Psalm 68:19
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New International Version
Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens.

New Living Translation
Praise the Lord; praise God our savior! For each day he carries us in his arms. Interlude

English Standard Version
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Selah

New American Standard Bible
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burden, The God who is our salvation. Selah.

King James Bible
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May the Lord be praised! Day after day He bears our burdens; God is our salvation. Selah

International Standard Version
Blessed be the Lord who daily carries us. God is our deliverer.

NET Bible
The Lord deserves praise! Day after day he carries our burden, the God who delivers us. (Selah)

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is Lord Jehovah everyday, for God our Savior has chosen us as his inheritance; God is delivering us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Thanks be to the Lord, who daily carries our burdens for us. God is our salvation. [Selah]

Jubilee Bible 2000
Blessed be the Lord, who daily lades us with benefits, even the God of our saving health. Selah.

King James 2000 Bible
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.

American King James Version
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.

American Standard Version
Blessed be the Lord, who daily beareth our burden, Even the God who is our salvation. Selah

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed be the Lord day by day: the God of our salvation will make our journey prosperous to us.

Darby Bible Translation
Blessed be the Lord: day by day doth he load us [with good], the God who is our salvation. Selah.

English Revised Version
Blessed be the Lord, who daily beareth our burden, even the God who is our salvation. Selah

Webster's Bible Translation
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.

World English Bible
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burdens, even the God who is our salvation. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
Blessed is the Lord, day by day He layeth on us. God Himself is our salvation. Selah.
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

68:15-21 The ascension of Christ must here be meant, and thereto it is applied, Eph 4:8. He received as the purchase of his death, the gifts needful for the conversion of sinners, and the salvation of believers. These he continually bestows, even on rebellious men, that the Lord God might dwell among them, as their Friend and Father. He gave gifts to men. Having received power to give eternal life, the Lord Jesus bestows it on as many as were given him, Joh 17:2. Christ came to a rebellious world, not to condemn it, but that through him it might be saved. The glory of Zion's King is, that he is a Saviour and Benefactor to all his willing people, and a consuming fire to all that persist in rebellion against him. So many, so weighty are the gifts of God's bounty, that he may be truly said to load us with them. He will not put us off with present things for a portion, but will be the God of our salvation. The Lord Jesus has authority and power to rescue his people from the dominion of death, by taking away the sting of it from them when they die, and giving them complete victory over it when they rise again. The crown of the head, the chief pride and glory of the enemy, shall be smitten; Christ shall crush the head of the serpent.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 19. - Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation; rather, blessed be the Lord day by day; he will bear (our burden) for us, (he is) the God of our salvation.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits,.... With all spiritual blessings, with an abundance of grace, as well as with temporal mercies, for which he is, and ought to be, praised day by day: so Aben Ezra and Kimchi supply the text, and suppose the word "blessings" or "goodness" to be wanting; though the words may be rendered, "blessed be the Lord day by day, he will hear us", or "carry us" (o); as a father his child, or a shepherd his lambs; and so he does from the womb, even to hoary hairs; and therefore blessing and praise should be ascribed to him; see Isaiah 46:3; or "he will put a burden upon us" (p); meaning the burden of afflictions: these are of the Lord's laying upon his people; and he will lay no more upon them than he will enable them to bear; and will, in his own time and way, deliver them from them, and be the author of salvation to them, as follows; and therefore his name is to be praised, 1 Corinthians 10:13; the Targum interprets it of the burdensomeness of the law;

"blessed be the Lord every day, he burdens us, adding precepts unto precepts;''

even the God of our salvation; the author of temporal, spiritual, and eternal salvation, as Christ is.

Selah; on this word; see Gill on Psalm 3:2.

(o) "portal nos", Vatablus, Musculus; "bajulat nos", Cocceius. (p) "Onus imponit nobis", Lutherus, Gejerus.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

19-21. God daily and fully supplies us. The issues or escapes from death are under His control, who is the God that saves us, and destroys His and our enemies.

Psalm 68:19 Additional Commentaries
Context
Let God's Enemies Be Scattered!
18You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives; You have received gifts among men, Even among the rebellious also, that the LORD God may dwell there. 19Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burden, The God who is our salvation. Selah. 20God is to us a God of deliverances; And to GOD the Lord belong escapes from death.…
Cross References
Exodus 18:10
He said, "Praise be to the LORD, who rescued you from the hand of the Egyptians and of Pharaoh, and who rescued the people from the hand of the Egyptians.

Psalm 55:22
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.

Psalm 65:5
You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas,

Isaiah 17:10
You have forgotten God your Savior; you have not remembered the Rock, your fortress. Therefore, though you set out the finest plants and plant imported vines,

Isaiah 46:4
Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.

Habakkuk 3:13
You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. You crushed the leader of the land of wickedness, you stripped him from head to foot.
Treasury of Scripture

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