Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search YLT
Your Bible Version is the YLT
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Psalm 89 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:1 - An instruction, by Ethan the Ezrahite. Of the kind acts of Jehovah, to the age I sing, To all generations I make known Thy faithfulness with my mouth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:2 - For I said, 'To the age is kindness built, The heavens! Thou dost establish Thy faithfulness in them.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:3 - I have made a covenant for My chosen, I have sworn to David My servant:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:4 - 'Even to the age do I establish thy seed, And have built to generation and generation thy throne. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:5 - and the heavens confess Thy wonders, O Jehovah, Thy faithfulness also is in an assembly of holy ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:6 - For who in the sky, Compareth himself to Jehovah? Is like to Jehovah among sons of the mighty?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:7 - God is very terrible, In the secret counsel of His holy ones, And fearful over all surrounding Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:8 - O Jehovah, God of Hosts, Who is like Thee -- a strong Jah? And Thy faithfulness is round about Thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:9 - Thou art ruler over the pride of the sea, In the lifting up of its billows Thou dost restrain them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:10 - Thou hast bruised Rahab, as one wounded. With the arm of Thy strength Thou hast scattered Thine enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:11 - Thine are the heavens -- the earth also is Thine, The habitable world and its fulness, Thou hast founded them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:12 - North and south Thou hast appointed them, Tabor and Hermon in Thy name do sing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:13 - Thou hast an arm with might, Strong is Thy hand -- high Thy right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:14 - Righteousness and judgment Are the fixed place of Thy throne, Kindness and truth go before Thy face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:15 - O the happiness of the people knowing the shout, O Jehovah, in the light of Thy face they walk habitually.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:16 - In Thy name they rejoice all the day, And in Thy righteousness they are exalted,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:17 - For the beauty of their strength art Thou, And in Thy good will is our horn exalted,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:18 - For of Jehovah is our shield, And of the Holy One of Israel our king.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:19 - Then Thou hast spoken in vision, To Thy saint, yea, Thou sayest, I have placed help upon a mighty one, Exalted a chosen one out of the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:20 - I have found David My servant, With My holy oil I have anointed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:21 - With whom My hand is established, My arm also doth strengthen him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:22 - An enemy exacteth not upon him, And a son of perverseness afflicteth him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:23 - And I have beaten down before him his adversaries, And those hating him I plague,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:24 - And My faithfulness and kindness are with him, And in My name is his horn exalted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:25 - And I have set on the sea his hand, And on the rivers his right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:26 - He proclaimeth me: 'Thou art my Father, My God, and the rock of my salvation.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:27 - I also first-born do appoint him, Highest of the kings of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:28 - To the age I keep for him My kindness, And My covenant is stedfast with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:29 - And I have set his seed for ever, And his throne as the days of the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:30 - If his sons forsake My law, And in My judgments do not walk;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:31 - If My statutes they pollute, And My commands do not keep,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:32 - I have looked after with a rod their transgression, And with strokes their iniquity,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:33 - And My kindness I break not from him, Nor do I deal falsely in My faithfulness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:34 - I profane not My covenant, And that which is going forth from My lips I change not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:35 - Once I have sworn by My holiness, I lie not to David,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:36 - His seed is to the age, And his throne is as the sun before Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:37 - As the moon it is established -- to the age, And the witness in the sky is stedfast. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:38 - And Thou, Thou hast cast off, and dost reject, Thou hast shown Thyself wroth With Thine anointed,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:39 - Hast rejected the covenant of Thy servant, Thou hast polluted to the earth his crown,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:40 - Thou hast broken down all his hedges, Thou hast made his fenced places a ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:41 - Spoiled him have all passing by the way, He hath been a reproach to his neighbours,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:42 - Thou hast exalted the right hand of his adversaries, Thou hast caused all his enemies to rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:43 - Also -- Thou turnest back the sharpness of his sword, And hast not established him in battle,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:44 - Hast caused him to cease from his brightness, And his throne to the earth hast cast down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:45 - Thou hast shortened the days of his youth, Hast covered him over with shame. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:46 - Till when, O Jehovah, art Thou hidden? For ever doth Thy fury burn as fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:47 - Remember, I pray Thee, what is life-time? Wherefore in vain hast Thou created All the sons of men?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:48 - Who is the man that liveth, and doth not see death? He delivereth his soul from the hand of Sheol. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:49 - Where are Thy former kindnesses, O Lord. Thou hast sworn to David in Thy faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:50 - Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Thy servants, I have borne in my bosom all the strivings of the peoples,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:51 - Wherewith Thine enemies reproached, O Jehovah, Wherewith they have reproached The steps of Thine anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:52 - Blessed is Jehovah to the age. Amen, and amen!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

New American Standard Bible
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search YLT

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search YLT

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization