Psalm 66:20
New International Version
Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me!

New Living Translation
Praise God, who did not ignore my prayer or withdraw his unfailing love from me.

English Standard Version
Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!

Berean Study Bible
Blessed be God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld from me His loving devotion!

King James Bible
Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

New King James Version
Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer, Nor His mercy from me!

New American Standard Bible
Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer Nor His favor from me.

NASB 1995
Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer Nor His lovingkindness from me.

NASB 1977
Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer, Nor His lovingkindness from me.

Amplified Bible
Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer Nor His lovingkindness from me.

Christian Standard Bible
Blessed be God! He has not turned away my prayer or turned his faithful love from me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May God be praised! He has not turned away my prayer or turned His faithful love from me.

American Standard Version
Blessed be God, Who hath not turned away my prayer, Nor his lovingkindness from me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is LORD JEHOVAH, who has not turned away my prayer or his grace from me!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

Contemporary English Version
Let's praise God! He listened when I prayed, and he is always kind.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed be God, who hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

English Revised Version
Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

Good News Translation
I praise God, because he did not reject my prayer or keep back his constant love from me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Thanks be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or taken away his mercy from me.

International Standard Version
Blessed be God, who did not turn away my prayers nor his gracious love from me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Blessed be God, Who hath not turned away my prayer, nor His mercy from me.

Literal Standard Version
Blessed [is] God, Who has not turned aside my prayer, And His loving-kindness, from me!

NET Bible
God deserves praise, for he did not reject my prayer or abandon his love for me!

New Heart English Bible
Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor his loving kindness from me.

World English Bible
Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor his loving kindness from me. For the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm. A song.

Young's Literal Translation
Blessed is God, Who hath not turned aside my prayer, And His loving-kindness, from me!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Make a Joyful Noise
19But God has surely heard; He has attended to the sound of my prayer. 20Blessed be God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld from me His loving devotion!

Cross References
1 Samuel 1:27
I prayed for this boy, and since the LORD has granted me what I asked of Him,

Psalm 6:9
The LORD has heard my cry for mercy; the LORD accepts my prayer.

Psalm 22:24
For He has not despised or detested the torment of the afflicted. He has not hidden His face from him, but has attended to his cry for help.

Psalm 68:35
O God, You are awesome in Your sanctuary; the God of Israel Himself gives strength and power to His people. Blessed be God!


Treasury of Scripture

Blessed be God, which has not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

Psalm 51:11
Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me.

Psalm 86:12,13
I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore…

2 Samuel 7:14,15
I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men: …









(20) Who hath not turned . . .--i.e., he found himself able to pray, was not silenced. Notice the zeugma. God had not rejected his prayer nor withdrawn His grace.

Verse 20. - Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me. The psalm of thanksgiving appropriately concludes with a special blessing of God by the psalmist, who felt that such especial mercy had been shown to himself (vers. 16-20).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Blessed
בָּר֥וּךְ (bā·rūḵ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

[be] God,
אֱלֹהִ֑ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

who
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

has not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

rejected
הֵסִ֘יר (hê·sîr)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5493: To turn aside

my prayer
תְּפִלָּתִ֥י (tə·p̄il·lā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8605: Intercession, supplication, a hymn

or withheld from me
מֵאִתִּֽי׃ (mê·’it·tî)
Preposition-m | first person common singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

His loving devotion!
וְ֝חַסְדּ֗וֹ (wə·ḥas·dōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty


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