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Bible Commentaries

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Psalms 100

Verses 1-5

Psalms 100:0

Psalms 100:3 Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Psalms 100:3 “and not we ourselves” - Comments - Hebrew ( וְלֹא אֲנַ֑חְנוּ ).

Hebrew ( ו ) - Translated, “and.”

Hebrew ( לאׁ ) (H3808) - Translated, “not.”

Hebrew ( אֲנַחְנוּ ) (H587) - Translated, “ourselves.”

Many versions translate this Hebrew phrase, “and we are His.”

ASV, “Know ye that Jehovah, he is God: It is he that hath made us, and we are his; We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.”

YLT, “Know that Jehovah He is God, He made us, and we are His, His people--and the flock of His pasture.”

Psalms 100:3 “and the sheep of his pasture” Comments - Ezekiel 34:0 describes God’s people using the metaphor of sheep.

Psalms 100:4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

Psalms 100:4 Scripture References - Note:

Psalms 95:2, “Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.”

Psalms 100:5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

Psalms 100:5 Comments - Psalms 100:5 gives us the reason to praise the Lord.

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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Psalms 100". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghe/psalms-100.html. 2013.