Psalm 134:1
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New International Version
A song of ascents. Praise the LORD, all you servants of the LORD who minister by night in the house of the LORD.

King James Bible
A Song of degrees. Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
{A Song of degrees.} Behold, bless Jehovah, all ye servants of Jehovah, who by night stand in the house of Jehovah.

World English Bible
Look! Praise Yahweh, all you servants of Yahweh, who stand by night in Yahweh's house!

Young's Literal Translation
A Song of the Ascents. Lo, bless Jehovah, all servants of Jehovah, Who are standing in the house of Jehovah by night.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Behold, bless ye the Lord - I believe הנה hinneh should be taken here in the sense of take heed! Be upon your guard; you serve a jealous God; provoke him not.

Which by night stand - Who minister during the night.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

3468, B.C.

536. A song of degrees

Psalm 120:1 In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.

Psalm 121:1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help.

Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

Psalm 123:1 To you lift I up my eyes, O you that dwell in the heavens.

Psalm 124:1 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;

Psalm 125:1 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but stays for ever.

Psalm 126:1 When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Psalm 127:1 Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.

Psalm 128:1 Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways.

Psalm 129:1 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say:

Psalm 130:1 Out of the depths have I cried to you, O LORD.

Psalm 131:1 Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

Psalm 132:1 Lord, remember David, and all his afflictions:

Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

bless ye

Psalm 103:21 Bless you the LORD, all you his hosts; you ministers of his, that do his pleasure.

Psalm 135:1,2,19-21 Praise you the LORD. Praise you the name of the LORD; praise him, O you servants of the LORD...

1 Chronicles 23:30-32 And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even...

Revelation 19:5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all you his servants, and you that fear him, both small and great.

which by night

Psalm 130:6 My soul waits for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

Leviticus 8:35 Therefore shall you abide at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation day and night seven days, and keep the charge of the LORD...

1 Chronicles 9:23,33 So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards...

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple...

Revelation 7:15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple...

Library
The Charge of the Watchers in the Temple
Behold, bless ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord, which by night stand in the House of the Lord. 2. Lift up your hands in the Sanctuary, and bless the Lord. 3. The Lord that made Heaven and earth bless thee out of Zion.'--PSALM cxxxiv. This psalm, the shortest but one in the whole Psalter, will be more intelligible if we observe that in the first part of it more than one person is addressed, and in the last verse a single person. It begins with 'Bless ye the Lord'; and the latter words are,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Revelation 19:5
Then a voice came from the throne, saying: "Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, both great and small!"

Deuteronomy 10:8
At that time the LORD set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister and to pronounce blessings in his name, as they still do today.

1 Chronicles 9:33
Those who were musicians, heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.

1 Chronicles 23:30
They were also to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD. They were to do the same in the evening

2 Chronicles 29:11
My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him and serve him, to minister before him and to burn incense."

Psalm 103:21
Praise the LORD, all his heavenly hosts, you his servants who do his will.

Psalm 135:1
Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,

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