Psalm 96:12
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Let the field exult, and all that is in it. Then all the trees of the forest will sing for joy

King James Bible
Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice

Darby Bible Translation
Let the field exult and all that is therein. Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy,

World English Bible
Let the field and all that is in it exult! Then all the trees of the woods shall sing for joy

Young's Literal Translation
The field exulteth, and all that is in it, Then sing do all trees of the forest,

Psalm 96:12 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Let the field be joyful ... - This is taken - with the change of a single letter, not affecting the sense - from 1 Chronicles 16:32-33. It is a call on the fields - the cultivated portions of the earth - to rejoice in the reign of God. As if conscious of the beauty with which he clothes them, and of the happiness which they confer on man in their beauty and in the abundance of their productions, they are called on to praise God.

Then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice - The forests - the oaks, the cedars, the pines, that wave with so much majesty. If they were conscious of their own magnificence and beauty - if they could see how much wisdom and goodness God has lavished on them, in their forms, their branches, their leaves, their flowers, their fruit - if they could know how much they are made to accomplish in rendering the world beautiful, and in contributing to the happiness of man - if they understood what a bare, bleak, cold, desert world this would be but for them, they, too, would have abundant occasion for praise and joy.

Psalm 96:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Therefore Go On, Saints of God, Boys and Girls...
27. Therefore go on, Saints of God, boys and girls, males and females, unmarried men, and women; go on and persevere unto the end. Praise more sweetly the Lord, Whom ye think on more richly: hope more happily in Him, Whom ye serve more instantly: love more ardently Him, whom ye please more attentively. With loins girded, and lamps burning, wait for the Lord, when He cometh from the marriage. [2075] Ye shall bring unto the marriage of the Lamb a new song, which ye shall sing on your harps. Not surely
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

Hiram, the Inspired Artificer
BY REV. W. J. TOWNSEND, D.D. The Temple of Solomon was the crown of art in the old world. There were temples on a larger scale, and of more massive construction, but the enormous masses of masonry of the oldest nations were not comparable with the artistic grace, the luxurious adornments, and the harmonious proportions of this glorious House of God. David had laid up money and material for the great work, but he was not permitted to carry it out. He was a man of war, and blood-stained hands were
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known

Cross References
Psalm 65:13
The meadows are clothed with flocks And the valleys are covered with grain; They shout for joy, yes, they sing.

Isaiah 35:1
The wilderness and the desert will be glad, And the Arabah will rejoice and blossom; Like the crocus

Isaiah 44:23
Shout for joy, O heavens, for the LORD has done it! Shout joyfully, you lower parts of the earth; Break forth into a shout of joy, you mountains, O forest, and every tree in it; For the LORD has redeemed Jacob And in Israel He shows forth His glory.

Isaiah 55:12
"For you will go out with joy And be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Isaiah 55:13
"Instead of the thorn bush the cypress will come up, And instead of the nettle the myrtle will come up, And it will be a memorial to the LORD, For an everlasting sign which will not be cut off."

Ezekiel 17:24
"All the trees of the field will know that I am the LORD; I bring down the high tree, exalt the low tree, dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish. I am the LORD; I have spoken, and I will perform it."

Jump to Previous
Exult Exulteth Field Fields Forest Glad Joy Joyful Jubilant Rejoice Sing Therein Trees Wood Woods
Jump to Next
Exult Exulteth Field Fields Forest Glad Joy Joyful Jubilant Rejoice Sing Therein Trees Wood Woods
Links
Psalm 96:12 NIV
Psalm 96:12 NLT
Psalm 96:12 ESV
Psalm 96:12 NASB
Psalm 96:12 KJV

Psalm 96:12 Bible Apps
Psalm 96:12 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 96:12 Chinese Bible
Psalm 96:12 French Bible
Psalm 96:12 German Bible

Psalm 96:12 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Psalm 96:11
Top of Page
Top of Page