New American Standard Bible
So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.
King James Bible
Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.
Darby Bible Translation
So will I bless thee while I live; I will lift up my hands in thy name.
World English Bible
So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my hands in your name.
Young's Literal Translation
So I bless Thee in my life, in Thy name I lift up my hands.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thus will I bless thee while I live - In my life; or, as long as life lasts, will I praise thee. The word "thus" refers to the sentiment in the previous verse, meaning that as the result of his deep sense of the value of the loving kindness of God, he would praise him through all the remainder of his life, or would never cease to praise him. A true purpose of serving God embraces the whole of this life, and the whole of eternity. He who loves God, and who has any proper sense of his mercy, does not anticipate a time when he will cease to praise and bless him, or when he will have any desire or wish not to be engaged in his service.
I will lift up my hands in thy name - In solemn prayer and praise. See the notes at Psalm 28:2.
LibraryWhether Oaths are Desirable and to be Used Frequently as Something Useful and Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that oaths are desirable and to be used frequently as something useful and good. Just as a vow is an act of religion, so is an oath. Now it is commendable and more meritorious to do a thing by vow, because a vow is an act of religion, as stated above (Q, A). Therefore for the same reason, to do or say a thing with an oath is more commendable, and consequently oaths are desirable as being good essentially. Objection 2: Further, Jerome, commenting on Mat. 5:34, …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Joint Heirs and their Divine Portion
1 Timothy 2:8
Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.
Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help, When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.
I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
I stretch out my hands to You; My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah.
I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
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