Psalms 28:6

6 Praise be to the LORD, for he has heard my cry for mercy.

Psalms 28:6 in Other Translations

6 Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.
6 Blessed be the LORD! For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy.
6 Praise the LORD ! For he has heard my cry for mercy.
6 Blessed be God - he heard me praying.
6 May the Lord be praised, for He has heard the sound of my pleading.

Psalms 28:6 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 28:6

Blessed [be] the Lord
Which must be understood, not as invoking nor as conferring a blessing on him, neither of which can be done by a creature; nor does he stand in need of any, he being Elshaddai, God all sufficient, God over all, blessed for ever; but as ascribing all blessedness to him, congratulating his greatness and happiness, and giving him praise and glory for mercies received; and particularly for the following:

because he hath heard the voice of my supplications;
what he had prayed for, ( Psalms 28:2 ) ; an answer was quickly returned, even while he was speaking, ( Isaiah 65:24 ) ; though this may be an expression of faith, being fully persuaded and assured that he was heard, and would be answered, and may be said by a prophetic spirit; knowing that what he had humbly asked for would be granted; so Aben Ezra and Kimchi understand it in a way of prophecy.

Psalms 28:6 In-Context

4 Repay them for their deeds and for their evil work; repay them for what their hands have done and bring back on them what they deserve.
5 Because they have no regard for the deeds of the LORDand what his hands have done, he will tear them down and never build them up again.
6 Praise be to the LORD, for he has heard my cry for mercy.
7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
8 The LORD is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for his anointed one.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Genesis 24:27; 2 Corinthians 1:3; Ephesians 1:3; 1 Peter 1:3
  • 2. ver 2
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