Last Updated: 27th November, 2019

Psalms of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the time to celebrate with joy and thank god for the many blessings he has bestowed on you. One of the ways you can express your gratitude to god is by reciting psalms from "The Holy Bible".

Psalms You May Recite on Thanksgiving

Psalm (117:1-2)
Praise the Lord, all nations!
Extol him, all peoples!
For great is his steadfast love toward us,
and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.
Praise the Lord!

Psalm 42
Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.

Psalm 118:19
Open for me the gates of the righteous;
I will enter and give thanks to the Lord.


Psalm 69:30 - #5 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer - Giving Thanks through Song
I will praise the name of God with song, And shall magnify Him with Thanksgiving.

Psalm 34:1-3
I will extol the Lord at all times;
His praise will always be on my lips.
I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice.
Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together.

Psalm (37:3-5)
Trust in the Lord, and do good;
dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.
Delight yourself in the Lord,
and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord;
trust in him, and he will act.

Psalm 7:17
I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness;
I will sing the name of the Lord Most High.

Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7 (NIV) 1 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before him with Thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. 6 Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; 7 for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.

Psalm 147:7 - #10 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer
Sing to the LORD with Thanksgiving; Sing praises to our God on the lyre.

Psalm 30:11-12 - #4 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Psalm - Give Thanks Forever
Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing; Thou hast loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness; That my soul may sing praise to Thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to Thee forever.

Psalm 27
The Lord is my light and my salvation;
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life;
of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 116:17I will sacrifice a thank offering to you
and call on the name of the Lord.

Psalm 56:12 I am under vows to you, my God;
I will present my thank offerings to you.

Psalm 118:1-6, 28-29 (NLT)
1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.
2 Let all Israel repeat: “His faithful love endures forever.”
3 Let Aaron’s descendants, the priests, repeat: "His faithful love endures forever."
4 Let all who fear the Lord repeat: "His faithful love endures forever."
5 In my distress I prayed to the Lord, and the Lord answered me and set me free.
6 The Lord is for me, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me? 28 You are my God, and I will praise you!
You are my God, and I will exalt you! 29 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.

Psalm 30:1, 11-12 (NIV) 1 I will exalt you, Lord, for you lifted me out of the depths 11 You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, 12 that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever.

Psalm 92:1 -Thanksgiving God for you this Thanksgiving.

In God, whose word I praise,
in the Lord, whose word I praise,
in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.
What can man do to me?

Psalm 107:1, 13-15 (NIV)1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. 13 Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. 14 He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains. 15 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind.

1 Chronicles 16:34 O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Psalm 34:1 I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 103:1-3 Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.
Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.
Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.

Jonah 2:9 But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of Thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will pay Salvation is from the LORD.

Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.

1 Timothy 4:4-5 – For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, if it is received with gratitude; for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 63:30
I will praise the name of God with a song;
I will magnify him with Thanksgiving.

Psalm 118:1 - #1 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer
God is good Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.


Psalm 111 - #3 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer
Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart, In the company of the upright and in the assembly. Great are the works of the LORD; They are studied by all who delight in them. Splendid and majestic is His work; And His righteousness endures forever. He has made His wonders to be remembered; The LORD is gracious and compassionate. He has given food to those who fear Him; He will remember His covenant forever. He has made known to His people the power of His works, In giving them the heritage of the nations. The works of His hands are truth and justice; All His precepts are sure. They are upheld forever and ever; They are performed in truth and uprightness. He has sent redemption to His people; He has ordained His covenant forever; Holy and awesome is His name. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Psalm 70:4 - #6 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer - Rejoice
Let all who seek Thee rejoice and be glad in Thee; And let those who love Thy salvation say continually, "Let God be magnified."

Psalm 28:7 - #7 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer - Let God be your Strength
The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him.

Psalm 100:4
Enter his gates with Thanksgiving,
and his courts with praise;
Give thanks to him and praise his name.

Psalm 95:2 - #8 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer - Joy
Let us come before His presence with Thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.

Psalm 106:1 - #9 Psalm for Thanksgiving Day Prayer - Love
Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.
Psalm 147:1, 3-5 (NIV)

It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, 2 proclaiming your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night, 4 For you make me glad by your deeds, Lord; I sing for joy at what your hands have done. 5 How great are your works, Lord, how profound your thoughts!
Psalm 92:1-2, 4-5 (NIV)