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

  • Vivienne
    It is an assured psalm and it give you hope and takes away your fear because God makes it so clear that he will take care of us no matter what situation we are encountering
  • BSP
    Verse 12 brings out that if we take pleasure in living and would like to have a long life we should keep from speaking what is bad and deceptive and we must turn away from bad and do what is good.
  • 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