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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 117



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

Verse 1
O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.
&) 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

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


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 117:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge".

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