Psalms 30:5

“For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For his anger endureth but a moment; in his fauour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but ioy commeth in the morning.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy {comes} in the morning.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For his anger is but for a moment; His favor is for a life-time: Weeping may tarry for the night, But joy `cometh' in the morning.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For his wrath is only for a minute; in his grace there is life; weeping may be for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
- Basic English Bible

For a moment [is passed] in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing.
- Darby Bible

For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
- Webster's Bible

For his anger is but for a moment. His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may stay for the night, but joy comes in the morning.
- World English Bible

For -- a moment [is] in His anger, Life [is] in His good-will, At even remaineth weeping, and at morn singing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(30:6) For His anger is but for a moment, His favour is for a life-time; weeping may tarry for the night, but joy cometh in the morning.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 30:5


30:5 Cometh - Speedily and in due season.


Discussion for Psalms 30

  • Roberto
    The God of Israel it's so a living God, that he speaks so clear on his bible. I'm so thankful and blessed. Praise be to God now and for ever more. Amen
  • Loel Mckinnon
    Psalms 30 is so powerful. In the dark of the midnight. He keeps me safe.
  • Brenda
    God is always neat and he never fails. To God be the glory for with faith all things are possible.
  • Shana Coley -Miller
    Only for a certain time pain, trial, tribulations, distress, test, and discomfort while be but with faith/hope, JOY will come as soon as in the morning.
    Amen Amen
    Hallelujah hallelujah Glory to Your Name Jesus Christ of Nazareth
  • Linda Rivera
    I'm very interested to learn and build my faith in God... Thank you Jesus
  • Jerome
    Joy for my soul....God can do all things for the saints....amen....