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Psalms 66:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Sing forth the glory of his name: Make his praise glorious.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Sing the glory of His name; Make His praise glorious.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Sing forth the honor of his name: make his praise glorious.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Sing forth the glory of his name, make his praise glorious;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Praise ye in song the glory of his Name, Celebrate the glory of his praise:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Praise ye the honour of His name, Make ye honourable His praise.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Sing ye a psalm to his name; give glory to his praise.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— O sing praises to his name; give glory to his praise.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Sing forth 2167
{2167} Prime
זָמַר
zamar
{zaw-mar'}
A primitive root (perhaps identical with H2168 through the idea of striking with the fingers); properly to touch the strings or parts of a musical instrument, that is, play upon it; to make music, accompanied by the voice; hence to celebrate in song and music.
z8761
<8761> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 446
the honour 3519
{3519} Prime
כָּבוֹד
kabowd
{kaw-bode'}
From H3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness.
of his name: 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
make 7760
{7760} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
his praise 8416
{8416} Prime
תְּהִלָּה
t@hillah
{teh-hil-law'}
From H1984; laudation; specifically (concretely) a hymn.
glorious. 3519
{3519} Prime
כָּבוֹד
kabowd
{kaw-bode'}
From H3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 66:2

_ _ his name — as in Psalms 29:2.

_ _ make his praise glorious — literally, “place honor, His praise,” or, “as to His praise”; that is, let His praise be such as will glorify Him, or, be honorable to Him.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 66:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 47:6-7 Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises. ... For God [is] the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.
Psalms 72:18 Blessed [be] the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things.
Psalms 96:3-10 Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people. ... Say among the heathen [that] the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.
Psalms 105:2-3 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works. ... Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.
Psalms 106:2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the LORD? [who] can shew forth all his praise?
Psalms 107:15 Oh that [men] would praise the LORD [for] his goodness, and [for] his wonderful works to the children of men!
Psalms 107:22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
1 Chronicles 29:10-13 Wherefore David blessed the LORD before all the congregation: and David said, Blessed [be] thou, LORD God of Israel our father, for ever and ever. ... Now therefore, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name.
Nehemiah 9:5 Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, [and] Pethahiah, said, Stand up [and] bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.
Isaiah 6:3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, [is] the LORD of hosts: the whole earth [is] full of his glory.
Isaiah 12:4-6 And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted. ... Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great [is] the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.
Isaiah 49:13 Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
Revelation 4:8-11 And the four beasts had each of them six wings about [him]; and [they were] full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come. ... Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.
Revelation 5:13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, [be] unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
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1Ch 29:10. Ne 9:5. Ps 47:6; 72:18; 96:3; 105:2; 106:2; 107:15, 22. Is 6:3; 12:4; 49:13. Rv 4:8; 5:13.

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