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Psalms 89:16

    Psalms 89:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    In your name shall they rejoice all the day: and in your righteousness shall they be exalted.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    In thy name do they rejoice all the day; And in thy righteousness are they exalted.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In your name will they have joy all the day: in your righteousness will they be lifted up.

    Webster's Revision

    In thy name do they rejoice all the day; And in thy righteousness are they exalted.

    World English Bible

    In your name they rejoice all day. In your righteousness, they are exalted.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    In thy name do they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness are they exalted.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 89:16

    In thy name shall they rejoice - Or, "greatly exult," יגילון yegilun; "all that day," היום haiyom, the jubilee, referred to above.

    And in thy righteousness - In the declaration of thy righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, Romans 3:25, Romans 3:26.

    Shall they be exalted - They shall be justified freely from all things, be purified from all unrighteousness, grow in grace, and in the knowledge of Jesus Christ here below, and at last be exalted to his right hand to reign with him for ever. The jubilee was a type of the Gospel, and under that type the psalmist here speaks of the glorious advent of the Lord Jesus, and the great happiness of believers in him. Let it be observed that the letters in the above Hebrew words called paragogic, as nun in יהלכון yehallechun, and יגילון yegilun, always increase and deepen the meaning of the words to which they are attached.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 89:16

    In thy name shall they rejoice - In thee shall they rejoice, or find their happiness. In thy being; thy perfections; thy protection; thy government; thy favor.

    All the day - That is, continually. It is their privilege, and it is their duty to rejoice always. Thou art always the same, and the happiness which is found in thy being and attributes at one time may be found at all times; thy promises are ever the same, and thy people may find happiness in them always. There is no reason why the people of God should not be constantly happy; they who have such a God, and such hopes as they are permitted to cherish, should be so. Compare the notes at Philippians 3:1; notes at Philippians 4:4.

    And in thy righteousness - Under thy righteous government; or, in the knowledge of thy righteous character.

    Shall they be exalted - See Proverbs 14:34. The effect of that knowledge shall be to exalt or to elevate them in moral character, in happiness, in the esteem of others, and in true prosperity. Compare 1 Timothy 4:8.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 89:16

    89:16 Name - In the knowledge and remembrance of thy name, of thy infinite power and goodness.