Psalm 147:11
New International Version
the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.

New Living Translation
No, the LORD’s delight is in those who fear him, those who put their hope in his unfailing love.

English Standard Version
but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.

King James Bible
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

New King James Version
The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, In those who hope in His mercy.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His faithfulness.

NASB 1995
The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

NASB 1977
The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

Amplified Bible
The LORD favors those who fear and worship Him [with awe-inspired reverence and obedience], Those who wait for His mercy and lovingkindness.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD values those who fear him, those who put their hope in his faithful love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD values those who fear Him, those who put their hope in His faithful love.

American Standard Version
Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But LORD JEHOVAH delights in his worshipers and those who expect his grace.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord takes pleasure in them that fear him, and in all that hope in his mercy.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD is pleased only with those who worship him and trust his love.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.

English Revised Version
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Good News Translation
but he takes pleasure in those who honor him, in those who trust in his constant love.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD is pleased with those who fear him, with those who wait with hope for his mercy.

International Standard Version
But the LORD is pleased with those who fear him, with those who depend on his gracious love.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear Him, In those that wait for His mercy.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH is pleased with those fearing Him, With those waiting for His kindness.

NET Bible
The LORD takes delight in his faithful followers, and in those who wait for his loyal love.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.

World English Bible
Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah is pleased with those fearing Him, With those waiting for His kindness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
10He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legpower of the man. 11The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion. 12Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 14:23
And you are to eat a tenth of your grain, new wine, and oil, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks, in the presence of the LORD your God at the place He will choose as a dwelling for His Name, so that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.

Psalm 33:18
Surely the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear Him, on those whose hope is in His loving devotion

Psalm 35:27
May those who favor my vindication shout for joy and gladness; may they always say, "Exalted be the LORD who delights in His servant's well-being."

Psalm 37:23
The steps of a man are ordered by the LORD who takes delight in his journey.

Psalm 41:11
By this I know that You delight in me, for my enemy does not triumph over me.

Psalm 147:12
Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!

Psalm 149:4
For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He adorns the afflicted with salvation.


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

taketh

Psalm 35:27
Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.

Psalm 149:4
For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Proverbs 11:20
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

fear

Psalm 33:18,22
Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; …

1 Peter 1:13,17
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; …









Verse 11. - The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him (comp. Psalm 149:4). The "fear" intended is, of course, that which includes trust and love (see the next clause). In those that hope in his mercy; or, "that wait for his loving-kindness."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

is pleased
רוֹצֶ֣ה (rō·w·ṣeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7521: To be pleased with, to satisfy a, debt

with those who fear Him,
יְרֵאָ֑יו (yə·rê·’āw)
Adjective - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3373: Fearing, reverent

who hope
הַֽמְיַחֲלִ֥ים (ham·ya·ḥă·lîm)
Article | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 3176: To wait, to be patient, hope

in His loving devotion.
לְחַסְדּֽוֹ׃ (lə·ḥas·dōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty


Jump to Previous
Delights Favors Fear Fearing Hope Kindness Loving Loving-Kindness Mercy Pleased Pleasure Steadfast Unfailing Wait Waiting Worshippers
Jump to Next
Delights Favors Fear Fearing Hope Kindness Loving Loving-Kindness Mercy Pleased Pleasure Steadfast Unfailing Wait Waiting Worshippers
Links
Psalm 147:11 NIV
Psalm 147:11 NLT
Psalm 147:11 ESV
Psalm 147:11 NASB
Psalm 147:11 KJV

Psalm 147:11 BibleApps.com
Psalm 147:11 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 147:11 Chinese Bible
Psalm 147:11 French Bible
Psalm 147:11 Clyx Quotations

OT Poetry: Psalm 147:11 Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear (Psalm Ps Psa.)
Psalm 147:10
Top of Page
Top of Page