Psalms 81:1

Overview - Psalms 81
An exhortation to a solemn praising of God.
God challenges that duty by reason of his benefits.
God, exhorting to obedience, complains of their disobedience, which proves their own hurt.
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Psalms 81:1  (King James Version)
Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

M. 3489. B.C. 515. (Title.) Gittith.
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A Psalm
Some suppose this Psalm to have been composed to be sung at the feast of Trumpets, before the time of David; and others think it was written at the removal of the ark to Mount Zion; but the most probable opinion is, that it was sung at the dedication of the second temple.

of Asaph
or, for Asaph.

67:4 Jeremiah 31:7

our strength
Psalms 18:1 Psalms 18:2 28:7 52:7 Philippians 4:13

33:1-3 46:1-7 66:1 Psalms 100:1 Psalms 100:2

the God
46:11 Genesis 50:17 ; Matthew 22:32