Psalms 150:3

3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre,

Psalms 150:3 in Other Translations

3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.
3 Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp!
3 Praise him with a blast of the ram’s horn; praise him with the lyre and harp!
3 Praise with a blast on the trumpet, praise by strumming soft strings;
3 Praise Him with trumpet blast; praise Him with harp and lyre.

Psalms 150:3 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 150:3

Praise him with the sound of the trumpet
Which was used in calling the assembly together, for worship and on other occasions; and at the feast of blowing of trumpets, and in the year of jubilee, ( Numbers 10:1 Numbers 10:2 ) ( Leviticus 23:23 ) ( Leviticus 25:9 Leviticus 25:10 ) ; and by the priests in temple service, ( 1 Chronicles 16:6 1 Chronicles 16:42 ) ; and was typical of the Gospel, which gives a certain and joyful sound, and is the cause and means of praising God, ( Isaiah 27:13 ) ;

praise him with the psaltery;
to which psalms were sung;

and harp;
which were instruments of music, both used in divine worship under the former dispensation; and in which David was well skilled and delighted, and appointed proper persons to praise with them, ( 1 Chronicles 15:20 1 Chronicles 15:21 ) . They were typical of the spiritual melody made in the hearts of God's people, while they are praising him in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, under the Gospel, ( Ephesians 5:19 ) ( Revelation 5:2 Revelation 5:8 ) ( Revelation 14:2 Revelation 14:3 ) .

Psalms 150:3 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 Numbers 10:2
  • 2. S Psalms 57:8; Psalms 149:3
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