Henceforth, the time of the singing of birds is come; and you go from one Hallelujah to another. In the Hebrew, this is one of the alphabetical Psalms, but one letter nun is omitted, perhaps, as Dr. I will extol thee, my God, O king, and I will bless thy name for ever and ever. Every day will I bless thee, and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
Psalms, Part V, tr. After recounting in general Psalm 145 praises of his providence, he comes to speak of the special favor shown by him to his own people. I will extol thee, my God and my king! Daily I will bless thee, and will praise thy name for ever and ever.
Great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised, and there is no searching out, his greatness. Generation to generation, will praise thy works, and will show forth thy Psalm 145.
And they shall speak of the might of thy terrible works, and I will declare thy greatness. I will extol thee, my God and my king. David does not so much tell what he would do himself, as stir up and urge all others to this religious service of offering to God the praises due to his name.
The design with which he declares God to be beneficent to the children of men is, to induce them to cultivate a pious gratitude, he insists upon the necessity of persevering in the exercise; for since God is constant in extending mercies, it would be highly improper in us to faint in his praises.
As he thus gives his people new ground for praising him, so he stimulates them to gratitude, and to exercise it throughout the whole course of their life.
A psalm of praise, by David.. I will extol you, my God, O king! I will praise your name continually! 1 2 Every day I will praise you!. I will praise your name continually! 2 3 The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise!. No one can fathom his greatness! 3 4 One generation will praise your deeds to another,. and tell about your mighty acts! 4 5 I will . Footnotes: a 1 This psalm is an acrostic poem, the verses of which (including verse 13b) begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. b 5 Dead Sea Scrolls and Syriac (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text On the glorious splendor of your majesty and on your wonderful works I will meditate c 13 One manuscript of the Masoretic Text, Dead . God is omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent, and we must remember that He made in His image to reflect and glorify Him. Connection to Unit Theme: God is omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent, and we must remember that He made in His image to reflect and glorify Him. Have you ever met that.
In using the term daily, he denotes perseverance in the exercise. Afterwards he adds, that should he live through a succession of ages he would never cease to act in this manner.
The repetitions used tend very considerably to give emphasis to his language. As it is probable that the Psalm was written at a time when the kingdom of David was in a flourishing condition, the circumstances deserves notice, that in calling God his king he gives both himself and other earthly princes their proper place, and does not allow any earthly distinctions to interfere with the glory due to God.
This is made still more manifest in the verse which follows, where, in speaking of the greatness of God as unmeasurable, he intimates that we only praise God aright when we are filled and overwhelmed with an ecstatic admiration of the immensity of his power. This admiration will form the fountain from which our just praises of him will proceed, according the measure of our capacity.
Generation to generation, etc. Here he insists upon the general truth, that all men were made and are preserved in life for this end, that they may devote themselves to the praise of God.
And there is an implied contrast between the eternal name of God, and that immortality of renown which great men seem to acquire by their exploits.
Human excellencies are eulogized in histories; with God it stands differently, for there is not a day in which he does not. For the same reason he speaks of the glorious brightness, or beauty of his excellence, the better to raise in others a due admiration of it.
And we may infer from this, that the greatness of God is not that which lies concealed in his mysterious essence, and in subtle disputation upon which, to the neglect of his works, many have been chargeable with mere trifling, for true religion demands practical not speculative knowledge.
And, should others desist and defraud God of the honor due to him, he declares that he would himself at least discharge his part, and, while they were silent, energetically set forth the praises of God.
Some think, that the might of his terrible works is an expression to the same effect with what had been already stated. But it seems rather to denote the judgments of God against profane scoffers. They shall steak forth [or, utter copiously] the memory of the greatness of thy goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
Jehovah is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and great in mercy. Jehovah is good to all, and his mercies above all his works.
All thy works shall praise thee, O Jehovah! They shall speak the glory of thy kingdom, and shall talk of thy power.I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. 2 Every day I will bless you and praise your name forever and ever. 3 Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.
Psalm The Greatness and the Goodness of God. Praise.
Of David. 1 I will extol you, my God and King,. and bless your name forever and ever. 2 Every day I . Psalms Commentary, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today.
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4 o One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. 5 On p the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will . A psalm of praise, by David.. I will extol you, my God, O king!
I will praise your name continually! 1 2 Every day I will praise you!. I will praise your name continually! 2 3 The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise!. No one can fathom his greatness!
3 4 One generation will praise your deeds to another,. and tell about your mighty acts! 4 5 I will . Psalm I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you, and praise your name forever and ever. Read verse in New Revised Standard.