New International Version
I will glory in the LORD; let the afflicted hear and rejoice.
King James Bible
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
Darby Bible Translation
My soul shall make its boast in Jehovah: the meek shall hear, and rejoice.
World English Bible
My soul shall boast in Yahweh. The humble shall hear of it, and be glad.
Young's Literal Translation
In Jehovah doth my soul boast herself, Hear do the humble and rejoice.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My soul shall make her boast - Shall set itself to praise the Lord - shall consider this its chief work.
The humble - ענוים anavim, the afflicted, such as David had been.
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'The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.'--PSALM xxxiv. 10. If we may trust the superscription of this psalm, it was written by David at one of the very darkest days of his wanderings, probably in the Cave of Adullam, where he had gathered around him a band of outlaws, and was living, to all appearance, a life uncommonly like that of a brigand chief, in the hills. One might have pardoned him if, at such a moment, some cloud of doubt or …
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And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord
1 Corinthians 1:31
Therefore, as it is written: "Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord."
In God we make our boast all day long, and we will praise your name forever.
The poor will see and be glad-- you who seek God, may your hearts live!
May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word.
but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the LORD.
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