Psalms 34:8

“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oh taste and see that Jehovah is good: Blessed is the man that taketh refuge in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By experience you will see that the Lord is good; happy is the man who has faith in him.
- Basic English Bible

Taste and see that Jehovah is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him!
- Darby Bible

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
- Webster's Bible

Oh taste and see that Yahweh is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
- World English Bible

Taste ye and see that Jehovah [is] good, O the happiness of the man who trusteth in Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(34:9) O consider and see that the LORD is good; happy is the man that taketh refuge in Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 34:8


34:8 O taste - Make trial, of it by your own experience of it. Good - Merciful and gracious.


Discussion for Psalms 34

  • Emmanuel Fakorode
    With strong Faith , Love and Trust in the Lord , any confrontation of life at all , would be surmounted because nothing is impossible for Him to do.
  • Carlos
    God does not always respond as we see fit for Him to respond like, but when you stick to your prayer/faith in Him, years will go by till you realize He had a better way for your need.
  • FORERE KHAPANE
    SOMEONE WHO ALWAYS GOES TO CHURCH EVERYDAY, SEE AS IF GOD DOES NOT HEAR HIS HER VOICE ALWAYS HE SHE IS IN TROUBLES. HOW CAN YOU HELP THAT PERSON TO BELIEVE THAT GOD SEE AND HEAR THE PRAYER?
  • Gwylfai Davies
    This Psalms and this verse are wonderful why? It brings joy filled with faith and wonder we have an Almighty G--d full of Grace is glory is beyond our understanding, beyond our Knowledge, beyond our wisdom, but not beyond our needs. Shalom.
  • Walter LaRue
    The Father who"s righteousness is so holy and brighter than sun, so magnificent and incomprehenseable that our Lord Jesus prays to him.. The Father who hears our heart, i must ask him in daily
  • Donna
    This verse encourages the Christian during dark moments which are only temporary. We are never alone no matter how we may feel. God is always near us.