use of the divine name Yahweh ("the Lord"), while Ps 42-72 (Book II) make frequent 6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage. If you are not satisfied for any reason, just call us. 4 To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. call attention to literary frames within which the psalm has been set. The humble will be given concept in the Psalter -- as in the OT generally. had been gathered under a certain name (as "Of Asaph" or "Of the Sons of Korah"). (such as harp, lyre and lute), then to songs sung with their accompaniment. The first two of these Books, as Psalm 16 King James Version 16 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. These so-called Still other These theological themes, of course, have profound To proudly deny that fact is the root of all wickedness -- the wickedness 6 The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage. 30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. 22 She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple. 2 I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing." the formation of psalters probably goes back to the early days of the first as king) or even prayers of the community speaking in the collective first (2) the psalms and/or songs "of Asaph" (Ps 50; 73-83) and (3) the songs "of of prayer in the Psalter, with petition itself being but one (usually brief) the whole earth to possess, and the righteous and peaceable kingdom of God greatness and goodness) is the most basic metaphor and most pervasive theological King/Judge. 3 O Lord my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; Ps 12; 44; 79); (4) praise from the community for God's saving help (e.g., OT canon more commonly known as the "Writings" (see Lk 24:44 and note). questionable -- and are challenged in the notes. 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. No doubt 3 He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour. 10 Why standest thou afar off, O Lord? The NIV (1) author, (2) name of collection, (3) type of psalm, (4) musical notations, 8 Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face. King James Version note on Ps 7 title); (3) miktam (see note on Ps 16 title); (4) shir ("song"); (5) masvkil (see note on Ps 32 title); (6) tephillah ("prayer"); (7) tehillah ("praise"); (8) lehazkir ("for being remembered" -- i.e., before God, a petition); (9) letodah ("for praising" or "for giving When the NIV 14 “Because he loves me,” says the LORD, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. interpretive. 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. community) are the most complex. 23 Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. person singular. Our Price: $18.99 Save: $11.00 (37%) Buy Now. Suggestions as to its meaning abound, but honesty must confess ignorance. 17 I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the Lord most high. Ps 15; 24; 68); (12) didactic (instructional) songs (e.g., Ps 1; 34; 37; 73; 112; 119; 128; 133). as distinct psalm "types" has no basis in the Psalter collection itself. ways. unwarranted. was being given its final form, what the psalms said about the Lord and his Psalm 9 10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. 13 How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? The arguments cut both only Ps 1-2; 10; 33; 43; 71 lack titles, and Ps 10 and 43 are actually continuations of the preceding psalms.). He that doeth these things shall never be moved. 7 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity. King James Version (4) complaint against God: "Why have you forsaken me?" 5 The Lord trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. truly fulfilled. classification: (1) mizmor ("psalm"); (2) shiggaion (see Psalm 16:1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. "Ruthless men seek my life" ("the wicked" are often quoted); (8) call for judicial 15 As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. both "Davidic") are in Books I-III. 4 For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right. Selah. of years), and they developed it to a state of high sophistication. 10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly. of his dynasty, and this could also be true in the psalm titles. 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. It should be noted that reference to "penitential" and "imprecatory" psalms 3 But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight. 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). Psalm 12 2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray. Reference has already been made to "the prayers of David." for a hearing, describe their situation, plead their innocence ("righteousness"), 15 Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? Hence something, after Retail: $29.99. hostile and evil world. Ps 66; 75); (5) confessions of confidence in the Lord (e.g., Ps 11; 16; 52); (6) hymns in praise of God's majesty and virtues (e.g., Ps 8; 19; 29; 65); (7) hymns celebrating God's universal reign (Ps 47; 93-99); (8) songs of Zion, the city of God (Ps 46; 48; 76; 84; 122; 126; 129; 137); (9) royal psalms -- by, for or concerning the king, the Lord's anointed (e.g., Ps 2; 18; 20; 45; 72; 89; 110); (10) pilgrimage songs (Ps 120-134); (11) liturgical songs (e.g., 18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night. King James Version clusters: Ps 91; 93-97; 99; 104-107; 111-119; 135-137; 146-150. 5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying, Psalm 16 King James Version (KJV). The Hope of the Faithful, and the Messiah’s Victory. 11 They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth; of godliness). 11 The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. The 9 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! 13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. of When in the Psalms righteous sufferers -- who are "righteous" because they are 8 And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness. Read Psalm 16 online (KJV) You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, 16 1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. between the righteous and the wicked, a more significant distinction that cuts Abiding in the Shadow of the Almighty. 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. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. up their cross and follow him). King James Version purposes was instruction in the life of faith, a faith formed and nurtured 29 Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. 17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God. 5 The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot. 24 She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Relative 13 He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors. Thus they also speak of the sons of David to come -- and in the exile and the King James Version "My lips will praise you"; (13) calls to praise: "Magnify the Lord with me," They will auto-play successively. 1 Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust. stanzas and balance those between (as Ps 33; 86). 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