Psalm 147:11
New International Version
the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.

New Living Translation
No, the LORD’s delight is in those who fear him, those who put their hope in his unfailing love.

English Standard Version
but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

New King James Version
The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, In those who hope in His mercy.

King James Bible
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD values those who fear him, those who put their hope in his faithful love.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD is pleased only with those who worship him and trust his love.

Good News Translation
but he takes pleasure in those who honor him, in those who trust in his constant love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD values those who fear Him, those who put their hope in His faithful love.

International Standard Version
But the LORD is pleased with those who fear him, with those who depend on his gracious love.

NET Bible
The LORD takes delight in his faithful followers, and in those who wait for his loyal love.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.

A Faithful Version
The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, who hope in His steadfast love.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But Lord Jehovah delights in his worshipers and those who expect his grace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is pleased with those who fear him, with those who wait with hope for his mercy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear Him, In those that wait for His mercy.

New American Standard 1977
The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

American King James Version
The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

American Standard Version
Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord takes pleasure in them that fear him, and in all that hope in his mercy. Alleluia, a Psalm of Aggaeus and Zacharias.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah taketh pleasure in those that fear him, in those that hope in his loving-kindness.

English Revised Version
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

World English Bible
Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah is pleased with those fearing Him, With those waiting for His kindness.
Study Bible
It is Good to Sing Praises
10He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legpower of the man. 11The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.12Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 14:23
And you are to eat a tenth of your grain, new wine, and oil, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks, in the presence of the LORD your God at the place where He will choose as a dwelling for His Name, so that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.

Psalm 33:18
Surely the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear Him, on those whose hope is in His loving devotion

Psalm 35:27
May those who favor my vindication shout for joy and gladness; may they always say, "Exalted be the LORD who delights in His servant's well-being."

Psalm 37:23
The steps of a man are ordered by the LORD, and He delights in his way.

Psalm 41:11
By this I know You delight in me, for my enemy does not triumph over me.

Psalm 147:12
Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!

Psalm 149:4
For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He adorns the afflicted with salvation.

Ezekiel 18:23
Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked? declares the Lord GOD. would I not prefer he turn from his ways and live?

Treasury of Scripture

The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

taketh

Psalm 35:27
Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.

Psalm 149:4
For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Proverbs 11:20
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

fear

Psalm 33:18,22
Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; …

1 Peter 1:13,17
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; …









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

is pleased
רוֹצֶ֣ה (rō·w·ṣeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7521: To be pleased with, to satisfy a, debt

with those who fear Him,
יְרֵאָ֑יו (yə·rê·’āw)
Adjective - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3373: Fearing, reverent

who hope
הַֽמְיַחֲלִ֥ים (ham·ya·ḥă·lîm)
Article | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3176: To wait, to be patient, hope

in His loving devotion.
לְחַסְדּֽוֹ׃ (lə·ḥas·dōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty
Verse 11. - The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him (comp. Psalm 149:4). The "fear" intended is, of course, that which includes trust and love (see the next clause). In those that hope in his mercy; or, "that wait for his loving-kindness."
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