Psalms 106:12

12 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise.

Psalms 106:12 in Other Translations

12 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise.
12 Then they believed his words; they sang his praise.
12 Then his people believed his promises. Then they sang his praise.
12 Then they believed his words were true and broke out in songs of praise.
12 Then they believed His promises and sang His praise.

Psalms 106:12 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 106:12

Then believed they his words
And not till then; for this is observed, not to their commendation, but to show the slowness of their hearts to believe; they believed on sight, but not before, as Thomas did; whereas, "blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed", ( John 20:29 ) . When they saw the Egyptians dead on the sea shore, then they believed the Lord, and his servant Moses; what he said by his servant Moses, that he would save them from the Egyptians, whom they should see no more, that is, alive, ( Exodus 14:13 Exodus 14:14 Exodus 14:31 ) . The Targum is,

``and they believed in the name of his Word.''

They sang his praise;
Moses with the men, and Miriam with the women; the song is recorded ( Exodus 15:1-22 ) and thus when the people of God have got the victory over the antichristian beast, they will stand on a sea of glass and sing the song of Moses and of the Lamb, ( Revelation 15:2 Revelation 15:3 ) .

Psalms 106:12 In-Context

10 He saved them from the hand of the foe; from the hand of the enemy he redeemed them.
11 The waters covered their adversaries; not one of them survived.
12 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise.
13 But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his plan to unfold.
14 In the desert they gave in to their craving; in the wilderness they put God to the test.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Exodus 15:1-21; S Psalms 105:43
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