Psalm 109:30
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English Standard Version
With my mouth I will give great thanks to the LORD; I will praise him in the midst of the throng.

King James Bible
I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.

American Standard Version
I will give great thanks unto Jehovah with my mouth; Yea, I will praise him among the multitude.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will give great thanks to the Lord with my mouth: and in the midst of many I will praise him.

English Revised Version
I will give great thanks unto the LORD with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.

Webster's Bible Translation
I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yes, I will praise him among the multitude.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The thunder and lightning are now as it were followed by a shower of tears of deep sorrowful complaint. Psalm 109 here just as strikingly accords with Psalm 69, as Psalm 69 does with Psalm 22 in the last strophe but one. The twofold name Jahve Adonaj (vid., Symbolae, p. 16) corresponds to the deep-breathed complaint. עשׂה אתּי, deal with me, i.e., succouring me, does not greatly differ from לי in 1 Samuel 14:6. The confirmation, Psalm 109:21, runs like Psalm 69:17 : Thy loving-kindness is טּוב, absolutely good, the ground of everything that is good and the end of all evil. Hitzig conjectures, as in Psalm 69:17, חסדך כּטוב, "according to the goodness of Thy loving-kindness;" but this formula is without example: "for Thy loving-kindness is good" is a statement of the motive placed first and corresponding to the "for thy Name's sake." In Psalm 109:22 (a variation of Psalm 55:5) חלל, not חלל, is traditional; this חלל, as being verb. denom. from חלל, signifies to be pierced, and is therefore equivalent to חולל (cf. Luke 2:35). The metaphor of the shadow in Psalm 109:23 is as in Psalm 102:12. When the day declines, the shadow lengthens, it becomes longer and longer (Virgil, majoresque cadunt altis de montibus umbrae), till it vanishes in the universal darkness. Thus does the life of the sufferer pass away. The poet intentionally uses the Niph. נהלכתּי (another reading is נהלכתּי); it is a power rushing upon him from without that drives him away thus after the manner of a shadow into the night. The locust or grasshopper (apart from the plague of the locusts) is proverbial as being a defenceless, inoffensive little creature that is soon driven away, Job 39:20. ננער, to be shaken out or off (cf. Arabic na‛ûra, a water-wheel that fills its clay-vessels in the river and empties them out above, and הנּער, Zechariah 11:16, where Hitzig wishes to read הנּער, dispulsio equals dispulsi). The fasting in Psalm 109:24 is the result of the loathing of all food which sets in with deep grief. כּחשׁ משּׁמן signifies to waste away so that there is no more fat left.

(Note: The verbal group כחשׁ, כחד, Arab. ḥajda, kaḥuṭa, etc. has the primary signification of withdrawal and taking away or decrease; to deny is the same as to withdraw from agreement, and he becomes thin from whom the fat withdraws, goes away. Saadia compares on this passage (פרה) בהמה כחושׁה, a lean cow, Berachoth 32a. In like manner Targum II renders Genesis 41:27 תּורתא כהישׁתא, the lean kine.)

In Psalm 109:25 אני is designedly rendered prominent: in this the form of his affliction he is the butt of their reproaching, and they shake their heads doubtfully, looking upon him as one who is punished of God beyond all hope, and giving him up for lost. It is to be interpreted thus after Psalm 69:11.

Psalm 109:30 Parallel Commentaries

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Psalm 7:17 I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

Psalm 9:1 I will praise you, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will show forth all your marvelous works.

Psalm 22:22,25 I will declare your name to my brothers: in the middle of the congregation will I praise you...

Psalm 71:22,23 I will also praise you with the psaltery, even your truth, O my God: to you will I sing with the harp, O you Holy One of Israel...

Psalm 108:1-3 O god, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory...

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Psalm 22:22-25 I will declare your name to my brothers: in the middle of the congregation will I praise you...

Psalm 35:18 I will give you thanks in the great congregation: I will praise you among much people.

Psalm 107:32 Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

Psalm 111:1 Praise you the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

Psalm 116:12-18 What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits toward me...

Psalm 138:1,4 I will praise you with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise to you...

Hebrews 2:12 Saying, I will declare your name to my brothers, in the middle of the church will I sing praise to you.

Cross References
Psalm 22:22
I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will praise you:

Psalm 35:18
I will thank you in the great congregation; in the mighty throng I will praise you.

Psalm 111:1
Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation.

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