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What the Bible Says About Glory...

The following are scriptures in the Bible that reference glory. Scripture quotations below are taken from the New King James Version and the New Living Translation of the Holy Bible. The words in parentheses are corresponding words used in the King James Version of the Holy Bible.

New King James Version

New Living Translation

“Then Haman told them of his great riches [glory of his riches], the multitude of his children, everything in which the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the officials and servants of the king.” Esther 5:11

"and boasted to them about his great wealth and his many children. He bragged about the honors the king had given him and how he had been promoted over all the other officials and leaders." Esther 5:11 NLT

“He has stripped me of my glory, And taken the crown from my head.” Job 19:9

"He has stripped me of my honor and removed the crown from my head." Job 19:9 NLT

“My glory is fresh within me, And my bow is renewed in my hand.” Job 29:20

"New honors are constantly bestowed on me, and my strength is continually renewed." Job 29:20 NLT

“Can you frighten him like a locust? His majestic snorting [glory of his nostrils] strikes terror.” Job 39:20

"Did you give it the ability to leap forward like a locust? Its majestic snorting is something to hear!" Job 39:20 NLT

“Then adorn yourself with majesty and splendor, And array yourself with glory and beauty.” Job 40:10

"All right then, put on your robes of state, your majesty and splendor." Job 40:10 NLT

“But You, O Lord, are a shield for me, My glory and the One who lifts up my head.” Psalm 3:3

"But you, O LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts my head high." Psalm 3:3 NLT

“How long, O you sons of men, Will you turn my glory to shame? How long will you love worthlessness And seek falsehood? Selah” Psalm 4:2

"How long will you people ruin my reputation? How long will you make these groundless accusations? How long will you pursue lies? Interlude" Psalm 4:2 NLT

“To the Chief Musician. On the instrument of Gath. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, How excellent is Your name in all the earth, Who have set Your glory above the heavens!” Psalm 8:1

"For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by a stringed instrument. O LORD, our Lord, the majesty of your name fills the earth! Your glory is higher than the heavens." Psalm 8:1 NLT

“For You have made him a little lower than the angels, And You have crowned him with glory and honor.” Psalm 8:5

"For you made us only a little lower than God, and you crowned us with glory and honor." Psalm 8:5 NLT

“Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will rest in hope.” Psalm 16:9

"No wonder my heart is filled with joy, and my mouth shouts his praises! My body rests in safety." Psalm 16:9 NLT

“To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.” Psalm 19:1

"For the choir director: A psalm of David. The heavens tell of the glory of God." Psalm 19:1 NLT

“His glory is great in Your salvation; Honor and majesty You have placed upon him.” Psalm 21:5

"Your victory brings him great honor, and you have clothed him with splendor and majesty." Psalm 21:5 NLT

“Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah” Psalm 24:7-10

"Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter. Who is the King of glory? The LORD, strong and mighty, the LORD, invincible in battle. Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter. Who is the King of glory? The LORD Almighty -- he is the King of glory. Interlude" Psalm 24:7-10 NLT

“A Psalm of David. Give unto the Lord, O you mighty ones, Give unto the Lord glory and strength. Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. The voice of the Lord is over the waters; The God of glory thunders; The Lord is over many waters.” Psalm 29:1-3

"A psalm of David. Give honor to the LORD, you angels; give honor to the LORD for his glory and strength. Give honor to the LORD for the glory of his name. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness. The voice of the LORD echoes above the sea. The God of glory thunders. The LORD thunders over the mighty sea." Psalm 29:1-3 NLT

“The voice of the Lord makes the deer give birth, And strips the forests bare; And in His temple everyone says, 'Glory!'” Psalm 29:9

"The voice of the LORD twists mighty oaks and strips the forests bare. In his Temple everyone shouts, 'Glory!'" Psalm 29:9 NLT

“To the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.” Psalm 30:12

"that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever!" Psalm 30:12 NLT

“Gird Your sword upon Your thigh, O Mighty One, With Your glory and Your majesty.” Psalm 45:3

"Put on your sword, O mighty warrior! You are so glorious, so majestic!" Psalm 45:3 NLT

“Do not be afraid when one becomes rich, When the glory of his house is increased; For when he dies he shall carry nothing away; His glory shall not descend after him.” Psalm 49:16-17

"So don't be dismayed when the wicked grow rich, and their homes become ever more splendid. For when they die, they carry nothing with them. Their wealth will not follow them into the grave." Psalm 49:16-17 NLT

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