New International Version
Extol the LORD, Jerusalem; praise your God, Zion.
King James Bible
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
Darby Bible Translation
Laud Jehovah, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
World English Bible
Praise Yahweh, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!
Young's Literal Translation
Glorify, O Jerusalem, Jehovah, Praise thy God, O Zion.
Psalm 147:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him - That are truly religious.
In those that hope is his mercy - Who are just beginning to seek the salvation of their souls. Even the cry of the penitent is pleasing in the ear of the Lord. With this verse the hundred and forty-sixth Psalm ends in all the Versions, except the Chaldee. And the hundred and forty-seventh commences with the Psalm 147:12. I believe these to be two distinct Psalms. The subjects of them are not exactly the same, though something similar; and they plainly refer to different periods.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
praise thy God
LibraryHealing for the Wounded
We will not delay you by a preface, but will come at once to the two thoughts: first, here is a great ill--a broken heart; and secondly, a great mercy--"he healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds." Man is a double being: he is composed of body and soul, and each of the portions of man may receive injury and hurt. The wounds of the body are extremely painful, and if they amount to a breaking of the frame the torture is singularly exquisite. Yet God has in his mercy provided means …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
Anxious About Earth, or Earnest About the Kingdom
Letter xvi to Rainald, Abbot of Foigny
the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you.
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