Psalm 145:1
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New American Standard Bible
A Psalm of Praise, of David. I will extol You, my God, O King, And I will bless Your name forever and ever.

King James Bible
David's Psalm of praise. I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.

Darby Bible Translation
{A Psalm of praise. Of David.} I will extol thee, my God, O King, and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.

World English Bible
I will exalt you, my God, the King. I will praise your name forever and ever.

Young's Literal Translation
Praise by David. I exalt Thee, my God, O king, And bless Thy name to the age and for ever.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

I will extol thee ... - I will lift thee up; I will lift up thy name and praise, so that it may be heard afar.

And I will bless thy name forever and ever - I will bless or praise thee. I will do it now; I will do it in all the future. I will do it in time; I will do it in eternity. See the notes at Psalm 30:1.

Psalm 145:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Christian Conversation
"They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power."--Psalm 145:11. YOU HAVE only to look at the preceding verse, and you will discover, in a single moment, who are the people here spoken of who shall speak of the glory of God's kingdom, and talk of his power. They are the saints: "All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee. They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power." A saint will often be discovered by his conversation. He
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 46: 1900

Exhortations to those who are Called
IF, after searching you find that you are effectually called, I have three exhortations to you. 1. Admire and adore God's free grace in calling you -- that God should pass over so many, that He should pass by the wise and noble, and that the lot of free grace should fall upon you! That He should take you out of a state of vassalage, from grinding the devil's mill, and should set you above the princes of the earth, and call you to inherit the throne of glory! Fall upon your knees, break forth into
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

Covenant Duties.
It is here proposed to show, that every incumbent duty ought, in suitable circumstances, to be engaged to in the exercise of Covenanting. The law and covenant of God are co-extensive; and what is enjoined in the one is confirmed in the other. The proposals of that Covenant include its promises and its duties. The former are made and fulfilled by its glorious Originator; the latter are enjoined and obligatory on man. The duties of that Covenant are God's law; and the demands of the law are all made
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Psalm 5:2
Heed the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God, For to You I pray.

Psalm 30:1
A Psalm; a Song at the Dedication of the House. A Psalm of David. I will extol You, O LORD, for You have lifted me up, And have not let my enemies rejoice over me.

Psalm 34:1
A Psalm of David when he feigned madness before Abimelech, who drove him away and he departed. I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 66:17
I cried to Him with my mouth, And He was extolled with my tongue.

Psalm 145:21
My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, And all flesh will bless His holy name forever and ever.

Daniel 2:20
Daniel said, "Let the name of God be blessed forever and ever, For wisdom and power belong to Him.

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