zPsalms: Selected Verses

  • 1:2 his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night. (Meditates = ponders by talking to himself)
  • 1:3 whatever he does shall prosper.
  • 6:8,9 the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping. The Lord has heard my supplication
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  • 11:7 The upright will behold* His face. *specifically to have a vision of NASB/Strong’s
  • 14:2 The Lord looks down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there are any who understand/act wisely, who seek God. NKJV/NASB
  • 15:1 & 4 Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle?
    Who may dwell in Your holy hill? He who swears to his own hurt and does not change
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  • 21:3 You meet him with the blessings of goodness
  • 21:6 You have made him exceedingly glad with Your presence
  • 23:1 The LORD is my Shepherd [to feed, to guide and to shield me], I shall not lack/be in need. AMP
  • 23:5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies
  • 23:6a Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days of my life
  • 23:6b I will dwell in the house of the Lord to the end of my days.
  • 25:13 He himself shall dwell in prosperity, And his descendants shall inherit the earth.
  • 25:4 Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths. KJV
  • 25:14 The secret [of the sweet, satisfying companionship] of the Lord have they who fear (revere and worship) Him, and He will show them His covenant and reveal to them its [deep, inner] meaning. AMPC
  • 23:1 The LORD is my Shepherd [to feed, to guide and to shield me], I shall not lack/be in need. AMP
  • 23:5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies
  • 28:5 Those who seek the LORD understand all things NASB
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  • 31:15 My times are in your hands NIV
  • 31:19 Oh, how great is Your goodness,
    Which You have laid up for those who fear You, Which You have prepared for those who trust in You In the presence of the sons of men! NKJV
  • 32:7 You are my hiding place;You shall preserve me from trouble;You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. NKJV
  • 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.
  • 33:9 He spoke, and it was done
  • 34:4 I sought the LORD, and He heard me, And delivered me from all my fears. NKJV
  • 34:4  I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears. NASB 1977
  • 34:7 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him NASB
  • 34:15 The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry.
  • 35:27 “The LORD be magnified, Who delights in the prosperity of His servant.” NASB
  • 35:27 “The LORD be exalted, who delights in the well-being of his servant.” NIV
  • 37:4 Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. NIV
  • 37:19 In days of famine they will enjoy plenty.
  • 37:25 I have been young, and now am old; Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his descendants begging bread.
  • 39:1 I will restrain my mouth with a muzzle, While the wicked are before me.
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  • 64:7 there is no one who stirs himself up to take hold of You
  • 62:8 pour out your heart/s before/to him NKJV/NIV
  • 63:1 O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You;
    My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You
    In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water.
  • 63:7 in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. ESV
  • 64:1 Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
  • 64:7 God shall shoot at them with an arrow; Suddenly they shall be wounded. NKJV
  • 65:2 O You who hear prayer
  • 65:4 Blessed is the man You choose, And cause to approach You,
    That he may dwell in Your courts
  • 66:9 NKJV Who keeps our soul among the living
  • 66:12 NKJV You have caused men to ride over our heads; We went through fire and through water; But You brought us out to rich fulfillment
  • 66:12 You let/made men ride over our heads; We went through fire and through water, Yet You brought us out into a place of abundance. ESV/NASB
  • 66:19 certainly God has heard me
  • 68:3 NKJV let the righteous be glad; Let them rejoice before God; Yes, let them rejoice exceedingly.
  • 68:6 NKJV God sets the solitary in families; He brings out those who are bound into prosperity
  • 68:19 NKJV Blessed be the Lord,Who daily loads us with benefits, The God of our salvation!
  • 68:20 NKJV Our God is the God of salvation; And to God the Lord belong escapes from death.
  • 68:35 NKJV O God, You are more awesome than Your holy places.
  • 69:10 NKJV When I wept and chastened my soul with fasting
  • 69:30-31 NKJV I will praise the name of God with a song, And will magnify Him with thanksgiving. This also shall please the Lord better than an ox or bull, Which has horns and hooves.
  • 69:36 NKJV Also, the descendants of His servants shall inherit it
  • 71:3 Be my rock of habitation, To which I may resort continually
  • 71:7 I have become a marvel to many NASB
  • 71:15 My mouth shall tell of Your salvation/saving acts/help/victory all the day, For I do not know their limits. NKJV/NIV/SC
  • 71:20,21 You, who have shown me great and severe troubles,
    Shall revive me again, And bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
    You shall increase my greatness,
    And comfort me on every side.
  • 72:18 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things. ESV
  • 73:24 With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory. ESV
  • 73:17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; Then I understood their end.
  • 73:25 there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. ESV
  • 75:6,7 For exaltation comes neither from the east
    Nor from the west nor from the south.
    But God is the Judge:
    He puts down one,
    And exalts another. NKJV
  • 80:3,7,19 cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved. NASB
  • 80:17 Let Your hand be upon the man of Your right hand, Upon the son of man whom You made strong for Yourself.
  • 81:6 I relieved his shoulder of the burden B
  • 81:13 “My people, Israel, if only you would listen and do as I say! CEV
  • 81:13,14,16 “Oh, that My people would listen to Me,
    That Israel would walk in My ways! I would soon subdue their enemies,
    And turn My hand against their adversaries. He would have fed them also with the finest of wheat;
    And with honey from the rock I would have satisfied you.”
  • 83:15 pursue them with Your tempest and frighten/terrify them with Your storm. NKJV/NIV
  • 84:2 My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
    84:10 Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked. NIV
  • 84:11 No good thing will He withhold From those who walk uprightly.
    86:17 Show me a sign for good, That those who hate me may see it and be ashamed,
  • 88:13 in the morning my prayer comes before You.
  • 89:19 “I have given help to one who is mighty [giving him the power to be a champion for Israel];
    I have exalted one chosen from the people. AMP
  • 89:20 “I have found David My servant; AMP
  • 89:23 I will beat down his foes before his face, And plague those who hate him.
  • 90:14 O satisfy us with Your lovingkindness in the morning [now, before we grow older], That we may rejoice and be glad all our days. AMP
    90:15 Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, for as many years as we have seen trouble. NIV
    90:17 let the beauty/favour of the Lord our God be upon us, And establish the work of our hands for us; Yes, establish the work of our hands. NKJV/NIV
    91-100
    91:3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler.
    91:5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day
    91:10 no evil shall be allowed to befall you ESV
    91:11 He shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you in all your ways.
    91:14 I will exalt him on high, because he has known My name.
    91:16 With long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation.
    92:14 They shall still bear fruit in old age; They shall be fresh and flourishing,
    94:12,13 Blessed is the man whom You instruct, O Lord,
    And teach out of Your law, That You may give him rest from the days of adversity,
    94:19 In the multitude of my anxieties within me, Your comforts delight my soul.
    96:2 proclaim His salvation day after day. NIV
    96:12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is in it. Then all the trees of the woods will rejoice before the Lord. For He is coming
    97:10 He preserves the souls of His saints; He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

    98:8 Let the rivers clap their hands; Let the hills be joyful together before the Lord
    100:4 Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.
    101-110
    102:28 “The children of Your servants shall dwell safely and continue, And their descendants shall be established before You.” AMP
    103:3 Who heals [each one of] all your diseases AMP
    103:5 Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
    103:7 He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.
    104:4 He makes His ministers a flaming fire.
    104:23 Man goes out to his work and to his labor until the evening.
    104:28 What You give them they gather in
    104:29 You hide Your face, they are troubled
    104:30 You send forth Your Spirit, they are created
    104:34 May my meditation be sweet to Him; I will be glad in the Lord.
    105:3 Let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord!
    105:4 Seek His face evermore!
    105:14,15 He permitted no one to do them wrong; Yes, He rebuked kings for their sakes, Saying, “Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm.”
    105:19 Until the time that his word came to pass, The word of the Lord tested him
    105:37 there was not one feeble person among their tribes.
    106:4,5 Oh, visit me with Your salvation, That I may see the benefit of Your chosen ones,
    106:30,31 Then Phinehas stood up and intervened, And the plague was stopped. And that was accounted to him for righteousness To all generations forevermore.
    107:31 Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men!
    107:35 He turns a wilderness into pools of water, And dry land into watersprings.
    107:38 He does not let their cattle decrease.
    107:41 He sets the poor on high, far from affliction, And makes their families like a flock.
    109:4 But I give myself to prayer.
    109:24 My knees are weak through fasting
    109:31 For He shall stand at the right hand of the poor, To save him from those who condemn him.
    111-120
    112:2 His descendants will be mighty on earth, The generation of the upright will be blessed
    112:3 Wealth and riches will be in his house
    112:7 He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD. ESV
    112:10 The wicked will see it and be grieved; He will gnash his teeth and melt away; The desire of the wicked shall perish.
    113:7,8 He raises the poor out of the dust, And lifts the needy out of the ash heap, That He may seat him with princes – With the princes of His people.
    115:3 our God is in heaven; He does whatever He pleases.
    115:14 May the Lord give you increase more and more, You and your children.
    116:1 I love the Lord, because He hears My voice and my supplications NASB
    116:8 You have delivered my life from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from stumbling and falling. AMP
    118:5 Out of my distress I called upon the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free and in a large place. AMP
    118:6 The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
    118:23 This is the Lord’s doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. NASB
    118:25 O Lord, I pray, send now prosperity.
    121-130
    126:5 Those who sow in tears Shall reap in joy. NKJV
    127:1 Unless the Lord guards the city, The watchman stays awake in vain. NKJV
    127:2 He gives to His beloved even in his sleep. NASB
    128:3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine flourishing within your house B
    131-140
    134:3 The Lord who made heaven and earth Bless you from Zion!
    135:6 Whatever the Lord pleases He does, In heaven and in earth, In the seas and in all deep places.
    138:3 In the day when I cried out, You answered me, And made me bold with strength in my soul.
    138:8 The Lord will perfect that which concerns me
    139:16 And in Your book they all were written,
    The days fashioned for me,
    When as yet there were none of them.
    139:17,18 How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God!
    How great is the sum of them!
    If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand
    140:13 The upright shall dwell in Your presence.
    141-150
    146:8 The LORD raises up those who are oppressed/bowed down. HCSB/NKJV
    147:13 He has blessed your sons within you. NASB
    148:14 He has exalted the horn of His people,
    The praise of all His saints —
    Of the children of Israel,
    A people near to Him.
    149: 6 & 8 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth,
    And a two-edged sword in their hand,
    To bind their kings with chains,
    And their nobles with fetters of iron;

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