Psalms 34:8

“O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oh taste and see that Jehovah is good: Blessed is the man that taketh refuge in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By experience you will see that the Lord is good; happy is the man who has faith in him.
- Basic English Bible

Taste and see that Jehovah is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him!
- Darby Bible

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
- Webster's Bible

Oh taste and see that Yahweh is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
- World English Bible

Taste ye and see that Jehovah [is] good, O the happiness of the man who trusteth in Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(34:9) O consider and see that the LORD is good; happy is the man that taketh refuge in Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 34:8


34:8 O taste - Make trial, of it by your own experience of it. Good - Merciful and gracious.


Discussion for Psalms 34

  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 1:18 FOR THE WRATH OF GOD IS REVEALED FROM HEAVEN AGAINST --- ALL UNGODLINESS --- AND UNRIGHTEOUSNESS --- OF MEN WHO HOLD THE TRUTH IN UNRIGHTEOUSNESS EZEKIEL 3:18 WHEN I SAY UNTO THE WICKED THOU SHALT SURELY DIE AND THOU GIVEST HIM --NOT WARNING--NOR SPEAKEST TO WARN--THE WICKED FROM HIS WICKED WAY TO SAVE HIS LIFE THE SAME WICKED MAN SHALL DIE IN HIS INIQUITY BUT HIS BLOOD WILL I REQUIRE AT THINE HAND ACTS 20:26 WHEREFORE I TAKE YOU TO RECORD THIS DAY THAT I AM PURE FROM THE BLOOD OF ALL MEN --20:27-- FOR I HAVE --NOT SHUNNED-- TO DECLARE UNTO YOU ALL THE COUNSEL OF GOD PROVERBS 11:21 THOUGH HAND JOIN IN HAND THE WICKED SHALL NOT GO UNPUNISHED BUT THE SEED OF THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL BE DELIVERED PROVERBS 10:32 THE LIPS OF THE RIGHTEOUS KNOW WHAT IS ACCEPTABLE BUT THE MOUTH OF THE WICKED SPEAKETH FROWARDNESS PSALM 64:10 THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL BE GLAD IN THE LORD --- AND SHALL TRUST HIM --- AND ALL THE UPRIGHT IN HEART SHALL GLORY PSALM 37:30 THE MOUTH OF THE RIGHTEOUS SPEAKETH WISDOM AND HIS TOGUE TALKETH OF JUDGEMENT
  • Steve morrow
    EZEKIEL 33:17 YET THE CHILDREN OF THY PEOPLE SAY THE WAY OF THE LORD IS NOT EQUAL BUT AS FOR THEM THEIR WAY IS NOT EQUAL --33:18-- WHEN THE RIGHTEOUS TURNETH FROM HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS AND COMMITTETH INIQUITY HE SHALL EVEN DIE THEREBY --33:19--BUT IF THE WICKED TURN FROM HIS WICKEDNESS AND DO THAT WHICH IS LAWFUL AND RIGHT HE SHALL LIVE THEREBY MATTHEW 7:21 NOT EVERYONE THAT SAITH UNTO ME LORD LORD SHALL ENTER INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN BUT HE THAT --- DOETH THE WILL --- OF MY FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN PROVERBS 11:4 RICHES PROFIT NOT IN THE DAY OF WRATH BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH --11:5--THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE PERFECT SHALL DIRECT HIS WAY BUT THE WICKED SHALL FALL BY HIS OWN WICKEDNESS PROVERBS 11:19 AS RIGHTEOUSNESS TENDETH --- TO LIFE --- SO HE THAT PURSUETH EVIL PURSUETH IT TO HIS OWN DEATH PROVERBS 8:35 FOR WHOSO FINDETH ME FINDETH LIFE AND SHALL OBTAIN FAVOR OF THE LORD JOHN 6:68 THEN SIMON PETER ANSWERED HIM LORD TO WHOM SHALL WE GO --- THOU HAST THE WORDS OF ETERNAL LIFE JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENTH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT --- AND THEY ARE LIFE ---
  • Librarygal143
    I trust in the Lord, God is always in control.
  • Anonymous
    GOD,is good all the time and also a on time GOD
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 21:25 THE DESIRE OF THE SLOTHFUL KILLETH HIM FOR HIS HANDS REFUSE TO LABOR --26--HE COVETETH GREEDILY ALL THE DAY LONG --- BUT THE RIGHTEOUS GIVETH AND SPARETH NOT --- ACTS 4:32 AND THE MULTITUDE OF THEM THAT BELIEVED WERE OF ONE HEART AND OF ONE SOUL NEITHER SAID --- ANY OF THEM --- THAT OUGHT OF THE THINGS WHICH HE POSSESSED WAS HIS OWN BUT THEY HAD ALL THINGS IN COMMON PROVERBS 10:3 THE LORD WILL NOT SUFFER THE SOUL --OF THE RIGHTEOUS--TO FAMISH BUT HE CASTETH AWAY THE SUBSTANCE OF THE WICKED PROVERBS 10:9 HE THAT WALKETH UPRIGHTLY WALKETH SURELY BUT HE THAT --PERVERTETH HIS WAYS--SHALL BE KNOWN PSALM 15:1 LORD WHO SHALL ABIDE IN THY TABERNACLE WHO SHALL DWELL IN THY HOLY HILL --2-- HE THAT WALKETH UPRIGHTLY AND WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SPEAKETH THE TRUTH IN HIS HEART --3--HE THAT BACKBIETH NOT WITH HIS TONGUE NOR DOETH EVIL TO HIS NEIGHBOR NOR TAKETH UP A REPROACH WITH AGAINST HIS NEIGHBOR
  • Judith Sarsah
    God is always watching those whose trust is in Him, to defend and protect them.