New American Standard Bible
In Your name they rejoice all the day, And by Your righteousness they are exalted.
King James Bible
In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.
Darby Bible Translation
In thy name are they joyful all the day, and in thy righteousness are they exalted.
World English Bible
In your name they rejoice all day. In your righteousness, they are exalted.
Young's Literal Translation
In Thy name they rejoice all the day, And in Thy righteousness they are exalted,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In thy name shall they rejoice - In thee shall they rejoice, or find their happiness. In thy being; thy perfections; thy protection; thy government; thy favor.
All the day - That is, continually. It is their privilege, and it is their duty to rejoice always. Thou art always the same, and the happiness which is found in thy being and attributes at one time may be found at all times; thy promises are ever the same, and thy people may find happiness in them always. There is no reason why the people of God should not be constantly happy; they who have such a God, and such hopes as they are permitted to cherish, should be so. Compare the notes at Philippians 3:1; notes at Philippians 4:4.
And in thy righteousness - Under thy righteous government; or, in the knowledge of thy righteous character.
Shall they be exalted - See Proverbs 14:34. The effect of that knowledge shall be to exalt or to elevate them in moral character, in happiness, in the esteem of others, and in true prosperity. Compare 1 Timothy 4:8.
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"My covenant shall stand fast." --PSALM lxxxix. 19-29. Such a divine assurance ought to make me perfectly quiet in spirit. Restlessness in a Christian always spells disloyalty. The uncertainty is born of suspicion. There is a rift in the faith, and the disturbing breath of the devil blows through, and destroys my peace. If I am sure of my great Ally, my heart will not be troubled, neither will it be afraid. And such a divine assurance ought to make me bold in will and majestic in labour. I ought …
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Glory in His holy name; Let the heart of those who seek the LORD be glad.
For You are the glory of their strength, And by Your favor our horn is exalted.
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