Psalm 135:1
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New International Version
Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,

King James Bible
Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
Hallelujah! Praise the name of Jehovah; praise, ye servants of Jehovah,

World English Bible
Praise Yah! Praise the name of Yahweh! Praise him, you servants of Yahweh,

Young's Literal Translation
Praise ye Jah! Praise ye the name of Jehovah, Praise, ye servants of Jehovah,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Praise ye the Lord - This may be considered as the title, for it has none other.

Praise ye the name of the Lord - Perhaps the original הללו את שם יהוה haleu eth shem Yehovah, should be translated, Praise ye the name Jehovah; that is, Praise God in his infinite essence of being, holiness, goodness, and truth.

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A.M.

3000, B.C.

1004. Bp. Patrick supposes this to be the morning hymn which the precentor called upon the Levites to sing at the opening of the gates of the temple, as the foregoing was sung at the shutting in the evening; but it is more probable that it was composed by Solomon, to be sung at the dedication of the temple.

praise ye the Lord

Psalm 33:1,2 Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous: for praise is comely for the upright...

Psalm 96:1-4 O sing to the LORD a new song: sing to the LORD, all the earth...

Psalm 106:1 Praise you the LORD. O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 107:8,15 Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!...

Psalm 111:1 Praise you the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

Psalm 112:1 Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments.

Psalm 113:1 Praise you the LORD. Praise, O you servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.

Psalm 117:1 O praise the LORD, all you nations: praise him, all you people.

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

praise ye the name

Psalm 7:17 I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

Psalm 102:21 To declare the name of the LORD in Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem;

Psalm 113:2,3 Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for ever more...

Psalm 148:13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

Exodus 34:5-7 And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD...

Nehemiah 9:5 Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah...

O ye servants

Psalm 113:1 Praise you the LORD. Praise, O you servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.

Psalm 134:1 Behold, bless you the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.

Psalm 149:1-3 Praise you the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints...

Library
What Pleases God.
"Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places."--Psalm 135:6. "Was Gott gefaellt, mein frommes Kind." [74]Gerhardt. transl., Sarah Findlater, 1858 What God decrees, child of His love, Take patiently, though it may prove The storm that wrecks thy treasure here, Be comforted! thou needst not fear What pleases God. The wisest will is God's own will; Rest on this anchor, and be still; For peace around thy path shall flow, When only wishing here
Jane Borthwick—Hymns from the Land of Luther

Notes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Cross References
Revelation 19:5
Then a voice came from the throne, saying: "Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, both great and small!"

Exodus 15:2
"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.

Psalm 113:1
Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, you his servants; praise the name of the LORD.

Psalm 134:1
A song of ascents. Praise the LORD, all you servants of the LORD who minister by night in the house of the LORD.

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