Psalms 68:4

“Sing vnto God, sing praises to his Name: extoll him that rideth vpon the heauens, by his Name Iah, and reioyce before him.”

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Other Translations

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
- King James Version

Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up {a song} for Him who rides through the deserts, Whose name is the LORD, and exult before Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: Cast up a highway for him that rideth through the deserts; His name is Jehovah; and exult ye before him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make songs to God, make songs of praise to his name; make a way for him who comes through the waste lands; his name is Jah; be glad before him.
- Basic English Bible

Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.
- Darby Bible

Sing to God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
- Webster's Bible

Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Extol him who rides on the clouds: to Yah, his name! Rejoice before him!
- World English Bible

Sing ye to God -- praise His name, Raise up a highway for Him who is riding in deserts, In Jah [is] His name, and exult before Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(68:5) Sing unto God, sing praises to His name; extol Him that rideth upon the skies, whose name is the LORD; and exult ye before Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 68:4

68:4 Jah - Is an abbreviation of the name Jehovah, which the Heathens pronounced Jao. Before him - Before the ark where he is present, as David is said to dance before the Lord, upon this occasion, #2Sam 6:14|.

Discussion for Psalms 68

  • Bruce
    The Only Place JAH is Used is Verse 4. Psalms 83:18 --- Whose Name Alone is JEHOVAH
  • Patrycja
    JAH is the shortened form of the name JEHOVAH like mentioned in Psalms 83:18 😊❤️
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 68:19 blessed be THE LORD who daily loadeth us with benefits even THE GOD of our salvation --68:20-- HE that is our GOD is THE GOD of salvation and unto GOD THE LORD belong the issues from death --68:21-- but GOD shall wound the head of HIS enemies and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses
  • BSP
    Verse 19~Jehovah God can help us to daily carry our loads. We should give him praise and thanks for this.
  • Blessing
    Psalms 68:20. The God whom we serve is the God who is able to save the lost and set free from death and death sentences
  • BSP
    In verse 5 Jehovah God causes himself to become a father to the fatherless.

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