Surely these are but incidental (accidental I might almost say, if I did not believe them to be designed by God), proofs of their being, what they profess to be, the ancient writings of King David of olden times. It is only when אהל and בּית are placed in opposition to one another that the latter has the notion of a dwelling built of more solid materials; but in itself beit (bt) in Semitic is the generic term for housing of every kind whether it be made of wool, felt, and hair-cloth, or of earth, stone, and wood; consequently it is just as much a tent as a house (in the stricter sense of the word), whether the latter be a hut built of wood and clay or a palace. Psalm 6 - For the director of music. Psalm 6:1 ESV Psalm 6:1 NASB Psalm 6:1 KJV Psalm 6:1 Bible Apps Psalm 6:1 Biblia Paralela Psalm 6:1 Chinese Bible Psalm 6:1 French Bible Psalm 6:1 German Bible Alphabetical: According anger chasten David director discipline do For in instruments LORD me music Nor not O of or psalm rebuke sheminithA stringed â¦ Psalms 6:1-10. Earnestly did our anxious spirits ask, "O Lord, how long?". Psalm 3 "Return, O Lord; deliver my soul." Soul-trouble is the very soul of trouble. Humiliation, confession, amendment, faith in the Lord, etc. These psalms were probably collected for use during pilgrimage to Jerusalem or to promote such pilgrimage. do not chasten or correct me, as the next clause explains it, and as this word is frequently used, as Job 22:4 Psalm 50:21 Isaiah 37:4 Revelation 3:19. Bible commentary on the Book of Psalms, chapter 21, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. Calvin's favourite exclamation was "Domine usque quo" - "O Lord, how long?" The texts for this Sunday provide the preacher with a whole kaleidoscope of themes and images. I know that I must be chastened, and though I shrink from the rod yet do I feel that it will be for my benefit; but, oh, my God, chasten me not in thy hot displeasure, lest the rod become a sword, and lest in smiting, thou shouldest also kill. Behold, the wicked man conceives evil. Verse 1. objectivus). The sinfulness and misery of a wicked man, The ground and reason of both. Title. Wherever we are, we have liberty to draw near to God, and may find a way open to the throne of grace. Psalms 7:12-17 Vengeance Belongs to … God, how long will it take. ew) in the signification of châne (Persic the same), whether it be made of hair, therefore a tent, or built of stone and tiles." In Hebrew the prevalent meaning of the word is corruption, Psalm 57:2, which is a metaphor for the abyss, barathrum, (so far, but only so far Schultens on Proverbs 10:3 is right), and proceeding from this meaning it denotes both that which is physically corruptible (Job 6:30) and, as in the present passage and frequently, that which is corruptible from an ethical point of view. Before the gods, I will sing praises to â¦ שׁורר is equivalent to משׁורר (Aquila ἐφοδεύων, Jerome insidiator) from the Pilel שׁורר to fix one's eyes sharply upon, especially of hostile observation. "Corn is cleaned with wind, and the soul with chastenings." Ravi Zacharias Last Preaching! A David Psalm. He knew his iniquity too well to think of merit, or appeal to anything but the grace of God. 12., ann. David's plaintive prayer and earnest supplication in Psalm 6 reaches the inner recesses of the hurting heart and impacts the soul of all who are going through times of deep distress or encompassed about by those who mock us; abuse us or falsely spew out all manner of evil against us. Sickness brought sin to his remembrance, and he looked upon it as a token of God's displeasure against him. The substance of their inward part is that which is corruptible in every way, and their throat, as the organ of speech, as in Psalm 115:7; Psalm 149:6, cf. We have met with the title of this Psalm before, in Psalms 4, 6, 54, and 55, but with this difference, that in the present case the word is in the singular number: the Psalm itself is very personal, and well adapted for the private devotion of a single individual. With stringed instruments. ), in which he seeks to prove that the sanctuary in Shilo was a temple to Jahve that lasted until the dissolution of the kingdom of Israel.). What this fact reveals in the heart? This psalm is simply titled To the Chief Musician. hawâ, to yawn, gape, χαίνειν, hiare, a yawning abyss and a gaping vacuum, and then, inasmuch as, starting from the primary idea of an empty space, the verbal significations libere ferri (especially from below upwards) and more particularly animo ad or in aliquid ferri are developed, it obtains the pathological sense of strong desire, passion, just as it does also the intellectual sense of a loose way of thinking proceeding from a self-willed tendency (vid., Fleischer on Job 37:6). (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentariesâ¦ Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. To the chief musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith. (a) Though I deserve destruction, yet let your mercy pity my frailty. Psalm 6 Devotional Commentary ... Psalm 6:10. Job 42:7.). This Psalm is commonly known as the first of the PENITENTIAL PSALMS, (The other six are Psalms 32:1-11 38:1-22 51:1-19 102:1-7 Psalms 130:1-8 143:1-12) and certainly its language well becomes the lip of a penitent, for it expresses at once the sorrow, (Ps 6:3,6-7), the humiliation ( Psalms 6:2 Psalms 6:4 ), and the hatred of sin ( Psalms 6:8 ), which are the unfailing marks of the contrite spirit when it turns to God. Psalm 6:1-10. It were folly to pray against the golden hand which enriches us by its blows. Thus the soul, being lifted up to God, returns to the enjoyment of itself. Psalm 6:1, ESV: "To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments; according to The Sheminith. Psalm 61:2. A psalm of David. Psalm 40. 1. rebuke — BDB 406, KB 410, Hiphil negated, cf. Sickness brought sin to his remembrance, and he looked upon it as a token of God's displeasure against him. Well might he say, "My bones are shaken." Psalm 61:7. 2-3 Can’t you see I’m black-and-blue, beat up badly in bones and soul? Bible Commentaries / The Treasury of David / Psalm / Psalm 61; Share Tweet. Surely this is the plea that a sick man would urge to move the pity of his fellow if he were striving with him, "Deal gently with me, 'for I am weak.'" God seems full of wrath. David was often in trouble; we donât know the life circumstances which prompted this psalm.It does seem to come after he came to the throne. Psalm 6:9. Psalm 61:6-8. The title of this Psalm is "To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith ( 1 Chronicles 15:21 ), A Psalm of David," that is, to the chief musician with stringed instruments, upon the eighth, probably the octave. The last two lines of the strophe are formed according to the caesura schema. EasyEnglish Psalms Tweet: Tell your friends about this website! by MR. ARCHIBALD SYMSON, late Pastor of the Church at Dalkeeth in Scotland. In the midst of all this is the most well-known verse in the Bible, John … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22" Treat me nice for a change; I’m so starved for affection. O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, nor discipline me in your wrath. He leaves the minor key, and betakes himself to more sublime strains. If a dwelling-house is frequently called אהל, then a tent that any one dwells in may the more naturally be called his בּית. (5-8) 1-4 David begins with prayers and tears, but ends with praise. Commentaries for the book of Psalm. But we are not able to understand these old musical terms, and even the term "Selah," still remains untranslated. In thy hot displeasure - literally, "in thy heat." But, however insignificant it may have been, Jahve had His throne there, and it was therefore the היבל of a great king, just as the wall-less place in the open field where God manifested Himself with His angels to the homeless Jacob was בּית אלהים (Genesis 28:17). Verse 1. This schema is also continued in the concluding strophe. Lest, however, we should imagine that it was merely bodily sickness - although bodily sickness might be the outward sign - the Psalmist goes on to say, "My soul is also sore vexed." 2 Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed. I. Thus the soul, being lifted up to God, returns to the enjoyment of itself. 1604. by THOMAS PLAYFERE. At this point in Romans, it is customary for commentators to interrupt their exegesis and build a wall of separation between this chapter and the fifth, Moule, for example, expending â¦ David was a man that was often exercised with sickness and troubles from enemies, and in all the instances almost that we meet with in the Psalms of these his afflictions, we may observe the outward occasions of trouble brought him under the suspicion of God's wrath and his own iniquity; so that he was seldom sick, or persecuted, but this called on the disquiet of conscience, and brought his sin to remembrance; as in this Psalm, which was made on the occasion of his sickness, as appears from verse eight, wherein he expresses the vexation of his soul under the apprehension of God's anger; all his other griefs running into this channel, as little brooks, losing themselves in a great river, change their name and nature.