Psalm 149:2
New International Version
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.

New Living Translation
O Israel, rejoice in your Maker. O people of Jerusalem, exult in your King.

English Standard Version
Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King!

Berean Study Bible
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.

King James Bible
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

New King James Version
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

New American Standard Bible
Israel shall be joyful in his Maker; The sons of Zion shall rejoice in their King.

NASB 1995
Let Israel be glad in his Maker; Let the sons of Zion rejoice in their King.

NASB 1977
Let Israel be glad in his Maker; Let the sons of Zion rejoice in their King.

Amplified Bible
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; Let Zion’s children rejoice in their King.

Christian Standard Bible
Let Israel celebrate its Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let Israel celebrate its Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.

American Standard Version
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Let Israel rejoice in his Maker and let the children of Zion rejoice in their King!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him; and let the children of Sion exult in their king.

Contemporary English Version
People of Israel, rejoice because of your Creator. People of Zion, celebrate because of your King.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: and let the children of Sion be joyful in their king.

English Revised Version
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Good News Translation
Be glad, Israel, because of your Creator; rejoice, people of Zion, because of your king!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let Israel find joy in their creator. Let the people of Zion rejoice over their king.

International Standard Version
May Israel rejoice in its Maker, and Zion's descendants in their King!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let Israel rejoice in his Maker; Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Literal Standard Version
Israel rejoices in his Maker, "" Sons of Zion rejoice in their king.

NET Bible
Let Israel rejoice in their Creator! Let the people of Zion delight in their king!

New Heart English Bible
Let Israel rejoice in him who made them. Let the people of Zion be joyful in their King.

World English Bible
Let Israel rejoice in him who made them. Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Young's Literal Translation
Israel doth rejoice in his Maker, Sons of Zion do joy in their king.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Sing to the LORD a New Song
1Hallelujah! Sing to the LORD a new song—His praise in the assembly of the godly. 2Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King. 3Let them praise His name with dancing, and make music to Him with tambourine and harp.…

Cross References
Judges 8:23
But Gideon replied, "I will not rule over you, nor will my son. The LORD shall rule over you."

Psalm 47:6
Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises!

Psalm 85:6
Will You not revive us again, that Your people may rejoice in You?

Psalm 95:6
O come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD our Maker.

Joel 2:23
Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, for He has given you the autumn rains for your vindication. He sends you showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before.

Zechariah 9:9
Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your King comes to you, righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.


Treasury of Scripture

Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

rejoice

Psalm 100:1-3
A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands…

Psalm 135:3,4
Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant…

Deuteronomy 7:6,7
For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth…

let the

Isaiah 52:7
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!

Isaiah 62:11,12
Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him…

Joel 2:23
Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.









Verse 2. - Let Israel rejoice in him that made him; or, "in his Maker" (comp. Psalm 95:6). This ground of thankfulness Israel possesses in common with all the rest of mankind; but he has also another exclusive ground - let the children of Zion be joyful in their King (comp. Judges 8:23; 1 Samuel 8:7; 1 Samuel 10:19; 1 Samuel 12:12, etc.). God, by covenant with Israel, had constituted himself in an especial way their King (Hosea 13:10).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Let Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

rejoice
יִשְׂמַ֣ח (yiś·maḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8055: To brighten up, be, blithe, gleesome

in their Maker;
בְּעֹשָׂ֑יו (bə·‘ō·śāw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

let the children
בְּנֵֽי־ (bə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Zion
צִ֝יּ֗וֹן (ṣî·yō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6726: Zion -- a mountain in Jerusalem, also a name for Jerusalem

rejoice
יָגִ֥ילוּ (yā·ḡî·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1523: To spin round, rejoice, fear

in their King.
בְמַלְכָּֽם׃ (ḇə·mal·kām)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4428: A king


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