: 118:2: Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. It is always well to trace our mercies to him who bestows them, and if we cannot give him anything else, let us at any rate give him our thanks. Psalm - Kapitel 118 Danklied der Festgenossen 1 Danket dem HERRN; denn er ist freundlich, und seine Güte währet ewiglich. Psalm 118:24. 100:5 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! The words of Psalm 118 have long been used to herald Easter. Let Israel say:“His love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say:“His love endures forever.” The grateful hero feels that he cannot himself alone sufficiently express his thankfulness, and therefore he calls in the aid of others. and Vulg. Bible > Bible Commentary; Jamieson, Faussett, and Brown; Psalm; Psalm 118; Jamieson, Faussett, and Brown << Psalm 117 | Psalm 118 | Psalm 119 >> (Read all of Psalm 118) Ps 118:1-29. 2 # [Ps. I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation. Version Bible Hub Parallel Reader's Bible Quick Links New International Version New Living Translation English Standard Version New King James Version Strong's BSB Strong's YLT St Hear the melodies. Psalm 118:8 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man. 3 Es sage nun das Haus Aaron: Seine Güte währet ewiglich. Psalm 118:18 NIV • Psalm 118:18 NLT • Psalm 118:18 ESV • Psalm 118:18 NASB • Psalm 118:18 KJV • Psalm 118:18 Interlinear • Psalm 118:18 Commentaries • Psalm 118:18 Parallel Texts • Psalm 118:18 Bible Apps • Psalm 118:18 Parallel • Bible Hub 1-4. 118 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever. It is better … Psalm 118. A Psalm of David.Some believe that the Chief Musician is the Lord GOD Himself, and others suppose him to be a leader of choirs or musicians in David’s time, such as Heman the singer or Asaph (1 Chronicles 6:33, 16:5-7, and 25:6). and you make the Most High your dwelling, 10 no harmwill overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent. Psalm 118:29 O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever. 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his faithful love endures forever. ( O) 9 It is better to take refuge in the Lord. God would have his people act as witnesses, and not stand silent in the day when his honour is impugned. The endurance of the divine mercy is a special subject for song: notwithstanding our sins, our trials, our fears, his mercy endureth for ever. NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture Angels may say that he is good, but they need not his mercy and cannot therefore take an equal delight in it; inanimate creation declares that he is good, but it cannot feel his mercy, for it has never transgressed; but man, deeply guilty and graciously forgiven, beholds mercy as the very focus and centre of the goodness of the Lord. But in the Name of the Lord I will destroy them. When others behave badly to us, it should only stir us up the more heartily to give thanks unto the Lord, because h is good; and when we ourselves are conscious that we are far from being good, we should only the more reverently bless him that "he is good." (Psalm 115.9-13) 3 Es sage nun das Haus Aaron: Seine Güte währet ewiglich. The thanks were to be rendered unto Jehovah alone, and not to the patience or valour of the hero himself. I shall not die, but live, and {h} declare the works of the LORD. Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 118:17, ESV: "I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the LORD." Our Lord Jesus, having made all his people priests unto God, may well call upon them in that capacity to magnify the everlasting mercy of the Most High. After invoking others to unite in praise, the writer celebrates God's protecting and delivering care towards him, and then represents himself and the people of God as entering the sanctuary and uniting in solemn praise, with prayer for a continued blessing. Psalms 118 Chapter 117 This psalm is short and sweet; I doubt the reason why we sing it so often as we do is for the shortness of it; but, if we rightly understood and considered it, we should sing it oftener for the sweetness of it, especially to us sinners of the Gentiles, on whom it casts a very favourable eye. We are not only to believe, but to declare the goodness of God; truth is not to be hushed up, but proclaimed. for he is good; in himself, and to others: is essentially and diffusively good; the fountain of all goodness, and the author of all good things; because his mercy endureth for ever; in his own heart, and in his covenant; his grace and lovingkindness displayed in Christ; the blessings and promises of it, which are the sure mercies of David: these always remain, notwithstanding the unworthiness of his people; and though he hides his face sometimes from them, and chastises them; see Psalm 106:1; the goodness and mercy of God were seen in setting David on the throne; and abundantly more in giving Christ to be the Saviour of his people; for both which thanks should be given, and the kindness acknowledged, by the persons mentioned in the following verses. Psalm 116:7) for the third time. The title tells us both the author and the audience of the psalm: To the Chief Musician. Psalms 118 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, written by 29 eminent scholars, is one of the most-recognized standards of expository commentaries Psalm 118:22 NIV • Psalm 118:22 NLT • Psalm 118:22 ESV • Psalm 118:22 NASB • Psalm 118:22 KJV • Psalm 118:22 Interlinear • Psalm 118:22 Commentaries • Psalm 118:22 Parallel Texts • Psalm 118:22 Bible Apps • Psalm 118:22 Parallel • Bible Hub amata signifies a maid, who is not, as such, also Arab. 115:9, 10, 11] Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” 3 # [See ver. I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place. Psalm 117 Psalm 119 ... Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. It is easier in verses 19-20. The prosperity of Israel through the reign of David was a blessing to all who feared Jehovah. 563). 118; 119; 120; 121-135; 136-150; Psalm 110 – Messiah, Priest, Conquering King. The one thought that fills his whole soul, and in which the song which breathes forth his soul dies away, is Hallelujah. "O give thanks unto the Lord." All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them. 30) commend the singing of these and other words of the Psalms at the funerals of those who have departed in the faith (cf. Free Bible commentary on the Book of Psalms in Easy English - written by Gordon Churchyard for MissionAssist. If Israel does not sing, who will? The Lord answered me, and set me in a large place, The Lord taketh my part with them that help me, Therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me, It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man, It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes, But in the Name of the Lord will I destroy them, They compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about. Ps 118:1-29. I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD. 9 If you say, “The Lordis my refuge,”. Commentary. Study Psalm 117 using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. (Note: The Apostolic Constitutions (vi. to guard you in all your ways; However, whether they do or not, we shall believe in endless mercy - mercy to eternity. 8 It is better to take refuge in the Lord. The Psalms of David included Psalms 2-41 (except Psalms 33), Psalms 51-72, Psalms 108-110, and Psalms 138-145. "Because his mercy endureth for ever." Commentary on Psalm 119:1-8 (Read Psalm 119:1-8) This psalm may be considered as the statement of a believer's experience. —Better, thou despisest. 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see. With JESUS Film integration, seeing Scripture come to life gives. The sons of Aaron were specially set apart to come nearest to God, and it was only because of his mercy that they were enabled to live in the presence of the thrice holy Jehovah, who is a consuming fire. Learn more today! Psalms 118 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this nine-volume commentary, respected by legions of devoted students, still ring with timeless truth The prayer itself is not contained in פּתּחתּ למוסרי - for he is already rescued, and the perfect as a precative is limited to such utterances spoken in the tone of an exclamation as we find in Job 21:16 - but remains unexpressed; it lies wrapped up as it were in this heartfelt ānnáh: Oh remain still so gracious to me as Thou hast already proved Thyself to me. Boice on Psalm 118:8-9: “It is reported by people who count such things that there are 31,174 verses in the Bible, and if that is so, then these verses, the 15,587 th and the 15,588 th, are the middle verses. KJV: It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man. The whole nation was concerned in David's triumphant accession, and therefore it was right that they should unite in his adoring song of praise. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and all who follow His instructions have good insight. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. receive it at our hands, ye priests-and bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar. Psalm 2 Commentary Bible Hub. 4 Es sagen nun, die den HERRN fürchten: Seine Güte währet ewiglich. After "now say" supply "give thanks.". (h) So that all, that are both far and near, may see his mighty power.Psalm 118:17 Parallel Commentaries. Bound to the Altar If Israel does not sing when the Son of David ascends the throne, the very stones will cry out. "There is forgiveness with thee that thou mayest be feared.". Wesley's Notes for Psalms 118:23. King James Bible Psalm 118. 4 Let them now that fear the Lord say, that his mercy endureth for ever. 3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 118:1. Psalm 111 ended with the idea that the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; now the psalmist explains the blessedness of the one who does fear the LORD. DRB: It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man. Psalms 121 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, spanning 23 volumes, covered the entire Bible with verse by verse exposition Psalm 118 Lutherbibel 2017 Dankbares Bekenntnis zur Hilfe Gottes 1 Danket dem HERRN; denn er ist freundlich, und seine Güte währet ewiglich. 22 The stone which the builders rejected Is become the head [stone] of the corner. Geneva Study Bible. David speaks in his own name from the beginning to verse 22, and from thence to verse 25 in the name of the people, and thence to verse 27 in the name of the priests, and then concludes in his own name. continued...THE ARGUMENT This Psalm most probably was composed by David, when the civil wars between the houses of Saul and David were ended, and David was newly settled in the kingdom of all Israel, and had newly brought up the ark of God to his royal city, But though this was the occasion, yet David, or at least the Spirit of God, which indited this Psalm, had a further reach and higher design in it, and especially in the latter part of it, which was to carry the reader’s thoughts beyond the type to the antitype, the Messias and his kingdom, who was chiefly intended in it; which is apparent both from the testimonies produced out of it to that purpose in the New Testament, as Matthew 21:9,42 Mr 12:10,11 Ac 4:11, &c.; and from the consent of the Hebrew doctors, both ancient and modern; one evidence whereof is, that in their prayers for their Messiah they use some part of this Psalm; and from the matter itself, as we shall see hereafter. 11/5/2019 7th of Cheshvan, 5780. org provides a comprehensive Biblical and theological education from world-class professors to encourage spiritual growth and equip leaders in the church. 5 I called to the Lord in distress; Aquila, “Thou hast impaled.” Symmachus, “Thou hast convicted.” Literally the word seems to mean to weigh or value, but, from the habit of the buyer beating down the price by depreciating, comes to have a sense of this kind. "His mercy endureth for ever" was Israel's national hymn, which, as a people, they had been called upon to sing upon many former occasions; and now their leader, who had at last gained the place for which Jehovah had destined him, calls upon the whole nation to join with him in extolling, in this particular instance of the divine goodness, the eternal mercy of the Lord. It is to be hoped that the philosophical interpreters who endeavour to clip the word "for ever" into a mere period of time will have the goodness to let this passage alone. (l) In which God has shown chiefly his mercy, by appointing me king and delivering his Church.Psalm 118:24 Parallel Commentaries In that passage it is still more clear than in the passage before us that by the Beth of בּעזרי Jahve is not meant to be designated as unus e multis, but as a helper who outweighs the greatest multitude of helpers. Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity. The people coming in said, "Open the gates", (verse 19). EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: This is a Hallel (praise) Psalm––one of six Egyptian Hallel Psalms that were recited during the Passover and other major Jewish festivals. Psalm 103:17 But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on them that fear him, and his righteousness to children's children; Psalm 106:1 Praise you the LORD. (a) Because God by creating David king, showed his mercy toward his afflicted Church, the prophet not only thanks God himself, but exhorts all the people to do the same. 2 Let Israel say, “His faithful love endures forever.”. 3 Let the house of Aaron say, “His faithful love endures forever.”. The psalmist exhorteth all the godly to praise the Lord, who had been merciful to them, Psalm 118:1-4. Jesus says that we have only this one day, and we must not be anxious for the day tomorrow. This is reason enough for giving him thanks; goodness is his essence and nature, and therefore he is always to be praised whether we are receiving anything from him or not. Each day is a rich and precious gift from God, with new grace and new opportunities. Library. This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. And as these master - builders rejected David, so their successors rejected Christ. The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous, The right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly, I will go into them, and I will praise the Lord, This gate of the Lord, into which the righteous shall enter. Psalms 118 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary was written by Whedon, a central figure in the struggle between Calvinism & Arminianism 118. David was no doubt a very skillful musician, the Bible mentions that he played the lyre for King Saul (1 Samuel 16:23), and the prophet Amos mentions that David invented instruments of music for worship of the Lord (Amos 6:5). LORD, grant us success! Book 1 (Psalms 1 - 41) » Psalms 1-41 in one file [or download in RTF format] Psalm 1: The Two Ways … It is generally agreed that the Babylonian captivity is intended. A man had now come to the throne who for their Master's sake would esteem them, give them their dues, and preserve them safe from all harm. Copyright © 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2010 by, O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good because his mercy endureth for ever, Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth forever. Since this is one of the six Egyptian Hallel Psalms (113-118), sung as part of the Passover service, Jesus would have sung Psalm 117 with His disciples (Matthew 26:30, Mark 14:26). Mercy is a great part of his goodness, and one which more concerns us than any other, for we are sinners and have need of his mercy. Say, that his mercy endureth for ever —, O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good because his mercy endureth for ever, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Read Psalms 108 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Specially is it our joy to speak out to the honour and glory of God when we think upon the exaltation of his dear Son. His Steadfast Love Endures Forever. Mr. Burgess aptly quotes Proverbs 20:14. The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. Open to me the gates of righteousness — O ye porters, appointed by God for this work, open the gates of the Lord’s tabernacle, where the rule of righteousness is kept and taught, and the sacrifices of righteousness are offered: “The faithful, like David and his people of old, demand admission into the courts of the Lord’s house, there to praise him for his great and manifold mercies. Commentary on Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 View Bible Text . "Let them now that fear the Lord say, that his mercy endureth for ever." The best of earthly joys pass away, and even the world itself grows old and hastens to decay, but there is no change in the mercy of God; he was faithful to our forefathers, he is merciful to us, and will be gracious to our children and our children's children. The Hebrew does not form a feminine, עבדּה; Arab. We must never tolerate an instant's unbelief as to the goodness of the Lord; whatever else may be questionable, this is absolutely certain, that Jehovah is good; his dispensations may vary, but his nature is always the same, and always good. Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy, Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy. I will praise thee; for thou hast heard me. That position should be reason enough to give them prominence.” Psalm 86:16). This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes, O Lord, I beseech thee, send now prosperity, Blessed be he that cometh in the Name of the Lord, God is the Lord, which hath showed us light. Can any one of the royal priesthood be silent? In the truest sense he alone is good, "There is none good but one, that is God"; therefore in all gratitude the Lord should have the royal portion. It is not easy to see who said what in verses 1-18. Psalm 117 Bible Commentary. O give thanks; all sorts of persons, which are particularly expressed in the three next verses, as they are mentioned in like manner and order Psalm 115:9-11, See Poole "Psalm 115:9", See Poole "Psalm 115:10", See Poole "Psalm 115:11". Psalm 118:17, NASB: "I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of the LORD." 1 # ver. 2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 118:9 NIV • Psalm 118:9 NLT • Psalm 118:9 ESV • Psalm 118:9 NASB • Psalm 118:9 KJV • Psalm 118:9 Interlinear • Psalm 118:9 Commentaries • Psalm 118:9 Parallel Texts • Psalm 118:9 Bible Apps • Psalm 118:9 Parallel • Bible Hub With אמתך he is mindful of his pious mother (cf. 4 Let those who fear the Lord say, “His faithful love endures forever.”. Psalm 118:22. (Psalm 107.1) 2 Es sage nun Israel: Seine Güte währet ewiglich. With אנּה the poet clings to Jahve, with נגדּה־נּא to the congregation, and with בּתוככי to the holy city. 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