Psalm 34:8
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New Living Translation
Taste and see that the LORD is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!

King James Bible
O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Taste ye and see that Jehovah is good, O the happiness of the man who trusteth in Him.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

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

Psalm 34:8 Parallel Commentaries

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Looking unto Jesus
"Till God in human flesh I see, My thoughts no comfort find,--" God shrouded and veiled in the manhood,--there we can with steady gaze behold him, for so he cometh down to us, and our poor finite intelligence can understand and lay hold upon him. I shall therefore use my text this morning, and I think very legitimately, in reference to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ--"They looked unto him, and were lightened;" for when we look at God, as revealed in Jesus Christ our Lord, and behold the Godhead
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Seeking Richly Rewarded
"The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing."--Psalm 34:10. THE young lions are very strong; they are as yet in the freshness of their youth, and yet their strength does not always suffice to keep them supplied. The young lions are very crafty; they understand how to waylay their game and leap upon them with a sudden spring at unawares, and yet, with all their craftiness, they howl for hunger in the wood. The young lions are very bold and
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 60: 1914

Tender Mercies, on My Way
"I will bless the Lord at all times." -- Psalm 34:1. Tender mercies, on my way Falling softly like the dew, Sent me freshly every day, I will bless THE LORD for you. Though I have not all I would, Though to greater bliss I go, Every present gift of good To Eternal Love I owe. Source of all that comforts me, Well of joy for which I long, Let the song I sing to Thee Be an everlasting song.
Miss A. L. Waring—Hymns and Meditations

But God Wanted not Power to Make Man Such as that He Should Not...
16. But God wanted not power to make man such as that he should not be able to sin: but He chose rather to make him such, as that it should lie in his power [1859] to sin, if he would; not to sin, if he would not; forbidding the one, enjoining the other; that it might be to him first a good desert not to sin, and after a just reward not to be able to sin. For such also at the last will He makes His Saints, as to be without all power to sin. Such forsooth even now hath He His angels, whom in Him we
St. Augustine—On Continence

Cross References
Hebrews 6:5
who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the power of the age to come--

1 Peter 2:3
now that you have had a taste of the Lord's kindness.

Psalm 2:12
Submit to God's royal son, or he will become angry, and you will be destroyed in the midst of all your activities--for his anger flares up in an instant. But what joy for all who take refuge in him!

Psalm 40:4
Oh, the joys of those who trust the LORD, who have no confidence in the proud or in those who worship idols.

Psalm 119:103
How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey.

Proverbs 16:20
Those who listen to instruction will prosper; those who trust the LORD will be joyful.

Jeremiah 17:7
"But blessed are those who trust in the LORD and have made the LORD their hope and confidence.

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