PS 136 We must praise God as great and good in himself, ver. 1- 3. As the Creator of the world, ver. 4-9. As Israel's God, ver. 10- 22. As our Redeemer, ver. 23, 24. As Godover all, ver. 25, 26.
Verse 2. The God of gods - Who is infinitely superior to all that are called gods, whether angels, or princes, or idols.
Verse 22. Israel - He speaks of all that people as of one man, because they were united together in one body in the worship of God.
Verse 25. Food - To all living creatures. For which God deserves great praises, which the psalmist teaches us to render to God for them, because those who are most concerned, either cannot, or do not perform this duty.