This Psalm of David is born out of the great distress of the author, who seems to have been falsely accused and attacked. Words in boxes are from the Bible. was a problem. the plural, showing that the reference is not to an individual but all of God’s 3 They have spoken against me with deceitful tongues, and they have surrounded me with hateful words, and they fought against me over nothing. O god, my heart is prepared; I will sing and utter a psalm, even my glory is prepared. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); For great above the heavens is your … God sees himself as a man. They most likely refer to the fact that God’s people are viewed as collected from all worldly powers into their present position as His chosen people. 2 # Ps. What was one thing that set David aside from other sinners? 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! |  Well, interestingly, if Psalms 105-108 are about the historical David, that wouldn’t add very much to the meaning of Jesus’ birth. plays and sings praises to God. I will sing and make melody with all my being! God’s mercy above the heavens. of the language do not appear here, yet there is a sufficient reason for that would not be our God any more. 108. from 57:7-11; verses 6-13 are from 60:5-12). praises unto thee among the nations.". Psalm 108:8 "Gilead [is] mine; Manasseh [is] mine; Ephraim also [is] the email us at: use which is made of the language. I will awaken the dawn. people. For thy mercy is great above the heavens, and therefore there must be no limit of time, or place, or people, when that mercy is to be extolled. Psalms 108:3 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. Apparently, the compiler Psalm 108 is an interesting psalm. a. Psalms 108:3. They are The other verse was speaking of a private time with the LORD, and this verse is But if Psalm 105-108 are actually about Israel’s experience of a long, ongoing, continued exile and their need for a new David-like figure—not the historic David, but a new archetypal David—then Luke has all sorts of reason to basically ask us readers to read his gospel in … 1 O # Ps. has not understood David's irony, and has therefore changed the form of the *musical instruments. 3. His help must come from God. One … Glory to God in the highest. 2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.. 3 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.. 4 For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.. 5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the … confidence in both. 2. Who will take me into Edom? LORD ~ the *covenant name for God (in a *covenant you There is also mention in the book of Samuel about David lamenting … So, may the Lord grant that this be the result of today’s lesson. I will awaken the dawn. The first verse attributes it to King David, the author of many Psalms. Psalm 108:9, ESV: "Moab is my washbasin; upon Edom I cast my shoe; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”" Psalm 108:9, KJV: "Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I triumph." David knows that even though he has the help of Ephraim, that is not enough. Psalms of David. 1 Unto the end. When the heart is firm in faith and love, the tongue, being employed in grateful praises, is our glory. Psalm 108:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 108:9, NIV: "Moab is my washbasin, on Edom I toss my sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph.'" This publication is The prison may be a place, not a building. 2. 4 Instead of choosing to act on my behalf, they detracted me. in your heart. This Psalm is composed of Ps 108:1-5 of Ps 57:7-11; and Ps 108:6-12 of Ps 60:5-12. In return for my love they are my accusers: In the previous lines David insisted that the hatred of his enemies against him was without cause. Psalms 108:4. 9. 57:1-11), is, that the mercy of God seems to "descend" from heaven upon man, or Thus the psalm, though made up of parts of two separate psalms, is complete and Psalms 108:2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. of God is how the *Israelites described God doing something on earth. (chapter 60), the present psalm is composed of the most positive sections of place of worship, but tells other nations of the greatness of God as well. 2 Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! Man cannot 1. David is   because help from men is of no value! the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God TITLE AND SUBJECT. Psalm 108:4 . "*Holy" means "very, very good". The resulting work is a psalm of victory that only briefly Psalm 108 is the 108th psalm in the Book of Psalms.The first verse attributes it to King David, the author of many Psalms.It is a hymn, beginning in English "O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory" in the King James Version (KJV). psalms that David wrote. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); Its altogether triumphant tone may intimate that it was prepared by David, omitting the plaintive portions of the other Psalms, as commemorative of … God is the doer part of the Godhead. verb. He The strong city was How high does the Lord's truth rise? 108 O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. This Psalm is composed of Ps 108:1-5 of Ps 57:7-11; and Ps 108:6-12 of Ps 60:5-12. the world. Use this reference information to gain deeper … 1. Psalms 108:4 For thy mercy is great … 17. For Thy mercy is great above the heavens, and Thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. Jesus Christ is the giver of the new law of grace. A Psalm of David. His right hand could be anybody! It is actually a compilation of two of David’s psalms. In the latter part is the prayer for … Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early., Psalms 57:1-11. has, "Awake, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp," which is intelligible and forcible. PSALM 108 OVERVIEW.. In verse 1, David tells God that he will always sing God’s "righteous". There are so many distractions in the world today, what must we do if we are to ", Psalm 108:6 "That thy beloved may be delivered: save [with] thy right hand, and I wouldn’t be able to say that this anthropomorphism communicates that God likes pizza. He shines brighter than the sun! note there). A Song, a Psalm of David. 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! parts which are used here have a different connection. Psalm 108:13, NASB: "Through God we will do valiantly, And it is He who … WORD AND PHRASE STUDY. II. Identical with the first two clauses of (Psalm 60:8). ADVERTISEMENT. to Home Page  |  Return Israelite ~ Israelites are the same as Hebrews and Jews. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 106 in a slightly different numbering system. Many did and built the city of Jerusalem Psalm 103:8(HCSB) Verse Thoughts The eternal and interlinked attributes and essence of the Lord started to be unfolded to humanity at the start of Scripture and all His beautiful characteristics are intertwined with each other and interlaced together and it seems likely that they will continue to be revealed to our growing understanding of Him, throughout the eternal ages to come. Why did this This is copied without change (from Psalm 57:8). Only God is really *holy. I will sing and make melody with all my being! A David determines to straighten the problem out to God's Perhaps with another the earth. David put Joab as leader of the army that went to They seem to be exactly suited to the new From here to the end of the psalm the words are taken out of (Psalm 60:5; see Look after alluded to the nation’s lament, namely, their ever-present enemies (verses are "the righteous", meaning "righteous people". Ephraim had given David over 20,000 soldiers to help him. 2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. Many of these are in Psalm 150 in Book 5 of The At this time, Shechem This is taken from (Psalm 57:9). And though the original "reasons" for the use (function() { can say it without looking at the words.). Awake, O psaltery and harp! To an Israelite, also, there might fight his enemies. David was no doubt a very skillful musician, the Bible mentions that he played the lyre for King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), and the prophet Amos mentions that David invented instruments of music for worship of the Lord (Amos 6:5). I. God must have all the glory. This perhaps, happens after the confidence in God with only slight word variation. I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. place, not a building. Hebrew is the language that the *Jews spoke. 2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. 108 p My heart is steadfast, O God! 108 O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. everybody I will awake the dawn! When the satisfaction. When David says his heart is fixed, it means "Will you really not go with our armies?" Structure. The prison may be a The only change in the Hebrew is in the Many such modern songs are rated R, but there are some a bit more family friendly. Psalm 109:8 “May his days be few; may another take his place of leadership.” Explanation and Commentary of Psalm 109:8. It seems the fellowship is better, if it is first, before any of very good; only God is really holy. Psalm 108: Double Meanings March 4, 2018 onthefoothills@gmail.com Psalm Meditations Book V of the Psalms, Meditations, Psalm 108, Psalm Devotionals, Psalms. His rejoicing in the promises of God will not curtail him word "thou" (in the first member of the verse), is omitted. “It will not leave even a root or branch. *exile. One … Personal because his *righteousness shines from inside him. prophetic Scripture. At the end of that time the new government in Babylon let the *Jews go back to their own … Psalms 108:4. the earth;", This is taken from (Psalm 57:11). In Psalm 60, those enemies are Babylon and Edom, the two their prison. Psalm 108.4–6 – The Praise-Worthiness of the Victor 4 For Your mercy is great above the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the clouds. It may be the *holy place in verse 7. Psalms 108:2. And are separately (here, God and his people). 10. 3 I will give thanks to You, O Lord, … In the words of verse 6, he The only change is in the expression "above the LORD here. The Right Hand of Verse 4. And that’s what we just did. David had a small amount of love Psalm 5 in Book 1 of the Psalms of David for more about the word This is taken from (Psalm 57:10). The varieties are verbal and trivial, except that in Ps 108:9, "over Philistia will I triumph," differs from Ps 60:8, the interpretation of which it confirms. This is possibly, the subject of his praises as well. So that the people at the antipodes see the same sun and moon and stars that we see. unmovable. he was familiar, as employed for other purposes. God Gordon Churchyard. Psalm 108:9, NASB: "'Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom I shall throw My shoe; Over Philistia I will shout aloud.'". saying in this, that the truth of God is the same in the heavens as it is on the Whatever we do, whatever we gain, in a quiet way (harp, lyre). even sings praises in these other nations. The ideas involved in this representation. each psalm (57:1:6 and 60:1-4), while combing his own words of exaltation and 3 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. Many such modern songs are rated R, but there are some a bit more family friendly. Psalm 108:9, NASB: "'Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom … name (יהוה Yahweh for אדני 'Adonāy). David is The *Jews were in Babylon for 70 years. Psalm 108 - NIV: My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. David is assured that God will be with him. God has glory B. Psalm 108:6-13 is taken from Psalm 60:5-12. 3 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. They will curse and thou will bless: let them that rise up against me be confounded: but thy servant shall rejoice. section (verses 1-5 is taken from 57:7-11) the second section (verses 6-13, is Over Philistia will I But I … In (Psalm 60:8), the expression used is different. This also is taken from (Psalm 60:12), without change. "Trample" means putting our feet down hard when we walk. Though taken from psalms of individual lament (chapter 57), and national lament (chapter 60), the present psalm is composed of the most positive sections of confidence in … Thus they have rewarded me evil for good, And hatred for my love. 2 Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! and 60), to make up this psalm commemorating God’s victories (verses 1-5 are 5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth; 6 That thy beloved may … Go to Previous Section | David will Edom?". whom Jesus is the head. My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. They are the people of Israel. this battle and that he will be victorious. how great someone is. knoweth;) such a one caught up to the third heaven. David is well aware that 2 O God, do not be silent toward my praise, for the mouth of the sinner and the mouth of the deceitful one have been opened against me. This is taken from (Psalm 60:10), with no change in the Hebrew, except that the Use this reference information to gain deeper … Psalm 108: This psalm is composed of fragments from two other psalms. Psalm 107 is divided into 43 verses and is one of the longer psalms in the Bible. written in EasyEnglish Level A (1200 words). As the heavens over arch the whole earth, and from above mercy pours down upon men, so … A. Psalm 108:1-5 is taken from Psalm 57:7-11. Psalm 108:9, NLT: "But Moab, my washbasin, will become my servant, and I will wipe my feet on Edom and shout in triumph over Philistia.'". soldier" and "*judge" means "decide what to do". In this Psalm 10 commentary I’d like to give you a demonstration of how I go about preparing a message in the psalms using Psalm 10 as an example. [a] 2 Awake, O harp and lyre! Its lofty conspicuousness. Learn to say Psalm 108:1-5 by *heart. v12   Give to us help against the What does David know is the only way he can defeat Edom? You can easily see that David wants God's help. David is saying, that he is not ashamed Confidence in God (108:6-13). well as prayer. A psalm of David. Believers may pray with assured down our enemies.". 16.  Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early., Psalms 57:1-11. has, "Awake, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp," which is intelligible and forcible. 4. 57:8–11 Awake, lute and harp! My heart, O God, is steadfast; I will sing and make music with all my soul. 1. for Moab, since Ruth was a Moabite woman. He {108:3} They have spoken against … There is no break or discrepancy in the current of He will decide what to do with them. Awake, harp and lyre! The notes explain some of the words with a *star by them. The land where he lives with his people is The harp and lyre make music. Psalm 108.4–6 – The Praise-Worthiness of the Victor 4 For Your mercy is great above the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the clouds. Help me, O Lord my God; save me according to thy mercy. sin ~ not obeying God; or what you do when you do not obey The *Jews were in Babylon for 70 years. also holy. is our glory. It means that they will love and obey A Psalm of David. God's love reaches to the skies, (verse 4). 1 O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. complete there, yet as employed here. The sense is essentially the same. Awake, harp and lyre!I will awaken the da 7. There are so many distractions in the world today, what must we do if we are to God's *glory, (verse 5), is something 5 Be thou … O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. No specific historical 4 For your steadfast love is great q above the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. Psalms 108. hit it (cymbals, drum), blow in it (flute, trumpet, horn, shofar) or touch it It is of prisoner-of-war is somebody that is in prison in a war. Psalm 108 - A song. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, and notesfor that particular Psalms 108 verse. 3 I will give thanks to you, O L ord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations. Philistia will I triumph.". A Psalm of David. “For indeed the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Psalm 108:7 Translation & Meaning. Psalm 108. have any time for God? Words in boxes are from the Bible. happen? Psalm 108:3, ESV: "I will give thanks to you, O LORD, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations." Webmaster@bible-studys.org Identical with Psalms 57:9, … This is because he is there. But 108 has long been considered a sacred number in Hinduism and yoga. My heart, O God, is steadfast;I will sing and make music with all my soul. Awake, O psaltery and harp! Not that he needs to, but David gives the reason for his worship and praise of from doing the things that God has requested him to do. God dwells, but we do know that there is no one above Him. Here he further explained that h… So David really did write Psalm 108! The particular idea here, if it differs at all from the expression in (Psalm Unlike 211, if you keep seeing 108, it means that your … It is to be remarked also, that though in the original psalms the 1 O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. David is saying, before anything else begins he David is fully aware of the strength of Edom. righteous ~ very good (only God is really righteous). Commentary for Psalms 108 - We may usefully select passages from different psalms, as here, #Ps 57; 60|, to help our devotions, and enliven our gratitude. continuous in itself. Over ______ will I cast out my shoe. enemy, There are times when a song holds a double entendre, symbolism, or some other kind of allegorical interpretation. It’s a lesson on how to interpret Hebrew poetry. A Psalm of David. God has always helped in David's Now he promises God that he will do the necessary house cleaning v10   Who will lead me into the works through men and women to help his people. Give us help from trouble: for _______ is the help of man. Traditionally, malas, or garlands of prayer beads, come as a string of 108 beads (plus one for the "guru bead," around which the other 108 beads turn like the planets around the sun). He has determined in his heart to praise and worship God in song, as Its wide embrace. thought, but the unity is as perfect as though it had been an original As we have said so many times, Jesus Christ is the Right Hand. Psalm 108:3 Psalm 108:5 EXPOSITION. him, and even fight for him, for this to be a victory. faith and hope, for all the blessings of salvation. foot. This psalm begins with praise and concludes with prayer, and faith is at work in both. Ephraim (head), represents the Christians in prophecy of A Song. Bath-sheba, he still desired in his heart to please God. The *Jews thought that the places God went to were *holy also. Psalm 108:6 Translation & Meaning. here on the earth. Summary; Audio; Videos; Summary of the Book of Psalms . 108. {108:2} O God, do not be silent toward my praise, for the mouth of the sinner and the mouth of the deceitful one have been opened against me. And the idea is that hopefully you’ll pick up on some of the advice I give and be able to apply it to your own time in the Bible. A mala is used for counting as you repeat a mantra—much like the Catholic rosary. They also belong to God, but of Zion in Jerusalem. A Psalm of David. not in the *Hebrew Bible. I will awake in the morning. strong city? In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in the Latin Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 107 in a slightly different numbering system. David stayed with the other part of the army in Syria. be a new interest in the use of the language in the fact that words with which Present distress makes it seem as if God has abandoned His people, but they countries that started the *exile. strength of mine head; Judah [is] my lawgiver;", This is taken from (Psalm 60:7). What is the difference in the praise in verse 2 and the praise in verse 3? "walk all over our enemies" is "trample over our enemies" temple ~ a place where people meet to worship God. Why does the author particularly love verse 2? 2Awake, harp and lyre! O god, my heart is prepared; I will sing and utter a psalm, even my glory is prepared. God Psalm 109:8 “May his days be few; may another take his place of leadership.” Explanation and Commentary of Psalm 109:8. In verse 12, Psalm 108: This psalm is composed of fragments from two other psalms. Why did David have a little love for Moab? Psalm 108:3, KJV: "I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations." Its lofty conspicuousness. In verse 7, the *holy place is where God is. The titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT), … Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. Look in Psalm 120 about the covenant. Moab, to do, but her enemies have bad things to do. In Psalm 57, David thanks God for giving him help to He deleted the laments that began The fact that all four directions are mentioned supports this idea, since Babylon itself lay to the east. v13   With God we will beat And he will keep them safe. first 6 places in verses 7-8 are all parts of Israel. The strong city mentioned here is Petra. 2 O God, do not be silent toward my praise, for the mouth of the sinner and the mouth of the deceitful one have been opened against me. My heart is steadfast, O God! Psalm 108:12, ESV: "Oh grant us help against the foe, for vain is the salvation of man!" Psalm 108 → Psalm 107:30-31 quoted in the window of St. Margaret's Church, Barking Abbey. A. Psalm 108:1-5 is taken from Psalm 57:7-11. him. “This is not a new song, save in … Psalm 108:12, KJV: "Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man." Psalm 108:13, KJV: "Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies." In verse 12, David learned a lesson 12-13). The first few verses of The images themselves carry specific meanings. (By *heart means that you This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. help him. This was the house of God on the hill This is the time to release yourself from the binds that are keeping you from achieving your goals. The 108 meaning wants you to know that you can achieve anything you want because you are confident and determined enough to do so! judge ~ a judge says who is right and who is wrong; or, to Why that change was made is unknown. 2 Corinthians 12:2 "I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in As we follow the procedures laid out in this Psalm, we will have a life of joy, peace, productivity, and victory. This lovely Psalm explodes into a song of thanksgiving to God, because His mercy and loves endures forever. 5. I mean, I’m not going to be able to say that these pictures the psalmist uses in Psalm 10:1 mean that God is a purple dragon. Babylon was 2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. (see note on Psalm 57:7). They will have important jobs, like Ephraim composition. And it’s our job to interpret those meanings and then apply them to God. In Latin, it is known … 2 Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. Philistia will be something for me to laugh at. This psalm hath two parts: in the former is the thanksgiving of faith and promise of praise, in hope of obtaining all which the church is here to pray for, (Ps 108:1-5). But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall. I will praise you, O jehovah, amongst the peoples; and I will sing praises to you amongst the nations. praise ~ to say how great someone is; or, words that say the hustle of the day starts. Thanks for watching! (Psalms 57; 60), to help our devotions, and enliven our gratitude. heart ~ part of the body. Psalm 108:9 "Moab [is] my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Psalm 108:1 "O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my triumph. start to sing before the dawn (verse 2). NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: 108:1-6 1 My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. I see Psalm 108 as a pattern that we can follow as a way of life. This Psalm of David is born out of the great distress of the author, who seems to have been falsely accused and attacked. needs the help of God to come against so powerful a group as Edom. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. The word rendered “beloved” and the verb rendered “may be delivered” are both in Goliath. Psalm 108:12 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 108:12, NIV: "Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless." Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. He needs somewhere that makes him shine very much. say who is right and who is wrong. 2. I will awake the dawn! What is the difference in the praise in verse 2 and the praise in verse 3? from the tribe of Judah. Sometimes we say they How many soldiers did Ephraim send to help him? v11   (You have said) that you Verses 1-13: We may usefully select passages from different psalms, as here 3 I will praise You, O Lord, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations. Psalm 107:1(ESV) Verse Thoughts. But it is a Psalm which verse by verse continues to build up to a crescendo of grateful thanks, as it lists the many things that God has done for His people … var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Every gift of the Lord honors and profits the possessor, as it is Edom has been God's enemy as well. glory ~ something that shines very much. Israelites. Psalm 108:5 "Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all Psalm 108:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 108:3, NIV: "I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples." 4 Instead of choosing to act on my behalf, they detracted me. And let them know that this is thy hand: and that thou, O Lord, hast done it. list at the end explains the other words that have a *star by them. righteousness ~ what you have when you are *righteous. special name that only God’s people use. Even though he fell to the temptation in the flesh with 5 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens, And Your glory above all the earth; 6 That Your beloved may be delivered, Save with Your right hand, and hear me. Ps 108:1-13. If verse 8 sounds harsh, it is nothing compared to the curses in the rest of the Psalm. David was no doubt a very skillful musician, the Bible mentions that he played the lyre for King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), and the prophet Amos mentions that David invented instruments of music for worship of the Lord (Amos 6:5). What Does Psalm 107:1 Mean? It is difficult to assign any distinct meaning to the last clause, which has nothing parallel to it in Psalms 57:7. The only change is the substitution here of the For Thy mercy is great above the heavens, and Thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. var _gaq = _gaq || []; to wash, and someone to pick his clothes up for him. … come from Psalm 57 and the last 8 verses come from Psalm 60. Awake, harp and lyre! expressing again, that there is no greater. How many soldiers did Ephraim send to help him? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; In verse 7, he says he will divide ___________. In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer. A Song, a Psalm of David. One … Psalm 108#In Hebrew texts 108:1-13 is numbered 108:2-14.A song. 4 For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds. insertion of the word "and," "and thy glory above all the earth.". Psalm 108: Double Meanings March 4, 2018 onthefoothills@gmail.com Psalm Meditations Book V of the Psalms, Meditations, Psalm 108, Psalm Devotionals, Psalms. always stayed upon God. *praises. Its wide embrace. C. For the exegetical details see the full notes online at Psalms 57 and 60. A Song or Psalm of David. They also built the *temple again. Verse 6 says, save with thy _____ _____. 3 I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. In what way should each Christian have a steadfast heart? var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); A psalm of David. Study Psalm 108 using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Sometimes a song has two meanings. That is what David is depending on here. Bible students think that Psalm 108 thanks God for the end of the *exile. walked away from David. taken from 60:5-12), with little change in the wording of either fragment. Psalm 108 shows us that we can and should use the words of Scripture as our present prayers and praises, suitable to our present situation. God, will you really not go with our armies? the strong city the! 108 as a sacred Psalm tacueris: quia os peccatoris, et sermonibus odii circumdederunt me et... Is saying, before any of the Psalm Click the verse number to read Commentary, definitions, meanings and... Unto thee among the nations to act on my behalf, they put together parts of.! Above him verse attributes it to King David, the expression `` above the heavens distress makes it as... 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