1 Chronicles 16:31
New International Version
Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns!"

New Living Translation
Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice! Tell all the nations, “The LORD reigns!”

English Standard Version
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice, and let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns!”

Berean Study Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice. Let them say among the nations, ‘The LORD reigns!’

King James Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.

New King James Version
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; And let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns.”

New American Standard Bible
Let the heavens be joyful, and the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns.”

NASB 1995
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns."

NASB 1977
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns.”

Amplified Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns.”

Christian Standard Bible
Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice, and let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice, and let them say among the nations, "The LORD is King!"

American Standard Version
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations, Jehovah reigneth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Heavens will rejoice and the Earth will sing, and they will say among the nations: ‘LORD JEHOVAH reigns!’

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth exult; and let them say among the nations, The Lord reigns.

Contemporary English Version
Tell the heavens and the earth to be glad and celebrate! And announce to the nations, "The LORD is King!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth be glad: and let them say among the nations: The Lord hath reigned.

English Revised Version
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; and let them say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.

Good News Translation
Be glad, earth and sky! Tell the nations that the LORD is king.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let the heavens rejoice and the earth be glad. Say to the nations, 'The LORD rules as king!'

International Standard Version
Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth be glad! Say to the nations, "The LORD reigns!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations: 'The LORD reigneth.'

Literal Standard Version
The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, "" And they say among nations, YHWH has reigned!

NET Bible
Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth be happy! Let the nations say, 'The LORD reigns!'

New Heart English Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice. Let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns."

World English Bible
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice! Let them say among the nations, "Yahweh reigns!"

Young's Literal Translation
Also, established is the world, It is not moved! The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, And they say among nations: Jehovah hath reigned.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
30tremble before Him, all the earth. The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved. 31Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice. Let them say among the nations, ‘The LORD reigns!’ 32Let the sea resound, and all that fills it; let the fields exult, and all that is in them.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 16:30
tremble before Him, all the earth. The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.

Psalm 47:8
God reigns over the nations; God is seated on His holy throne.

Psalm 93:1
The LORD reigns! He is robed in majesty; The LORD has clothed and armed Himself with strength. The world indeed is firmly established; it cannot be moved.

Psalm 96:10
Declare among the nations: "The LORD reigns!" The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved; He will judge the peoples with equity.

Isaiah 44:23
Sing for joy, O heavens, for the LORD has done this; shout aloud, O depths of the earth. Break forth in song, O mountains, you forests and all your trees. For the LORD has redeemed Jacob, and revealed His glory in Israel.

Isaiah 49:13
Shout for joy, O heavens; rejoice, O earth; break forth in song, O mountains! For the LORD has comforted His people, and He will have compassion on His afflicted ones.


Treasury of Scripture

Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigns.

Let the heavens

Psalm 19:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.

Psalm 89:5
And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.

Psalm 148:1-4
Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights…

let the earth

Psalm 97:1
The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.

Psalm 98:4
Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

Luke 2:10
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

The Lord

Psalm 93:1,2
The LORD reigneth, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, wherewith he hath girded himself: the world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved…

Psalm 96:10
Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.

Psalm 99:1
The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Let the heavens
הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ (haš·šā·ma·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

be glad,
יִשְׂמְח֤וּ (yiś·mə·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8056: Glad, joyful, merry

and the earth
הָאָ֔רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

rejoice;
וְתָגֵ֣ל (wə·ṯā·ḡêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1523: To spin round, rejoice, fear

let them say
וְיֹאמְר֥וּ (wə·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

among the nations,
בַגּוֹיִ֖ם (ḇag·gō·w·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

‘The LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

reigns!’
מָלָֽךְ׃ (mā·lāḵ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4427: To reign, inceptively, to ascend the throne, to induct into royalty, to take counsel


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