The Bible in Its Traditions

Psalms 92:1–16

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It is a good thing to give thanks unto YHWH, and to sing praises unto Thy name, O Most High;

title  A Psalm of a Song for the Sabbath-day.

It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord, and to sing praises to thy name, O thou Most High;

title  A Canticle Psalm. On the day of the Sabbath.

It is good to confess to the Lord and to sing psalms to your name, O Most High

To declare Thy lovingkindness in the morning, and Thy faithfulness in the night seasons,

to proclaim thy mercy in the morning, and thy truth by night,

Ps91:2  to announce your mercy in the morning, and your truth throughout the night,

With an instrument of ten strings, and with the psaltery; with a solemn sound upon the harp.

on a psaltery of ten strings, with a song on the harp.

Ps91:3  upon the ten strings, upon the psaltery, with a canticle, upon stringed instruments.

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For Thou, YHWH, hast made me glad through Thy work; I will exult in the works of Thy hands.

Ps91:4  For you, O Lord, have delighted me with your doings, and I will exult in the works of your hands.

How great are Thy works, O YHWH! Thy thoughts are very deep.

Ps91:5  How great are your works, O Lord! Your thoughts have been made exceedingly deep.

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A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand this.

A foolish man will not know, and a senseless man will not understand this.

A stupid man knows not; neither does a fool understand this.

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When the wicked spring up as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they may be destroyed for ever.

Ps91:7  when sinners will have risen up like grass, and when all those who work iniquity will have appeared, that they shall pass away, age after age.

But Thou, O YHWH, art on high for evermore.

Ps91:8  But you, O Lord, are the Most High for all eternity.

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For, lo, Thine enemies, O YHWH, for, lo, Thine enemies shall perish: all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

For, behold, thine enemies shall perish; and all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

Ps91:9  For behold your enemies, O Lord, for behold your enemies will perish, and all those who work iniquity will be dispersed.

10  But my horn hast Thou exalted like the horn of the wild-ox; I am anointed with rich oil.

10  But my horn shall be exalted as the horn of a unicorn; and mine old age with rich mercy.

Ps91:10  And my horn will be exalted like that of the single-horned beast, and my old age will be exalted in fruitful mercy.

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11  Mine eye also hath gazed on them that lie in wait for me, mine ears have heard my desire of the evil-doers that rise up against me.

11  And mine eye has seen mine enemies, and mine ear shall hear the wicked that rise up against me.

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12  The righteous shall flourish like the palm-tree; he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Ps91:12  The just one will flourish like the palm tree. He will be multiplied like the cedar of Lebanon.

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13  Planted in the house of YHWH, they shall flourish in the courts of our God.

13  They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Ps91:13  Those planted in the house of the Lord will flourish in the courts of the house of our God.

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14  They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be full of sap and richness;

14  Then shall they be increased in a fine old age; and they shall be prosperous; that they may declare

Ps91:14  They will still be multiplied in a fruitful old age, and they will endure well,

15  To declare that YHWH is upright, my Rock, in whom there is no unrighteousness.

15  that the Lord my God is righteous, and there is no iniquity in him.

Ps91:15  so that they may announce that the Lord our God is righteous and that there is no iniquity in him.