Psalm 7:17
New International Version
I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High.

New Living Translation
I will thank the LORD because he is just; I will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

English Standard Version
I will give to the LORD the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the LORD, the Most High.

Berean Study Bible
I will thank the LORD for His righteousness and sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

New American Standard Bible
I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

King James Bible
I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

Christian Standard Bible
I will thank the LORD for his righteousness; I will sing about the name of the LORD Most High.

Contemporary English Version
I will praise you, LORD! You always do right. I will sing about you, the LORD Most High.

Good News Translation
I thank the LORD for his justice; I sing praises to the LORD, the Most High.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will thank the LORD for His righteousness; I will sing about the name of Yahweh the Most High.

International Standard Version
But as for me, I will praise the LORD for his righteousness, and I will sing to the name of the LORD Most High.

NET Bible
I will thank the LORD for his justice; I will sing praises to the sovereign LORD!

New Heart English Bible
I will give thanks to the LORD according to his righteousness, and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall confess Lord Jehovah according to my righteousness, and I shall sing praise to The Name of Lord Jehovah The Most High.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will give thanks to the LORD for his righteousness. I will make music to praise the name of the LORD Most High.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will give thanks unto the LORD according to His righteousness; And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

New American Standard 1977
I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

King James 2000 Bible
I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

American King James Version
I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

American Standard Version
I will give thanks unto Jehovah according to his righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of Jehovah Most High.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will give thanks to the Lord according to his righteousness; I will sing to the name of the Lord most high.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will give glory to the Lord according to his justice: and will sing to the name of the Lord the most high.

Darby Bible Translation
I will praise Jehovah according to his righteousness, and will sing forth the name of Jehovah the Most High.

English Revised Version
I will give thanks unto the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

Webster's Bible Translation
I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

World English Bible
I will give thanks to Yahweh according to his righteousness, and will sing praise to the name of Yahweh Most High. For the Chief Musician; on an instrument of Gath. A Psalm by David.

Young's Literal Translation
I thank Jehovah, According to His righteousness, And praise the name of Jehovah Most High!
Study Bible
I Take Refuge in You
16His trouble recoils on himself, and his violence falls on his own head. 17I will thank the LORD for His righteousness and sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
Cross References
Psalm 9:2
I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.

Psalm 66:1
Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth!

Psalm 66:2
Sing the glory of His name; make His praise glorious.

Psalm 71:15
My mouth will declare Your righteousness and Your salvation all day long, though I cannot know their full measure.

Psalm 71:16
I will enter in the strength of the Lord GOD; I will proclaim Your righteousness--Yours alone.

Treasury of Scripture

I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

according

Psalm 35:28
And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.

Psalm 51:14
Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

Psalm 71:15,16
My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof

most

Psalm 9:2
I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.

Psalm 92:1,8
A Psalm or Song for the sabbath day. It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: …

Daniel 4:17,25,34
This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men…







Lexicon
I will thank
אוֹדֶ֣ה (’ō·w·ḏeh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3034: To throw, at, away, to revere, worship, to bemoan

the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

for His righteousness
כְּצִדְק֑וֹ (kə·ṣiḏ·qōw)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6664: The right, equity, prosperity

and sing praise
וַ֝אֲזַמְּרָ֗ה (wa·’ă·zam·mə·rāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2167: Play, to make music, celebrate in song and music

to the name
שֵֽׁם־ (šêm-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

of the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

Most High.
עֶלְיֽוֹן׃ (‘el·yō·wn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5945: An elevation, lofty, as title, the Supreme
Verse 17. - I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness. Another abrupt transition - a song of thankfulness to Jehovah for giving the deliverance which the psalmist foresees, and considers as good as accomplished. And will sing praise to the Name of the Lord most high (comp. Psalm 8:1, 9, "How excellent is thy Name in all the earth!"). God is identified with his Name very commonly in Scripture, or, perhaps we should say, the Name of God is used as a periphrasis for God himself. Where God puts his special presence, he is said to "put his Name" (Deuteronomy 12:5, 21: 1 Kings 14:21; 2 Chronicles 12:13). His Name is "holy and reverend" (Psalm 111:19); "incense is offered unto it" (Malachi 1:11); it is "magnified for ever" (1 Chronicles 17:24); for it the temple is built (1 Kings 8:44); through it the godly "tread down their enemies" (Psalm 44:5); the "desire of men's souls is to it" (Isaiah 26:8). (See also Psalm 92:1; Psalm 96:8; Psalm 99:3; Psalm 103:1; Psalm 105:1; Psalm 113:1; Psalm 115:1; Psalm 119:55; Psalm 145:1, 2, 21; Psalm 148:13; Psalm 149:3.)



7:10-17 David is confident that he shall find God his powerful Saviour. The destruction of sinners may be prevented by their conversion; for it is threatened, If he turn not from his evil way, let him expect it will be his ruin. But amidst the threatenings of wrath, we have a gracious offer of mercy. God gives sinners warning of their danger, and space to repent, and prevent it. He is slow to punish, and long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish. The sinner is described, ver. 14-16, as taking more pains to ruin his soul than, if directed aright, would save it. This is true, in a sense, of all sinners. Let us look to the Saviour under all our trials. Blessed Lord, give us grace to look to thee in the path of tribulation, going before thy church and people, and marking the way by thine own spotless example. Under all the persecutions which in our lesser trials mark our way, let the looking to Jesus animate our minds and comfort our hearts.
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