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Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)

Chapter 16

16:1  Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.

Michtam

Michtam, "a prayer," or "meditation." See Psa 56.; 57.; 59.; 60.

trust (See Scofield "Psalms 2:12")

16:9  Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.

thy flesh

The 16th Psalm is a prediction of the resurrection of the King. As a prophet David understood that, not at His first advent, but at some time subsequent to His death and resurrection Messiah would assume the Davidic throne. See Acts 2:25-31; Luke 1:32,33; Acts 15:13-17. See "Davidic Covenant," (See Scofield "2 Samuel 7:14") ; "Kingdom (O.T.)," See Scofield "Zechariah 12:8".

See Psa 22., next in order of the Messianic Psalms.

16:10  For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

hell

Heb. "Sheol," (See Scofield "Habakkuk 2:5") .


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Psalm 16". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/srn/view.cgi?book=ps&chapter=016>. 1917.