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Psalms 111:1

    Psalms 111:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Praise you the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Praise ye Jehovah. I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart, In the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let the Lord be praised. I will give praise to the Lord with all my heart, among the upright, and in the meeting of the people.

    Webster's Revision

    Praise ye Jehovah. I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart, In the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

    World English Bible

    Praise Yah! I will give thanks to Yahweh with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Praise ye the LORD. I will give thanks unto the LORD with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 111:1

    I will praise the Lord with my whole heart - If we profess to "sing to the praise and glory of God," the heart, and the whole heart, without division and distraction, must be employed in the work.

    In the assembly - בסוד besod, in the secret assembly - the private religious meetings for the communion of saints. And in the congregation, עדה edah, the general assembly - the public congregation. There were such meetings as the former ever since God had a Church on the earth; and to convey general information, there must be public assemblies.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 111:1

    Praise ye the Lord - Margin, "Hallelujah." See Psalm 106:1.

    I will praise the Lord with my whole heart - With undivided affections; holding back nothing. I will allow nothing to be in my heart that would interfere with the fullness of praise; no coldness or dividedness of affection; no love for other things that would deaden my love for God; no suspicion respecting him that would chill my ardor; no unbelief that would drag me down to earth, while the language of my lips ascended to God. See the notes at Psalm 86:12.

    In the assembly of the upright - With the righteous when they are gathered together for public worship.

    And in the congregation - See Psalm 22:22, Psalm 22:25; Psalm 66:13; Psalm 89:5.