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Psalms 26:7

Psalms 26:7

That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving
Or "cause to hear with the voice of confession" F26: the meaning is, that the view of the psalmist, in compassing the altar of God in the manner he proposed, was not to offer upon it any slain beast; but to offer the sacrifices of praise upon that altar, which sanctifies the gift, and from whence they come with acceptance to God; even for all mercies, both temporal and spiritual, and that with a confession and acknowledgment of sin and unworthiness; all this is agreeable to the will of God; it is well pleasing in his sight, what glorifies him, and is but our reasonable service;

and tell of all thy wondrous works;
of creation and providence; and especially of grace and redemption; this is the business of saints in God's house below, and will be their employment in heaven to all eternity. Jarchi on the place says, that this song of praise has in it what relates to future times, to Gog, to the days of the Messiah, and to the world to come.


FOOTNOTES:

F26 (hdwt lwqb) "voce confessionis", Montanus, Cocceius, Gejerus, Michaelis; so Ainsworth.
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