Psalms 24:9

“Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Lift vp your heads, O ye gates, euen lift them vp, ye euerlasting doores; and the king of glory shall come in.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Lift up your heads, O gates, And lift {them} up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Lift up your heads, O ye gates; Yea, lift them up, ye everlasting doors: And the King of glory will come in.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your heads be lifted up, O doors; let them be lifted up, O you eternal doors: that the King of glory may come in.
- Basic English Bible

Lift up your heads, ye gates; yea, lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.
- Darby Bible

Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
- Webster's Bible

Lift up your heads, you gates; yes, lift them up, you everlasting doors, and the King of glory will come in.
- World English Bible

Lift up, O gates, your heads, And be lifted up, O doors age-during, And come in doth the king of glory!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, yea, lift them up, ye everlasting doors; that the King of glory may come in.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 24:9


24:9 Lift up - The same verse is repeated again, to awaken the dulness of mankind, who are so hardly brought to a serious preparation for such solemnities; and to signify the great importance of the matter, contained under these expressions.


Discussion for Psalms 24

  • New
    What a Marvelous working God We Serve, Powerful words of inspiration.
    May the spirit of our Living God bless you immensely.
  • Annie
    Everything in this world was made of Him. His name should be exhaled forever n ever
  • Irene123
    This is a 'peaceful' place - this chapter; there are no 'debaters' here.
  • BSP
    The beautiful planet we reside on is a gift from God. This knowledge should have a deep impact on how we treat the earth and on our attitude towards Jehovah God who made it for us.
  • Donna
    The God of the whole earth is he there is none liken unto Him.
  • Linda
    Yes,praise our God. The Lord is good!

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