Gen 30:13

(NIV)
Then Leah said, ‘How happy I am! The women will call me happy.’ So she named him Asher.

(ESV)
And Leah said, “Happy am I! For women have called me happy.” So she called his name Asher.

Lev 5:16

(NIV)
They must make restitution for what they have failed to do in regard to the holy things, pay an additional penalty of a fifth of its value and give it all to the priest. The priest will make atonement for them with the ram as a guilt offering, and they will be forgiven.

(ESV)
He shall also make restitution for what he has done amiss in the holy thing and shall add a fifth to it and give it to the priest. And the priest shall make atonement for him with the ram of the guilt offering, and he shall be forgiven.

Deut 17:8

(NIV)
If cases come before your courts that are too difficult for you to judge – whether bloodshed, lawsuits or assaults – take them to the place the  Lord your God will choose.
(ESV)
If any case arises requiring decision between one kind of homicide and another, one kind of legal right and another, or one kind of assault and another, any case within your towns that is too difficult for you, then you shall arise and go up to the place that the  Lord your God will choose.

Deut 33:29

(NIV)
Blessed are you, Israel!
Who is like you,
a people saved by the  Lord?
He is your shield and helper
and your glorious sword.
Your enemies will cower before you,
and you will tread on their heights.’
(ESV)
Happy are you, O Israel! Who is like you,
a people saved by the  Lord,
the shield of your help,
and the sword of your triumph!
Your enemies shall come fawning to you,
and you shall tread upon their backs.”

1Kgs 10:8

(NIV)
How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!
(ESV)
Happy are your men! Happy are your servants, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!

2Chr 9:7

(NIV)
How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!
(ESV)
Happy are your wives! Happy are these your servants, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!

Job 5:17

(NIV)
‘Blessed is the one whom God corrects;
so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
(ESV)
Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves;
therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.

Ps 1:1

(NIV)
Blessed is the one
who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers,
(ESV)
Blessed is the man
who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of scoffers;

Ps 2:12

(NIV)
Kiss his son, or he will be angry
and your way will lead to your destruction,
for his wrath can flare up in a moment.
Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
(ESV)
Kiss the Son,
lest he be angry, and you perish in the way,
for his wrath is quickly kindled.
Blessed are all who take refuge in him.

(NIV)

Of David. A maskil.

(ESV)

A Maskil of David.

Ps 32:1

(NIV)
Blessed is the one
whose transgressions are forgiven,
whose sins are covered.
(ESV)
Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,
whose sin is covered.

Ps 32:2

(NIV)
Blessed is the one
whose sin the  Lord does not count against them
and in whose spirit is no deceit.
(ESV)
Blessed is the man against whom the  Lord counts no iniquity,
and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Ps 33:12

(NIV)
Blessed is the nation whose God is the  Lord,
the people he chose for his inheritance.
(ESV)
Blessed is the nation whose God is the  Lord,
the people whom he has chosen as his heritage!

Ps 34:8

(NIV)
Taste and see that the  Lord is good;
blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.
(ESV)
Oh, taste and see that the  Lord is good!
Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

Ps 40:4

(NIV)
Blessed is the one
who trusts in the  Lord,
who does not look to the proud,
to those who turn aside to false gods.
(ESV)
Blessed is the man who makes
the  Lord his trust,
who does not turn to the proud,
to those who go astray after a lie!

(NIV)

For the director of music. A psalm of David.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

Ps 41:1

(NIV)
Blessed are those who have regard for the weak;
the  Lord delivers them in times of trouble.
(ESV)
Blessed is the one who considers the poor!
In the day of trouble the  Lord delivers him;

Ps 65:4

(NIV)
Blessed are those you choose
and bring near to live in your courts!
We are filled with the good things of your house,
of your holy temple.
(ESV)
Blessed is the one you choose and bring near,
to dwell in your courts!
We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house,
the holiness of your temple!

Ps 84:4

(NIV)
Blessed are those who dwell in your house;
they are ever praising you.
(ESV)
Blessed are those who dwell in your house,
ever singing your praise!  Selah

Ps 84:5

(NIV)
Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
(ESV)
Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
in whose heart are the highways to Zion.

Ps 84:12

(NIV)
 Lord Almighty,
blessed is the one who trusts in you.
(ESV)
O  Lord of hosts,
blessed is the one who trusts in you!

Ps 89:15

(NIV)
Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you,
who walk in the light of your presence,  Lord.
(ESV)
Blessed are the people who know the festal shout,
who walk, O  Lord, in the light of your face,

Ps 94:12

(NIV)
Blessed is the one you discipline,  Lord,
the one you teach from your law;
(ESV)
Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O  Lord,
and whom you teach out of your law,

Ps 106:3

(NIV)
Blessed are those who act justly,
who always do what is right.
(ESV)
Blessed are they who observe justice,
who do righteousness at all times!

Ps 112:1

(NIV)
Praise the  Lord.
Blessed are those who fear the  Lord,
who find great delight in his commands.
(ESV)
Praise the  Lord!
Blessed is the man who fears the  Lord,
who greatly delights in his commandments!

(NIV) (ESV)

Aleph

Ps 119:1

(NIV)
Blessed are those whose ways are blameless,
who walk according to the law of the  Lord.
(ESV)
Blessed are those whose way is blameless,
who walk in the law of the  Lord!

Ps 119:2

(NIV)
Blessed are those who keep his statutes
and seek him with all their heart –
(ESV)
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies,
who seek him with their whole heart,

Ps 127:5

(NIV)
Blessed is the man
whose quiver is full of them.
They will not be put to shame
when they contend with their opponents in court.
(ESV)
Blessed is the man
who fills his quiver with them!
He shall not be put to shame
when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

(NIV)

A song of ascents.

(ESV)

A Song of Ascents.

Ps 128:1

(NIV)
Blessed are all who fear the  Lord,
who walk in obedience to him.
(ESV)
Blessed is everyone who fears the  Lord,
who walks in his ways!

Ps 128:2

(NIV)
You will eat the fruit of your labour;
blessings and prosperity will be yours.
(ESV)
You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands;
you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.

Ps 137:8

(NIV)
Daughter Babylon, doomed to destruction,
happy is the one who repays you
according to what you have done to us.
(ESV)
O daughter of Babylon doomed to be destroyed,
blessed shall he be who repays you
with what you have done to us!

Ps 137:9

(NIV)
Happy is the one who seizes your infants
and dashes them against the rocks.
(ESV)
Blessed shall he be who takes your little ones
and dashes them against the rock!

Ps 144:15

(NIV)
Blessed is the people of whom this is true;
blessed is the people whose God is the  Lord.
(ESV)
Blessed are the people to whom such blessings fall!
Blessed are the people whose God is the  Lord!

Ps 146:5

(NIV)
Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the  Lord their God.
(ESV)
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the  Lord his God,

Prov 3:13

(NIV)
Blessed are those who find wisdom,
those who gain understanding,
(ESV)
Blessed is the one who finds wisdom,
and the one who gets understanding,

Prov 8:32

(NIV)
‘Now then, my children, listen to me;
blessed are those who keep my ways.
(ESV)
“And now, O sons, listen to me:
blessed are those who keep my ways.

Prov 8:34

(NIV)
Blessed are those who listen to me,
watching daily at my doors,
waiting at my doorway.
(ESV)
Blessed is the one who listens to me,
watching daily at my gates,
waiting beside my doors.

Prov 14:21

(NIV)
It is a sin to despise one’s neighbour,
but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.
(ESV)
Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Prov 16:20

(NIV)
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,
and blessed is the one who trusts in the  Lord.
(ESV)
Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good,
and blessed is he who trusts in the  Lord.

Prov 20:7

(NIV)
The righteous lead blameless lives;
blessed are their children after them.
(ESV)
The righteous who walks in his integrity
blessed are his children after him!

Prov 28:14

(NIV)
Blessed is the one who always trembles before God,
but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble.
(ESV)
Blessed is the one who fears the  Lord always,
but whoever hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Prov 29:18

(NIV)
Where there is no revelation, people cast off restraint;
but blessed is the one who heeds wisdom’s instruction.
(ESV)
Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint
but blessed is he who keeps the law.

Eccl 10:17

(NIV)
Blessed is the land whose king is of noble birth
and whose princes eat at a proper time –
for strength and not for drunkenness.
(ESV)
Happy are you, O land, when your king is the son of the nobility,
and your princes feast at the proper time,
for strength, and not for drunkenness!

Isa 30:18

(NIV)
Yet the  Lord longs to be gracious to you;
therefore he will rise up to show you compassion.
For the  Lord is a God of justice.
Blessed are all who wait for him!
(ESV)
Therefore the  Lord waits to be gracious to you,
and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you.
For the  Lord is a God of justice;
blessed are all those who wait for him.

Isa 32:20

(NIV)
how blessed you will be,
sowing your seed by every stream,
and letting your cattle and donkeys range free.
(ESV)
Happy are you who sow beside all waters,
who let the feet of the ox and the donkey range free.

Isa 56:2

(NIV)
Blessed is the one who does this –
the person who holds it fast,
who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it,
and keeps their hands from doing any evil.’
(ESV)
Blessed is the man who does this,
and the son of man who holds it fast,
who keeps the Sabbath, not profaning it,
and keeps his hand from doing any evil.”

Dan 12:12

(NIV)
Blessed is the one who waits for and reaches the end of the 1,335 days.

(ESV)
Blessed is he who waits and arrives at the 1,335 days.
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