Psalm 103:20
New International Version
Praise the LORD, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word.

New Living Translation
Praise the LORD, you angels, you mighty ones who carry out his plans, listening for each of his commands.

English Standard Version
Bless the LORD, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word!

Berean Study Bible
Bless the LORD, all His angels mighty in strength who carry out His word, who hearken to the voice of His command.

King James Bible
Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.

New King James Version
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Who excel in strength, who do His word, Heeding the voice of His word.

New American Standard Bible
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!

NASB 1995
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!

NASB 1977
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!

Amplified Bible
Bless the LORD, you His angels, You mighty ones who do His commandments, Obeying the voice of His word!

Christian Standard Bible
Bless the LORD, all his angels of great strength, who do his word, obedient to his command.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Praise the LORD, all His angels of great strength, who do His word, obedient to His command.

American Standard Version
Bless Jehovah, ye his angels, That are mighty in strength, that fulfil his word, Hearkening unto the voice of his word.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Bless LORD JEHOVAH, his Angels, who are Masters in power, doing his commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Bless the Lord, all ye his angels, mighty in strength, who perform his bidding, ready to hearken to the voice of his words.

Contemporary English Version
All of you mighty angels, who obey God's commands, come and praise your LORD!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bless the Lord, all ye his angels: you that are mighty in strength, and execute his word, hearkening to the voice of his orders.

English Revised Version
Bless the LORD, ye angels of his: ye mighty in strength, that fulfill his word, hearkening unto the voice of his word.

Good News Translation
Praise the LORD, you strong and mighty angels, who obey his commands, who listen to what he says.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Praise the LORD, all his angels, you mighty beings who carry out his orders and are ready to obey his spoken orders.

International Standard Version
Bless the LORD, you angels who belong to him, you mighty warriors who carry out his commands, who are obedient to the sound of his words.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Bless the LORD, ye angels of His, Ye mighty in strength, that fulfil His word, Hearkening unto the voice of His word.

Literal Standard Version
Bless YHWH, you His messengers, Mighty in power—doing His word, To listen to the voice of His word.

NET Bible
Praise the LORD, you angels of his, you powerful warriors who carry out his decrees and obey his orders!

New Heart English Bible
Praise the LORD, all you angels of his, who are mighty in strength, who fulfill his word, obeying the voice of his word.

World English Bible
Praise Yahweh, you angels of his, who are mighty in strength, who fulfill his word, obeying the voice of his word.

Young's Literal Translation
Bless Jehovah, ye His messengers, Mighty in power -- doing His word, To hearken to the voice of His Word.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Bless the LORD, O My Soul
19The LORD has established His throne in heaven, and His kingdom rules over all. 20Bless the LORD, all His angels mighty in strength who carry out His word, who hearken to the voice of His command. 21Bless the LORD, all His hosts, you servants who do His will.…

Cross References
Matthew 6:10
Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Hebrews 1:14
Are not the angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?

1 Kings 22:19
Micaiah continued, "Therefore hear the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on His throne, and all the host of heaven standing by Him on His right and on His left.

Psalm 29:1
Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.

Psalm 78:25
Man ate the bread of angels; He sent them food in abundance.

Psalm 91:11
For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.

Psalm 148:2
Praise Him, all His angels; praise Him, all His heavenly hosts.


Treasury of Scripture

Bless the LORD, you his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening to the voice of his word.

bless

Psalm 148:2
Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.

Luke 2:13,14
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, …

Revelation 19:5,6
And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great…

that excel in strength.

Psalm 78:25
Man did eat angels' food: he sent them meat to the full.

2 Kings 19:35
And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.

Isaiah 6:2
Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

do his

Matthew 6:10
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

Luke 1:19
And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.

Hebrews 1:14
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?









(20) Just as in the highest revelation made by Jesus Christ the angels in heaven rejoice over the repentant sinner, so in the psalmist's view the mercy of Jehovah to his faithful people is cause for high acclaim among the hosts around the throne.

Verse 20. - Bless the Lord, ye his angels (comp. Psalm 148:2). That excel in strength. The angels that "excel in strength" - literally, are mighty in strength - may best be understood as those called in the New Testament "archangels" (1 Thessalonians 4:16; Jude 1:9), the highest of the glorious beings that stand around the throne of God (Revelation 8:2, 6; Revelation 10:1) and execute his behests. These are they that, in an especial sense, do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Bless
בָּרֲכ֥וּ (bā·ră·ḵū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

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

all His angels
מַלְאָ֫כָ֥יו (mal·’ā·ḵāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4397: A messenger, of God, an angel

mighty
גִּבֹּ֣רֵי (gib·bō·rê)
Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant

in strength,
כֹ֭חַ (ḵō·aḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3581: A small reptile (of unknown species)

who do
עֹשֵׂ֣י (‘ō·śê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

His word,
דְבָר֑וֹ (ḏə·ḇā·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

who hearken
לִ֝שְׁמֹ֗עַ (liš·mō·a‘)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to the voice
בְּק֣וֹל (bə·qō·wl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

of His command.
דְּבָרֽוֹ׃ (də·ḇā·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause


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