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Psalms 76:11

    Psalms 76:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Vow, and pay to the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents to him that ought to be feared.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Vow, and pay unto Jehovah your God: Let all that are round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give to the Lord your God what is his by right; let all who are round him give offerings to him who is to be feared.

    Webster's Revision

    Vow, and pay unto Jehovah your God: Let all that are round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

    World English Bible

    Make vows to Yahweh your God, and fulfill them! Let all of his neighbors bring presents to him who is to be feared.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

    Definitions for Psalms 76:11

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Ought - Any one; any thing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 76:11

    Vow, and pay unto the Lord - Bind yourselves to him, and forget not your obligations.

    Let all that be round about him - All the neighboring nations, who shall see God's judgments against his enemies, should

    Bring presents unto him - Give him that homage which is due unto him.

    That ought to be feared - למורא lammora, "to the terrible One;" lest they be consumed as the Assyrians have been.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 76:11

    vow, and pay unto the Lord your God - That is, Pay your vows, or sacredly observe them. On the word "vow," see the notes at Psalm 22:25. Compare Psalm 50:14; Psalm 56:12; Psalm 66:13. The word refers to a voluntary promise made to God.

    Let all that be round about him - All that worship him, or that profess to honor him.

    Bring presents - Bring gifts or offerings; things expressive of gratitude and homage. See the notes at Psalm 45:12. Compare Isaiah 16:1, note; Isaiah 18:7, note; Isaiah 60:5, note.

    Unto him that ought to be feared - Margin, "to fear." The meaning would be well expressed by the word dread; "to the Dread One." It was not to inspire fear that the presents were to be brought; but they were to be brought to One who had shown that he was the proper object of dread or reverence.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 76:11

    76:11 Vow - A sacrifice of thanksgiving for this wonderful deliverance. Let all - All the neighboring nations submit to the God of Israel.