Thomas Watson. Isaiah 53:11 . John Trapp. His name is JESUS. Psalm 96 is for royalty. John Ball, 1632. (Read Psalm 9:1-10) If we would praise God acceptably, we must praise him in sincerity, with our whole heart. In the Septuagint they constitute one psalm. For thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee - Thou hast never left them when they have come to time with a confiding heart. It sometimes needs all our determination to face the foe, and bless the Lord in the teeth of his enemies; vowing that whoever else may be silent we will bless his name; here, however, the overthrow of the foe is viewed as complete, and the song flows with sacred fulness of delight. With a holy resolution the songster begins his hymn; I will praise thee, O Lord. Psalm 9:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Psalm 9:10, NIV: "Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you." Ver. Unbelief, that hooting night bird, cannot live in the light of divine knowledge, it flies before the sun of God's great and gracious name. You must not relinquish this to a commentator. "I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High." Benson Commentary Psalm 9:10. "For I know whom I have believed." They say ignorance is the mother of devotion; but sure where the sun is set in the understanding, it must needs be night in the affections. Then we see repetition in verses 9 and 10 that mirrors verses 7 and 8. Psalm 9 Commentary: Lament. Psalm 9 - **For the director of music. Not so the Lord; for where his name is ointment poured forth, the virgins love him, fear him, rejoice in him, and repose upon him. Psalm 23. David means, doubtless, to refer here particularly to his own case, to derive a conclusion from his particular case in regard to the general character of God. The free promises of the Lord are all certain, his commandments right and good, the recompense of reward inestimably to be valued above thousands of gold and silver; trust therefore in the Lord, O my soul, and follow hard after him. It, like Psalm 111, is a succinct acrostic, with each of its twenty-lines beginning with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Will put their trust in thee - That is, all who have any just views of God, or who understand his real character, will confide in him. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 91 CONTEXT: The Septuagint (LXX: Greek version of the Old Testament) attributes this psalm to David, but that remains in question. A stanza of four verses, each (as the text stands) beginning with the letter Vâv. The name of God is frequently put for God. Devout ignorance damns; which condemns the church of Rome, that thinks it a piece of their religion to be kept in ignorance; these set up an altar to an unknown God. Clarke's Psalms 9:9 Bible Commentary A refuge - משגב misgab, a high place, where their enemies can neither reach nor see them. Verse 10. All rights reserved. They that know — That is, that thoroughly understand and duly consider thy name — Thy infinite power and wisdom, and faithfulness and goodness. Thou hast his free promise, who never failed, who hath promised more than possibly thou couldest ask or think, who hath done more for thee than ever he promised, who is good and bountiful to the wicked and ungodly; thou doest his work, who is able and assuredly will bear thee out. Read Psalm 24 9 Meaning. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. Psalm 90 gives us probably the best biblical perspective of time. Commentary for Psalms 91 . ; the thoughts are similar to those of postexilic prophets (Hg 1:5–11; 2:6–9). EXPOSITION Verse 1. A speaker represents the people who wait humbly with open hearts (Ps 85:9–10): God will be active on their behalf (Ps 85:11–13). 3. Sufficient reason -- for thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Verse 10. They can do no otherwise who savingly know God's sweet attributes, and noble acts for his people. Verses from Psalms 34 and 99 accompany the procession for taking t… A blind faith is as bad as a dead faith: that eye may as well be said to be a good eye which is without sight, as that faith is good without knowledge. Interpretation of Psalms 91 is perhaps one of the most beautifully written and popular psalms of all time. Psalm 9 – God Remembers, Man Forgets. But what is here affirmed is still true, and always has been true, and always will be true, that God does not forsake those who put their trust in him. 2. "I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day." Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 10. It is a psalm which has been sung by good Christians, and will be while the world stands, with a great deal of pleasure and satisfaction. JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Psalms Commentary (1864) Spurgeon had high praise for Alexander's work writing that it "Occupies a first place among expositions. Let the poor seekers draw comfort from this fact, and let the finders rejoice yet more exceedingly, for what must be the Lord's faithfulness to those who find if he is so gracious to those who seek. It is a psalm about God’s unfailing and powerful protection to His people . Psalm 9 # Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic poem in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. The mother of unbelief is ignorance of God, his faithfulness, mercy, and power. The second part says that wicked men in … They that know thy name will put their trust in thee. He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High: God has a secret place for His own (Psalm 27:5, 31:20), and it is a place to live in. 16 The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Psalms 9:10: John 17:3 John : John : John : Psalms 9:9 : Psalms 9:11 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. He Is A Stronghold One thing is certain in life: trouble will come. This psalm, the only one attributed to Moses, compares how man and God view time and life. thought that he wrote it after he killed Goliath. Verse 10. I. Seek.—From root meaning “to tread” or “frequent a place,” possibly with allusion to frequenting the courts of the Temple. Salem Media Group. Our joy must not be in the gift, so much as in the Giver. This enthronement psalms (93; 95-99) calls the people to praise God (verses 1-3, 7-10a, 11-12a) and gives reasons why God is worthy of praise (verses 4-6, 10b, 12b-13). He who dwells in the secret place of the Most HighShall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress;My God, in Him I will trust.”a. Psalm 9:10New International Version (NIV) 10 Those who know your nametrust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsakenthose who seek you. Verse 10. Psalms 9, Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, Charles Haddon Spurgeon (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical works on the Hebrew … Barnes's Psalms 9:9 Bible Commentary The Lord also will be a refuge - Margin, an high place. It should start with timpani and end with a trumpet. He is a faithful, forgiving, and merciful God, Who is long-suffering towards those who believe in the wonderful name of the only begotten Son of God. So necessary is knowledge to the being of faith, that the Scriptures do sometimes baptise faith with the name of knowledge. This is as much as to say, that he has a character which is worthy of confidence - since they who know him best most unreservedly rely on him. JEHOVAH Jireh, Tsidkenu, Rophi, Shammah, Nissi, ELOHIM, SHADDAI, ADONAI, etc. Seven psalms form the core of the Kabbalat Shabbat(Friday night) service. Many psalms are employed in Jewish liturgy. Knowledge is put there for faith. ExplainingTheBook.com. The safety of those who have God for their refuge. Let’s read it. 4. When we give thanks for some one particular mercy, we should remember former mercies. This is not the norm everywhere in scripture. (If you don’t have a drummer or trumpeter handy, read on.) As in Paul's conversion a light from heaven "Shined round about him" ( Acts 9:3 ), so before faith be wrought, God shines in with a light upon the understanding. Commentary on Psalm 112:1-9 [10] View Bible Text . 10 And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you. And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Psalm 112, a Wisdom Psalm, provides instruction in right living and right faith in the tradition of the other wisdom writings of the Old Testament. The names of God inspire trust. Psalm 90:1-10. It is much to say of anyone that the more he is known the more he will be loved; and in saying this of God, it is but saying that one reason why men do not confide in him is that they do not understand his real character. John Trapp Complete Commentary. We never trust a man till we know him, and bad men are better known than trusted. They that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for, thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Psalms 9:1 I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works. This repetition, no doubt, is to emphasize what’s being said and heighten the excitement surrounding the entering of the Ark into Jerusalem. Psalm 112:1-9 [10] Commentary by Nancy deClaissé-Walford. Thou hast not forsaken them that seek thee —, And they that know thy Name will put their trust in thee, For thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Prior in Psalm 9, we find David praising God for who He is and remembering His wonderful deeds, particularly as the Most High King. For this pregnant sense of sit, cp. In the Hebrew Masoretic Text, Psalms 91 is without attribution, but the Greek Septuagint version adds a superscription saying that the psalm is “of David.” Knowledge must carry the torch before faith. Proud member Have you ever known people who do both good and well? If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, you are there! They that know thy name will put their trust in thee. Psalms 9:10 And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. Higgaion. This confirmed Paul, Abraham, Sarah, in the faith. They that know thee, will trust in thee. Taken … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 96:1-9 [10-13]" By knowing his name is also meant an experimental acquaintance with the attributes of God, which are every one of them anchors to hold the soul from drifting in seasons of peril. Knowledge, Faith, Experience, the connection of the three. [In Dr Scrivener’s text Hç is prefixed to Psalm 9:6; but this verse should belong to the stanza of Gimel). It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. KJV Psalm 9:15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. Faith is an intelligent grace; though there can be knowledge without faith, yet there can be no faith without knowledge. 2 Timothy 1:12 . The title of this psalm reads To the Chief Musician. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Psalms 9:10. Verse 10. Psalm 24 Commentary Verse 9. (9-16) 1-8 He that by faith chooses God for his protector, shall find all in him that he needs or can desire. of Ignorance is worst when it amounts to ignorance of God, and knowledge is best when it exercises itself upon the name of God. In Psalm 9, the lament appears in verses 15 through 18. In verse 9, he recalls that God is a stronghold and then, in verse 10, that His name is trustworthy. This most excellent knowledge leads to the most excellent … O, to learn more of the attributes and character of God. Verse 10. 2 Timothy 1:12 . 7–10. A psalm of David. This most excellent knowledge leads to the most excellent grace of faith. His conclusion, of course, is that man and God look at time from entirely different perspectives. The first part says that God beat the foreign enemy (Psalm 9). There is a crown of glory proposed to thee above all conceit of merit; stick fast unto his word, and suffer nothing to divide thee from it. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Blessed result -- will put their trust in thee. If we read this verse literally, there is, no doubt, a glorious fulness of assurance in the names of God. To the tune of "The Death of the Son." He who has God for his portion has all safety in him. How precious that we can say, "I know the 'unknowable' name of YHWH." This is a study guide commentary which means that you are responsible for your own interpretation of the Bible. The more intimate our knowledge of God, the more entirely shall we trust in him; the more we learn of his real character, the more shall we see that he is worthy of universal love. You, the Bible, and the Holy Spirit are priority in interpretation. One calls it quick sighted faith. The situation suggests the conditions of Judea during the early postexilic period, the fifth century B.C. Paul quotes from Psalms 40:6-8 (see notes) here in verses 5-8, "Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me:" Verses 9-10 make it clear that the old sacrificial system is over. All important knowledge -- know thy name. "He is faithful that promised," and "able also to perform." Psalm 29:10; Exodus 18:14. 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