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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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