New International Version
I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
King James Bible
I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of Jah.
World English Bible
I will not die, but live, and declare Yah's works.
Young's Literal Translation
I do not die, but live, And recount the works of Jah,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I shall not die - I was nigh unto death; but I am preserved, - preserved to publish the wondrous works of the Lord.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJune the Thirtieth God My Strength and Song
"The Lord is my strength and my song." --PSALM cxviii. 14-21. Yes, first of all "my strength" and then "my song"! For what song can there be where there is languor and fainting? What brave music can be born in an organ which is short of breath? There must first be strength if we would have fine harmonies. And so the good Lord comes to the songless, and with holy power He brings the gift of "saving health." "And my song"! For when life is healthy it instinctively breaks into song. The happy, contented …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
The Entry into Jerusalem.
Letter xx. To Pope Damasus.
Of the Conformity of Our Will to that Will of God's which is Signified to us by his Commandments.
Among the dead no one proclaims your name. Who praises you from the grave?
But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the Sovereign LORD my refuge; I will tell of all your deeds.
Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.
For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,
that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
The living, the living--they praise you, as I am doing today; parents tell their children about your faithfulness.
LORD, are you not from everlasting? My God, my Holy One, you will never die. You, LORD, have appointed them to execute judgment; you, my Rock, have ordained them to punish.
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