Psalm 144:9
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New American Standard Bible
I will sing a new song to You, O God; Upon a harp of ten strings I will sing praises to You,

King James Bible
I will sing a new song unto thee, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.

Darby Bible Translation
O God, I will sing a new song unto thee; with the ten-stringed lute will I sing psalms unto thee:

World English Bible
I will sing a new song to you, God. On a ten-stringed lyre, I will sing praises to you.

Young's Literal Translation
O God, a new song I sing to Thee, On a psaltery of ten strings I sing praise to Thee.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

I will sing a new song unto thee, O God - There will be occasion in such a deliverance, or manifestation of mercy, for a new expression of praise. On the phrase, "a new song," see the notes at Psalm 33:3.

Upon a psaltery, and an instrument of ten strings - The word "and" should not have been inserted here. The idea is, "Upon a lyre or harp (Nebel) of ten strings, will I sing praise." See the notes at Isaiah 5:12; and notes at Psalm 33:2.

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Thankfulness for Mercies Received, a Necessary Duty
Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gives a greater proof thereof, than that backwardness, which every one finds within himself, to the duty of praise and thanksgiving. When God placed the first man in paradise, his soul no doubt was so filled with a sense of the riches of the divine love, that he was continually employing that breath of life, which the Almighty had not long before breathed into him, in blessing and magnifying that all-bountiful,
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

The Knowledge of God Conspicuous in the Creation, and Continual Government of the World.
1. The invisible and incomprehensible essence of God, to a certain extent, made visible in his works. 2. This declared by the first class of works--viz. the admirable motions of the heavens and the earth, the symmetry of the human body, and the connection of its parts; in short, the various objects which are presented to every eye. 3. This more especially manifested in the structure of the human body. 4. The shameful ingratitude of disregarding God, who, in such a variety of ways, is manifested within
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
Psalm 33:2
Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.

Psalm 33:3
Sing to Him a new song; Play skillfully with a shout of joy.

Psalm 40:3
He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear And will trust in the LORD.

Psalm 71:22
I will also praise You with a harp, Even Your truth, O my God; To You I will sing praises with the lyre, O Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 81:2
Raise a song, strike the timbrel, The sweet sounding lyre with the harp.

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