Psalms 105:8

8 He has 1remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a 2thousand generations,

Psalms 105:8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 105:8

He hath remembered his covenant for ever
Another argument of praise taken from the covenant of grace, in which he is our God, and of which he is ever mindful; he remembers his covenant ones, whom he perfectly knows, and never forgets them; he remembers his covenant promises to them, and allows them to put him in remembrance of them; he has respect unto his covenant, and the blessings of it, and bestows them on his people; gives them the sure mercies of David; and he remembers his love, which is the source and spring of all.

The word which he commanded to a thousand generations;
that which is properly a covenant with Christ our head on our account, is a word of promise to us; a promise of grace and glory; a free promise, absolute and unconditional: and this he has "commanded", or ordered, decreed, and determined that it shall stand good, and be punctually performed, "to a thousand generations"; that is, for ever; for all his promises are yea and amen in Christ.

Psalms 105:8 In-Context

6 O seed of Abraham, His servant, O sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!
7 He is the LORD our God; His judgments are in all the earth.
8 He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,
9 The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.
10 Then He confirmed it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel as an everlasting covenant,

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 105:42; Psalms 106:45; Luke 1:72
  • 2. Deuteronomy 7:9
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