Psalm 66:17
New International Version
I cried out to him with my mouth; his praise was on my tongue.

New Living Translation
For I cried out to him for help, praising him as I spoke.

English Standard Version
I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue.

Berean Study Bible
I cried out to Him with my mouth and praised Him with my tongue.

King James Bible
I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.

New King James Version
I cried to Him with my mouth, And He was extolled with my tongue.

New American Standard Bible
I cried to Him with my mouth, And He was exalted with my tongue.

NASB 1995
I cried to Him with my mouth, And He was extolled with my tongue.

NASB 1977
I cried to Him with my mouth, And He was extolled with my tongue.

Amplified Bible
I cried aloud to Him; He was highly praised with my tongue.

Christian Standard Bible
I cried out to him with my mouth, and praise was on my tongue.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I cried out to Him with my mouth, and praise was on my tongue.

American Standard Version
I cried unto him with my mouth, And he was extolled with my tongue.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
With my mouth I called him and he answered me and I extolled him with my tongue:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I cried to him with my mouth, and exalted him with my tongue.

Contemporary English Version
I prayed to the Lord, and I praised him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I cried to him with my mouth: and I extolled him with my tongue.

English Revised Version
I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.

Good News Translation
I cried to him for help; I praised him with songs.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
With my mouth I cried out to him. High praise was on my tongue.

International Standard Version
I called aloud to him and praised him with my tongue.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I cried unto Him with my mouth, And He was extolled with my tongue.

Literal Standard Version
I have called to Him [with] my mouth, And exaltation [is] under my tongue.

NET Bible
I cried out to him for help and praised him with my tongue.

New Heart English Bible
I cried to him with my mouth. He was extolled with my tongue.

World English Bible
I cried to him with my mouth. He was extolled with my tongue.

Young's Literal Translation
Unto Him with my mouth I have called, And exaltation is under my tongue.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Make a Joyful Noise
16Come and listen, all you who fear God, and I will declare what He has done for me. 17I cried out to Him with my mouth and praised Him with my tongue. 18If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.…

Cross References
Psalm 30:1
I will exalt You, O LORD, for You have lifted me up and have not allowed my foes to rejoice over me.

Psalm 145:1
I will exalt You, my God and King; I will bless Your name forever and ever.

Psalm 149:6
May the high praises of God be in their mouths, and a double-edged sword in their hands,


Treasury of Scripture

I cried to him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.

I cried

Psalm 30:8
I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.

Psalm 34:3,4,6
O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together…

Psalm 116:1,2,12
I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications…

he was

Psalm 30:1
A Psalm and Song at the dedication of the house of David. I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.

Psalm 145:1
David's Psalm of praise. I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.









(17) And he . . .--Literally, exaltation (i.e., praise) was under my tongue, apparently a Hebrew idiom akin to our "on the tip of the tongue," i.e., ready at any moment for utterance.

Verse 17. - I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue; rather, and praise was under my tongue; i.e. I was so confident of being heard that a song of praise was already in my mouth, on the point of bursting forth.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I cried out
קָרָ֑אתִי (qā·rā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

to Him
אֵלָ֥יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

with my mouth,
פִּֽי־ (pî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

and His praise
וְ֝רוֹמַ֗ם (wə·rō·w·mam)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Pual - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7318: Exaltation, praise

was on
תַּ֣חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

my tongue.
לְשׁוֹנִֽי׃ (lə·šō·w·nî)
Noun - common singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3956: The tongue


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