New International Version
Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises.
King James Bible
Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises.
Darby Bible Translation
Sing psalms of God, sing psalms; sing psalms unto our King, sing psalms!
World English Bible
Sing praise to God, sing praises. Sing praises to our King, sing praises.
Young's Literal Translation
Praise God -- praise -- give praise to our king, praise.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sing praises - זמרו zammeru: this word is four times repeated in this short verse, and shows at once the earnestness and happiness of the people. They are the words of exultation and triumph. Feel your obligation to God; express it in thanksgiving: be thankful, be eternally thankful, to God your King.
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I remember once going to a chapel where this happened to be the text, and the good man who occupied the pulpit was more than a little of an Arminian. Therefore, when he commenced, he said, "This passage refers entirely to our temporal inheritance. It has nothing whatever to do with our everlasting destiny: for," said he, "We do not want Christ to choose for us in the matter of heaven or hell. It is so plain and easy that every man who has a grain of common sense will choose heaven; and any person …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
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Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before him--his name is the LORD.
In front are the singers, after them the musicians; with them are the young women playing the timbrels.
Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.
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