Psalms 117:1-2

Psalm 117

117:1 Praise the Lord, all you nations!

Applaud him, all you foreigners!

117:2 For his loyal love towers over us,

and the Lord’s faithfulness endures.

Praise the Lord!

sn Psalm 117. The psalmist tells the nations to praise the Lord for his loyal love and faithfulness.

tn Or “peoples” (see Ps 108:3).

tn For this sense of the Hebrew verb גָּבַר (gavar), see Ps 103:11 and L. C. Allen, Psalms 101-150 (WBC), 17, 19.