New International Version
You are my God, and I will praise you; you are my God, and I will exalt you.
King James Bible
Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou art my God, and I will give thee thanks; my God, I will exalt thee.
World English Bible
You are my God, and I will give thanks to you. You are my God, I will exalt you.
Young's Literal Translation
My God Thou art, and I confess Thee, My God, I exalt Thee.
Psalm 118:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God is the Lord - Rather אל יהוה El Yehovah, the strong God Jehovah.
Which hath showed us light - ויאר לנו vaiyaer lanu, "And he will illuminate us." Perhaps at this time a Divine splendor shone upon the whole procession; a proof of God's approbation.
Bind the sacrifice with cords - The Chaldee paraphrases this verse thus: "Samuel the prophet said, Bind the little one with chains for a solemn sacrifice, until ye have sacrificed him and sprinkled his blood on the horns of the altar." It is supposed that the words refer to the feast of tabernacles, and חג chag here means the festival victim. Several translate the original "keep the festival with thick boughs of the horns of the altar." In this sense the Vulgate and Septuagint understood the passage. David in this entry into the temple was a type of our blessed Lord, who made a similar entry, as related Matthew 21:8-10.
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.
"The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
A psalm. A song. For the dedication of the temple. Of David. I will exalt you, LORD, for you lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me.
A psalm of David. When he was in the Desert of Judah. You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.
Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy.
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." Hear, LORD, my cry for mercy.
LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago.
Jump to PreviousConfess Exalt Extol Honour Praise Thanks
Jump to NextConfess Exalt Extol Honour Praise Thanks
LinksPsalm 118:28 NIV
Psalm 118:28 NLT
Psalm 118:28 ESV
Psalm 118:28 NASB
Psalm 118:28 KJV
Psalm 118:28 Bible Apps
Psalm 118:28 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 118:28 Chinese Bible
Psalm 118:28 French Bible
Psalm 118:28 German Bible
Psalm 118:28 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.