Psalms 66 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 66


Psalms 66:1

Make a joyful noise unto God, all the earth:

Psalms 66:2

Sing forth the glory of his name: Make his praise glorious.

Psalms 66:3

Say unto God, How terrible are thy works! Through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.

Psalms 66:4

All the earth shall worship thee, And shall sing unto thee; They shall sing to thy name. [Selah

Psalms 66:5

Come, and see the works of God; [He is] terrible in his doing toward the children of men.

Psalms 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land; They went through the river on foot: There did we rejoice in him.

Psalms 66:7

He ruleth by his might for ever; His eyes observe the nations: Let not the rebellious exalt themselves. [Selah

Psalms 66:8

Oh bless our God, ye peoples, And make the voice of his praise to be heard;

Psalms 66:9

Who holdeth our soul in life, And suffereth not our feet to be moved.

Psalms 66:10

For thou, O God, hast proved us: Thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.

Psalms 66:11

Thou broughtest us into the net; Thou layedst a sore burden upon our loins.

Psalms 66:12

Thou didst cause men to ride over our heads; We went through fire and through water; But thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.

Psalms 66:13

I will come into thy house with burnt-offerings; I will pay thee my vows,

Psalms 66:14

Which my lips uttered, And my mouth spake, when I was in distress.

Psalms 66:15

I will offer unto thee burnt-offerings of fatlings, With the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. [Selah

Psalms 66:16

Come, and hear, all ye that fear God, And I will declare what he hath done for my soul.

Psalms 66:17

I cried unto him with my mouth, And he was extolled with my tongue.

Psalms 66:18

If I regard iniquity in my heart, The Lord will not hear:

Psalms 66:19

But verily God hath heard; He hath attended to the voice of my prayer.

Psalms 66:20

Blessed be God, Who hath not turned away my prayer, Nor his lovingkindness from me.

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