Psalms 97:11

“Light is sowen for the righteous: and gladnesse for the vpright in heart.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
- King James Version

Light is sown {like seed} for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.
- Basic English Bible

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.
- Darby Bible

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
- Webster's Bible

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
- World English Bible

Light [is] sown for the righteous, And for the upright of heart -- joy.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 97:11


97:11 Light - Joy and happiness. Sown - Is laid up for them.


Discussion for Psalms 97

  • Rev. Rodney Quesenberry
    The last verse says give thanks at the remembrance of His Holiness. Unless we know holiness,we can’t give thanks for it. The Word says be ye Holy as He is Holy. It’s not something we do but what He does in us by His Spirit. He makes us Holy after the purging of the carnal nature we were born with, by the Holy Ghost. Hebrews 12 says without Holiness no one shall see God. Thank you Lord for Holiness
  • Hazel
    Thank you Lord for your gift of love
  • BSP
    Verse 10 tells us to hate what is evil or bad from God's standpoint. This takes effort because bad things may appeal to our fallen flesh.
  • Geraldine cole
    God is all ways right Never Wrong!
  • Adelle Shemwell
    Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty. We praise you, O Lord.
  • Lena
    I love and notice the many parts of the Bible that speak of creation, nature, and or God sovereign hand and rule in it! It 's just one more evidence that Jah is the one true God over all the earth and the Bible is His Word. No other religious book speaks so much about nature and creation from the Creators stand point. Or

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