New International Version
I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.
King James Bible
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.
World English Bible
I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call on the name of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
To Thee I sacrifice a sacrifice of thanks, And in the name of Jehovah I call.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will offer to thee - As it is most probable that this Psalm celebrates the deliverance from Babylon, it is no wonder that we find the psalmist so intent on performing the rites of his religion in the temple at Jerusalem, which had been burnt with fire, and was now reviving out of its ruins, the temple service having been wholly interrupted for nearly four-score years.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me? 13. I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord.'--PSALM cxvi. 12, 13. There may possibly be a reference here to a part of the Passover ritual. It seems to have become the custom in later times to lift high the wine cup at that feast and drink it with solemn invocation and glad thanksgiving. So we find our Lord taking the cup--the 'cup of blessing' as Paul calls it--and giving thanks. But as there is no record …
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Seth also had a son, and he named him Enosh. At that time people began to call on the name of the LORD.
Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. There he pitched his tent, and there his servants dug a well.
"'If they offer it as an expression of thankfulness, then along with this thank offering they are to offer thick loaves made without yeast and with olive oil mixed in, thin loaves made without yeast and brushed with oil, and thick loaves of the finest flour well-kneaded and with oil mixed in.
"Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High,
I will sacrifice a freewill offering to you; I will praise your name, LORD, for it is good.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.
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