New American Standard Bible
But let the righteous be glad; let them exult before God; Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.
King James Bible
But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.
Darby Bible Translation
But the righteous shall rejoice: they shall exult before God and be glad with joy.
World English Bible
But let the righteous be glad. Let them rejoice before God. Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.
Young's Literal Translation
And the righteous rejoice, they exult before God, And they joy with gladness.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But let the righteous be glad - That is, Let them be prosperous and happy; let them be under thy protecting care, and partake of thy favor. While the wicked are driven away like smoke, let the righteous live, and flourish, and be safe. Compare Psalm 32:11.
Let them rejoice beore God - In the presence of God; or as admitted to his presence. The wicked will be driven far off; the righteous will be admitted to his presence, and will rejoice before him.
Yea, let them exceedingly rejoice - Margin, as in Hebrew, rejoice with gladness. The expression is designed to express great joy; joy that is multiplied and prolonged. It is joy of heart accompanied with all the outward expressions of joy.
LibraryGifts Received for the Rebellious
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: Thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them. W hen Joseph exchanged a prison for the chief honour and government of Egypt, the advantage of his exaltation was felt by those who little deserved it (Genesis 45:4, 5) . His brethren hated him, and had conspired to kill him. And though he was preserved from death, they were permitted to sell him for a bond-servant. He owed his servitude, …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
That it is Profitable to Communicate Often
The Exile --Continued.
Book iii. The Ascent: from the River Jordan to the Mount of Transfiguration.
Be glad in the LORD and rejoice, you righteous ones; And shout for joy, all you who are upright in heart.
The righteous man will be glad in the LORD and will take refuge in Him; And all the upright in heart will glory.
Be glad in the LORD, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.
The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.
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