Psalms 150:2

2 Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness.

Psalms 150:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.
ESV
2 Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness!
NLT
2 Praise him for his mighty works; praise his unequaled greatness!
MSG
2 Praise him for his acts of power, praise him for his magnificent greatness;
CSB
2 Praise Him for His powerful acts; praise Him for His abundant greatness.

Psalms 150:2 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 150:2

Praise him for his mighty acts
The creation of all things out of nothing; the sustaining of all beings; the government of the world; the redemption of man by Christ, and the wonderful works done by him on earth; the work of grace upon the hearts of his people, and the preservation of them in grace to glory;

praise him according to his excellent greatness;
or, "according to the multitude of his greatness" F20; which appears in his nature, perfections, and work, and these both of providence and grace; and in proportion hereunto, and according to the abilities of creatures, angels, and men, is he to be praised; which is giving him the honour due unto his name; see ( Psalms 96:8 ) ( 106:2 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F20 (wldg brk) "secundum multudinem magnitudinie ejus", V. L. Montanus, Gejerus; so Ainsworth.

Psalms 150:2 In-Context

1 Praise the LORD.Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens.
2 Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness.
3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre,
4 praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe,
5 praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 3:24
  • 2. S Exodus 15:7; Psalms 145:5-6