In view of the wonders of grace and righteousness displayed in God's
salvation, the whole creation is invited to unite in praise.
1. gotten … victory—literally,
"made salvation," enabled Him to save His people.
right hand, and … arm—denote
holy arm—or, "arm of holiness," the
power of His united moral perfections (Ps 22:3; 32:11).
2. salvation—the result of His
righteousness (Ps 7:17; 31:1), and both are publicly displayed.
3. The union of mercy and truth
57:3; 85:10) secure the
blessings of the promise (Ge 12:3; 18:18) to all the world (Isa 52:10).
4-6. make a loud noise—or, "burst forth"
before … King—hail Him as your
sovereign; and while, with every aid to demonstrate zeal and joy,
intelligent creatures are invited to praise, as in Ps 96:11-13, inanimate nature is also summoned
to honor Him who triumphs and rules in righteousness and equity.