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 34:8

  • By experiencing Jehovah God 's power in our life we will see that He is good. We can experience this by applying and practicing what we learn in His Word, the Bible.
  • MockingBird for verse 8
    We have an invitation to taste and then see that the Lord is Good. When I : we : turn ourselves and taste what the Lord has prepared at His table : I : We : will be nourished and will be Blessed when I : WE : Trust in Him . His table is spread and ready for us to taste. Come !!!!!
  • Kevin godfrey for verse 8
    Had a nightmare I was floating upside down and whatever was makein me float was tryin to drown me tryed to stick my head n the bath tub then the toilet so I started praying n right wen I said Jesus is my savior I woke up prayed sum more was trying to read a bible verse on my phone I dnt go to church and I don 't own a bible n this poped up I jus said how good god is.please pray for me n lord thank you for everything you do for me and help me conqure my demons in Jesus name I pray amen
  • Kim Mc Donald for verse 8
    the devil know when you are for god he will try and do anything he can to turn you around but once you are a child of god no devil can stop your comings from the lord Amen
  • When you put your trust in Christ and truly serve him in God alone will you find the benefits of His Goodness and Abundant Grace.
  • Qaphelani for verse 8
    you are not supposed to be told by anyone the goodness of theLord you must taste for yourself and you shall be happy