Psalms 9:1-2

For the director of music. To the tune of “The Death of the Son.” A psalm of David.

1 [a][b]I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
2 I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.

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Psalms 9:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.
ESV
1 I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.
NLT
1 I will praise you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done.
MSG
1 I'm thanking you, God, from a full heart, I'm writing the book on your wonders.
CSB
1 I will thank the Lord with all my heart; I will declare all Your wonderful works.

Psalms 9:1-2 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 9:1-2 In-Context

1 I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
2 I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.
3 My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.
4 For you have upheld my right and my cause, sitting enthroned as the righteous judge.
5 You have rebuked the nations and destroyed the wicked; you have blotted out their name for ever and ever.
6 Endless ruin has overtaken my enemies, you have uprooted their cities; even the memory of them has perished.

Cross References 5

  • 1. Psalms 86:12; Psalms 111:1; Psalms 119:2,10,145; Psalms 138:1
  • 2. S Deuteronomy 4:34; Psalms 26:7
  • 3. S Job 22:19; Psalms 14:7; Psalms 31:7; Psalms 70:4; Psalms 97:8; Psalms 126:3; Proverbs 23:15; Isaiah 25:9; Jeremiah 30:19; Joel 2:21; Zephaniah 3:14; S Matthew 5:12; Revelation 19:7; Psalms 5:11
  • 4. S 2 Chronicles 31:2
  • 5. Psalms 92:1; Psalms 83:18

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic poem in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. In the Septuagint they constitute one psalm.
  • [b]. In Hebrew texts 9:1-20 is numbered 9:2-21.
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