New Living Translation
I have told all your people about your justice. I have not been afraid to speak out, as you, O LORD, well know.
King James Bible
I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
Darby Bible Translation
I have published righteousness in the great congregation: behold, I have not withheld my lips, Jehovah, thou knowest.
World English Bible
I have proclaimed glad news of righteousness in the great assembly. Behold, I will not seal my lips, Yahweh, you know.
Young's Literal Translation
I have proclaimed tidings of righteousness In the great assembly, lo, my lips I restrain not, O Jehovah, Thou hast known.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
40:9 Righteousness - Thy faithfulness. Great congregation - In the most public and solemn assemblies: not only to the Jews, but also to all nations; to whom Christ preached by his apostles, as is observed Eph 2:17. Not refrained - From preaching it, even to the face of mine enemies.
LibrarySome General Uses from this Useful Truth, that Christ is the Truth.
Having thus cleared up this truth, we should come to speak of the way of believers making use of him as the truth, in several cases wherein they will stand in need of him as the truth. But ere we come to the particulars, we shall first propose some general uses of this useful point. First. This point of truth serveth to discover unto us, the woful condition of such as are strangers to Christ the truth; and oh, if it were believed! For, 1. They are not yet delivered from that dreadful plague of …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
"He Hath Put a New Song in My Mouth, Even Thanksgiving unto Our God. " -- Psalm 40:3.
A New Song
Life of St. Vincent de Paul
"The LORD, the Mighty One, is God! The LORD, the Mighty One, is God! He knows the truth, and may Israel know it, too! We have not built the altar in treacherous rebellion against the LORD. If we have done so, do not spare our lives this day.
"I cannot keep from speaking. I must express my anguish. My bitter soul must complain.
I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters. I will praise you among your assembled people.
I will praise you in the great assembly. I will fulfill my vows in the presence of those who worship you.
His righteous acts will be told to those not yet born. They will hear about everything he has done.
I have recited aloud all the regulations you have given us.
You know what I am going to say even before I say it, LORD.
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