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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The psalmist shews what fierce combat he had with diffidence.
10The victory which he had by consideration of God's great and gracious works.
 
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Chapter 77

Verse 1
I cried unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me.


A. M. cir. 3463. B.C. cir. 541. (Title.) Jeduthun
39:1; 62:1; *titles; 1 Chronicles 16:41,42; 25:3,6
A Psalm
This Psalm is allowed by the best judges to have been written during the Babylonian captivity.
of Asaph
or, for Asaph.
50:1; *title
I cried
3:4; 34:6; 55:16,17; 142:1-3
gave
116:1,2

Verse 2
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.
In the
18:6; 50:15; 88:1-3; 102:1,2; 130:1,2; Genesis 32:7-12,28; 2 Kings 19:3,4,15-20; Isaiah 26:9,16; Jonah 2:1,2; 2 Corinthians 12:7,8; Hebrews 5:7
my
6:2,3; 38:3-8; 2 Chronicles 6:28; Isaiah 1:5,6; Hosea 5:13; 6:1
sore
Heb. hand. my soul.
Genesis 37:35; Esther 4:1-4; Proverbs 18:14; Jeremiah 31:15; John 11:31

Verse 3
I remembered God, and was troubled: I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah.
I remembered
Job 6:4; 23:15,16; 31:23; Jeremiah 17:17
I complained
88:3-18; 102:3-28; Job 7:11; Lamentations 3:17,39
spirit
55:4,5; 61:2; 142:2,3; 143:4,5

Verse 4
Thou holdest mine eyes waking: I am so troubled that I cannot speak.
holdest
6:6; Esther 6:1; Job 7:13-15
I am
Job 2:13; 6:3

Verse 5
I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times.
74:12-18; 143:5; Deuteronomy 32:7; Isaiah 51:9; 63:9-15; Micah 7:14,15

Verse 6
I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.
my song
42:8; Job 35:10; Habakkuk 3:17,18; Jonah 1:2; Acts 16:25
commune
4:4; Ecclesiastes 1:16
and
139:23,24; Job 10:2; Lamentations 3:40; 1 Corinthians 11:28-32

Verse 7
Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?
the Lord
13:1,2; 37:24; 74:1; 89:38,46; Jeremiah 23:24-26; Lamentations 3:31,32; Romans 11:1,2
and will
79:5; 85:1,5

Verse 8
Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promise fail for evermore?
Is his
Isaiah 27:11; Luke 16:25,26
doth
Numbers 14:34; 23:19; Jeremiah 15:18; Romans 9:6
for evermore
Heb. to generation and generation.

Verse 9
Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.
God
Isaiah 40:27; 49:14,15; 63:15
shut up
Luke 13:25-28; Romans 11:32; *marg:; 1 John 3:17

Verse 10
And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High.
This is, etc
Or, as Dr. Waterland renders, "This my affliction is a change of the right hand of the Most High," i.e., it proceeds from a change of God's conduct towards me. De Dieu renders, Precari, hoc meum est; mutare dextram Altissimi: "To pray, this is my business: to change the right hand of the Most High." I can do nothing else than pray: God is the Ruler of events. Mr. N. M. Berlin translates, Dolere meum hoc est: mutare est dextrŠ Altissimi: "To grieve is my portion: to change (my condition) belongs to the right hand of the Most High."
31:22; 73:22; 116:11; Job 42:3; Lamentations 3:18-23; Mark 9:24
the years
5; Exodus 15:6; Numbers 23:21,22; Deuteronomy 4:34; Habakkuk 3:2-13

Verse 11
I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old.
10; 28:5; 78:11; 111:4; 1 Chronicles 16:12; Isaiah 5:12

Verse 12
I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
meditate
104:34; 143:5
talk
71:24; 105:2; 145:4,11; Deuteronomy 6:7; Luke 24:14-32

Verse 13
Thy way, O God, is in the sanctuary: who is so great a God as our God?
Thy way
27:4; 63:2; 68:25; 73:17
who
89:6-8; Exodus 15:11; Deuteronomy 32:31; Isaiah 40:18,25; 46:5

Verse 14
Thou art the God that doest wonders: thou hast declared thy strength among the people.
the God
72:18; 86:10; 105:5; 136:4; Exodus 15:11; Revelation 15:3
thou hast
Exodus 13:14; 15:6; Joshua 9:9,10; Isaiah 51:9; 52:10; Daniel 3:29; 6:27

Verse 15
Thou hast with thine arm redeemed thy people, the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Selah.
with
136:11,12; Exodus 6:6; Deuteronomy 9:26,29; Isaiah 63:9
the sons
Genesis 48:3-20

Verse 16
The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled.
114:3-6; Exodus 14:21; Joshua 3:15,16; Habakkuk 3:8-10,15

Verse 17
The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.
poured out like water
Heb. were poured forth with water.
68:8,9
thine
18:14; 144:6; 2 Samuel 22:15; Habakkuk 3:11

Verse 18
The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook.
voice
29:3-9; Exodus 19:16; Job 37:1-5; Revelation 11:19
lightnings
97:4; Habakkuk 3:4; Revelation 18:1
earth
Exodus 19:18; 2 Samuel 22:8,14; Matthew 27:51; 28:2; Revelation 20:11

Verse 19
Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.
way
29:10; 97:2; Nehemiah 9:11; Nahum 1:3,4; Habakkuk 3:15
footsteps
Exodus 14:28; Romans 11:33

Verse 20
Thou leddest thy people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
78:52; 80:1; Exodus 13:21; 14:19; Isaiah 63:11,12; Hosea 12:13; Acts 7:35,36


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalm 77". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=ps&chapter=077>.  

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