Psalms 116 :12

Psalms 116 :12 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits toward me?

King James Version (KJV)

What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits toward me?

American Standard Version (ASV)

What shall I render unto Jehovah For all his benefits toward me?

Basic English Translation (BBE)

What may I give to the Lord for all the good things which he has done for me?

Webster's Revision

What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits towards me?

World English Bible

What will I give to Yahweh for all his benefits toward me?

English Revised Version (ERV)

What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?

Definitions for Psalms 116 :12

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 116 :12

What shall I render - מה אשיב mah ashib, "What shall Ireturn?"

For his benefits - תגמולוהי tagmulohi, "His retributions," the returns he had made to my prayers and faith.

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 116 :12

What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me? - All his "recompences," - the same word which in Psalm 116:7 is rendered "hath dealt bountifully." The question here has reference to that. What return can be equal to his bounties; what will be a proper acknowledgment of them; with what can I repay him for them all? The question is a natural and a proper question. It is one which we naturally ask when we have received a favor from our fellowmortals; how much more proper is it in view of the favors which we receive from God - especially in view of the mercy of God in the gift of a Saviour; the love manifested in the redemption of the soul! What can be an adequate return for love like that - for mercies so great, so undeserved?

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 116 :12

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