New International Version
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
King James Bible
Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
Darby Bible Translation
Praise ye Jah; for Jehovah is good: sing psalms unto his name; for it is pleasant.
World English Bible
Praise Yah, for Yahweh is good. Sing praises to his name, for that is pleasant.
Young's Literal Translation
Praise ye Jah! for Jehovah is good, Sing praise to His name, for it is pleasant.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord is good - Here is the first reason why he should be praised; and a second is subjoined:
For it is pleasant - It is becoming to acknowledge this infinite Being, and our dependence on him; and it is truly comfortable to an upright mind to be thus employed.
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"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." 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 …
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Notes on the First Century:
Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before him--his name is the LORD.
A psalm. A song. For the Sabbath day. It is good to praise the LORD and make music to your name, O Most High,
For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.
You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees.
Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!
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