1 Chronicles 16:8
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New International Version
Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.

King James Bible
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.

Darby Bible Translation
Give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his acts among the peoples.

World English Bible
Oh give thanks to Yahweh. Call on his name. Make his doings known among the peoples.

Young's Literal Translation
Give thanks to Jehovah, call in His name, Make known among the peoples His doings.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

David delivered first this psalm - I believe the meaning of this place to be this: David made the psalm on the occasion above specified; and delivered it to Asaph, who was the musician, and to his brethren, to be sung by them in honor of what God had done in behalf of his people.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Give thanks This beautiful hymn, to the

22nd verse, is nearly the same as

Psalm 105,1-15; from the

23rd to the

33rd it accords with

Psalm 96; and the conclusion agrees with

Psalm 106, with the addition of verses

1 Chronicles 16:34-36 O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever...


Psalm 105:1-15 O give thanks to the LORD; call on his name: make known his deeds among the people...


Isaiah 12:4 And in that day shall you say, Praise the LORD, call on his name, declare his doings among the people...

Acts 9:14 And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all that call on your name.

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints...


1 Kings 8:43 Hear you in heaven your dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calls to you for...

2 Kings 19:19 Now therefore, O LORD our God, I beseech you, save you us out of his hand...

Psalm 67:2-4 That your way may be known on earth, your saving health among all nations...

Psalm 78:3-6 Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us...

Psalm 145:5,6 I will speak of the glorious honor of your majesty, and of your wondrous works...

Man's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
1 Kings 8:43
then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the peoples of the earth may know your name and fear you, as do your own people Israel, and may know that this house I have built bears your Name.

2 Kings 19:19
Now, LORD our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you alone, LORD, are God."

1 Chronicles 16:9
Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.

Psalm 105:1
Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.

Psalm 118:1
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.

Jeremiah 33:11
the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, and the voices of those who bring thank offerings to the house of the LORD, saying, "Give thanks to the LORD Almighty, for the LORD is good; his love endures forever." For I will restore the fortunes of the land as they were before,' says the LORD.

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