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Psalms 98

Introduction

1The psalmist exhorts the Jews,
4the Gentiles,
7and all the creatures, to praise God.

Verse 1

O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
Sing
33:3; 96:1; 149:1; Isaiah 42:10; Revelation 5:9; 14:3
for he
77:14; 86:10; 105:5; 136:4; 139:14; Exodus 15:6,11; Isaiah 43:18-20; Jeremiah 31:22; Luke 1:49; 2:10-14; Acts 2:11; Revelation 15:3,4
his right
2:5,6; 45:3-5; 110:2-6; Genesis 3:15; Exodus 15:6; Isaiah 52:10; 59:16; 63:5; John 16:33; Acts 19:20; Colossians 2:15; Hebrews 2:14,15; Revelation 3:21; 6:2; 17:14; Revelation 19:11-21
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:9 - Sing unto;  1 Chronicles 29:11 - the victory;  Psalm 31:21 - marvellous;  Psalm 32:7 - songs;  Psalm 84:9 - our;  Psalm 105:2 - Sing unto;  Psalm 108:6 - save;  Psalm 118:15 - the right;  Psalm 144:9 - sing a new;  Psalm 145:12 - make known;  Isaiah 12:5 - Sing;  Isaiah 25:1 - thou hast;  Isaiah 30:30 - the lighting;  Isaiah 33:13 - Hear;  Isaiah 62:1 - the righteousness;  Isaiah 62:11 - the Lord;  Isaiah 64:2 - to make;  Isaiah 65:18 - GeneralJeremiah 31:7 - Sing;  Habakkuk 2:14 - the earth;  Zechariah 2:10 - and rejoice;  Zechariah 9:10 - his dominion;  Malachi 1:11 - my name;  Matthew 12:20 - till;  Luke 1:51 - showed;  Luke 24:47 - among;  Acts 3:19 - when;  Acts 21:20 - they glorified;  1 Corinthians 15:57 - giveth;  Titus 2:11 - hath appeared;  Revelation 11:17 - thou hast

Verse 2

The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.
made
Isaiah 45:21-23; 49:6; 52:10; Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:15; Luke 2:30-32; 3:6; Romans 10:18; Titus 2:13
righteousness
22:31; 24:5; Isaiah 45:24,25; 46:13; 62:2; Jeremiah 23:6; John 16:8-10; Romans 3:21-26; 9:30; 10:3,4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 3:9; 2 Peter 1:1
openly shewed
or, revealed.
Romans 1:17
Reciprocal: Genesis 41:25 - God;  Leviticus 26:45 - in the sight;  Psalm 7:17 - according;  Psalm 67:2 - That;  Psalm 76:1 - his;  Psalm 98:3 - all the ends;  Psalm 108:6 - save;  Psalm 145:6 - And men;  Isaiah 11:9 - for the;  Isaiah 19:21 - Lord shall;  Isaiah 33:13 - Hear;  Isaiah 42:4 - and the isles;  Isaiah 60:3 - the Gentiles;  Isaiah 64:2 - to make;  Matthew 26:13 - Wheresoever;  Luke 2:10 - to;  Luke 2:31 - GeneralJohn 7:35 - teach;  John 10:16 - other;  Acts 8:8 - GeneralActs 13:47 - that thou;  Acts 26:6 - the promise;  Acts 28:28 - the salvation;  Romans 15:8 - for the

Verse 3

He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
remembered
106:45; Leviticus 26:42; Deuteronomy 4:31; Micah 7:20; Luke 1:54,55,72; Romans 15:8,9
all the ends
2; 22:27; 67:7; Isaiah 45:22; 49:6; 52:10; Luke 2:30,31; 3:6; Acts 13:47; Acts 28:28; Romans 10:12,18; Revelation 5:9
Reciprocal: Genesis 24:27 - of his;  Leviticus 26:45 - in the sight;  Deuteronomy 32:4 - a God;  Psalm 19:4 - Their;  Psalm 25:6 - Remember;  Psalm 25:10 - mercy;  Psalm 67:2 - That;  Psalm 69:13 - in the;  Psalm 71:22 - even;  Psalm 76:1 - his;  Psalm 86:15 - mercy;  Psalm 97:6 - all the;  Psalm 111:7 - works;  Psalm 145:6 - And men;  Psalm 145:10 - All thy;  Psalm 146:6 - keepeth truth;  Isaiah 11:9 - for the;  Isaiah 14:1 - the Lord;  Isaiah 19:21 - Lord shall;  Isaiah 24:16 - uttermost part;  Isaiah 42:4 - and the isles;  Isaiah 54:1 - break;  Isaiah 60:3 - the Gentiles;  Jeremiah 31:8 - the coasts;  Micah 5:4 - shall he be great;  Matthew 8:11 - That;  Matthew 26:13 - Wheresoever;  Matthew 28:19 - ye therefore;  Mark 16:15 - into;  Luke 2:10 - to;  Luke 14:23 - Go;  John 1:17 - grace;  John 7:35 - teach;  John 10:16 - other;  Acts 1:8 - unto;  Romans 15:10 - GeneralColossians 1:6 - is come;  Revelation 7:9 - a great

Verse 4

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
47:1-5; 66:1,4; 67:4; 95:1; 100:1; Isaiah 12:6; 42:11; 44:23; Jeremiah 33:11; Zephaniah 3:14; Matthew 21:9; Revelation 19:1,6
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 15:28 - with shouting;  1 Chronicles 16:28 - ye kindreds;  1 Chronicles 16:31 - let the earth;  Nehemiah 12:27 - gladness;  Nehemiah 12:42 - sang loud;  Job 8:21 - rejoicing;  Psalm 32:11 - shout;  Psalm 33:2 - Praise;  Psalm 89:15 - know;  Psalm 97:1 - the earth;  Song of Solomon 1:4 - we will be;  Isaiah 49:13 - O heavens;  Romans 15:10 - General

Verse 5

Sing unto the LORD with the harp; with the harp, and the voice of a psalm.
33:2; 92:3,4; 1 Chronicles 15:16; 25:1-6; 2 Chronicles 29:25; Revelation 5:8; 14:2,3
Reciprocal: Numbers 10:10 - in the day;  1 Kings 1:34 - blow ye;  2 Chronicles 29:26 - the priests;  Psalm 105:2 - Sing unto;  Psalm 150:3 - with the sound;  Luke 21:28 - look

Verse 6

With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.
trumpets
47:5; 81:2-4; Numbers 10:1-10; 1 Chronicles 15:28; 2 Chronicles 5:12,13; 29:27
the king
47:6,7; Matthew 25:34; Revelation 19:16
Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:24 - In the seventh;  Numbers 10:10 - in the day;  2 Kings 9:13 - blew with trumpets;  2 Chronicles 29:26 - the priests;  Psalm 81:3 - Blow;  Psalm 150:3 - with the sound

Verse 7

Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
Let
96:11-99
world
97:1; Isaiah 49:13; 61:11
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:32 - the sea;  Psalm 24:1 - world;  Psalm 65:13 - they shout;  Psalm 69:34 - Let;  Psalm 148:9 - Mountains;  Isaiah 14:7 - they;  Isaiah 35:2 - and rejoice;  Isaiah 44:23 - Sing;  Isaiah 55:12 - the mountains;  Isaiah 60:5 - abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee;  Jeremiah 47:2 - all that is therein;  Habakkuk 3:10 - the deep;  Luke 19:40 - General

Verse 8

Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together
Let the floods
47:1; 2 Kings 11:12; Isaiah 55:12
hills
65:12,13
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:32 - fields;  Psalm 68:3 - rejoice;  Psalm 69:34 - Let;  Psalm 72:3 - by righteousness;  Psalm 93:3 - lifted;  Psalm 119:168 - for all my;  Isaiah 44:23 - Sing;  Joel 2:21 - be glad;  Habakkuk 3:10 - the deep;  1 Thessalonians 3:9 - before

Verse 9

Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.
for he cometh
96:10,13; Revelation 1:7
with righteousness
67:4; 72:2; Isaiah 5:16; Acts 17:31; 24:25; Romans 2:5,6 Reciprocal: Genesis 18:25 - Shall;  Judges 11:27 - the Judge;  1 Samuel 2:10 - judge;  1 Chronicles 16:33 - because;  Psalm 7:8 - The Lord;  Psalm 9:4 - right;  Psalm 9:8 - GeneralPsalm 50:4 - judge;  Psalm 58:11 - verily he;  Psalm 68:3 - rejoice;  Psalm 72:3 - by righteousness;  Ecclesiastes 3:17 - God;  Isaiah 16:5 - judging;  Isaiah 33:22 - the Lord is our judge;  Isaiah 42:3 - he shall;  Isaiah 51:5 - mine;  Jeremiah 11:20 - judgest;  Joel 3:12 - for;  Micah 4:3 - he shall judge;  Zechariah 14:5 - the Lord;  Malachi 3:5 - I will come;  Matthew 25:6 - Behold;  Matthew 25:32 - before;  John 5:22 - GeneralJohn 8:16 - yet;  Romans 2:2 - judgment;  Romans 2:16 - God;  Romans 3:6 - for then;  2 Corinthians 5:10 - we;  1 Thessalonians 3:9 - before;  2 Timothy 4:1 - who;  Hebrews 10:30 - The Lord shall;  Hebrews 12:23 - God;  Revelation 19:11 - and in

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 98". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-98.html.