Psalm 40:16
New International Version
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, "The LORD is great!"

New Living Translation
But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, "The LORD is great!"

English Standard Version
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation say continually, “Great is the LORD!”

Berean Study Bible
May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation always say, “The LORD be magnified!”

New American Standard Bible
Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; Let those who love Your salvation say continually, "The LORD be magnified!"

King James Bible
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

Christian Standard Bible
Let all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; let those who love your salvation continually say, "The LORD is great!"

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, let your worshipers rejoice and be glad. They love you for saving them, so let them always say, "The LORD is wonderful!"

Good News Translation
May all who come to you be glad and joyful. May all who are thankful for your salvation always say, "How great is the LORD!"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; let those who love Your salvation continually say," The LORD is great!"

International Standard Version
Let all who seek you shout for joy and be glad in you. May those who love your deliverance say, "The LORD be magnified!" continuously.

NET Bible
May all those who seek you be happy and rejoice in you! May those who love to experience your deliverance say continually, "May the LORD be praised!"

New Heart English Bible
Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let such as love your salvation say continually, "Let the LORD be exalted."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
All who seek you will rejoice in you and those who love your salvation will say always, “Great is Lord Jehovah!”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let all who seek you rejoice and be glad because of you. Let those who love your salvation continually say, "The LORD is great!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let all those that seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; Let such as love Thy salvation say continually: 'The LORD be magnified.'

New American Standard 1977
Let all who seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; Let those who love Thy salvation say continually, “The LORD be magnified!”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

King James 2000 Bible
Let all those that seek you rejoice and be glad in you: let such as love your salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

American King James Version
Let all those that seek you rejoice and be glad in you: let such as love your salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

American Standard Version
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: Let such as love thy salvation say continually, Jehovah be magnified.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let all those that seek thee, O Lord, exult and rejoice in thee; and let them that love thy salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let all that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee : and let such as love thy salvation say always : The Lord be magnified.

Darby Bible Translation
Let all those that seek thee be glad and rejoice in thee; let such as love thy salvation say continually, Jehovah be magnified!

English Revised Version
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

World English Bible
Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let such as love your salvation say continually, "Let Yahweh be exalted!"

Young's Literal Translation
All seeking Thee rejoice and are glad in Thee, Those loving Thy salvation say continually, 'Jehovah is magnified.'
Study Bible
I Waited Patiently for the LORD
15May those who say to me, “Aha, aha!” be appalled at their own shame. 16May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation always say, “The LORD be magnified!” 17But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my helper and deliverer; O my God, do not delay.…
Cross References
Psalm 22:26
The poor will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise Him. May your hearts live forever!

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 70:4
May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation ever say, "Let God be magnified!"

Treasury of Scripture

Let all those that seek you rejoice and be glad in you: let such as love your salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

all

Psalm 22:26
The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

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 68:3
But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

love

Psalm 119:81,111,123,166,167
CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word…

Matthew 13:45,46
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: …

Philippians 3:7-9
But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ…

say

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.

Luke 1:46,47
And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, …

Acts 19:17
And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.







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

who seek You
מְבַ֫קְשֶׁ֥יךָ (mə·ḇaq·še·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after

rejoice
יָ֘שִׂ֤ישׂוּ (yā·śî·śū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7797: To be bright, cheerful

and be glad
וְיִשְׂמְח֨וּ ׀ (wə·yiś·mə·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8055: To brighten up, be, blithe, gleesome

in You;
בְּךָ֗ (bə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

may those who love
אֹֽ֝הֲבֵ֗י (’ō·hă·ḇê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 157: To have affection f

Your salvation
תְּשׁוּעָתֶֽךָ׃ (tə·šū·‘ā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8668: Deliverance, salvation

always
תָ֭מִיד (ṯā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice

say,
יֹאמְר֣וּ (yō·mə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

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

be magnified!”
יִגְדַּ֣ל (yiḡ·dal)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1431: To grow up, become great
Verse 16. - Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee. The psalmist cannot long be satisfied with mere prayer for self. He must extend his supplication, and make it cover the whole body of the faithful, "all those that seek God" (comp. Psalm 25:2, 3, 20-22; Psalm 28:1-9, etc.). Let such as love thy salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified; ie. "Give them constant occasion to say, and give them the grateful heart to say, The Lord be praised for his mercies" (comp. Psalm 35:27). 40:11-17 The best saints see themselves undone, unless continually preserved by the grace of God. But see the frightful view the psalmist had of sin. This made the discovery of a Redeemer so welcome. In all his reflections upon each step of his life, he discovered something amiss. The sight and sense of our sins in their own colours, must distract us, if we have not at the same time some sight of a Saviour. If Christ has triumphed over our spiritual enemies, then we, through him, shall be more than conquerors. This may encourage all that seek God and love his salvation, to rejoice in him, and to praise him. No griefs nor poverty can render those miserable who fear the Lord. Their God, and all that he has or does, is the ground of their joy. The prayer of faith can unlock his fulness, which is adapted to all their wants. The promises are sure, the moment of fulfilment hastens forward. He who once came in great humility, shall come again in glorious majesty.
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