Psalm 147:1 {146:1}
Good News Translation
Praise the LORD! It is good to sing praise to our God; it is pleasant and right to praise him.

Contemporary English Version
Shout praises to the LORD! Our God is kind, and it is right and good to sing praises to him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Alleluia. Praise ye the Lord, because psalm is good: to our God be joyful and comely praise.

New American Bible
Hallelujah! How good to sing praise to our God; how pleasant to give fitting praise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Alleluia. Praise ye the Lord, because psalm is good: to our God be joyful and comely praise.

for it is good

Psalm 63:3-5 For thy mercy is better than lives: thee my lips will praise. . . .

Psalm 92:1 A psalm of a canticle on the sabbath day. [2] It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing to thy name, O most High.

Psalm 135:3 Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good: sing ye to his name, for it is sweet.

and praise

Psalm 33:1 A psalm for David. Rejoice in the Lord, O ye just: praise becometh the upright.

Psalm 42:4 These things I remembered, and poured out my soul in me: for I shall go over into the place of the wonderful tabernacle, even to the house of God: With the voice of joy and praise; the noise of one feasting.

Psalm 122:1-4 A gradual canticle. I rejoiced at the things that were said to me: We shall go into the house of the Lord. . . .

Revelation 5:9-14 And they sung a new canticle, saying: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to take the book and to open the seals thereof: because thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God, in thy blood, out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation: . . .

Revelation 19:1-6 After these things, I heard as it were the voice of much people in heaven, saying: Alleluia. Salvation and glory and power is to our God. . . .

Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
1Alleluia. Praise ye the Lord, because psalm is good: to our God be joyful and comely praise.2The Lord buildeth up Jerusalem: he will gather together the dispersed of Israel.…
Cross References
Exodus 15:2
The Lord is my strength and my praise, and he is become salvation to me: he is my God, and I will glorify him: the God of my father, and I will exalt him.

Psalm 33:1
A psalm for David. Rejoice in the Lord, O ye just: praise becometh the upright.

Psalm 92:1
A psalm of a canticle on the sabbath day. [2] It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing to thy name, O most High.

Psalm 135:3
Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good: sing ye to his name, for it is sweet.

Additional Translations
Hallelujah! How good it is to sing praises to our God, for praise is pleasant and lovely.Praise you the LORD: for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

Praise ye Jehovah; For it is good to sing praises unto our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is comely.

Alleluia, a Psalm of Aggaeus and Zacharias. Praise ye the Lord: for psalmody is a good thing; let praise be sweetly sung to our God.

Praise ye Jah! for it is good. Sing psalms of our God; for it is pleasant: praise is comely.

Praise ye the LORD; for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant, and praise is comely.

Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

Praise Yah, for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant and fitting to praise him.

Praise ye Jah! For it is good to praise our God, For pleasant -- comely is praise.
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