Psalms 98:1

O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he has done marvelous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, has gotten him the victory.
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
1. "O sing unto the Lord a new song" (ver. 1). The new man knoweth this, the old man knoweth it not. The old man is the old life, and the new man the new life: the old life is derived from Adam, the new life is formed in Christ. But in this Psalm, the whole world is enjoined to sing a new song. More openly elsewhere the words are these: "O sing unto the Lord a new song; sing unto the Lord, all the whole earth;" that they who cut themselves off from the communion of the whole earth, may understand that they cannot sing the new song, because it is sung in the whole, and not in a part of it. Attend here also, and see that this is said. And when the whole earth is enjoined to sing a new song, it is meant, that peace singeth a new song. "For He hath done marvelous things." What marvelous things? Behold, the Gospel was just now being read, and we heard the marvellous things of the Lord. The only son of his mother, who was a widow, was being carried out dead: the Lord, in compassion, made the...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
David. His name occurs not in Hebrew, though the psalm is worthy of him. (Berthier) It may refer to the return from captivity, as a figure of the world's redemption. Things. In rescuing his people from slavery, and in the incarnation. (Calmet) For him. Or alone. (Menochius) Christ raised himself by his own power. (Calmet) (Isaias lxii. 5.) He redeemed mankind for his own glory, sibi. (Berthier)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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