New American Standard Bible
On the glorious splendor of Your majesty And on Your wonderful works, I will meditate.
King James Bible
I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
Darby Bible Translation
I will speak of the glorious splendour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
World English Bible
Of the glorious majesty of your honor, of your wondrous works, I will meditate.
Young's Literal Translation
The honour -- the glory of Thy majesty, And the matters of Thy wonders I declare.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I will speak - That is, in my acts of praise. I will not be ashamed to be known as his worshipper; I will publicly declare my belief in his existence, his greatness, his goodness.
Of the glorious honor of thy majesty - The glory of the honor of thy majesty. This accumulation of epithets shows that the heart of the psalmist was full of the subject, and that he labored to find language to express his emotions. It is beauty; it is glory; it is majesty: it is all that is great, sublime, wonderful - all combined - all concentrated - in one Being.
And of thy wondrous works - Margin, "things," or "words." The reference is to wondrous deeds or acts considered as the subject of discourse or praise.
"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
The Mercy of God
Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening; and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, camels were coming.
I will meditate on all Your work And muse on Your deeds.
Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.
Splendid and majestic is His work, And His righteousness endures forever.
Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders.
To make known to the sons of men Your mighty acts And the glory of the majesty of Your kingdom.
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