Psalm 147:12
New International Version
Extol the LORD, Jerusalem; praise your God, Zion.

New Living Translation
Glorify the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

English Standard Version
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

Berean Study Bible
Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!

King James Bible
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

New King James Version
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

New American Standard Bible
Praise the LORD, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!

NASB 1995
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

NASB 1977
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

Amplified Bible
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

Christian Standard Bible
Exalt the LORD, Jerusalem; praise your God, Zion!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Exalt the LORD, Jerusalem; praise your God, Zion!

American Standard Version
Praise Jehovah, O Jerusalem; Praise thy God, O Zion.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Praise LORD JEHOVAH, oh, Jerusalem; praise your God, oh, Zion!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Alleluia, a Psalm of Aggaeus and Zacharias. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Sion.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone in Jerusalem, come and praise the LORD your God!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem: praise thy God, O Sion.

English Revised Version
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

Good News Translation
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Praise the LORD, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!

International Standard Version
Glorify the LORD, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Glorify the LORD, O Jerusalem; Praise thy God, O Zion.

Literal Standard Version
Glorify, O Jerusalem, YHWH, Praise your God, O Zion.

NET Bible
Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!

New Heart English Bible
Praise the LORD, Jerusalem. Praise your God, Zion.

World English Bible
Praise Yahweh, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!

Young's Literal Translation
Glorify, O Jerusalem, Jehovah, Praise thy God, O Zion.

Additional Translations ...
Context
It is Good to Sing Praises
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! 13For He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses the children within you.…

Cross References
Psalm 147:11
The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.

Psalm 147:13
For He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses the children within you.


Treasury of Scripture

Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion.

praise thy God

Psalm 135:19-21
Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron: …

Psalm 146:10
The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm 149:2
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.









(12) Praise.--For this verb, properly stroke, or soothe, see Psalm 63:5.

Verse 12. - Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem. The other exhortations to praise in the psalm are general (vers. 1, 7); now a special call is made on Jerusalem to give him praise, since Jerusalem has lately experienced special mercies (vers. 13, 14). Praise thy God, O Zion (comp. Psalm 146:10).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Exalt
שַׁבְּחִ֣י (šab·bə·ḥî)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 7623: To address in a, loud tone, loud, to pacify

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

O Jerusalem;
יְ֭רוּשָׁלִַם (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

praise
הַֽלְלִ֖י (hal·lî)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

your God,
אֱלֹהַ֣יִךְ (’ĕ·lō·ha·yiḵ)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

O Zion!
צִיּֽוֹן׃ (ṣî·yō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6726: Zion -- a mountain in Jerusalem, also a name for Jerusalem


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