Compare Translations for Psalm 138:5

Psalm 138:5 ASV
Yea, they shall sing of the ways of Jehovah; For great is the glory of Jehovah.
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Psalm 138:5 BBE
They will make songs about the ways of the Lord; for great is the glory of the Lord.
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Psalm 138:5 CEB
Let them sing about the LORD's ways because the LORD's glory is so great!
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Psalm 138:5 CJB
They will sing about ADONAI's ways, "Great is the glory of ADONAI!"
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Psalm 138:5 RHE
(137-5) And let them sing in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord.
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Psalm 138:5 ESV
and they shall sing of the ways of the LORD, for great is the glory of the LORD.
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Psalm 138:5 GW
They will sing this about the ways of the LORD: "The LORD's honor is great!"
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Psalm 138:5 GNT
They will sing about what you have done and about your great glory.
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Psalm 138:5 HNV
Yes, they will sing of the ways of the LORD; For great is the LORD's glory.
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Psalm 138:5 CSB
They will sing of the Lord's ways, for the Lord's glory is great.
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Psalm 138:5 KJV
Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.
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Psalm 138:5 LEB
and they will sing of the ways of Yahweh, because Yahweh's glory [is] great.
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Psalm 138:5 NAS
And they will sing of the ways of the LORD, For great is the glory of the LORD.
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Psalm 138:5 NCV
They will sing about what the Lord has done, because the Lord's glory is great.
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Psalm 138:5 NIRV
Lord, may they sing about what you have done, because your glory is great.
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Psalm 138:5 NIV
May they sing of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD is great.
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Psalm 138:5 NKJV
Yes, they shall sing of the ways of the Lord, For great is the glory of the Lord.
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Psalm 138:5 NLT
Yes, they will sing about the LORD's ways, for the glory of the LORD is very great.
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Psalm 138:5 NRS
They shall sing of the ways of the Lord, for great is the glory of the Lord.
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Psalm 138:5 RSV
and they shall sing of the ways of the LORD, for great is the glory of the LORD.
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Psalm 138:5 DBY
And they shall sing in the ways of Jehovah, for great is the glory of Jehovah.
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Psalm 138:5 MSG
They'll sing of what you've done: "How great the glory of God!"
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Psalm 138:5 WBT
Yes, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great [is] the glory of the LORD.
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Psalm 138:5 TMB
Yea, they shall sing of the ways of the LORD, for great is the glory of the LORD.
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Psalm 138:5 TNIV
May they sing of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD is great.
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Psalm 138:5 WEB
Yes, they will sing of the ways of Yahweh; For great is Yahweh's glory.
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Psalm 138:5 WYC
And sing they in the ways of the Lord (And they shall sing of the ways of the Lord); for the glory of the Lord is great.
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Psalm 138:5 YLT
And they sing in the ways of Jehovah, For great [is] the honour of Jehovah.
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Psalms 138 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 138

The psalmist praises God for answering prayer. (1-5) The Lord's dealing with the humble and the proud. (6-8)

Verses 1-5 When we can praise God with our whole heart, we need not be unwilling for the whole world to witness our gratitude and joy in him. Those who rely on his loving-kindness and truth through Jesus Christ, will ever find him faithful to his word. If he spared not his own Son, how shall he not with him freely give us all things? If God gives us strength in our souls, to bear the burdens, resist the temptations, and to do the duties of an afflicted state, if he strengthens us to keep hold of himself by faith, and to wait with patience for the event, we are bound to be thankful.

Verses 6-8 Though the Lord is high, yet he has respect to every lowly, humbled sinner; but the proud and unbelieving will be banished far from his blissful presence. Divine consolations have enough in them to revive us, even when we walk in the midst of troubles. And God will save his own people that they may be revived by the Holy Spirit, the Giver of life and holiness. If we give to God the glory of his mercy, we may take to ourselves the comfort. This confidence will not do away, but quicken prayer. Whatever good there is in us, it is God works in us both to will and to do. The Lord will perfect the salvation of every true believer, and he will never forsake those whom he has created anew in Christ Jesus unto good works.

Psalms 138 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 138

Psalms 138:1-8 . David thanks God for His benefits, and anticipating a wider extension of God's glory by His means, assures himself of His continued presence and faithfulness.

1. I will praise thee with my whole heart--(Compare Psalms 9:1 ).
before the gods--whether angels ( Psalms 8:5 ); or princes ( Exodus 21:6 , Psalms 82:6 ); or idols ( Psalms 97:7 ); denotes a readiness to worship the true God alone, and a contempt of all other objects of worship.

2. (Compare Psalms 5:7 ).
thy word above all thy name--that is, God's promise ( 2 Samuel 7:12-16 ), sustained by His mercy and truth, exceeded all other manifestations of Himself as subject of praise.

3-5. That promise, as an answer to his prayers in distress, revived and strengthened his faith; and, as the basis of other revelations of the Messiah, it will be the occasion of praise by all who hear and receive it ( Psalms 68:29 Psalms 68:31 , Isaiah 4:3 ).

5. for great is the glory--or, "when the glory shall be great," in God's fulfilling His purposes of redemption.

6, 7. On this general principle of God's government ( Isaiah 2:11 , 57:15 , 66:2 ), he relies for God's favor in saving him, and overthrowing his enemies.
knoweth afar off--their ways and deserts ( Psalms 1:6 ).

8. God will fulfil His promise.