Psalm 68:3
New International Version
But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.

New Living Translation
But let the godly rejoice. Let them be glad in God’s presence. Let them be filled with joy.

English Standard Version
But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they shall be jubilant with joy!

Berean Study Bible
But the righteous will be glad and rejoice before God; they will celebrate with joy.

King James Bible
But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

New King James Version
But let the righteous be glad; Let them rejoice before God; Yes, let them rejoice exceedingly.

New American Standard Bible
But the righteous will be joyful; they will rejoice before God; Yes, they will rejoice with gladness.

NASB 1995
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God; Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.

NASB 1977
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God; Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.

Amplified Bible
But let the righteous be glad; let them be in good spirits before God, Yes, let them rejoice with delight.

Christian Standard Bible
But the righteous are glad; they rejoice before God and celebrate with joy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the righteous are glad; they rejoice before God and celebrate with joy.

American Standard Version
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God: Yea, let them rejoice with gladness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the righteous will rejoice; they will be strengthened before God and they will rejoice in his sweetness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But let the righteous rejoice; let them exult before God: let them be delighted with joy.

Contemporary English Version
But let your people be happy and celebrate because of you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let the just feast, and rejoice before God: and be delighted with gladness.

English Revised Version
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God: yea, let them rejoice with gladness.

Good News Translation
But the righteous are glad and rejoice in his presence; they are happy and shout for joy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But let righteous people rejoice. Let them celebrate in God's presence. Let them overflow with joy.

International Standard Version
But the righteous rejoice and exult before God; they are overwhelmed with joy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But let the righteous be glad, let them exult before God; Yea, let them rejoice with gladness.

Literal Standard Version
And the righteous rejoice, they exult before God, "" And they rejoice with gladness.

NET Bible
But the godly are happy; they rejoice before God and are overcome with joy.

New Heart English Bible
But let the righteous be glad. Let them rejoice before God. Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.

World English Bible
But let the righteous be glad. Let them rejoice before God. Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.

Young's Literal Translation
And the righteous rejoice, they exult before God, And they joy with gladness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Enemies Are Scattered
2As smoke is blown away, You will drive them out; as wax melts before the fire, the wicked will perish in the presence of God. 3But the righteous will be glad and rejoice before God; they will celebrate with joy. 4Sing to God! Sing praises to His name. Exalt Him who rides on the clouds—His name is the LORD—and rejoice before Him.…

Cross References
Psalm 32:11
Be glad in the LORD and rejoice, O righteous ones; shout for joy, all you upright in heart.

Psalm 64:10
Let the righteous rejoice in the LORD and take refuge in Him; let all the upright in heart exult.

Psalm 97:12
Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous ones, and praise His holy name.

Psalm 118:15
Shouts of joy and salvation resound in the tents of the righteous: "The right hand of the LORD performs with valor!


Treasury of Scripture

But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yes, let them exceedingly rejoice.

But

Psalm 32:11
Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.

Psalm 33:1
Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.

Psalm 58:10
The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

rejoice

Psalm 95:1,2
O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation…

Psalm 98:8,9
Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together …

Psalm 100:1,2
A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands…

exceedingly rejoice [heb.

Psalm 21:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

Psalm 43:4
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

1 Peter 1:8
Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:









Verse 3. - But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice. When the wicked are destroyed, the righteous receive relief, and cannot but rejoice at God's goodness to them (comp. Psalm 52:6; Psalm 58:10; Psalm 64:7-10, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But the righteous
וְֽצַדִּיקִ֗ים (wə·ṣad·dî·qîm)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 6662: Just, righteous

will be glad
יִשְׂמְח֣וּ (yiś·mə·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8055: To brighten up, be, blithe, gleesome

[and] rejoice
יַֽ֭עַלְצוּ (ya·‘al·ṣū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5970: To jump for, joy, exult

before
לִפְנֵ֥י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

God;
אֱלֹהִ֗ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

they will celebrate
וְיָשִׂ֥ישׂוּ (wə·yā·śî·śū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7797: To be bright, cheerful

with joy.
בְשִׂמְחָֽה׃ (ḇə·śim·ḥāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8057: Blithesomeness, glee


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