42:10 Sing to the Lord a brand new song!
Praise him 1 from the horizon of the earth,
you who go down to the sea, and everything that lives in it, 2
you coastlands 3 and those who live there!
40:3 He gave me reason to sing a new song, 4
praising our God. 5
May many see what God has done,
so that they might swear allegiance to him and trust in the Lord! 6
149:1 Praise the Lord!
Sing to the Lord a new song!
Praise him in the assembly of the godly! 8
1 tn Heb “his praise.” The phrase stands parallel to “new song” in the previous line.
2 tn Heb “and its fullness”; NASB, NIV “and all that is in it.”
3 tn Or “islands” (NASB, NIV); NLT “distant coastlands.”
4 sn A new song was appropriate because the Lord had intervened in the psalmist’s experience in a fresh and exciting way.
5 tn Heb “and he placed in my mouth a new song, praise to our God.”
6 tn Heb “may many see and fear and trust in the
7 sn Psalm 149. The psalmist calls upon God’s people to praise him because he is just and avenges them.
8 tn Heb “his praise in the assembly of the godly ones.”