Psalm 89:15
New International Version
Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD.

New Living Translation
Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of your presence, LORD.

English Standard Version
Blessed are the people who know the festal shout, who walk, O LORD, in the light of your face,

Berean Standard Bible
Blessed are those who know the joyful sound, who walk, O LORD, in the light of Your presence.

King James Bible
Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.

New King James Version
Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! They walk, O LORD, in the light of Your countenance.

New American Standard Bible
Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! LORD, they walk in the light of Your face.

NASB 1995
How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! O LORD, they walk in the light of Your countenance.

NASB 1977
How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound! O LORD, they walk in the light of Thy countenance.

Amplified Bible
Blessed and happy are the people who know the joyful sound [of the trumpet’s blast]! They walk, O LORD, in the light and favor of Your countenance!

Christian Standard Bible
Happy are the people who know the joyful shout; LORD, they walk in the light from your face.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Happy are the people who know the joyful shout; Yahweh, they walk in the light of Your presence.

American Standard Version
Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: They walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is the people that knows your glory songs! LORD JEHOVAH, they will walk in the light of your face!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed is the people that knows the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance.

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, you bless those who join in the festival and walk in the brightness of your presence.

Douay-Rheims Bible
blessed is the people that knoweth jubilation. They shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance:

Good News Translation
How happy are the people who worship you with songs, who live in the light of your kindness!

International Standard Version
How happy are the people who can worship joyfully! LORD, they walk in the light of your presence.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Happy is the people that know the joyful shout; They walk, O LORD, in the light of Thy countenance.

Literal Standard Version
O the blessedness of the people knowing the shout, O YHWH, they habitually walk in the light of Your face.

New American Bible
Blessed the people who know the war cry, who walk in the radiance of your face, LORD.

NET Bible
How blessed are the people who worship you! O LORD, they experience your favor.

New Revised Standard Version
Happy are the people who know the festal shout, who walk, O LORD, in the light of your countenance;

New Heart English Bible
Blessed are the people who know the joyful shout. They walk in the light of your presence, LORD.

World English Bible
Blessed are the people who learn to acclaim you. They walk in the light of your presence, Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of the people knowing the shout, O Jehovah, in the light of Thy face they walk habitually.

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Sing of His Love Forever
14Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; loving devotion and faithfulness go before You. 15Blessed are those who know the joyful sound, who walk, O LORD, in the light of Your presence. 16They rejoice in Your name all day long, and in Your righteousness they exult.…

Cross References
Leviticus 23:24
"Speak to the Israelites and say, 'On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of rest, a sacred assembly announced by trumpet blasts.

Numbers 10:10
And on your joyous occasions, your appointed feasts, and the beginning of each month, you are to blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to serve as a reminder for you before your God. I am the LORD your God."

Numbers 23:21
He considers no disaster for Jacob; He sees no trouble for Israel. The LORD their God is with them, and the shout of the King is among them.

Psalm 4:6
Many ask, "Who can show us the good?" Shine the light of Your face upon us, O LORD.

Psalm 44:3
For it was not by their sword that they took the land; their arm did not bring them victory. It was by Your right hand, Your arm, and the light of Your face, because You favored them.

Psalm 67:1
May God be gracious to us and bless us, and cause His face to shine upon us, Selah

Psalm 80:3
Restore us, O God, and cause Your face to shine upon us, that we may be saved.


Treasury of Scripture

Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of your countenance.

know

Psalm 90:6
In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.

Psalm 98:4-6
Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise…

Psalm 100:1
A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.

in the light

Psalm 4:6
There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Psalm 44:3
For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.

Numbers 6:26
The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.











(15) That know the joyful sound--i.e., that are familiar with the shouting and music that accompanied the feasts of Israel.

They shall walk.--Better in the present; and so of the verb in the next verse. The light of Jehovah's countenance of course means His favour.

Verse 15. - Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound. The sound of devotional joy appears to be intended - the sound which went up from the sanctuary in the great festival times (see Numbers 10:1, 9; Leviticus 25:9; Psalm 27:6; Psalm 81:1, etc.). They shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance. Herein consists especially their blessedness (comp. Psalm 4:6).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Blessed
אַשְׁרֵ֣י (’aš·rê)
Interjection
Strong's 835: Happiness, interjection, how happy!

are those
הָ֭עָם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

who know
יוֹדְעֵ֣י (yō·wḏ·‘ê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3045: To know

the joyful sound,
תְרוּעָ֑ה (ṯə·rū·‘āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8643: Clamor, acclamation of joy, a battle-cry, clangor, of trumpets, as an alarum

who walk,
יְהַלֵּכֽוּן׃ (yə·hal·lê·ḵūn)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

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

in the light
בְּֽאוֹר־ (bə·’ō·wr-)
Preposition-b | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 216: Illumination, luminary

of Your presence.
פָּנֶ֥יךָ (pā·ne·ḵā)
Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face


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