Psalms 71:8

8 My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long.

Psalms 71:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.
ESV
8 My mouth is filled with your praise, and with your glory all the day.
NLT
8 That is why I can never stop praising you; I declare your glory all day long.
MSG
8 Just as each day brims with your beauty, my mouth brims with praise.
CSB
8 My mouth is full of praise and honor to You all day long.

Psalms 71:8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 71:8

Let my mouth be filled [with] thy praise
Or "thy praise shall fill my mouth" F24; which shows that his heart was affected with the goodness of God to him, and that he had a deep impression and sense of it upon him; for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks; and for the mouth to be filled with the praise of God, is to speak largely, publicly, and with great delight, in the praise of God, his divine perfections and benefits;

[and with] thy honour all the day;
the excellency of his nature, the glory of his majesty, the honour due unto him, on account of his being, attributes, and blessings of providence and grace; a work to be employed in all the day, evening, morning, and at noon; as often as prayer is made to God, praise, honour, and glory, should be given him; since his mercies are new every morning, and they continue all the day long; his goodness endures for ever.


FOOTNOTES:

F24 (Ktlht yp almy)

Psalms 71:8 In-Context

6 From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb. I will ever praise you.
7 I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge.
8 My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long.
9 Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone.
10 For my enemies speak against me; those who wait to kill me conspire together.

Cross References 2

  • 1. ver 15; Psalms 51:15; Psalms 63:5
  • 2. Psalms 35:28; Psalms 96:6; Psalms 104:1