Psalm 31:23
New International Version
Love the LORD, all his faithful people! The LORD preserves those who are true to him, but the proud he pays back in full.

New Living Translation
Love the LORD, all you godly ones! For the LORD protects those who are loyal to him, but he harshly punishes the arrogant.

English Standard Version
Love the LORD, all you his saints! The LORD preserves the faithful but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride.

Berean Study Bible
Love the LORD, all His saints. The LORD preserves the faithful, but fully repays the arrogant.

King James Bible
O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.

New King James Version
Oh, love the LORD, all you His saints! For the LORD preserves the faithful, And fully repays the proud person.

New American Standard Bible
Love the LORD, all His godly ones! The LORD watches over the faithful But fully repays the one who acts arrogantly.

NASB 1995
O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful And fully recompenses the proud doer.

NASB 1977
O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful, And fully recompenses the proud doer.

Amplified Bible
O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful [those with moral and spiritual integrity] And fully repays the [self-righteousness of the] arrogant.

Christian Standard Bible
Love the LORD, all his faithful ones. The LORD protects the loyal, but fully repays the arrogant.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Love the LORD, all His faithful ones. The LORD protects the loyal, but fully repays the arrogant.

American Standard Version
Oh love Jehovah, all ye his saints: Jehovah preserveth the faithful, And plentifully rewardeth him that dealeth proudly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Love LORD JEHOVAH, his righteous ones; LORD JEHOVAH keeps the faithful and he pays to the evil their works.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord seeks for truth, and renders a reward to them that deal very proudly.

Contemporary English Version
All who belong to the LORD, show how you love him. The LORD protects the faithful, but he severely punishes everyone who is proud.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord will require truth, and will repay them abundantly that act proudly.

English Revised Version
O love the LORD, all ye his saints: the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.

Good News Translation
Love the LORD, all his faithful people. The LORD protects the faithful, but punishes the proud as they deserve.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Love the LORD, all you godly ones! The LORD protects faithful people, but he pays back in full those who act arrogantly.

International Standard Version
Love the LORD, all his godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful and repays those who act with proud motives.

JPS Tanakh 1917
O love the LORD, all ye His godly ones; The LORD preserveth the faithful, And plentifully repayeth him that acteth haughtily.

Literal Standard Version
Love YHWH, all you His saints, YHWH is keeping the faithful, And repaying a proud doer abundantly.

NET Bible
Love the LORD, all you faithful followers of his! The LORD protects those who have integrity, but he pays back in full the one who acts arrogantly.

New Heart English Bible
Oh love the LORD, all you his faithful ones. The LORD preserves the faithful, and fully recompenses him who behaves arrogantly.

World English Bible
Oh love Yahweh, all you his saints! Yahweh preserves the faithful, and fully recompenses him who behaves arrogantly.

Young's Literal Translation
Love Jehovah, all ye His saints, Jehovah is keeping the faithful, And recompensing abundantly a proud doer.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit
22In my alarm I said, “I am cut off from Your sight!” But You heard my plea for mercy when I called to You for help. 23Love the LORD, all His saints. The LORD preserves the faithful, but fully repays the arrogant. 24Be strong and courageous, all you who hope in the LORD.…

Cross References
Revelation 2:10
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Look, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will suffer tribulation for ten days. Be faithful even unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Deuteronomy 32:41
when I sharpen My flashing sword, and My hand grasps it in judgment, I will take vengeance on My adversaries and repay those who hate Me.

1 Kings 3:3
And Solomon loved the LORD and walked in the statutes of his father David, except that he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

Psalm 4:3
Know that the LORD has set apart the godly for Himself; the LORD hears when I call to Him.

Psalm 30:4
Sing to the LORD, O you His saints, and praise His holy name.

Psalm 34:9
Fear the LORD, you His saints, for those who fear Him lack nothing.

Psalm 37:28
For the LORD loves justice and will not forsake His saints. They are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked will be cut off.


Treasury of Scripture

O love the LORD, all you his saints: for the LORD preserves the faithful, and plentifully rewards the proud doer.

O love

Psalm 34:9
O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.

Psalm 97:10
Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

Deuteronomy 10:12
And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

saints

Psalm 30:4
Sing unto the LORD, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

Psalm 89:7
God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.

Psalm 97:10
Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

for the

Deuteronomy 33:3
Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; every one shall receive of thy words.

1 Samuel 2:9
He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

John 10:27-30
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: …

plentifully

Psalm 54:5
He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth.

Psalm 94:2
Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

Revelation 18:6
Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.









(23) Preserveth the faithful.--Or, perhaps, by rendering by the abstract instead of the concrete, keeps faith. The LXX. and Vulg. have "requireth truths."

Verse 23. - O love ye the Lord, all ye his saints. The psalmist winds up with a short burst of song, in which his heart goes out to others. He calls upon all God's saints to "love" him, on the ground of his own experience, which is that the Lord preserveth the faithful (literally, those who stand firm, Kay), and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer; i.e. visits with ample vengeance such as in their pride set themselves against him and against his people.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Love
אֶֽהֱב֥וּ (’e·hĕ·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 157: To have affection f

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

all
כָּֽל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

His saints.
חֲסִ֫ידָ֥יו (ḥă·sî·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2623: Kind, pious

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

preserves
נֹצֵ֣ר (nō·ṣêr)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5341: To watch, guard, keep

the faithful,
אֱ֭מוּנִים (’ĕ·mū·nîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 539: To confirm, support

but fully
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

repays
וּמְשַׁלֵּ֥ם (ū·mə·šal·lêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7999: To be safe, to be, completed, to be friendly, to reciprocate

the arrogant.
עֹשֵׂ֥ה (‘ō·śêh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make


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