

ש

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20he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken.20He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken.20He keeps all his bones, Not one of them is broken.20He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.20He protects all his bones; not one of them is broken.

ת

21Evil will slay the wicked; the foes of the righteous will be condemned.21Affliction will slay the wicked, and those who hate the righteous will be condemned.21Evil shall slay the wicked, And those who hate the righteous will be condemned.21Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.21Evil brings death to the wicked, and those who hate the righteous will be punished.
22The LORD will rescue his servants; no one who takes refuge in him will be condemned.22The LORD redeems the life of his servants; none of those who take refuge in him will be condemned.22The LORD redeems the soul of His servants, And none of those who take refuge in Him will be condemned.22The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.22The LORD redeems the life of His servants, and all who take refuge in Him will not be punished.



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