New Living Translation
I will praise you forever, O God, for what you have done. I will trust in your good name in the presence of your faithful people.
King James Bible
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
52:9 Thou hast - Destroyed mine and thine implacable enemies, and established me in the throne, of which I am no less assured, than if it were already done. I will continue in thy way, placing my whole confidence in thy power and goodness, and faithfulness. Before - In the presence of thy saints.
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever!
"Bring my faithful people to me--those who made a covenant with me by giving sacrifices."
I will sacrifice a voluntary offering to you; I will praise your name, O LORD, for it is good.
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