Psalms 104:15

“And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oile to make his face to shine: and bread which strengtheneth mans heart.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And wine which makes man's heart glad, So that he may make {his} face glisten with oil, And food which sustains man's heart.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, `And' oil to make his face to shine, And bread that strengtheneth man's heart.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And wine to make glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face shining, and bread giving strength to his heart.
- Basic English Bible

And wine which gladdeneth the heart of man; making [his] face shine with oil; and with bread he strengtheneth man's heart.
- Darby Bible

And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart.
- Webster's Bible

wine that makes glad the heart of man, oil to make his face to shine, and bread that strengthens man's heart.
- World English Bible

And wine -- it rejoiceth the heart of man, To cause the face to shine from oil, And bread -- the heart of man it supporteth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, making the face brighter than oil, and bread that stayeth man's heart.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 104:15


104:15 Oil - He alludes to the custom of those times and places, which was upon festival occasions to anoint their faces with oil. Bread - Which preserves or renews our strength and vigour.


Discussion for Psalms 104

  • Ezekiel Youngbo
    This is a most interesting psalm where all the qualities of the Almighty God is defined for you to appreciate. It goes further to let you understand the extra gifts of bread,wine and oil that gives strength and gladdens the heart of man. It is a psalm of life's needs met on your daily living. if I have my way, I will recite this psalm everyday.
  • Obbie Beal
    WOW! This whole chapter give the earth, humans, and beasts great examples of how ..., ..., ..., GOD is, therefore Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with Honour and Majesty. Amen. WOW.
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - " ......."O Lord my God ......."; As I read this just now - it brought to mind Thomas, "My Lord and my God." Thomas was a Jew and would NEVER called Jesus "my Lord AND my God" if he hadn't believed Jesus was - God the creator of everything - Deut. 6:4.
  • M .C,
    The earth is the Lord and the fullness thereof and all that dwells therein.He,(God) has established it.Amen! Which means it be so.
  • Harold Perry
    His mercy is new every morning. He is unsearchable yet close as a brother. He is majestic yet everpresent. Enigmatic.
  • Steve morrow
    psalm 33:4 for the word of the LORD is right all HIS works are done in truth ---- 2nd thessalonians and with all deceiveableness of unrighteousness in them that perish because they received not the love of the truth that they might be saved

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