Psalm 117:1
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New International Version
Praise the LORD, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples.

King James Bible
O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.

Darby Bible Translation
Praise Jehovah, all ye nations; laud him, all ye peoples;

World English Bible
Praise Yahweh, all you nations! Extol him, all you peoples!

Young's Literal Translation
Praise Jehovah, all ye nations, Glorify Him, all ye peoples.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

O praise the Lord, all ye nations - Let all the Gentiles praise him, for he provides for their eternal salvation.

Praise him, all ye people - All ye Jews, praise him; for ye have long been his peculiar people. And while he sends his Son to be a light to the Gentiles, he sends him also to be the glory of his people Israel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

This Psalm, the shortest in the whole collection, is written as a part of the preceding in thirty-two MSS.: it celebrates the deliverance from the Babylonian captivity, the grand type of the redemption of the world by the Messiah.

O praise

Psalm 66:1,4 Make a joyful noise to God, all you lands...

Psalm 67:3 Let the people praise you, O God; let all the people praise you.

Psalm 86:9 All nations whom you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord; and shall glorify your name.

Isaiah 24:15,16 Why glorify you the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea...

Isaiah 42:10-12 Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, you that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles...

Romans 15:11 And again, Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles; and laud him, all you people.

Revelation 15:4 Who shall not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name? for you only are holy: for all nations shall come and worship before you...

praise him

Psalm 148:11-14 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth...

Psalm 150:6 Let every thing that has breath praise the LORD. Praise you the LORD.

Revelation 5:9 And they sung a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain...

Revelation 7:9,10 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

Exhortation to Universal Praise and Thanksgiving. --Ps. cxvii.
Exhortation to universal Praise and Thanksgiving.--Ps. cxvii. All ye gentiles, praise the Lord, All ye lands, your voices raise; Heaven and earth, with loud accord, Praise the Lord, for ever praise. For His truth and mercy stand, Past, and present, and to be, Like the years of His right hand, Like His own eternity. Praise Him, ye who know his love, Praise Him from the depths beneath, Praise Him in the heights above; Praise your Maker all that breathe.
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

Of Meditation Upon the Hidden Judgments of God, that we May not be Lifted up Because of Our Well-Doing
Thou sendest forth Thy judgments against me, O Lord, and shakest all my bones with fear and trembling, and my soul trembleth exceedingly. I stand astonished, and remember that the heavens are not clean in thy sight.(1) If Thou chargest Thine angels with folly, and didst spare them not, how shall it be unto me? Stars have fallen from heaven, and what shall I dare who am but dust? They whose works seemed to be praiseworthy, fell into the lowest depths, and they who did eat Angels' food, them have
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
Romans 15:11
And again, "Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles; let all the peoples extol him."

Psalm 66:4
All the earth bows down to you; they sing praise to you, they sing the praises of your name."

Zechariah 8:20
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Many peoples and the inhabitants of many cities will yet come,

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