Psalm 118 DBY

1 Give ye thanks unto Jehovah; for he is good; for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever. a

References for Psalms 118:1

    • ̡ 118:1 - See Ps. 115.9-13 and 1Chron. 16.41.
      2 Oh let Israel say, that his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever.
      3 Oh let the house of Aaron say, that his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever.
      4 Oh let them that fear Jehovah say, that his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever.
      5 I called upon Jah in distress; Jah answered me [and set me] in a large place.
      6 Jehovah is for me, I will not fear; what can man do unto me?
      7 Jehovah is for me among them that help me; and I shall see [my desire] upon them that hate me.
      8 It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in man;
      9 It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in nobles.
      10 All nations encompassed me; but in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them. b

      References for Psalms 118:10

        • ̢ 118:10 - Or 'mowed them down.'
          11 They encompassed me, yea, encompassed me; but in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.
          12 They encompassed me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of Jehovah have I destroyed them.
          13 Thou hast thrust hard at me that I might fall; but Jehovah helped me.
          14 My strength and song is Jah, and he is become my salvation. c

          References for Psalms 118:14

            • ̣ 118:14 - See Ex. 15.2; Isa. 12.2. For 'Jah' see Ps. 68.4; 89.8.
              15 The voice of triumph and salvation is in the tents of the righteous: the right hand of Jehovah doeth valiantly;
              16 The right hand of Jehovah is exalted, the right hand of Jehovah doeth valiantly.
              17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of Jah.
              18 Jah hath chastened me sore; but he hath not given me over unto death.
              19 Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will enter into them; Jah will I praise. d

              References for Psalms 118:19

                • ̤ 118:19 - Or 'give thanks,' as vers. 21,28,29; and so Ps. 139.14.
                  20 This is the gate of Jehovah: the righteous shall enter therein.
                  21 I will give thee thanks, for thou hast answered me, and art become my salvation.
                  22 [The] stone which the builders rejected hath become the head of the corner: e

                  References for Psalms 118:22

                    • ̥ 118:22 - i.e. the corner-stone.
                      23 This is of Jehovah; it is wonderful in our eyes.
                      24 This is the day that Jehovah hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
                      25 Oh save, Jehovah, I beseech thee; Jehovah, I beseech thee, oh send prosperity!
                      26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name of Jehovah. We have blessed f you out of the house of Jehovah.

                      References for Psalms 118:26

                          27 Jehovah is God, and he hath given us light: bind the sacrifice g with cords, -- up to the horns of the altar.

                          References for Psalms 118:27

                            • ̧ 118:27 - Strictly, 'feast:' see Mal. 2.3.
                              28 Thou art my God, and I will give thee thanks; my God, I will exalt thee.
                              29 Give ye thanks unto Jehovah; for he is good; for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever.