New American Standard Bible
To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving, And call upon the name of the LORD.
King James Bible
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.
World English Bible
I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call on the name of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
To Thee I sacrifice a sacrifice of thanks, And in the name of Jehovah I call.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving - I will publicly thank and praise thee. See the notes at Psalm 107:22.
And will call upon the name of the Lord - Will worship and praise the Lord.
The text informs us that the deaths of God's saints are precious to him. How different, then, is the estimate of human life which God forms from that which has ruled the minds of great warriors and mighty conquerors. Had Napoleon spoken forth his mind about the lives of men in the day of battle, he would have likened them to so much water spilt upon the ground. To win a victory, or subdue a province, it mattered not though he strewed the ground with corpses thick as autumn leaves, nor did it signify …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 18: 1872
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To Seth, to him also a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began to call upon the name of the LORD.
So he built an altar there and called upon the name of the LORD, and pitched his tent there; and there Isaac's servants dug a well.
If he offers it by way of thanksgiving, then along with the sacrifice of thanksgiving he shall offer unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil, and cakes of well stirred fine flour mixed with oil.
"Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;
Willingly I will sacrifice to You; I will give thanks to Your name, O LORD, for it is good.
Enter His gates with thanksgiving And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name.
Let them also offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, And tell of His works with joyful singing.
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