Psalm 57:8
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New Living Translation
Wake up, my heart! Wake up, O lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn with my song.

King James Bible
Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.

Darby Bible Translation
Awake, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I will wake the dawn.

World English Bible
Wake up, my glory! Wake up, psaltery and harp! I will wake up the dawn.

Young's Literal Translation
Awake, mine honour, awake, psaltery and harp, I awake the morning dawn.

Psalm 57:8 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

57:8 My glory - My tongue, the instrument of singing. Awake - I will employ all the powers of my soul and body.

Psalm 57:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Grace and Holiness.
"Now God Himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you. And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you: To the end He may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints."--1 THESS. iii. 11-13. There are few more precious subjects for meditation and imitation than the prayers and intercessions of the great Apostle.
W. H. Griffith Thomas—The Prayers of St. Paul

Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

The Gospel Message, Good Tidings
[As it is written] How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! T he account which the Apostle Paul gives of his first reception among the Galatians (Galatians 4:15) , exemplifies the truth of this passage. He found them in a state of ignorance and misery; alienated from God, and enslaved to the blind and comfortless superstitions of idolatry. His preaching, accompanied with the power of the Holy Spirit, had a great and marvellous effect.
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Judges 5:12
"Wake up, Deborah, wake up! Wake up, wake up, and sing a song! Arise, Barak! Lead your captives away, son of Abinoam!

Psalm 16:9
No wonder my heart is glad, and I rejoice. My body rests in safety.

Psalm 30:12
that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever!

Psalm 43:4
There I will go to the altar of God, to God--the source of all my joy. I will praise you with my harp, O God, my God!

Psalm 119:147
I rise early, before the sun is up; I cry out for help and put my hope in your words.

Psalm 150:3
Praise him with a blast of the ram's horn; praise him with the lyre and harp!

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