Psalm 22:31
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English Standard Version
they shall come and proclaim his righteousness to a people yet unborn, that he has done it.

King James Bible
They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.

American Standard Version
They shall come and shall declare his righteousness Unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There shall be declared to the Lord a generation to come: and the heavens shall shew forth his justice to a people that shall be born, which the Lord hath made.

English Revised Version
They shall come and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done it.

Webster's Bible Translation
They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness to a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(Heb.: 22:26-27) The call to thanksgiving is now ended; and there follows a grateful upward glance towards the Author of the salvation; and this grateful upward glance grows into a prophetic view of the future. This fact, that the sufferer is able thus to glory and give thanks in the great congregation (Psalm 40:10), proceeds from Jahve (מאת as in Psalm 118:23, cf. Psalm 71:6). The first half of the verse, according to Baer's correct accentuation, closes with בּקהל רב. יראיו does not refer to קהל, but, as everywhere else, is meant to be referred to Jahve, since the address of prayer passes over into a declarative utterance. It is not necessary in this passage to suppose, that in the mind of David the paying of vows is purely ethical, and not a ritualistic act. Being rescued he will bring the שׁלמי נדר, which it is his duty to offer, the thank-offerings, which he vowed to God when in the extremest peril. When the sprinkling with blood (זריקה) and the laying of the fat pieces upon the altar (הקטרה) were completed, the remaining flesh of the shalemim was used by the offerer to make a joyous meal; and the time allowed for this feasting was the day of offering and on into the night in connection with the tda-shelamim offering, and in connection with the shelamim of vows even the following day also (Leviticus 7:15.). The invitation of the poor to share in it, which the law does not command, is rendered probable by these appointments of the law, and expressly commended by other and analogous appointments concerning the second and third tithes. Psalm 22:27 refers to this: he will invite the ענוים, those who are outwardly and spiritually poor, to this "eating before Jahve;" it is to be a meal for which they thank God, who has bestowed it upon them through him whom He has thus rescued. Psalm 22:27 is as it were the host's blessing upon his guests, or rather Jahve's guests through him: "your heart live for ever," i.e., may this meal impart to you ever enduring refreshment. יחי optative of חיה, here used of the reviving of the heart, which is as it were dead (1 Samuel 25:37), to spiritual joy. The reference to the ritual of the peace offerings is very obvious. And it is not less obvious, that the blessing, which, for all who can be saved, springs from the salvation that has fallen to the lot of the sufferer, is here set forth. But it is just as clear, that this blessing consists in something much higher than the material advantage, which the share in the enjoyment of the animal sacrifice imparts; the sacrifice has its spiritual meaning, so that its outward forms are lowered as it were to a mere figure of its true nature; it relates to a spiritual enjoyment of spiritual and lasting results. How natural, then, is the thought of the sacramental eucharist, in which the second David, like to the first, having attained to the throne through the suffering of death, makes us partakers of the fruits of His suffering!

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They

Psalm 78:6 That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born...

Psalm 86:9 All nations whom you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord; and shall glorify your name.

Psalm 102:18 This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD.

Psalm 145:4-7 One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts...

Isaiah 44:3-5 For I will pour water on him that is thirsty, and floods on the dry ground: I will pour my spirit on your seed...

Isaiah 49:21-23 Then shall you say in your heart, Who has begotten me these, seeing I have lost my children, and am desolate, a captive...

Isaiah 54:1 Sing, O barren, you that did not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you that did not travail with child...

Isaiah 60:4 Lift up your eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to you: your sons shall come from far...

Isaiah 66:7-9 Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man child...

his righteousness

Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

Romans 3:21-25 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets...

Romans 5:19-21 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous...

2 Corinthians 5:21 For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Cross References
Psalm 40:9
I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; behold, I have not restrained my lips, as you know, O LORD.

Psalm 71:18
So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me, until I proclaim your might to another generation, your power to all those to come.

Psalm 78:6
that the next generation might know them, the children yet unborn, and arise and tell them to their children,

Psalm 102:18
Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet to be created may praise the LORD:

Psalm 145:4
One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.

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