Psalm 147:11 {146:11}
Good News Translation
but he takes pleasure in those who honor him, in those who trust in his constant love.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD is pleased only with those who worship him and trust his love.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.

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The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.

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Psalm 35:27 Let them rejoice and be glad, who are well pleased with my justice, and let them say always: The Lord be magnified, who delights in the peace of his servant.

Psalm 149:4 For the Lord is well pleased with his people: and he will exalt the meek unto salvation.

Proverbs 11:20 Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved.

Proverbs 31:30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: the woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.

Isaiah 62:4 Thou shalt no more be called Forsaken: and thy land shall no more be called Desolate: but thou shalt be called My pleasure in her, and thy land inhabited. Because the Lord hath been well pleased with thee: and thy land shall be inhabited.

Zephaniah 3:17 The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty, he will save: he will rejoice over thee with gladness, he will be silent in his love, he will be joyful over thee in praise.

Malachi 3:16,17 Then they that feared the Lord, spoke every one with his neighbour: and the Lord gave ear, and heard it: and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that fear the Lord, and think on his name. . . .

1 Peter 3:4 But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God.

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Psalm 33:18,22 Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy. . . .

1 Peter 1:13,17 Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ. . . .

Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
10He shall not delight in the strength of the horse: nor take pleasure in the legs of a man. 11The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.12Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem: praise thy God, O Sion.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 14:23
And thou shalt eat before the Lord thy God in the place which he shall choose, that his name may be called upon therein, the tithe of thy corn, and thy wine, and thy oil, and the firstborn of thy herds and thy sheep: that thou mayst learn to fear the Lord thy God at all times.

Psalm 33:18
Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy.

Psalm 35:27
Let them rejoice and be glad, who are well pleased with my justice, and let them say always: The Lord be magnified, who delights in the peace of his servant.

Psalm 37:23
With the Lord shall the steps of a man be directed, and he shall like well his way.

Psalm 41:11
By this I know, that thou hast had a good will for me: because my enemy shall not rejoice over me.

Psalm 147:12
Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem: praise thy God, O Sion.

Psalm 149:4
For the Lord is well pleased with his people: and he will exalt the meek unto salvation.

Ezekiel 18:23
Is it my will that a sinner should die, saith the Lord God, and not that he should be converted from his ways, and live?

Additional Translations
The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.

The Lord takes pleasure in them that fear him, and in all that hope in his mercy. Alleluia, a Psalm of Aggaeus and Zacharias.

Jehovah taketh pleasure in those that fear him, in those that hope in his loving-kindness.

The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.

Jehovah is pleased with those fearing Him, With those waiting for His kindness.
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