1 {A Psalm of David: dedication-song of the house.} I will extol thee, Jehovah; for thou hast delivered me, and hast not made mine enemies to rejoice over me.

References for Psalms 30:1

    • a 30:1 - Strictly, 'drawn me up,' as out of a well.
      2 Jehovah my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.
      3 Jehovah, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol, thou hast quickened me from among those that go down to the pit.
      4 Sing psalms unto Jehovah, ye saints of his, and give thanks in remembrance of his holiness.

      References for Psalms 30:4

        • b 30:4 - Chasid: those characterized by piety, grace, goodness; see Ps. 16.10, and Note on 2Chron. 6.42. 'Saints,' Ps. 16.3, is Kadoshim, 'holy ones.'
        • c 30:4 - Or 'celebrate his holy (Kodesh) memorial,' i.e. his holy name: see Ex. 3.15.
          5 For a moment [is passed] in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing.
          6 As for me, I said in my prosperity, I shall never be moved.
          7 Jehovah, by thy favour thou hadst made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face; I was troubled.
          8 I called to thee, Jehovah, and unto the Lord did I make supplication:

          References for Psalms 30:8

            • d 30:8 - Many read 'Jehovah.'
              9 What profit is there in my blood, in my going down to the pit? shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

              References for Psalms 30:9

                • e 30:9 - Or 'give thanks to;' and so ver. 12.
                  10 Hear, O Jehovah, and be gracious unto me; Jehovah, be my helper.
                  11 Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing; thou hast loosed my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
                  12 That [my] glory may sing psalms of thee, and not be silent. Jehovah my God, I will praise thee for ever.

                  References for Psalms 30:12

                    • f 30:12 - See Ps. 7.5; 16.9, and Note.