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Psalms 147:12

    Psalms 147:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Praise Jehovah, O Jerusalem; Praise thy God, O Zion.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give praise to the Lord, O Jerusalem; give praise to your God, O Zion.

    Webster's Revision

    Praise Jehovah, O Jerusalem; Praise thy God, O Zion.

    World English Bible

    Praise Yahweh, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 147:12

    Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem ... - In addition to this general praise in which all may unite, there are special reasons why Jerusalem and its inhabitants should praise God: just as now, in addition to the general reasons pertaining to all people why they should praise God, there are special reasons why Christians - why his redeemed people - should do it. What those reasons, as pertaining to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, were, is specified in the following verses.