Psalms 108:1-5

A song. A psalm of David.

1 [a]My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul.
2 Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.
3 I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples.
4 For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
5 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be over all the earth.

Psalms 108:1-5 Meaning and Commentary


\\<>\\. This psalm consists of several passages out of the fifty seventh and sixtieth psalms, with very little variation. Jarchi and Kimchi refer it to the times of the Messiah. The title in the Syriac version is, ``concerning the calling of the Gentiles,'' to which, no doubt, it has respect.

Cross References 8

  • 1. Psalms 112:7; Psalms 119:30,112
  • 2. S Psalms 18:49
  • 3. S Job 21:12
  • 4. Numbers 14:18; Psalms 106:45
  • 5. S Exodus 34:6
  • 6. S Psalms 36:5
  • 7. S Psalms 8:1
  • 8. S Psalms 57:5

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. In Hebrew texts 108:1-13 is numbered 108:2-14.
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