The Weight of Your Words: Praise


  1. HALAL = to shine, praise, boast.


Psalm 113:1-3 (NLT)
the Lord! Yes, give praise, O servants of the Lord. Praise the name of the Lord! 2 Blessed be the name of the Lord now and forever. 3 Everywhere—from east to west— praise the name of the Lord.


  1. TAHILLAH = song or hymn of praise.


Psalm 22:1-3 (NLT)
My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help? 2 Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer. Every night I lift my voice, but I find no relief. 3 Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.


Psalm 34:1-2 (NLT)
I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises. 2 I will boast[halal] only in the Lord; let all who are helpless take heart.


Psalm 40:1-3 (ESV)
I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. 2 He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. 3 He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.



  1. ZAMAR = to sing praise, make music.


  1. SHABACH = to soothe, still, stroke, commend.


  1. YADAH = to throw, shoot, cast.


  1. TOWDAH = confession, praise, thanksgiving.


Psalm 63:4 (NLT)
I will praise you as long as I live, lifting up my hands to you in prayer.


Lamentations 3:41 (NLT)
We lift up our heart and hands toward God in heaven.


  1. BARAK = to bless, kneel, praise, salute.


Philippians 2:9-11 (NLT)
Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names,10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.


Psalm 134:1-2 (ESV)
Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who stand by night in the house of the Lord! 2 Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord!

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