Psalms 97:8

“Sion heard, and was glad, and the daughters of Iudah reioyced: because of thy iudgements, O Lord.”

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Other Translations

Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.
- King James Version

Zion heard {this} and was glad, And the daughters of Judah have rejoiced Because of Your judgments, O LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Zion heard and was glad, And the daughters of Judah rejoiced, Because of thy judgments, O Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Zion gave ear and was glad; and the daughters of Judah were full of joy, because of your decisions, O Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Zion heard, and rejoiced; and the daughters of Judah were glad, because of thy judgments, O Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Zion heard, and was glad; and the daughters of Judah rejoiced because of thy judgments, O LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Zion heard and was glad. The daughters of Judah rejoiced, because of your judgments, Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Zion hath heard and rejoiceth, And daughters of Judah are joyful, Because of Thy judgments, O Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Zion heard and was glad, and the daughters of Judah rejoiced; because of Thy judgments, O LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 97:8


97:8 Zion - Thy people dwelling in Zion or Jerusalem, to whom Christ came. Heard - The fame of thy judgments, and the setting up the kingdom of the Messiah.


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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