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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1David, in confidence of faith, and experience of God's favour, prays both for himself, and against the enemies of his soul.
14He promises constancy.
17He prays for perseverance.
19He praises God, and promises to do it cheerfully.
 
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Chapter 71

Verse 1
In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.


do I
22:5; 25:2,3; 31:1-3; 125:1; 146:5; 2 Kings 18:5; 1 Chronicles 5:20; Romans 9:33; 1 Peter 2:6
let me
Isaiah 45:17; Jeremiah 17:18

Verse 2
Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
in thy
17:2; 31:1; 34:15; 43:1; 143:1,11; Daniel 9:16
cause
1 Corinthians 10:13
incline
10:17,18; 17:6; 116:1,2

Verse 3
Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.
my strong habitation
Heb. to me for a rock of habitation.
31:2,3; 91:1,2; Proverbs 18:10; Isaiah 33:16
thou hast
44:4; 68:28; 91:11,12; Ezekiel 9:6; Revelation 7:2,3
my rock
18:2; 144:2

Verse 4
Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
out of the
17:8,9,13; 59:1,2; 140:1-4; 2 Samuel 16:21,22; 17:1,2,12-14,21

Verse 5
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
For thou
13:5; 39:7; 42:11; 119:81,166; Jeremiah 17:7,13,17; Romans 15:13
my trust
17; 22:9,10; 1 Samuel 16:13; 17:33-37,45-47; Ecclesiastes 12:1; Luke 2:40; 2 Timothy 3:15

Verse 6
By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.
By thee
22:9,10; Proverbs 8:17; Isaiah 46:3,4; Jeremiah 3:4
thou art
139:15,16; 145:1,2; Isaiah 49:1,5; Jeremiah 1:5; Luke 1:31,32; Galatians 1:15
my praise
14; 34:1; Ephesians 5:20

Verse 7
I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.
as a wonder
&-- Kemopaton, "as a prodigy:" my low estate,--my slaying the lion and bear,--conquering the Philistine,--escaping the fury of Saul,--being raised to the throne of Israel,--enduring such uncommon trials and afflictions,--and experiencing such wonderful deliverances, all mark me out as the subject of "wonder unto many; but Thou art my strong Refuge."
Isaiah 8:18; Zechariah 3:6; Luke 2:34; Acts 4:13; 1 Corinthians 4:9; 2 Corinthians 4:8-12; 6:8-10
thou art
62:7; 142:4,5; Jeremiah 16:19

Verse 8
Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.
15,24; 35:28; 51:14,15; 145:1,2; 146:2

Verse 9
Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.
Cast
18; 92:13-15; Isaiah 46:4; 2 Timothy 1:12; 4:18
old age
This determines the period when this Psalm was composed; for it was in David's old age that the rebellion of Absalom took place.
when
73:26; 90:10; 2 Samuel 19:35; 21:15-17; Ecclesiastes 12:1-7

Verse 10
For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
and they
10:9; 56:6; Proverbs 1:11
lay wait for
Heb. watch or observe.
37:32,33; 1 Samuel 19:11; Jeremiah 20:10
take
2:2; 83:3; 2 Samuel 17:1-14; Matthew 26:3,4; 27:1

Verse 11
Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.
God
3:2; 37:25,28; 41:7,8; 42:10; Matthew 27:42,43,46,49
for there
7:2; 50:22; 2 Chronicles 32:13,14; Daniel 3:15

Verse 12
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.
O God
22:11,19; 35:22; 38:21,22; 69:18
make
70:1,2; 143:7

Verse 13
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
Let them be, etc
"They shall be confounded," etc.: these are prophetic denunciations.
24; 6:10; 35:4,26; 40:14,15; Isaiah 41:11; Jeremiah 20:11
covered
109:29; 132:18; 1 Peter 5:5

Verse 14
But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.
But
43:5; Job 13:15; Lamentations 3:21,26; Hebrews 10:35; 1 Peter 1:13; 1 John 3:3
praise
6; Philippians 1:9; 1 Thessalonians 4:10; 2 Peter 3:18

Verse 15
My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.
My mouth
8,24; 22:22-25; 30:12; 40:9,10; 145:2,5-14
all the day
35:28; 89:16
I know
40:5,12; 139:17,18

Verse 16
I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
I will go
29:11; Deuteronomy 33:25; Isaiah 40:31; 45:24,25; Zechariah 10:12; Ephesians 3:16; 6:10; Philippians 4:13; 2 Timothy 2:1
I will make
Isaiah 26:13; 63:7
thy righteousness
2,15,19,24; 51:14; Matthew 6:33; Romans 1:17; 3:21; 10:3; Philippians 3:9; 2 Thessalonians 1:6

Verse 17
O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.
thou hast
5; 119:9,102
hitherto
66:16; 1 Samuel 17:36,37; 2 Samuel 4:9; 22:1-51; 1 Chronicles 16:4-36

Verse 18
Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.
Now
9; Genesis 27:1; 1 Samuel 4:15,18; Isaiah 46:4
when I am old and grey-headed
Heb. until old age and grey hairs. until I.
78:4,6; 145:4,5; Exodus 13:8,14-17; 1 Chronicles 29:10-30; Acts 13:36
strength
Heb. arm.
Isaiah 51:9; 53:1

Verse 19
Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!
Thy righteousness
36:5,6; 57:10; 139:6; Proverbs 15:24; 24:7; Isaiah 5:16; 55:9
who hast
72:18; 126:2,3; Job 5:9
who is like
God is alone,--who can resemble Him? He is that eternal, illimitable, unimpartible, unchangeable, incomprehensible, uncompounded, ineffable Being, whose essence is hidden from all created intelligences, and whose counsels cannot be fathomed by any creature.
35:10; 86:8; 89:6-8; Exodus 15:11; Isaiah 40:18,25; Jeremiah 10:7

Verse 20
Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
which
40:1-3; 60:3; 66:10-12; 88:6-18; 138:7; 2 Samuel 12:11; Mark 14:33,34; Mark 15:34; 2 Corinthians 11:23-31; Revelation 7:14
quicken
80:18; Isaiah 26:19; Hosea 6:1,2; Acts 2:24,32-34
shalt bring
16:10; 40:2; 86:13; Isaiah 38:17; Ezekiel 37:12,13; Jonah 2:6; Ephesians 4:9

Verse 21
Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.
increase
72:11; 2 Samuel 3:1; Isaiah 9:7; 49:6; Revelation 11:15
comfort
32:10; 2 Corinthians 1:4,5; 2:14; 7:6,13; 1 Thessalonians 3:9

Verse 22
I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.
psaltery
Heb. instrument of psaltery.
92:1-3; 150:3-5; Habakkuk 3:18,19
even
25:10; 56:4; 89:1; 98:3; 138:2; Micah 7:20; Romans 15:8
O thou
89:18; 2 Kings 19:22; Isaiah 5:16,19,24; 12:6; 30:11,12; 43:3; 57:15; 60:9

Verse 23
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
My lips
63:5; 104:33; Luke 1:46,47
my soul
103:4; Genesis 48:16; 2 Samuel 4:9; Revelation 5:9

Verse 24
My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
My tongue
8,15; 37:30; Deuteronomy 11:19; Proverbs 10:20,21; Matthew 12:35; Ephesians 4:29
for they
13; 18:37-43; 92:11; 1 Corinthians 15:25


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