Psalm 70:4
New International Version
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, "The LORD is great!"

New Living Translation
But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, “God is great!”

English Standard Version
May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! May those who love your salvation say evermore, “God is great!”

Berean Study Bible
May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation always say, “Let God be magnified!”

King James Bible
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

New King James Version
Let all those who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; And let those who love Your salvation say continually, “Let God be magnified!”

New American Standard Bible
May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; And may those who love Your salvation say continually, “May God be exalted!”

NASB 1995
Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; And let those who love Your salvation say continually, "Let God be magnified."

NASB 1977
Let all who seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; And let those who love Thy salvation say continually, “Let God be magnified.”

Amplified Bible
May all those who seek You [as life’s first priority] rejoice and be glad in You; May those who love Your salvation say continually, “Let God be magnified!”

Christian Standard Bible
Let all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; let those who love your salvation continually say, “God is great! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; let those who love Your salvation continually say, "God is great!"

American Standard Version
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; And let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let all that seek thee exult and be glad in thee: and let those that love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

Contemporary English Version
Let your worshipers celebrate and be glad because of you. They love your saving power, so let them always say, "God is wonderful!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let all that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; and let such as love thy salvation say always: The Lord be magnified.

English Revised Version
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

Good News Translation
May all who come to you be glad and joyful. May all who are thankful for your salvation always say, "How great is God!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let all who seek you rejoice and be glad because of you. Let those who love your salvation continually say, "God is great!"

International Standard Version
Let those who seek you greatly rejoice in you. Let those who love your deliverance say, "May God be continuously exalted."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let all those that seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; And let such as love Thy salvation say continually: 'Let God be magnified.'

Literal Standard Version
Let all those seeking You rejoice and be glad in You, "" And let those loving Your salvation "" Continually say, “God is magnified.”

NET Bible
May all those who seek you be happy and rejoice in you! May those who love to experience your deliverance say continually, "May God be praised!"

New Heart English Bible
Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let those who love your salvation continually say, "Let God be exalted."

World English Bible
Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let those who love your salvation continually say, "Let God be exalted!"

Young's Literal Translation
Let all those seeking Thee joy and be glad in Thee, And let those loving Thy salvation Say continually, 'God is magnified.'

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Hurry, O LORD, to Help Me
3May those who say, “Aha, aha!” retreat because of their shame. 4May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation always say, “Let God be magnified!” 5But I am poor and needy; hurry to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; O LORD, do not delay.…

Cross References
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 40:16
May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation always say, "The LORD be magnified!"

Psalm 70:3
May those who say, "Aha, aha!" retreat because of their shame.

Psalm 70:5
But I am poor and needy; hurry to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; O LORD, do not delay.


Treasury of Scripture

Let all those that seek you rejoice and be glad in you: and let such as love your salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

Psalm 5:11
But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

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 40:16
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.









(4) For a reward of . . .--Psalm 40:14, "and put to shame." The change is probably a copyist's error.

Verse 4. - Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified. Psalm 40:16 has, "Let the Lord be magnified."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
May all
כָּֽל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

who seek You
מְבַ֫קְשֶׁ֥יךָ (mə·ḇaq·še·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after

rejoice
יָ֘שִׂ֤ישׂוּ (yā·śî·śū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7797: To be bright, cheerful

and be glad
וְיִשְׂמְח֨וּ ׀ (wə·yiś·mə·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8055: To brighten up, be, blithe, gleesome

in You;
בְּךָ֗ (bə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

may those who love
אֹ֝הֲבֵ֗י (’ō·hă·ḇê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 157: To have affection f

Your salvation
יְשׁוּעָתֶֽךָ׃ (yə·šū·‘ā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3444: Something saved, deliverance, aid, victory, prosperity

ever
תָ֭מִיד (ṯā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice

say,
וְיֹאמְר֣וּ (wə·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

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

be magnified!”
יִגְדַּ֣ל (yiḡ·dal)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1431: To grow up, become great


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