New International Version - UK

Psalm 67

Psalm 67[a]

For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm. A song.

May God be gracious to us and bless us
    and make his face shine on us – [b]
so that your ways may be known on earth,
    your salvation among all nations.

May the peoples praise you, God;
    may all the peoples praise you.
May the nations be glad and sing for joy,
    for you rule the peoples with equity
    and guide the nations of the earth.
May the peoples praise you, God;
    may all the peoples praise you.

The land yields its harvest;
    God, our God, blesses us.
May God bless us still,
    so that all the ends of the earth will fear him.

  1. Psalm 67:1 In Hebrew texts 67:1-7 is numbered 67:2-8.
  2. Psalm 67:1 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.

New International Reader's Version

Psalm 67

Psalm 67

For the director of music. A psalm. A song to be played on stringed instruments.

God, have mercy on us and bless us.
    May you be pleased with us.
Then your ways will be known on earth.
    All nations will see that you have the power to save.

God, may the nations praise you.
    May all the people on earth praise you.
May the nations be glad and sing for joy.
    You rule the people of the earth fairly.
    You guide the nations of the earth.
God, may the nations praise you.
    May all the people on earth praise you.

The land produces its crops.
    God, our God, blesses us.
May God continue to bless us.
    Then people from one end of the earth to the other
    will have respect for him.