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Psalms 117

Introduction

1An exhortation to praise God for his mercy and truth.

Verse 1

O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.
(Title
&) This Psalm, the shortest in the whole collection, is written as a part of the preceding in thirty-two MSS.: it celebrates the deliverance from the Babylonian captivity, the grand type of the redemption of the world by the Messiah.
O praise
66:1,4; 67:3; 86:9; Isaiah 24:15,16; 42:10-12; Romans 15:11; Revelation 15:4
praise him
148:11-14; 150:6; Revelation 5:9; 7:9,10
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:15 - Blessed;  1 Kings 8:43 - fear thee;  Nehemiah 9:5 - bless;  Psalm 22:27 - and all;  Psalm 35:18 - praise;  Psalm 47:6 - to God;  Psalm 68:32 - ye kingdoms;  Psalm 95:1 - Come;  Psalm 96:3 - General;  Psalm 100:1 - all ye lands;  Psalm 108:3 - praise;  Psalm 135:1 - Praise ye the Lord;  Psalm 145:21 - let all flesh;  Isaiah 12:4 - in that day;  Isaiah 19:24 - shall;  Isaiah 42:12 - GeneralIsaiah 60:3 - the Gentiles;  Jeremiah 31:7 - Sing;  Zephaniah 2:11 - and men;  Zechariah 8:20 - there;  Luke 24:47 - among;  Acts 13:47 - that thou;  Titus 2:11 - hath appeared

Verse 2

For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.
85:10; 89:1; 100:4,5; Isaiah 25:1; Micah 7:20; Luke 1:54,55; John 14:6; Romans 15:8,9; 1 John 5:6 Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:15 - Blessed;  1 Kings 8:43 - fear thee;  Nehemiah 9:5 - bless;  Psalm 35:18 - praise;  Psalm 47:6 - to God;  Psalm 66:1 - all ye lands;  Psalm 67:2 - saving;  Psalm 68:32 - ye kingdoms;  Psalm 96:3 - GeneralPsalm 100:1 - all ye lands;  Psalm 135:1 - Praise ye the Lord;  Psalm 145:21 - let all flesh;  Psalm 149:4 - taketh pleasure;  Isaiah 12:4 - in that day;  Isaiah 19:24 - shall;  Isaiah 42:10 - Sing;  Isaiah 42:12 - GeneralIsaiah 60:3 - the Gentiles;  Jeremiah 31:7 - Sing;  Zephaniah 2:11 - and men;  Zechariah 8:20 - there;  Acts 13:47 - that thou;  Colossians 3:11 - there;  Titus 2:11 - hath appeared;  Revelation 7:9 - a great

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 117". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-117.html.