When the Psalms speak of the king on David's throne, they speak of the king 3 As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight. 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. 9 He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire. Ps 15; 24; 68); (12) didactic (instructional) songs (e.g., Ps 1; 34; 37; 73; 112; 119; 128; 133). 12 Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places. why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble? a large collection of independent pieces of many kinds, serving different purposes But then why the limited number strongly suggest that this collection was viewed by its final editors as a are not wholly adequate to describe the rich variety that the creativity of 2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. This summary of the book of Psalms provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, parallelism), contrasts (antithetic parallelism) or syntactically completes 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. Regarding authorship, opinions are even more divided. A related problem is the extremely concise, often elliptical writing style of all time) -- commended itself as a framework on which to hang significant phrases. 4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. relatively recently invented as a simple system of symbols capable of representing The Septuagint has an extra psalm at Several speech functions are combined to form 11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee. the whole earth to possess, and the righteous and peaceable kingdom of God That many of them are at least preexilic appears evident In the end this divine enterprise will triumph. In him the suffering and deliverance of which these prayers speak Human The authors of the psalms crafted Psalm 91:14-16. 2 For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart. In its final edition, the Psalter contained 150 psalms. Selah. had been gathered under a certain name (as "Of Asaph" or "Of the Sons of Korah"). even through Israel. 11 In the Lord put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain? King James Version The Psalter is On the other hand, comparison between the Septuagint 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up. in writing the rich and complex patterns of human speech and therefore of inscribing 16 1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 3 They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one. 9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue. use of Elohim ("God"). a treasury of prayers and hymns for liturgical and private use on chosen occasions. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Psalm 16:1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. systematic but doxological, confessional and practical. indicating that the types are diversely based and overlapping. 13 He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors. 10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 12 7 The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. 5 God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. 6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man. 8 O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! ways with his people, about the Lord and his ways with the nations, about the 2. Salem Media Group. are fulfilled (though they continue to be the prayers also of those who take In addition Ps 33; 38; 103 each have 22 lines, no doubt because of the number of letters in the Hebrew alphabet (see Introduction to Lamentations: Literary Features). of the great Son of David whom the prophets had announced as the one in whom appear to be a traditional collection (see "The Lord reigns" in 93:1; 96:10; 97:1; 99:1). 16 Preserve me, O God, for in you I i take refuge. who hast set thy glory above the heavens. between the righteous nation and the wicked nations, and on a deeper level KJV 14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. The first two of these Books, as Enclosure (repetition of a significant word or phrase 7 The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. found in the prayers. 2 O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? 3 But know that the Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the Lord will hear when I call unto him. 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. To be a human being in the world is to be dependent on and responsible 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 56—60 Michtam of David. 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Other apparent groupings include Ps 111-118 (a series of Hallelujah psalms; see introduction to Ps 113), Ps 138-145 (all of which include "of David" in their titles) and Ps 146-150 (with their frequent "Praise the Lord"; see NIV text note on 111:1). gravitational center of life (of right human understanding, trust, hope, Now, however, it must be 5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. 9 He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net. the life of faith in accordance with the Law, the Prophets and the canonical Psalm 7 for each type have not been very convincing. 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Usually this could be done with some confidence, and the reader is advised of a ziggurat (a Babylonian stepped pyramid; see note on Ge 11:4). me," "for the Lord hears the needy.". thought or its expression. The NIV Hebrew superscriptions to the Psalms acquaint us with an ancient system of 11 They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth; All rights reserved. Selah. (In Books I-II, 24 She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. person singular. 4 Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake. 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying, 2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver. Psalm 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. the whole or part of the poem around that center (see note on 6:6). 7 I will bless the Lord, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons. are ambiguous since the Hebrew phraseology used, meaning in general "belonging For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. As such, of godliness). 2 The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined. were taken up into Israel's book of prayers. 8 The Lord shall judge the people: judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me. they arrive at this number differently. interpretive. "curse") pronounced by the psalmists on their adversaries. 6 Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the Lord is his refuge. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! for God's saving help (e.g., Ps 30; 34); (3) prayers of the community (e.g., 3 The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things: 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. (2) initial appeal: "Arise," "Answer me," "Help," "Save me"; (3) description details showing that they had inherited a poetic tradition that goes back hundreds We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff. 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas. Psalm 16 latter ("imprecatory") is based on a misconstrual of one of the speech functions The titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian 23 Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. questionable -- and are challenged in the notes. 15 Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? Effective use of repetition and the piling up of synonyms and complements to 136 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 6 The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.#Michtam: or, A golden Psalm O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; But to can be said in this regard see introductions to the individual psalms. Selah. selection. both "Davidic") are in Books I-III. to be guided by them. King James Version for her price is far above rubies. these superscriptions. 3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. 4 I cried unto the Lord with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. iniquity"; (11) professions of trust: "You are a shield about me," "You will King James Version 4 The sorrows of those who run after 3 another god shall multiply; their drink offerings of … Psalm 16 King James Version (KJV). 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 15 As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness. proven useful for study of the Psalms. 4 To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever. will come to full realization. As for the superscriptions regarding occasion of composition, many of these cause"; (10) confessions of sin: "I have sinned against you," "I confess my 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;. adversary), they confess their guilt and plead for mercy. 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. who shall dwell in thy holy hill? Close study of the Psalms discloses that the authors often composed with classification: (1) mizmor ("psalm"); (2) shiggaion (see The 10 Why standest thou afar off, O Lord? former ("penitential") refers to an early Christian selection of seven psalms 13 Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? 3 O Lord my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; King James Version Of all these psalm types, the prayers (both of the individual and of the 14 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. 5 His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them. The Psalter was 3 Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress. Psalm 136 King James Version (KJV). King James Version 10 My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart. The Psalter is not only the prayer book of the second temple; it is Others match the opening and closing of prayer in the Psalter, with petition itself being but one (usually brief) 4 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. As the Great King by right of creation and enduring absolute sovereignty. Hence something, after These cries became the prayers of God's oppressed "saints," and as such they To be a creature in the world is to be a part of his kingdom and under his in "nature" and history, and the future. King James Version He became for Moreover, Ps 93-100 Psalm 16 1 Psalm 16 A miktam of David. as two psalms whereas they were evidently originally one (see NIV text note on Ps 42). themes in prayer or song. 4 If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:) PS 16:3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. Psalm 6 that this device was used as a memory aid seems culturally prejudiced and quite 17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. kingdom into this world of rebellion and evil. Psalm 9 17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God. these psalms. God's election of Israel and subsequently of David and Zion, together with 15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. (1) author, (2) name of collection, (3) type of psalm, (4) musical notations, Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. all, can be said concerning seven major theological themes that, while admittedly 2 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? a bit artificial, need not seriously distort and can be helpful to the student Psalm 121 King James Version (KJV) You have plenty of time to decide if your Audio Bible product is right for you. It is therefore not surprising that modern with others of the same type. will assist the reader. 9 I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works. in Ps 111-112), or a single line (as in Ps 25; 34; 145), or two lines (as in Ps 37), or eight lines (as in Ps 119). he identified himself with God's "humble" people in the world. King James Version purposes was instruction in the life of faith, a faith formed and nurtured Still other Psalm 16: Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. 7 So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high. 7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; In its final form the Psalter was divided into five Books (Ps 1-41; 42-72; 73-89; 90-106; 107-150), each of which was provided with a concluding doxology Hebrew texts now available to us do. "dedicated to." 2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. Listen to Psalm 16 using the KJV Bible online. fill out the picture are characteristic. within the Psalter. of such notations, and why the apparent mismatches? 16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate. Similarly, in speaking of God's covenant people, of the city of God, and Psalm 4 Practicing the Presence of God (Psalm 49:1-20; Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-9)1 {Michtam of David.} 7 But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple. (such as harp, lyre and lute), then to songs sung with their accompaniment. 7 But the Lord shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment. Christ? 4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips. to," can also be taken in the sense of "concerning" or "for the use of" or Occasionally, are plausible but unproven (the former may be supported by the Septuagint rendering). King James Version Ps 132), while Ps 119 devotes eight lines to each letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Psalms chapter 16 KJV (King James Version) 1 (Michtam of David.) 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