1 Chronicles 16:8
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New International Version
Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.

New Living Translation
Give thanks to the LORD and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done.

English Standard Version
Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!

New American Standard Bible
Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.

King James Bible
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Give thanks to Yahweh; call on His name; proclaim His deeds among the peoples.

International Standard Version
Give thanks to the LORD, calling on his name. Make what he has done known among the people.

NET Bible
Give thanks to the LORD! Call on his name! Make known his accomplishments among the nations!

New Heart English Bible
Oh give thanks to the LORD. Call on his name. Make his deeds known among the peoples.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Give thanks to the LORD. Call on his name. Make known among the nations what he has done.

JPS Tanakh 1917
O give thanks unto the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His doings among the peoples.

New American Standard 1977
Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name;
            Make known His deeds among the peoples.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.

King James 2000 Bible
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.

American King James Version
Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, make known his deeds among the people.

American Standard Version
O give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his doings among the peoples.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Praise ye the Lord, and call upon his name: make known his doings among the nations.

Darby Bible Translation
Give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his acts among the peoples.

English Revised Version
O give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name; make known his doings among the peoples.

Webster's Bible Translation
Give thanks to the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.

World English Bible
Oh give thanks to Yahweh. Call on his name. Make his doings known among the peoples.

Young's Literal Translation
Give thanks to Jehovah, call in His name, Make known among the peoples His doings.
Study Bible
David's Psalm of Thanksgiving
7Then on that day David first assigned Asaph and his relatives to give thanks to the LORD. 8Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples. 9Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.…
Cross References
1 Kings 8:43
hear in heaven Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, to fear You, as do Your people Israel, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by Your name.

2 Kings 19:19
"Now, O LORD our God, I pray, deliver us from his hand that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You alone, O LORD, are God."

1 Chronicles 16:9
Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.

Psalm 105:1
Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.

Psalm 118:1
Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Jeremiah 33:11
the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voice of those who say, "Give thanks to the LORD of hosts, For the LORD is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting"; and of those who bring a thank offering into the house of the LORD. For I will restore the fortunes of the land as they were at first,' says the LORD.
Treasury of Scripture

Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, make known his deeds among the people.

Give thanks This beautiful hymn, to the

1 Chronicles 16:34-36 O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever…

Psalm 105:1-15 O give thanks to the LORD; call on his name: make known his deeds …

call

Isaiah 12:4 And in that day shall you say, Praise the LORD, call on his name, …

Acts 9:14 And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all that …

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified …

make

1 Kings 8:43 Hear you in heaven your dwelling place, and do according to all that …

2 Kings 19:19 Now therefore, O LORD our God, I beseech you, save you us out of his hand…

Psalm 67:2-4 That your way may be known on earth, your saving health among all nations…

Psalm 78:3-6 Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us…

Psalm 145:5,6 I will speak of the glorious honor of your majesty, and of your wondrous …

(8-22) The first four strophes of Psalms 105 (1Chronicles 16:1-15.)

(8) Give thanks.--The same Hebrew verb as in 1Chronicles 16:4, "to thank." Psalms 105 is a td?h, or thanksgiving, hence its use here.

Call upon his name.--Invoke His help, appealing to Him by His revealed name of Jehovah. (Comp. Psalm 3:1-7; Psalm 5:1; Psalm 7:6, and many others.)

Make known.--Israel's mission.

Deeds.--Feats, exploits, deeds of wonder; a poetic word.

People.--Peoples.

Verses 8-36. - These verses, then, provide the form of praise which David wished to be used on this, and probably in grateful repetition on some succeeding occasions. David makes selections from four psalms already known; for it cannot be supposed that the verses we have here were the original, and that they were afterwards supplemented. The first fifteen verses (viz. 8-22) are from Psalm 105:1-15. The next eleven verses (23-33) are from Psalm 96:1-13; but a small portion of the first and last of these verses is omitted. Our thirty-fourth verse is identical with Psalm 107:1; Psalm 118:1; Psalm 136:1; and forms the larger part of Psalm 106:1. It is, in fact, a doxology. And our thirty-fifth and thirty-sixth verses consist of a short responsive ("and say ye") invocation, followed by another doxology. These are taken from Psalm 106:47, 48. Hereupon "all the people" are directed to find the final outburst of praise to Jehovah, and "Amen." In the first of these selections (vers. 8-23) there is no material variation from the language of the psalm itself. Yet the original psalm has Abraham, where our own thirteenth verse reads Israel. And the original psalm uses the third person, where our fifteenth and nineteenth verses have the second person. In the second selection it is worthy of note that our ver. 29, "Come before him," probably preserves the ante-temple reading, while Psalm 96:8 was afterwards, to fit temple times, altered into, "Come into his courts." The arrangement of all the succeeding clauses does not exactly agree with the arrangement of them found in the psalm, as for instance in the latter half of our ver. 30 and in ver. 31, compared with the clauses of vers. 10,11 of the psalm. Again, one clause of the tenth verse of the psalm, "He shall judge the people righteously," is not found in either alternative position open to it through the inversion of clauses, in our vers. 80, 81. The rhythm and metre of the psalm are, however, equally unexceptionable. The whole of the twenty-nine verses of this Psalm of praise (vers. 8-36 inclusive) are divided into portions of three verses each, except the portion vers. 23-27 inclusive which consists of five verses. As regards the matter of it, it may be remarked on as breaking into two parts, in the first of which (vers. 8-22) the people are reminded of their past history and of the marvellous providence which had governed their career from Abraham to the time they were settled in Canaan, but in the second (vers. 23-36) their thought is enlarged, their sympathies immensely widened, so as to include all the world, and their view is borne on to the momentous reality of judgment. Verses 8-10. - These verses are an animated invocation to thanks and praise. 16:7-36 Let God be glorified in our praises. Let others be edified and taught, that strangers to him may be led to adore him. Let us ourselves triumph and trust in God. Those that give glory to God's name are allowed to glory in it. Let the everlasting covenant be the great matter of our joy his people of old, be remembered by us with thankfulness to him. Show forth from day to day his salvation, his promised salvation by Christ. We have reason to celebrate that from day to day; for we daily receive the benefit, and it is a subject that can never be exhausted. In the midst of praises, we must not forget to pray for the servants of God in distress.
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