Psalm 100:1
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New International Version
A psalm. For giving grateful praise. Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.

New Living Translation
A psalm of thanksgiving. Shout with joy to the LORD, all the earth!

English Standard Version
A Psalm for giving thanks. Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth!

New American Standard Bible
A Psalm for Thanksgiving. Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth.

King James Bible
A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A psalm of thanksgiving. Shout triumphantly to the LORD, all the earth.

International Standard Version
Shout to the LORD all the earth!

NET Bible
A thanksgiving psalm. Shout out praises to the LORD, all the earth!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Praise Lord Jehovah all the Earth!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[A psalm of thanksgiving.] Shout happily to the LORD, all the earth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Make a joyful noise unto the LORD all the earth.

King James 2000 Bible
Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all you lands.

American King James Version
Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all you lands.

American Standard Version
Make a joyful noise unto Jehovah, all ye lands.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A psalm of praise.

Darby Bible Translation
{A Psalm of thanksgiving.} Shout aloud unto Jehovah, all the earth!

English Revised Version
A Psalm of thanksgiving. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.

Webster's Bible Translation
A Psalm of praise. Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all ye lands.

World English Bible
Shout for joy to Yahweh, all you lands!

Young's Literal Translation
A Psalm of Thanksgiving. Shout to Jehovah, all the earth.
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

100:1-5 An exhortation to praise God, and rejoice in him. - This song of praise should be considered as a prophecy, and even used as a prayer, for the coming of that time when all people shall know that the Lord he is God, and shall become his worshippers, and the sheep of his pasture. Great encouragement is given us, in worshipping God, to do it cheerfully. If, when we strayed like wandering sheep, he has brought us again to his fold, we have indeed abundant cause to bless his name. The matter of praise, and the motives to it, are very important. Know ye what God is in himself, and what he is to you. Know it; consider and apply it, then you will be more close and constant, more inward and serious, in his worship. The covenant of grace set down in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, with so many rich promises, to strengthen the faith of every weak believer, makes the matter of God's praise and of his people's joys so sure, that how sad soever our spirits may be when we look to ourselves, yet we shall have reason to praise the Lord when we look to his goodness and mercy, and to what he has said in his word for our comfort.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 1. - Make a joyful noise unto the Lord (comp. Psalm 95:1, 2, and the comment ad loc.). All ye lands; literally, all the earth.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Or, "all the earth" (c); that is, as the Targum, all the inhabitants of the earth, who are called upon to shout unto him as their King; as the angels did at his birth, the disciples when he made his public entrance into Jerusalem, the apostles at his ascension to heaven, the saints when the marriage of him, the Lamb, will be come, and both men and angels when he shall descend from heaven to judge the world; and such a joyful noise or shout should be made unto him as to a triumphant conqueror, who has got the victory over sin, Satan, death, and the grave, and every enemy of his and his people, and made them more than conquerors through himself; see Psalm 95:1.

(c) "omnis terra", V. L. Pagninus, Montanus, Tigurine version, &c.

The Treasury of David

1 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.

2 Serve the Lord with gladness; come before his presence with singing.

3 Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

5 For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

Psalm 100:1

"Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands." This is a repetition of Psalm 98:4. The original word signifies a glad shout, such as loyal subjects give when their king appears among them. Our happy God should be worshipped by a happy people; a cheerful spirit is in keeping with his nature, his acts, and the gratitude which we should cherish for his mercies in every land Jehovah's goodness is seen, therefore in every land should he be praised. Never will the world be in its proper condition till with one unanimous shout it adores the only God. O ye nations, how long will ye blindly reject him? Your golden age will never arrive till ye with all your hearts revere him.

Psalm 100:2

"Serve the Lord with gladness." "Glad homage pay with awful mirth." He is our Lord, and therefore he is to be served; he is our gracious Lord, and therefore to be served with joy. The invitation to worship here given is not a melancholy one, as though adoration were a funeral solemnity, but a cheery, gladsome exhortation, as though we were bidden to a marriage feast. "Come before his presence with singing." We ought in worship to realise the presence of God, and by an effort of the mind to approach him. This is an act which must to every rightly instructed heart be one of great solemnity, but at the same time it must not be performed in the servility of fear, and therefore we come before him, not with weepings and wailings, but with Psalms and hymns. Singing, as it is a joyful, and at the same time a devout, exercise, should be a constant form of approach to God. The measured, harmonious, hearty utterance of praise by a congregation of really devout persons is not merely decorous but delightful, and is a fit anticipation of the worship of heaven, where praise has absorbed prayer, and become the sole mode of adoration. How a certain society of brethren can find it in their hearts to forbid singing in public worship is a riddle which we cannot solve. We feel inclined to say with Dr. Watts -

"Let those refuse to sing

Who never knew our God;

But favourites of the heavenly king

Must speak his praise abroad"

Psalm 100:3

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Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

PSALM 100

Ps 100:1-5. As closing this series (see on [630]Ps 93:1), this Psalm is a general call on all the earth to render exalted praise to God, the creator, preserver, and benefactor of men.

1, 2. With thankful praise, unite service as the subjects of a king (Ps 2:11, 12).

Psalm 100:1 Additional Commentaries
Context
Shout for Joy to the Lord, All You Lands!
1A Psalm for Thanksgiving. Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth. 2Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing.…
Cross References
Numbers 10:29
Now Moses said to Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law, "We are setting out for the place about which the LORD said, 'I will give it to you.' Come with us and we will treat you well, for the LORD has promised good things to Israel."

2 Chronicles 29:30
King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with gladness and bowed down and worshiped.

Psalm 48:10
Like your name, O God, your praise reaches to the ends of the earth; your right hand is filled with righteousness.

Psalm 66:1
For the director of music. A song. A psalm. Shout for joy to God, all the earth!

Psalm 67:4
May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the peoples with equity and guide the nations of the earth.

Psalm 95:1
Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.

Psalm 98:4
Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music;

Psalm 98:6
with trumpets and the blast of the ram's horn-- shout for joy before the LORD, the King.

Psalm 99:9
Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his holy mountain, for the LORD our God is holy.
Treasury of Scripture

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all you lands.

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Psalm 32:11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, …

Psalm 47:1,5 O clap your hands, all you people; shout to God with the voice of triumph…

Psalm 66:1,4 Make a joyful noise to God, all you lands…

Psalm 95:1,2 O come, let us sing to the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the …

Psalm 98:4 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, …

Isaiah 24:14-16 They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing for the majesty of …

Isaiah 42:10-12 Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, …

Zephaniah 3:14 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with …

Luke 19:37 And when he was come near, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives…

all ye lands. Heb. all the earth

Psalm 67:4 O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for you shall judge the …

Psalm 68:32 Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises to the Lord; Selah:

Psalm 117:1 O praise the LORD, all you nations: praise him, all you people.

Deuteronomy 32:43 Rejoice, O you nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood …

Zechariah 14:9 And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall …

Romans 15:10 And again he said, Rejoice, you Gentiles, with his people.

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