Psalms 105:2

2 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.

Psalms 105:2 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
2 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works.
English Standard Version (ESV)
2 Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works!
New Living Translation (NLT)
2 Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds.
The Message Bible (MSG)
2 Sing him songs, belt out hymns, translate his wonders into music!
American Standard Version (ASV)
2 Sing unto him, sing praises unto him; Talk ye of all his marvelous works.
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
2 Sing to him. Make music to praise him. Meditate on all the miracles he has performed.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
2 Sing to Him, sing praise to Him; tell about all His wonderful works!
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
2 Sing to him. Sing praise to him. Tell about all of the wonderful things he has done.

Psalms 105:2 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 105:2

Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him
Both vocally and instrumentally, with the voice and upon instruments of music, as were used in David's time. Psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, are to be sung now, even the song of Moses, and of the Lamb. The wondrous things God had done for his people were sufficient matter for a song; and these were to be put into one, to be transmitted to posterity: it was usual in ancient times to hand down the history of memorable events by a song.

Talk ye of all his wondrous works:
all the works of the Lord are wonderful; what David elsewhere says of himself may be said of them, that they are wonderfully made, even the least and most inconsiderable of them; and especially his works of grace, when it is observed for whom they are performed, or on whom they are wrought; sinful creatures, enemies to God, and deserving of his wrath. These are to be talked of freely and frequently, in friendly conversation, in order to gain a further knowledge of them, and warm each others hearts with them, and to lead into adoring and admiring views of the love and grace of God in them; and all of them deserve notice, none should be omitted, all are worthy of consideration and contemplation; for so the words may be rendered, "mediate" F26 "on all his wondrous works" Here is a large field for meditation; and when the heart is in a proper frame for it, meditation on the works of God is sweet, pleasant, and profitable.


F26 (wxyv) "meditamini", Cocceius, Gejerus, Michaelis.

Psalms 105:2 In-Context

1 Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.
2 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.
3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice.
4 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
5 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced,

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 30:4; Psalms 33:3; Psalms 96:1
  • 2. Psalms 7:17; Psalms 18:49; Psalms 27:6; Psalms 59:17; Psalms 71:22; Psalms 146:2
  • 3. S Psalms 75:1
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