New American Standard Bible
My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.
King James Bible
My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
Darby Bible Translation
My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.
World English Bible
My soul shall be satisfied as with the richest food. My mouth shall praise you with joyful lips,
Young's Literal Translation
As with milk and fatness is my soul satisfied, And with singing lips doth my mouth praise.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
My soul shall be satisfied - See the notes at Psalm 36:8. The idea is, that his soul now longed for the service of God as one who is hungry longs for food, or as one who is thirsty longs for drink; and that the time would come when this longing desire would be satisfied. He would engage in the service of God as he desired to do; he would be permitted to enjoy that service without interruption.
As with marrow and fatness - See the notes at Psalm 36:8. The words here employed denote rich food; and the comparison is between the pleasure of serving God, and the satisfaction derived from food when one is hungry. It is not uncommon to compare the pleasures of religion with a feast or banquet. Compare Isaiah 25:6.
And my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips - Lips full of joy; or, which give utterance to the joy of the heart.
LibraryWhether Oaths are Desirable and to be Used Frequently as Something Useful and Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that oaths are desirable and to be used frequently as something useful and good. Just as a vow is an act of religion, so is an oath. Now it is commendable and more meritorious to do a thing by vow, because a vow is an act of religion, as stated above (Q, A). Therefore for the same reason, to do or say a thing with an oath is more commendable, and consequently oaths are desirable as being good essentially. Objection 2: Further, Jerome, commenting on Mat. 5:34, …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Joint Heirs and their Divine Portion
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.
They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house; And You give them to drink of the river of Your delights.
My mouth is filled with Your praise And with Your glory all day long.
My lips will shout for joy when I sing praises to You; And my soul, which You have redeemed.
For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.
At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
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