Psalm 105:8
New International Version
He remembers his covenant forever, the promise he made, for a thousand generations,

New Living Translation
He always stands by his covenant— the commitment he made to a thousand generations.

English Standard Version
He remembers his covenant forever, the word that he commanded, for a thousand generations,

Berean Study Bible
He remembers His covenant forever, the word He ordained for a thousand generations—

King James Bible
He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.

New King James Version
He remembers His covenant forever, The word which He commanded, for a thousand generations,

New American Standard Bible
He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,

NASB 1995
He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,

NASB 1977
He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,

Amplified Bible
He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded and established to a thousand generations,

Christian Standard Bible
He remembers his covenant forever, the promise he ordained for a thousand generations —

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He remembers His covenant forever, the promise He ordained for a thousand generations--

American Standard Version
He hath remembered his covenant for ever, The word which he commanded to a thousand generations,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He has remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded for a thousand generation:

Contemporary English Version
He will never forget his agreement or his promises, not in thousands of years. *

Douay-Rheims Bible
He hath remembered his covenant for ever: the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.

English Revised Version
He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations;

Good News Translation
He will keep his covenant forever, his promises for a thousand generations.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He always remembers his promise, the word that he commanded for a thousand generations,

International Standard Version
He remembers his eternal covenant— every promise he made for a thousand generations,

JPS Tanakh 1917
He hath remembered His covenant for ever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations;

Literal Standard Version
He has remembered His covenant for all time, "" The word He commanded to one thousand generations,

NET Bible
He always remembers his covenantal decree, the promise he made to a thousand generations--

New Heart English Bible
He has remembered his covenant forever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations,

World English Bible
He has remembered his covenant forever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations,

Young's Literal Translation
He hath remembered to the age His covenant, The word He commanded to a thousand generations,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Tell of His Wonders
7He is the LORD our God; His judgments carry throughout the earth. 8He remembers His covenant forever, the word He ordained for a thousand generations— 9the covenant He made with Abraham, and the oath He swore to Isaac.…

Cross References
Luke 1:72
to show mercy to our fathers and to remember His holy covenant,

Exodus 2:24
So God heard their groaning, and He remembered His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Deuteronomy 7:9
Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps His covenant of loving devotion for a thousand generations of those who love Him and keep His commandments.

Psalm 103:17
But from everlasting to everlasting the loving devotion of the LORD extends to those who fear Him, and His righteousness to their children's children--

Psalm 105:42
For He remembered His holy promise to Abraham His servant.

Psalm 106:45
And He remembered His covenant with them, and relented by the abundance of His loving devotion.

Psalm 111:5
He provides food for those who fear Him; He remembers His covenant forever.


Treasury of Scripture

He has remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.

he hast remembered

Psalm 105:42
For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.

Psalm 111:5,9
He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant…

1 Chronicles 16:15
Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations;

a thousand

Deuteronomy 7:9
Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;









(8) Commanded.--Better, appointed, or conferred.

Verse 8. - He hath remembered his covenant forever. Thirdly, the psalmist praises God's faithfulness. God entered into a covenant with Israel, and that covenant still holds good. He has not forgotten it, and will never forget it. It is the word which he commanded to a thousand generations (comp. Deuteronomy 7:9). Professor Cheyne concludes, from this passage, that the psalm was not written during the Captivity. But surely a captive in Babylon might have had faith enough to believe that God had not abolished, but only suspended, his covenant.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
He remembers
זָכַ֣ר (zā·ḵar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

His covenant
בְּרִית֑וֹ (bə·rî·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1285: A covenant

forever,
לְעוֹלָ֣ם (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

the word
דָּבָ֥ר (dā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

He ordained
צִ֝וָּ֗ה (ṣiw·wāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

for a thousand
לְאֶ֣לֶף (lə·’e·lep̄)
Preposition-l | Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 505: A thousand

generations—
דּֽוֹר׃ (dō·wr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1755: A revolution of time, an age, generation, a dwelling


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