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Psalms 100:2

    Psalms 100:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Serve Jehovah with gladness: Come before his presence with singing.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give worship to the Lord with joy; come before him with a song.

    Webster's Revision

    Serve Jehovah with gladness: Come before his presence with singing.

    World English Bible

    Serve Yahweh with gladness. Come before his presence with singing.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 100:2

    Serve the Lord with gladness - It is your privilege and duty to be happy in your religious worship. The religion of the true God is intended to remove human misery, and to make mankind happy. He whom the religion of Christ has not made happy does not understand that religion, or does not make a proper use of it.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 100:2

    Serve the Lord with gladness - That is, In your worship, and in all your acts of obedience. Let there be joy in this service. Let it not be with the fear of slaves; not as a matter of compulsion and force; not with reluctance, moroseness, or gloom. Let it be a cheerful, happy service; let it be freely rendered, let it be an occasion of joy to the soul. The service of God is a source of the highest joy that man knows.

    Come before his presence with singing - As expressive of joy. So the birds sing; so nature rejoices; so should man - intelligent, redeemed, immortal man, be joyful.