Psalm 84:11
New International Version
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.

New Living Translation
For the LORD God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The LORD will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.

English Standard Version
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Berean Study Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield; the LORD gives grace and glory; He withholds no good thing from those who walk with integrity.

King James Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

New King James Version
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD will give grace and glory; No good thing will He withhold From those who walk uprightly.

New American Standard Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; He withholds no good thing from those who walk with integrity.

NASB 1995
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

NASB 1977
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Amplified Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD bestows grace and favor and honor; No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Christian Standard Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and shield. The LORD grants favor and honor; he does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and shield. The LORD gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.

American Standard Version
For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because LORD JEHOVAH is God, our sustainer and our helper; LORD JEHOVAH will give love and honor and will not withhold his good things from those who walk in perfection.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the Lord loves mercy and truth: God will give grace and glory: the Lord will not withhold good things from them that walk in innocence.

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD and our God, you are like the sun and also like a shield. You treat us with kindness and with honor, never denying any good thing to those who live right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For God loveth mercy and truth: the Lord will give grace and glory.

English Revised Version
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Good News Translation
The LORD is our protector and glorious king, blessing us with kindness and honor. He does not refuse any good thing to those who do what is right.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD God is a sun and shield. The LORD grants favor and honor. He does not hold back any blessing from those who live innocently.

International Standard Version
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield; The LORD giveth grace and glory; No good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Literal Standard Version
For YHWH God [is] a sun and a shield, YHWH gives grace and glory. He does not withhold good To those walking in uprightness.

NET Bible
For the LORD God is our sovereign protector. The LORD bestows favor and honor; he withholds no good thing from those who have integrity.

New Heart English Bible
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield. The LORD will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

World English Bible
For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Young's Literal Translation
For a sun and a shield is Jehovah God, Grace and honour doth Jehovah give. He withholdeth not good To those walking in uprightness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Better is One Day in Your Courts
10For better is one day in Your courts than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked. 11For the LORD God is a sun and a shield; the LORD gives grace and glory; He withholds no good thing from those who walk with integrity. 12O LORD of Hosts, how blessed is the man who trusts in You!…

Cross References
Matthew 7:11
So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!

Revelation 21:23
And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, because the glory of God illuminates the city, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Genesis 15:1
After these events, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward."

Psalm 18:2
The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer. My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

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

Psalm 34:10
Young lions go lacking and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.

Psalm 85:9
Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, that His glory may dwell in our land.


Treasury of Scripture

For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

a sun

Psalm 27:1
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Isaiah 60:19,20
The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory…

Malachi 4:2
But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.

shield

Psalm 84:9
Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

Psalm 3:3
But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

Psalm 47:9
The princes of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted.

the Lord

John 1:16
And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.

Romans 8:16-18
The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: …

2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

no

Psalm 34:9,10
O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him…

Psalm 85:12
Yea, the LORD shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase.

Matthew 6:33
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

walk

Psalm 15:2
He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

Proverbs 2:7
He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 10:9
He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.









Verse 11. - For the Lord God is a Sun and Shield; i.e. not only a "Shield" or protection, as he has been already called (ver. 9), but also a "Sun," the source of life and light, of joy and happiness (comp. Isaiah 60:19, 20; Malachi 4:2). The Lord will give grace and glory. Inward grace, outward splendour and glory (Revelation 21:11-24). No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly (see 1 Corinthians 2:9; 1 Timothy 4:8; and Psalm 34:10).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

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

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

is a sun
שֶׁ֨מֶשׁ ׀ (še·meš)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 8121: The sun, the east, a ray, a notched battlement

and a shield;
וּמָגֵן֮ (ū·mā·ḡên)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common singular
Strong's 4043: A shield, a protector, the scaly hide of the crocodile

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

gives
יִתֵּ֣ן (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

grace
חֵ֣ן (ḥên)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2580: Graciousness, subjective, objective

and glory;
וְ֭כָבוֹד (wə·ḵā·ḇō·wḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3519: Weight, splendor, copiousness

He withholds
יִמְנַע־ (yim·na‘-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4513: To debar, from benefit, injury

no
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

good thing
ט֝֗וֹב (ṭō·wḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

from those who walk
לַֽהֹלְכִ֥ים (la·hō·lə·ḵîm)
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

with integrity.
בְּתָמִֽים׃ (bə·ṯā·mîm)
Preposition-b | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 8549: Entire, integrity, truth


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