2 I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice.
3 Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together
Life ApplicationI believe these three scriptures speak of faith in action. Will extol, will always be, will glory, and exalt are all verbs. The Lord is the object of my actions. I will praise him highly at all times. I will honor him with praise, admiration, and worship at all times. I will glory in the Lord always. I will always rejoice in triumph.I will take delight and be glad in the Lord at all times. I will always raise his name to the skies and be joyful. Let us always hear and intensify our faith together. Let us always praise the Lord widely and make him know publicly. I will let the word of God stimulate my faith at all times.
The Verb Definitions and Similar Verbs for Verses 1-3
- to praise highly
glorify - verb
- to honor with praise, admiration, or worship; extol
exalt - verb with an object
- to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president. to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies
- to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics of Shakespeare exalted the audience.
- to intensify, as a color: complementary colors exalt each other.
celebrate - verb with an object
- to observe (a day) or commemorate (an event) with ceremonies or festivities: to celebrate Christmas; to celebrate the success of a new play.
- to make known publicly; proclaim: The newspaper celebrated the end of the war in red headlines.
- to praise widely or to present to widespread and favorable public notice, as through newspapers or novels: a novel celebrating the joys of marriage; the countryside celebrated in the novels of Hardy.
- to perform with appropriate rites and ceremonies; solemnize: to celebrate
rejoice -verb with and without an object
- to be glad; take delight
- to make joyful; gladden