Psalms 22:25

25 From you comes the theme of my praise in the great assembly; before those who fear you[a] I will fulfill my vows.

Psalms 22:25 in Other Translations

25 My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.
25 From you comes my praise in the great congregation; my vows I will perform before those who fear him.
25 I will praise you in the great assembly. I will fulfill my vows in the presence of those who worship you.
25 Here in this great gathering for worship I have discovered this praise-life. And I'll do what I promised right here in front of the God-worshipers.
25 I will give praise in the great congregation because of You; I will fulfill my vows before those who fear You.

Psalms 22:25 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 22:25

My praise [shall be] of thee in the great congregation
Or, "my praise is from thee" F15; not that he should have praise of God, as he had, when he was received up into heaven, and set down at the right hand of God; but that God should be the object of his praise, as he was the cause of it; his salvation and deliverance of him, and resurrection from the dead, and exaltation of him, were the occasion and matter of it: the place where Christ determined to praise the Lord is "the great congregation"; either his apostles, who, though a little flock, yet, on account of their extraordinary office and gifts, and peculiar privileges, were the greatest congregation that ever was in the world; or the five hundred brethren to whom Christ appeared at once after his resurrection; or else the whole church under the Gospel dispensation; in the midst of which Christ is, and who in the members of it praises the name of the Lord; and this especially will have its accomplishment at the latter day, when great multitudes will be converted, and the voice of praise and thanksgiving will be among them, ( Revelation 7:9 Revelation 7:10 ) ( 11:15 ) ( Revelation 14:1 Revelation 14:2 ) ( Revelation 19:1 Revelation 19:5 Revelation 19:6 ) ;

I will pay my vows before them that fear him;
either those which he made in the council and covenant of grace, when he engaged to become a surety for his people, to assume their nature, to suffer and die for them, to redeem them from sin and misery, and bring them nigh to God, and save them with an everlasting salvation; all which he has openly done; see ( Psalms 31:19 ) ; or those which he made in ( Psalms 22:21 ) ; that he would declare the name of the Lord unto his brethren, and sing praise unto him in the midst of the church; compare with this ( Psalms 116:12-14 ) .


F15 (Ktam) (para sou) , Sept. "a te", Pagninus, Montanus, Rivetus, Cocceius, Ainsworth.

Psalms 22:25 In-Context

23 You who fear the LORD, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor him! Revere him, all you descendants of Israel!
24 For he has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.
25 From you comes the theme of my praise in the great assembly; before those who fear you I will fulfill my vows.
26 The poor will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him— may your hearts live forever!
27 All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations will bow down before him,

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 26:12; Psalms 35:18; Psalms 40:9; Psalms 82:1
  • 2. S Numbers 30:2; Ecclesiastes 5:4

Footnotes 1

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