Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
I will enter your temple with burnt sacrifices; I will fulfill the vows I made to you,
How can I repay the Lord for all his acts of kindness to me?
My exceeding joy
My lips will shout for joy! Yes, I will sing your praises! I will praise you when you rescue me!
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; I will be overjoyed because of my God. For he clothes me in garments of deliverance; he puts on me a robe symbolizing vindication. I look like a bridegroom when he wears a turban as a priest would; I look like a bride when she puts on her jewelry.
When the fig tree does not bud, and there are no grapes on the vines; when the olive trees do not produce, and the fields yield no crops; when the sheep disappear from the pen, and there are no cattle in the stalls,
Not only this, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received this reconciliation.
Awake, my soul! Awake, O stringed instrument and harp! I will wake up at dawn!
I will express my thanks to you with a stringed instrument, praising your faithfulness, O my God! I will sing praises to you accompanied by a harp, O Holy One of Israel!
Sing a song and play the tambourine, the pleasant sounding harp, and the ten-stringed instrument!
2 Samuel 6:5
while David and all Israel were energetically celebrating before the Lord, singing and playing various stringed instruments, tambourines, rattles, and cymbals.
and when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders threw themselves to the ground before the Lamb. Each of them had a harp and golden bowls full of incense (which are the prayers of the saints).
I am depressed, so I will pray to you while I am trapped here in the region of the upper Jordan, from Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
When worries threaten to overwhelm me, your soothing touch makes me happy.