Psalms 52:9

“I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I will prayse thee for euer, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name, for it is good before thy Saints.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I will give You thanks forever, because You have done {it,} And I will wait on Your name, for {it is} good, in the presence of Your godly ones.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will give thee thanks for ever, because thou hast done it; And I will hope in thy name, for it is good, in the presence of thy saints. Psalm 53 For the Chief Musician; set to Mahalath. Maschil of David.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will give you praise without end for what you have done; I will give honour to your name before your saints, for it is good.
- Basic English Bible

I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done [it]; and I will wait on thy name, before thy godly ones, for it is good.
- Darby Bible

I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.
- Webster's Bible

I will give you thanks forever, because you have done it. I will hope in your name, for it is good, in the presence of your saints. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Mahalath." A contemplation by David.
- World English Bible

I thank Thee to the age, because Thou hast done [it], And I wait [on] Thy name for [it is] good before Thy saints!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(52:11) I will give Thee thanks for ever, because Thou hast done it; and I will wait for Thy name, for it is good, in the presence of Thy saints.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 52:9


52:9 Thou hast - Destroyed mine and thine implacable enemies, and established me in the throne, of which I am no less assured, than if it were already done. I will continue in thy way, placing my whole confidence in thy power and goodness, and faithfulness. Before - In the presence of thy saints.


Discussion for Psalms 52

  • OTSILE
    This is my psalm for 2017 and comes from our tradition of your age plus 1 and u have your psalm for that year. Hope the Thabe's had great fasting in first week of July.
  • Leslie Brown
    When reading this psalms it is telling how evil the tongue is. That is why we must slow to speak and quick to listen. We must learn control our minds and stay focused on the word of Jehovah. That is why the word says out of the heart flows the issue of life we must love one another as God loves us. When a situation happen we must go to Jehovah and ask what should we do. In Jesus mighty name Amen
  • Isosceles
    Why do you glory in evil, you champion of infamy? All the day you plot harm; your tongue is like a sharpened razor,you practiced deceiver!You love evil rather than good,falsehood rather than honest speech.You love all that means ruin,you of the deceitful tongue!God himself shall demolish you; forever he shall break you;He shall pluck you from your tent, and uproot you from the land of the living!
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 52:3 THOU LOVEST EVIL MORE THAN GOOD AND LYING RATHER THAN TO SPEAK RIGHTEOUSNESS PSALM 59:12 FOR THE SIN OF THEIR MOUTH AND THE WORDS OF THEIR LIPS LET THEM EVEN BE TAKEN IN THEIR PRIDE AND FOR CURSING AND LYING WHICH THEY SPEAK PSALM 119:163 I HATE AND ABHOR LYING BUT THY LAW I DO LOVE---JEREMIAH 7:8 BEHOLD YOU TRUST IN LYING WORDS THAT CANNOT PROFIT
  • Carol Cheeks
    I love the whole chapter, it speaks of lying and decitful people and how He will destroy in the end and oh how He loves those that do right. It speaks volumes to how you reap what you sow.
  • Annie
    David understood the evils of the tongue and the constant perpetration of mischief. But, David was also aware of the vengeance requited to sinners by God. In this chapter, David's resolution is a life of worship and the forfeiture of personal vengeance for vindication by the Almighty.

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