|Overview - Psalms 118|
|1||An exhortation to praise God for his mercy.|
|5||The psalmist by his experience shews how good it is to trust in God.|
|19||Under the type of the psalmist the coming of Christ in his kingdom is expressed.|
Psalms 118:1 (King James Version)
O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.
- M. 2962. B.C. 1042. (Title.)
- This Psalm was probably composed by David after Nathan's prophetic address; and sung by alternate choirs at some public festival. It largely partakes of David's spirit, and everywhere shews the hand of a master; the style is grand and sublime; the subject noble and majestic.
- 29 ; 103:17 106:1 107:1 136:1 1 Chronicles 16:8 1 Chronicles 16:34 ; Jeremiah 33:11