Posts Tagged ‘Praise from the upright is beautiful’

Magnify the Lord with Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014

Magnify the Lord with a song and thanksgiving
For the Lord is pleased with praise from the upright
Praise from the upright is beautiful and appropriate
Make His praise(
thanksgiving paid to God) glorious!
Psalms 69:30-31,33:1,66:2
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Psalm 69:30-31 AMP
30 I will praise the name of God with a song and will magnify Him with thanksgiving,
31 And it will please the Lord better than an ox or a bullock that has horns and hoofs.

From NetBible Ps 69:30-31

  • praise[01984] = to boast, shine, glory, celebrate
  • magnify[01431] = make great/important, to honor
  • thanksgiving[08426] = thank-offering, sacrifice of praise

Psalm 33:1 AMP
1 Rejoice in the Lord, O you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you upright in right standing with God]; for praise is becoming and appropriate for those who are upright [in heart].

From NetBible Ps 33:1

  • rejoice[07442] = to shout/sing aloud for joy/triumph
  • praise[08416] = hymn, adoration, thanksgiving (paid to God)
    *from praise[01984] = to boast, shine, glory, celebrate
  • becoming[05000] = beautiful, suitable

Psalm 66:2 AMP
2 Sing forth the honor and glory of His name; make His praise glorious!

From NetBible Ps 66:2

  • praise[08416] = hymn, adoration, thanksgiving (paid to God)
    *from praise[01984] = to boast, shine, glory, celebrate
  • glorious[03519] = filled with honor, glory, reverence, dignity, splendor

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Trust & Praise His Faithfulness

August 3, 2014

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Psalm 33:1-4 AMP
1 Rejoice in the Lord, O you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you upright in right standing with God]; for praise is becoming and appropriate for those who are upright [in heart].

From NetBible Ps 33:1
NKJV … Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous! For praise from the upright is beautiful.

2 Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; sing praises to Him with the harp of ten strings.
3 Sing to Him a new song; play skillfully [on the strings] with a loud and joyful sound.
4 For the word of the Lord is right; and all His work is done in faithfulness

From NetBible Ps 33:4
NLT … For the word of the LORD holds true, and everything he does is worthy of our trust.

Psalm 138:1-2 AMP
1 I will confess and praise You [O God] with my whole heart; before the gods will I sing praises to You.
2 I will worship toward Your holy temple and praise Your name for Your loving-kindness and for Your truth and faithfulness; for You have exalted above all else Your name and Your word and You have magnified Your word above all Your name!

From NetBible Ps 138:2
NLT … I bow before Your holy Temple as I worship. I will give thanks to Your name for Your unfailing love and faithfulness, because Your promises are backed by all the honor of Your name.

* The point is that God has been faithful to his promise and the reliability of that promise is apparent to all.

 

The words of the Lord are true and reliable

Therefore He deserves all of our trust
and all of our praise —

Praise from the upright is beautiful!

 

Psalm 48:10 AMP
10 As is Your name, O God, so is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness (rightness and justice).

From NetBible Ps 48:10
NLT … As your name deserves, O God, you will be praised to the ends of the earth. Your strong right hand is filled with victory.

 

Related:
God’s Promises Are True{blog}
God’s Promises Are True{prayer}
Faith in His Promises{prayer}

The Beauty of the LORD

March 23, 2014

Psalm 90:14-17 AMP
14 O satisfy us with Your mercy and loving-kindness in the morning [now, before we are older], that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

From NetBible Ps 90:14

15 Make us glad in proportion to the days in which You have afflicted us and to the years in which we have suffered evil. 16 Let Your work [the signs of Your power] be revealed to Your servants, and Your [glorious] majesty to their children. 17 And let the beauty and delightfulness and favor of the Lord our God be upon us; confirm and establish the work of our hands—yes, the work of our hands, confirm and establish it.

From NetBible Ps 90:17

  • beauty[05278] = kindness, pleasantness, delightfulness, favor
  • establish[03559] = confirm, set up, make successful

Look how rejoicing and gladness are related to the LORD’s beauty resting upon us and confirming the work of our hands.

Psalm 33:1 AMP … Rejoice[07442] in the Lord, O you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you upright in right standing with God]; for praise[08416] is becoming and appropriate[05000] for those who are upright [in heart].

Psalm 147:1 AMP … Praise[08416] the Lord! For it is good[02896] to sing praises[02167] to our God, for He is gracious and lovely[05273]; praise[08416] is becoming and appropriate[05000].

From NetBible Ps 33:1, 147:1

  • rejoice[07442] = sing/shout greatly for joy, in triumph
  • praise[08416] = adoration, thanksgiving, song/hymn
    *from [01984] = to shine, brighten in praise
  • sing praise[02167] = celebrate in song and music
  • becoming & appropriate[05000] = beautiful, fitting, lovely
  • good[02896] =pleasant, appropriate, becoming
  • gracious & lovely[05273] = delightful, pleasant, beautiful

Praise from the upright is beautiful.

Psalm 27:4 AMP … One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek, inquire for, and [insistently] require: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord [in His presence] all the days of my life, to behold and gaze upon the beauty [the sweet attractiveness and the delightful loveliness] of the Lord and to meditate, consider, and inquire in His temple.

From NetBible Ps 27:4

  • beauty[05278] = kindness, pleasantness, delightfulness, favor

Related:
Rise Up, O LORD!{article}
One Thing I Ask{article}