Psalm 16:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
I say of the holy people who are in the land, "They are the noble ones in whom is all my delight."

New Living Translation
The godly people in the land are my true heroes! I take pleasure in them!

English Standard Version
As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.

Berean Study Bible
As for the saints in the land, they are the excellence in whom all my delight resides.

New American Standard Bible
As for the saints who are on the earth, They are the majestic ones; all my delight is in them.

NASB 1995
As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

NASB 1977
As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Amplified Bible
As for the saints (godly people) who are in the land, They are the majestic and the noble and the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.

Christian Standard Bible
As for the holy people who are in the land, they are the noble ones. All my delight is in them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As for the holy people who are in the land, they are the noble ones. All my delight is in them.

Contemporary English Version
Your people are wonderful, and they make me happy,

Good News Translation
How excellent are the LORD's faithful people! My greatest pleasure is to be with them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those who lead holy lives on earth are the noble ones who fill me with joy.

International Standard Version
As for the saints that are in the land, they are noble, and all my delight is in them.

NET Bible
As for God's chosen people who are in the land, and the leading officials I admired so much--
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

New King James Version
As for the saints who are on the earth, “They are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.”

King James 2000 Bible
But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the noble, in whom is all my delight.

New Heart English Bible
As for the holy ones who are in the land, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.

World English Bible
As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight.

American King James Version
But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

American Standard Version
As for the saints that are in the earth, They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

A Faithful Version
As for the saints in the earth, "They are the excellent ones in whom is all my delight."

Darby Bible Translation
To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent [thou hast said], In them is all my delight.

English Revised Version
As for the saints that are in the earth, they are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

Webster's Bible Translation
But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But to the Saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent: all my delite is in them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But all my delyght is to do good vnto the saintes that are in the earth: and vnto such as excell in vertue.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
All my delyte is vpon the sanctes that are in the earth, and vpon soch like.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For the holy ones who [are] in the land, "" And the honorable, all my delight [is] in them.

Young's Literal Translation
For the holy ones who are in the land, And the honourable, all my delight is in them.

Smith's Literal Translation
To the holy ones that are upon the earth, they and the mighty ones, all my delight is in them.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
To the saints, who are in his land, he hath made wonderful all my desires in them.

Catholic Public Domain Version
As for the saints, who are in his land: he has made all my desires wonderful in them.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Also for The Holy Ones who are in the Earth, and the glorious in whom is all my pleasure.

Lamsa Bible
I said it also to the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
As for the holy that are in the earth, They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
On behalf of the saints that are in his land, he has magnified all his pleasure in them.








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