Psalm 146:2
New International Version
I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.

New Living Translation
I will praise the LORD as long as I live. I will sing praises to my God with my dying breath.

English Standard Version
I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

Berean Study Bible
I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

King James Bible
While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.

New King James Version
While I live I will praise the LORD; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

New American Standard Bible
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

NASB 1995
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

NASB 1977
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

Amplified Bible
While I live I will praise the LORD; I will sing praises to my God as long as I live.

Christian Standard Bible
I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing to my God as long as I live.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing to my God as long as I live.

American Standard Version
While I live will I praise Jehovah: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall glorify LORD JEHOVAH with my life and I shall sing praise my God while I endure.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
While I live will I praise the Lord: I will sing praises to my God as long as I exist.

Contemporary English Version
I will sing and praise the LORD God as long as I live.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Praise the Lord, O my soul, in my life I will praise the Lord: I will sing to my God as long as I shall be. Put not your trust in princes:

English Revised Version
While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.

Good News Translation
I will praise him as long as I live; I will sing to my God all my life.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I want to praise the LORD throughout my life. I want to make music to praise my God as long as I live.

International Standard Version
I will praise the LORD as long as I live, singing praises to my God while I exist.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises unto my God while I have my being.

Literal Standard Version
I praise YHWH during my life, "" I sing praise to my God while I exist.

NET Bible
I will praise the LORD as long as I live! I will sing praises to my God as long as I exist!

New Heart English Bible
While I live, I will praise the LORD. I will sing praises to my God as long as I exist.

World English Bible
While I live, I will praise Yahweh. I will sing praises to my God as long as I exist.

Young's Literal Translation
I praise Jehovah during my life, I sing praise to my God while I exist.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Praise the LORD, O My Soul
1Hallelujah! Praise the LORD, O my soul. 2I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. 3Put not your trust in princes, in mortal man, who cannot save.…

Cross References
Psalm 63:4
So I will bless You as long as I live; in Your name I will lift my hands.

Psalm 104:33
I will sing to the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.

Isaiah 38:20
The LORD will save me; we will play songs on stringed instruments all the days of our lives in the house of the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises to my God while I have any being.

while I live

Psalm 63:4
Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.

Psalm 71:14,15
But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more…

Psalm 104:33
I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.









Verse 2. - While I live will I praise the Lord. Nearly identical with Psalm 104:35a. It is our duty towards God to be always praising him, if not with the lips, at any rate with the heart. I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being. Identical with Psalm 104:33b.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will praise
אֲהַלְלָ֣ה (’ă·hal·lāh)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

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

all my life;
בְּחַיָּ֑י (bə·ḥay·yāy)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

I will sing praises
אֲזַמְּרָ֖ה (’ă·zam·mə·rāh)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 2167: Play, to make music, celebrate in song and music

to my God
לֵֽאלֹהַ֣י (lê·lō·hay)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

while I have my being.
בְּעוֹדִֽי׃ (bə·‘ō·w·ḏî)
Preposition-b | Adverb | first person common singular
Strong's 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more


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