Psalm 97:12
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New International Version
Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.

New Living Translation
May all who are godly rejoice in the LORD and praise his holy name!

English Standard Version
Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name!

New American Standard Bible
Be glad in the LORD, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.

King James Bible
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be glad in Yahweh, you righteous ones, and praise His holy name.

International Standard Version
Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous ones! Give thanks at the mention of his holiness!

NET Bible
You godly ones, rejoice in the LORD! Give thanks to his holy name.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Rejoice, righteous ones, in Lord Jehovah, and give thanks for the remembrance of his Holiness!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Find joy in the LORD, you righteous people. Give thanks to him as you remember how holy he is.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

King James 2000 Bible
Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

American King James Version
Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

American Standard Version
Be glad in Jehovah, ye righteous; And give thanks to his holy memorial name .

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rejoice, ye just, in the Lord: and give praise to the remembrance of his holiness.

Darby Bible Translation
Rejoice in Jehovah, ye righteous; and give thanks in remembrance of his holiness.

English Revised Version
Be glad in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks to his holy name.

Webster's Bible Translation
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

World English Bible
Be glad in Yahweh, you righteous people! Give thanks to his holy Name. A Psalm.

Young's Literal Translation
Rejoice, ye righteous, in Jehovah, And give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness!
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

97:8-12 The faithful servants of God may well rejoice and be glad, because he is glorified; and whatever tends to his honour, is his people's pleasure. Care is taken for their safety. But something more is meant than their lives. The Lord will preserve the souls of his saints from sin, from apostacy, and despair, under their greatest trials. He will deliver them out of the hands of the wicked one, and preserve them safe to his heavenly kingdom. And those that rejoice in Christ Jesus, and in his exaltation, have fountains of joy prepared for them. Those that sow in tears, shall reap in joy. Gladness is sure to the upright in heart; the joy of the hypocrite is but for a moment. Sinners tremble, but saints rejoice at God's holiness. As he hates sin, yet freely loves the person of the repentant sinner who believes in Christ, he will make a final separation between the person he loves and the sin he hates, and sanctify his people wholly, body, soul, and spirit.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 12. - Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous. Such being the blessedness of the righteous, they are finally exhorted to "rejoice in the Lord," i.e. to show forth their gratitude to God in psalms and hymns of joy (comp. Psalm 32:11; Psalm 33:1-3), and to give thanks to him at the remembrance of his holiness; or rather, to give thanks to his holy memorial, which is the same as giving thanks to his Name (comp. Psalm 30:4, and the comment ad loc.).





Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous,.... In the word of the Lord, as the Targum; in Christ, the essential Word, in his person, the greatness, glory, and fulness of it; in his righteousness, and in salvation by him, and that always; see Philippians 4:4,

and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness; of his essential holiness, as a divine Person, in which he is glorious, and which appears in all that he has done; and of the holiness of his nature and life, as man and Mediator, which are imputed to his people for their justification; and at the remembrance of that holiness which they have from him, and are made partakers of in sanctification: and at the remembrance of that perfect holiness which they shall have with him in heaven to all eternity. Holiness may also signify his faithfulness in the discharge of his work and office as Mediator, and in the fulfilment of his promises to his people; See Gill on Psalm 30:4.



Psalm 97:12 Additional Commentaries
Context
Let the Multitude of Islands Be Glad!
11Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart. 12Be glad in the LORD, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.
Cross References
Exodus 3:15
God also said to Moses, "Say to the Israelites, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers--the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob--has sent me to you.' "This is my name forever, the name you shall call me from generation to generation.

Psalm 4:7
Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.

Psalm 30:4
Sing the praises of the LORD, you his faithful people; praise his holy name.

Psalm 32:11
Rejoice in the LORD and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!

Psalm 68:3
But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.

Psalm 140:13
Surely the righteous will praise your name, and the upright will live in your presence.
Treasury of Scripture

Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

rejoice

Psalm 32:11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, …

Psalm 33:1 Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.

Habakkuk 3:17,18 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in …

Zephaniah 3:14-17 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with …

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

give thanks

Psalm 30:4 Sing to the LORD, O you saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance …

Psalm 60:6 God has spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, …

Habakkuk 1:12,13 Are you not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? we shall …

Hebrews 12:10 For they truly for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; …

at the remembrance. or, to the memorial

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