Psalm 52:9
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King James Version
I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.

Darby Bible Translation
I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it; and I will wait on thy name, before thy godly ones, for it is good.

World English Bible
I will give you thanks forever, because you have done it. I will hope in your name, for it is good, in the presence of your saints. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Mahalath." A contemplation by David.

Young's Literal Translation
I thank Thee to the age, because Thou hast done it, And I wait on Thy name for it is good before Thy saints!

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Geneva Study Bible

I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done {h} it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.

(h) Executed his vengeance.Psalm 52:9 Parallel Commentaries

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The Exile.
David's first years at the court of Saul in Gibeah do not appear to have produced any psalms which still survive. "The sweetest songs are those Which tell of saddest thought." It was natural, then, that a period full of novelty and of prosperous activity, very unlike the quiet days at Bethlehem, should rather accumulate materials for future use than be fruitful in actual production. The old life shut to behind him for ever, like some enchanted door in a hill-side, and an unexplored land lay beckoning
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Introduction. Chapter i. --The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers.
St. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey. But there are other reasons for the comparative neglect into which he has fallen. He learnt his theology, as we shall see, from Eastern authorities, and was not content to carry on and develop the traditional teaching of the West; and the disciple
St. Hilary of Poitiers—The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers

The Resemblance Between the Old Testament and the New.
1. Introduction, showing the necessity of proving the similarity of both dispensations in opposition to Servetus and the Anabaptists. 2. This similarity in general. Both covenants truly one, though differently administered. Three things in which they entirely agree. 3. First general similarity, or agreement--viz. that the Old Testament, equally with the New, extended its promises beyond the present life, and held out a sure hope of immortality. Reason for this resemblance. Objection answered. 4.
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
Psalm 30:12
To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.

Psalm 50:5
Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice.

Psalm 54:6
I will freely sacrifice unto thee: I will praise thy name, O LORD; for it is good.

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