Psalm 67:4
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New Living Translation
Let the whole world sing for joy, because you govern the nations with justice and guide the people of the whole world. Interlude

King James Bible
O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.

Darby Bible Translation
Let the nations rejoice and sing for joy: for thou wilt judge the peoples equitably; and the nations upon earth, thou wilt guide them. Selah.

World English Bible
Oh let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you will judge the peoples with equity, and govern the nations on earth. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
Rejoice and sing do nations, For Thou judgest peoples uprightly, And peoples on earth comfortest. Selah.

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Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

67:4 Judge - Rule them. Govern - Heb. lead; gently, as a shepherd doth his sheep; and not rule them with rigour, as other lords had done.

Psalm 67:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
To Suger, Abbot of S. Denis He praises Suger, who had unexpectedly renounced the pride and luxury of the world to give himself to the modest habits of the religious life. He blames severely the clerk who devotes himself rather to the service of princes than that of God. 1. A piece of good news has reached our district; it cannot fail to do great good to whomsoever it shall have come. For who that fear God, hearing what great things He has done for your soul, do not rejoice and wonder at the great
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 9:8
He will judge the world with justice and rule the nations with fairness.

Psalm 47:8
God reigns above the nations, sitting on his holy throne.

Psalm 58:11
Then at last everyone will say, "There truly is a reward for those who live for God; surely there is a God who judges justly here on earth."

Psalm 66:4
Everything on earth will worship you; they will sing your praises, shouting your name in glorious songs." Interlude

Psalm 68:32
Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth. Sing praises to the Lord. Interlude

Psalm 75:2
God says, "At the time I have planned, I will bring justice against the wicked.

Psalm 96:10
Tell all the nations, "The LORD reigns!" The world stands firm and cannot be shaken. He will judge all peoples fairly.

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