Psalm 90:17
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New International Version
May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us-- yes, establish the work of our hands.

New Living Translation
And may the Lord our God show us his approval and make our efforts successful. Yes, make our efforts successful!

English Standard Version
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!

New American Standard Bible
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.

King James Bible
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let the favor of the Lord our God be on us; establish for us the work of our hands-- establish the work of our hands!

International Standard Version
May your favor be on us, Lord our God; make our endeavors successful; yes, make our endeavors secure!

NET Bible
May our sovereign God extend his favor to us! Make our endeavors successful! Yes, make them successful!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Let the sweetness of Lord Jehovah our God be upon us, because of the works of his hands which he has fashioned for us, and he formed us among the work of his hands!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let the kindness of the Lord our God be with us. Make us successful in everything we do. Yes, make us successful in everything we do.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And let the graciousness of the Lord our God be upon us; Establish Thou also upon us the work of our hands; Yea, the work of our hands establish Thou it.

New American Standard 1977
And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us;
            And do confirm for us the work of our hands;
            Yes, confirm the work of our hands.



Jubilee Bible 2000
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us, and set thou aright the work of our hands upon us; yea, set thou aright the work of our hands.

King James 2000 Bible
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish you the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish it.

American King James Version
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be on us: and establish you the work of our hands on us; yes, the work of our hands establish you it.

American Standard Version
And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And establish thou the work of our hands upon us; Yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let the brightness of the Lord our God be upon us: and direct thou the works of our hands over us; yea, the work of our hands do thou direct.

Darby Bible Translation
And let the beauty of Jehovah our God be upon us; and establish thou the work of our hands upon us: yea, the work of our hands, establish thou it.

English Revised Version
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yes, the work of our hands establish thou it.

World English Bible
Let the favor of the Lord our God be on us; establish the work of our hands for us; yes, establish the work of our hands.

Young's Literal Translation
And let the pleasantness of Jehovah our God be upon us, And the work of our hands establish on us, Yea, the work of our hands establish it!

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
90:12-17 Those who would learn true wisdom, must pray for Divine instruction, must beg to be taught by the Holy Spirit; and for comfort and joy in the returns of God's favour. They pray for the mercy of God, for they pretend not to plead any merit of their own. His favour would be a full fountain of future joys. It would be a sufficient balance to former griefs. Let the grace of God in us produce the light of good works. And let Divine consolations put gladness into our hearts, and a lustre upon our countenances. The work of our hands, establish thou it; and, in order to that, establish us in it. Instead of wasting our precious, fleeting days in pursuing fancies, which leave the possessors for ever poor, let us seek the forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance in heaven. Let us pray that the work of the Holy Spirit may appear in converting our hearts, and that the beauty of holiness may be seen in our conduct.
Study Bible
Lord, You have Been Our Dwelling Place
16Let Your work appear to Your servants And Your majesty to their children. 17Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.
Cross References
1 Corinthians 3:7
So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.

Psalm 27:4
One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple.

Psalm 37:23
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

Isaiah 26:12
LORD, You will establish peace for us, Since You have also performed for us all our works.

Zechariah 11:7
So I pastured the flock doomed to slaughter, hence the afflicted of the flock. And I took for myself two staffs: the one I called Favor and the other I called Union; so I pastured the flock.
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And let the beauty of the LORD our God be on us: and establish you the work of our hands on us; yes, the work of our hands establish you it.

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