Psalms 31:23

“O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

O loue the Lord, all yee his Saints: for the Lord preserueth the faithfull, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful And fully recompenses the proud doer.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oh love Jehovah, all ye his saints: Jehovah preserveth the faithful, And plentifully rewardeth him that dealeth proudly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

O have love for the Lord, all you his saints; for the Lord keeps safe from danger all those who are true to him, and gives the workers of pride their right reward.
- Basic English Bible

Love Jehovah, all ye his saints. Jehovah preserveth the faithful, and plentifully requiteth the proud doer.
- Darby Bible

O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.
- Webster's Bible

Oh love Yahweh, all you his saints! Yahweh preserves the faithful, and fully recompenses him who behaves arrogantly.
- World English Bible

Love Jehovah, all ye His saints, Jehovah is keeping the faithful, And recompensing abundantly a proud doer.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(31:24) O love the LORD, all ye His godly ones; the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully repayeth him that acteth haughtily.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 31:23

  • The reward for the haughty one is punishment. A righteous one receives his reward for his unintentional mistakes in the form of discipline from Jehovah God. Since a haughty person does not turn back from his wrong course, his reward is punishment.

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