Psalm 66:8
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New American Standard Bible
Bless our God, O peoples, And sound His praise abroad,

King James Bible
O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise to be heard:

Darby Bible Translation
Bless our God, ye peoples, and make the voice of his praise to be heard;

World English Bible
Praise our God, you peoples! Make the sound of his praise heard,

Young's Literal Translation
Bless, ye peoples, our God, And sound the voice of His praise,

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Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

O bless our God, ye people - That is, particularly the people of the nation; the Hebrew people. The call here to praise or bless God is on account of some special benefit which had been conferred on them, and which is referred to more particularly in the following verses. It was his gracious interposition in the time of danger, by which they were delivered from their foes, Psalm 66:11-12.

And make the voice of his praise to be heard - Let it be sounded out afar, that it may be heard abroad.

Psalm 66:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The History of the Psalter
[Sidenote: Nature of the Psalter] Corresponding to the book of Proverbs, itself a select library containing Israel's best gnomic literature, is the Psalter, the compendium of the nation's lyrical songs and hymns and prayers. It is the record of the soul experiences of the race. Its language is that of the heart, and its thoughts of common interest to worshipful humanity. It reflects almost every phase of religious feeling: penitence, doubt, remorse, confession, fear, faith, hope, adoration, and
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Shewing Wherein all Saving Grace Does Summarily Consist"
The next thing that arises for consideration is, What is the nature of this Divine principle in the soul that is so entirely diverse from all that is naturally in the soul? Here I would observe,-- 1. That that saving grace that is in the hearts if the saints, that within them [which is] above nature, and entirely distinguishes 'em from all unconverted men, is radically but one -- i.e., however various its exercises are, yet it is but one in its root; 'tis one individual principle in the heart. 'Tis
Jonathan Edwards—Treatise on Grace

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