117:1 Praise the Lord, all you nations!
Applaud him, all you foreigners! 2
117:2 For his loyal love towers 3 over us,
and the Lord’s faithfulness endures.
Praise the Lord!
1 sn Psalm 117. The psalmist tells the nations to praise the Lord for his loyal love and faithfulness.
2 tn Or “peoples” (see Ps 108:3).
3 tn For this sense of the Hebrew verb גָּבַר (gavar), see Ps 103:11 and L. C. Allen, Psalms 101-150 (WBC), 17, 19.