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1 Chronicles 16:7–9

Then on that day eDavid first appointed that thanksgiving be sung to the Lord by Asaph and his brothers.

David’s Song of Thanks

fOh give thanks to the Lord; gcall upon his name;

hmake known his deeds among the peoples!

Sing to him, sing praises to him;

tell of all his wondrous works!

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1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

That day David first appointed Asaph and his associates to give praise to the Lord in this manner:

Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name;

make known among the nations what he has done.

Sing to him, sing praise to him;

tell of all his wonderful acts.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to thank the Lord into the hand of Asaph and his brethren.

Give thanks unto the Lord, call upon his name,

Make known his deeds among the people.

Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him,

Talk ye of all his wondrous works.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

On that day David gave to Asaph and his fellow Levites this song of thanksgiving to the Lord:

Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness.

Let the whole world know what he has done.

Sing to him; yes, sing his praises.

Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

On that day David first delivered this psalm into the hand of Asaph and his brethren, to thank the Lord:

Oh, give thanks to the Lord!

Call upon His name;

Make known His deeds among the peoples!

Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him;

Talk of all His wondrous works!

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

That day David first gave Asaph and his relatives the job of singing praises to the Lord.

Give thanks to the Lord and pray to him.

Tell the nations what he has done.

Sing to him; sing praises to him.

Tell about all his miracles.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Then on that day did David first ordain to give thanks unto Jehovah, by the hand of Asaph and his brethren. O give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name;

Make known his doings among the peoples.

Sing unto him, sing praises unto him;

Talk ye of all his marvellous works.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to give thanks to Jehovah through Asaph and his brethren. Give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his acts among the peoples. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him; Meditate upon all his wondrous works.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

For the first time David entrusted Asaph and his relatives with the task of singing songs of thanks to the Lord

“Give thanks to the Lord

Call on his name. 

Make known among the nations what he has done. 

Sing to him. 

Make music to praise him. 

Meditate on all the miracles he has done. 

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

On that day David decreed for the first time that thanks be given to the Lord by Asaph and his relatives:

Give thanks to Yahweh; call on His name;

proclaim His deeds among the peoples.

Sing to Him; sing praise to Him;

tell about all His wonderful works!

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then on that day David first appointed the singing of praises to the Lord by Asaph and his kindred.

O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name,

make known his deeds among the peoples.

Sing to him, sing praises to him,

tell of all his wonderful works.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then on that day David first appointed to give thanks to Yahweh by the hand of Asaph and his brothers.

Give thanks to Yahweh; call upon his name;

make known his deeds among the nations!

Sing to him; sing praises to him;

tell of all his wondrous works!

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

That day was the first time David gave Asaph and his helpers this psalm of thanks to the Lord.

Give thanks to the Lord. Worship him.

Tell the nations what he has done.

Sing to him. Sing praise to him.

Tell about all of the wonderful things he has done.

1 Chronicles 16:7–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Then on that day David first assigned Asaph and his relatives to give thanks to the Lord.

Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name;

Make known His deeds among the peoples.

Sing to Him, sing praises to Him;

Speak of all His wonders.


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