New International Version
He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORD and put their trust in him.
King James Bible
And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And he hath put a new song in my mouth, praise unto our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall confide in Jehovah.
World English Bible
He has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And He putteth in my mouth a new song, 'Praise to our God.' Many do see and fear, and trust in Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A new song - Cheerfulness and joy had long been strangers to him. He seemed to live to utter the most doleful complaints, and be a prey to suffering and wretchedness. Praise for a sense of God's favor was a new song to him. The word is often used to signify excellence: I will sing a most excellent and eminent song.
Many shalt see it - I will publish it abroad and fear-to sin against the Lord, knowing by my example what a grievous and bitter thing it is.
And shall trust in the Lord - Even the worst of sinners shall not despair of mercy, being penitent, when they see that I have found favor in his sight.
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And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.
Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.
The righteous will see and fear; they will laugh at you, saying,
All people will fear; they will proclaim the works of God and ponder what he has done.
Sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth.
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