Psalms 95:2-3

2 Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.
3 For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.

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Psalms 95:2-3 Meaning and Commentary


This psalm, though without a title, was written by David, as appears from Heb 4:7, and to him the Septuagint, Vulgate Latin, Syriac, Arabic, and Ethiopic versions ascribe it. It belongs to the times of the Messiah, as Kimchi observes; the apostle applies it to the Jews of his time, and bespeaks them in the language of it, Heb 3:7-11, and in which time Israelites, believers in Christ, are called upon to serve and worship him, in consideration of his greatness in himself, and his goodness to them. Theodoret thinks that David spoke prophetically of King Josiah and his times; and wrote it in the person of him, and the priests of God.

Cross References 6

  • 1. Psalms 100:2; Micah 6:6
  • 2. S Psalms 42:4
  • 3. Psalms 81:2; S Ephesians 5:19
  • 4. Psalms 48:1; Psalms 86:10; Psalms 145:3; Psalms 147:5
  • 5. S Psalms 47:2
  • 6. Psalms 96:4; Psalms 97:9
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