New International Version
Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
King James Bible
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
Darby Bible Translation
Hallelujah! Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
World English Bible
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, who delights greatly in his commandments.
Young's Literal Translation
Praise ye Jah! O the happiness of one fearing Jehovah, In His commands he hath delighted greatly.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord - This seems to be the continuation of the preceding Psalm: there it was asserted that the beginning of wisdom was the fear of the Lord; and here the blessedness of the man who thus fears is stated.
That delighteth greatly - It is not enough to fear God, we must also love him: fear will deter us from evil; love will lead us to obedience. And the more a man fears and loves God, the more obedient will he be; till at last he will delight greatly in the commandments of his Maker.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
praise ye the Lord. Heb. Hallelujah
This is another of the alphabetical Psalms, being formed exactly as the preceding in the division of its verses; and like it, was probably composed for the use of the Jews, after their return from captivity.
LibraryLetter viii (Circa A. D. 1130) to Gilbert, Bishop of London, Universal Doctor
To Gilbert, Bishop of London, Universal Doctor He praises Gilbert, who practised poverty in the station of Bishop. The report of your conduct has spread far and wide, and has given to those whom it has reached an odour of great sweetness. The love of riches is extinct; what sweetness results! charity reigns; what a delight to all! All recognise you for a truly wise man, who has trodden under foot the great enemy with true wisdom; and this is most worthy of your name and of your priesthood. It was …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.
he will bless those who fear the LORD-- small and great alike.
I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word.
Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.
A song of ascents. Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in obedience to him.
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.
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