I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
A. M. 2989. B.C. 1015. (Title.) David's. This incomparable song of praise, which is the last of the acrostic or alphabetical Psalms, each verse beginning with a consecutive letter of the Hebrew alphabet, is supposed to have been composed by David towards the close of his life
Psalm of praise
I will bless
Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
and his greatness is unsearchable
Heb. and of his greatness there is no search.
One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
Heb. things, or, words.
And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
I will declare thy greatness
Heb. thy greatness I will declare it.
They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
Lord is gracious
of great mercy
Heb. great in mercy.
The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless thee.
and thy saints
They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
Heb. kingdom of all ages.
The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
wait upon thee
or, look unto thee.
Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
or, merciful, or bountiful.
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
he also will
The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
all the wicked
My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.