Psalms 122:4

“Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whither the tribes goe vp, the tribes of the Lord, vnto the testimonie of Israel: to giue thankes vnto the name of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To which the tribes go up, even the tribes of the LORD-- An ordinance for Israel-- To give thanks to the name of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whither the tribes go up, even the tribes of Jehovah, `For' an ordinance for Israel, To give thanks unto the name of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To which the tribes went up, even the tribes of the Lord, for a witness to Israel, to give praise to the name of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of Jah, a testimony to Israel, to give thanks unto the name of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, to the testimony of Israel, to give thanks to the name of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

where the tribes go up, even Yah's tribes, according to an ordinance for Israel, to give thanks to the name of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

For thither have tribes gone up, Tribes of Jah, companies of Israel, To give thanks to the name of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whither the tribes went up, even the tribes of the LORD, as a testimony unto Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 122:4


122:4 The tribes - Whom God has chosen to be his people. Unto - Unto the ark, called the testimony, because of the tables of the covenant laid up in it, which are called God's testimony, and the tables of the testimony. And this is called the testimony of, or to Israel, because it was given by God to them. Give thanks - To worship God; this one eminent part thereof being put for all the rest.


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