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Psalm 31:19–21

19  Oh, how abundant is your goodness,

which you have stored up for those who fear you

and worked for those who take refuge in you,

yin the sight of the children of mankind!

20  In zthe cover of your presence you hide them

from the plots of men;

you astore them in your shelter

from the strife of tongues.

21  Blessed be the Lord,

for he has wondrously bshown his steadfast love to me

when I was in ca besieged city.

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Psalm 31:19–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 How abundant are the good things

that you have stored up for those who fear you,

that you bestow in the sight of all,

on those who take refuge in you.

20 In the shelter of your presence you hide them

from all human intrigues;

you keep them safe in your dwelling

from accusing tongues.

21 Praise be to the Lord,

for he showed me the wonders of his love

when I was in a city under siege.

Psalm 31:19–21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee;

Which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee

Before the sons of men!

20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man:

Thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

21 Blessed be the Lord: for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city.

Psalm 31:19–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 How great is the goodness

you have stored up for those who fear you.

You lavish it on those who come to you for protection,

blessing them before the watching world.

20 You hide them in the shelter of your presence,

safe from those who conspire against them.

You shelter them in your presence,

far from accusing tongues.

21 Praise the Lord,

for he has shown me the wonders of his unfailing love.

He kept me safe when my city was under attack.

Psalm 31:19–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

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!

20 You shall hide them in the secret place of Your presence

From the plots of man;

You shall keep them secretly in a pavilion

From the strife of tongues.

21 Blessed be the Lord,

For He has shown me His marvelous kindness in a strong city!

Psalm 31:19–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 How great is your goodness

that you have stored up for those who fear you,

that you have given to those who trust you.

You do this for all to see.

20 You protect them by your presence

from what people plan against them.

You shelter them from evil words.

21 Praise the Lord.

His love to me was wonderful

when my city was attacked.

Psalm 31:19–21 — American Standard Version (ASV)

19 Oh how great is thy goodness,

Which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee,

Which thou hast wrought for them that take refuge in thee,

Before the sons of men!

20 In the covert of thy presence wilt thou hide them from the plottings of man:

Thou wilt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

21 Blessed be Jehovah;

For he hath showed me his marvellous lovingkindness in a strong city.

Psalm 31:19–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee, which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee, before the sons of men! 20 Thou keepest them concealed in the secret of thy presence from the conspiracies of man; thou hidest them in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. 21 Blessed be Jehovah; for he hath shewn me wondrously his loving-kindness in a strong city.

Psalm 31:19–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 Your kindness is so great! 

You reserve it for those who fear you. 

Adam’s descendants watch 

as you show it to those who take refuge in you. 

20 You hide them in the secret place of your presence 

from those who scheme against them. 

You keep them in a shelter, 

safe from quarrelsome tongues. 

21 Thank the Lord

He has shown me the miracle of his mercy 

in a city under attack. 

Psalm 31:19–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 How great is Your goodness

that You have stored up for those who fear You

and accomplished in the sight of everyone

for those who take refuge in You.

20 You hide them in the protection of Your presence;

You conceal them in a shelter

from the schemes of men,

from quarrelsome tongues.

21 May the Lord be praised,

for He has wonderfully shown His faithful love to me

in a city under siege.

Psalm 31:19–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 O how abundant is your goodness

that you have laid up for those who fear you,

and accomplished for those who take refuge in you,

in the sight of everyone!

20 In the shelter of your presence you hide them

from human plots;

you hold them safe under your shelter

from contentious tongues.

21 Blessed be the Lord,

for he has wondrously shown his steadfast love to me

when I was beset as a city under siege.

Psalm 31:19–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 How abundant is your goodness

that you have stored up for those who fear you,

that you perform for those who take refuge in you

before the children of humankind.

20 You will hide them in the protection of your presence

from the plots of man.

You will hide them in a shelter from the strife of tongues.

21 Blessed is Yahweh,

because he has worked marvelously his loyal love to me

in a besieged city.

Psalm 31:19–21 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

19 How great your goodness is!

You have stored it up for those who have respect for you.

While other people watch, you give it to those who run to you for safety.

20 They are safe because you are with them.

You hide them from the evil plans of their enemies.

In your house you keep them safe

from those who bring charges against them.

21 Give praise to the Lord.

He showed me his wonderful love

when my enemies attacked the city I was in.

Psalm 31:19–21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 How great is Your goodness,

Which You have stored up for those who fear You,

Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You,

Before the sons of men!

20 You hide them in the secret place of Your presence from the conspiracies of man;

You keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues.

21 Blessed be the Lord,

For He has made marvelous His lovingkindness to me in a besieged city.


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