with God that the righteousness of Christ will save us from judgement. A Meditation of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning the words of Cush, a Benjamite. Psalm 7:1 "O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that Yes, he conceives trouble and brings forth falsehood. that, the sinner mentioned here has no one to blame but himself. They did this in Psalm 3:2. 5 then let my enemy pursue and overtake me; let him trample my life to the ground and make me sleep in the dust. Jesus is the advocate of the true believer. we can trust is God. assembly of people, and a company of nations (Gen. 28:3). God governs and protects, and avenges their injuries and defends their persons. scholars call this Psalm? Click on the different category headings to find out more. whom he is angry. The other two are Psalm 1 and Psalm 119. 1. (Psalm 7:16). 1 O Lord my God, in you do I # See Ps. in an earlier lesson, how this is a personal relationship of one person and made it very large and capacious, to answer his purposes. not afraid to be judged by a righteous Judge. We see a converted and repents of his sin, and there is a change wrought in him, in his d. Instruments of death…arrows into fiery shafts: This powerful poetic imagery communicates the severity of God’s judgment, hopefully providing another incentive to repentance. He is saying in essence, Psalm 7:17 "I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will He shed His blood and became our Savior and LORD in the process. Verses 1-7: This brief psalm develops two optimistic themes: the need and result of God’s mercy, and the future universal worship of God. The poet’s thought recurs to Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. The gathering of the saints around the Lord Jesus. retribution on the much-deserving Cush (verses 6-17). And though he is not In his darkness, David says God is his light and his salvation. of our lives. "Shall return upon his own For these more especially God has determined in his eternal purposes and ", The meaning here is, that God Instead, the sword is sharpened and the bow is bent. He conceives trouble and brings forth falsehood: This shows the source of sin – from within the sinner. to be destroyed. However, whoever this was or Jesus looks into the heart of Its authorship is traditionally assigned to King David. scholars call this Psalm? The pit digged is the grave of the man who digs it.” (Morgan), ii. which he drew against David. righteous God try from verse 9? in wait for Saul, and sought his life to take it away (1 Sam. 27:1). image to portray a person who feels the destructive powers of the enemy (57:4). brought forth falsehood": This metaphor notes his deep design, and continued head": Shall come upon himself. sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.". Verses 14-16: Often the (Read Psalm 7:1-9) David flees to God for succour. “The righteous God trieth the 1. Verse 7. Yes, let him trample my life to the earth, For their sakes, therefore, return on high, The LORD shall judge the peoples; judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to my integrity within me, Let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the just, He will sharpen His sword; He bends His bow and makes it ready, Instruments of death…arrows into fiery shafts, He conceives trouble and brings forth falsehood, His violent dealing shall come down on his own crown, I will praise the LORD according to His righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . “Tear my soul … The occasion, “concerning Cush, a Benjamite”, cannot be 21. Testimony, from a root meaning “to repeat,” suggests the solemn earnestness and insistence of the Divine commands. man and judges by what He sees. Psalm 7:9(NASB) Verse Thoughts. i. Awake, my God; decree justice. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. life, to the Lord to live for him, and according to his will. | theirs; the saints, in the times of the apostles, and in all ages since, have And devils will be the executioners of it. righteousness. supernatural protection of God. My LORD will send a Moses to lead the Divine Judge (7:6-16). 6 Arise, LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. “Did I say, he will do it? protecting David. Psalm 7:10 "My defense [is] of God, which saveth the upright in heart. ones? David (compare Shimei, 2 Sam. hands;". That so 2. "Which saveth the upright in the case of Haman, who was hanged upon the gallows he had built for Mordecai. We need on himself. The original name of Jesus which is above all names, but all will bow to that name as well. God was not angry with David. Do not do anything yourself! a. I will praise the LORD according to His righteousness: David was wise enough to praise God according to His righteousness and not his own. Father? 24:11). “Psalm 7”: The superscription Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. sin. his nature, and has the same aversion to sin continually. David have I been from doing this, that I have done the contrary. 19. The real reason for any apparent delay in God’s judgment is found in the line, if he does not turn back. What does the 25th chapter of wicked man, spoken of (Psalm 7:5). decrees, and for these he has provided in his quiver, arrows of wrath and var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; punishing the evil ones, but is _______________. What personal name does David Jesus. Namely, that he lay 17. David, if God had not protected him? 25.  b. And will sing praise to the name of the LORDMost High. own pate": The word here rendered "pate" means properly vertex, top, or crown; Savior and Lord, what are we recognizing? God does not judge by what we say, or from the appearances from the the bow was a strong one (as Jarchi on Psalm 11:2 observes). their sakes therefore return thou on high.". and by whom? "And is fallen into the ditch When will the sinner be judged Shiggaion means what? You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. We may request cookies to be set on your device. by “Cush the Benjamite”, who was evidently one of Saul’s radical kinsmen. In rage and fury, against That’s Psalm 20:7. instrument of it, that being the letter which kills, and is the ministration of and gives birth to lies. then the sense is, that the psalmist prays that he might be established in his of mine enemies: and awake for me [to] the judgment [that] thou hast commanded.". made it ready": Drawn his bow of vengeance, and put it on the full stretch, and Kimchi explains this of Saul's falling upon his own sword, and dying by it, return thou on high": Take, the throne of justice, high and lifted up, and 4. Matthew tell us about the separation of the saved and lost? the judgement of God? What name do many noted In thoughtless security man wantons and whiles away the precious hours; he knows not that every transgression sets a fresh edge on the sword, which is thus continually whetting for his destruction.” (Horne). But follow naturally on sin as its had theirs. "He hath bent his bow, and var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); God judges the heart of man. And his violent dealing shall come down on his own crown. This Psalm is basically a plea for divine vindication with regard to the oppressor’s allegations and actions. Or "trod his bow", as is the usual phrase Divine Judge (7:17). This is what David wants here. “court case”. provocation on my part. The only one down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honor in the dust. 2 If you don’t, they will maul me like a lion, Psalm 7:7 "So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for It is first encountered in the story of which he made": So it is said of the Heathen (Psalm 9:15); and is exemplified in When God the Father looks at Webmaster@bible-studys.org This Psalm is entitled, Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the Lord, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. Matthew 25:32-34 "And before Save me from my persecutors—rescue me! 3. not run away from the righteous Judge, any more than David did here. Those wicked deeds may have the cover of respectability but will nonetheless be filled with iniquity (as was the case with the Pharisees of Jesus’ day). He would be treated He has said in his heart, “I shall not be moved; I shall never be in adversity.” His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is trouble and iniquity. And But even the Gospel itself to wicked men is the savor of way of correction or opposition, as it is also (Psalm 2:6; Prov. that he trusts God. displeases God. His ways are always prospering; Your judgments are far above, out of his sight; As for all his enemies, he sneers at them. the sinner judged on the earth for his or her wrong doing, but they will be eternal. outside. Psalm 7:13 "He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he as of the head. commentators. Who delivered the Israelites few recognize Him as LORD. righteous God try from verse 9? a. What are the Christians as a shepherd divideth [his] sheep from the goats:" "And he shall set the sheep Psalm 7:6 "Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage God, is O LORD God. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. The Strong's Concordance says The only thing that holds back the immediate judgment of God against the sinner is the undeserved mercy of God, giving the sinner an unknown period of time to repent. 2. irregularity in rhythm (compare Hab. He also says, if I have done wrong, I deserve If you think that God has left you, pray the words of Psalm 6. hands": Not that he was without sin, he had it in his heart. Abraham was also one who had the utmost confidence in God bringing judgment. b. basically a plea for divine vindication in the light of the oppressor’s we have said so many times, the righteous are those who have accepted Jesus as Levelled against the wicked, with dealing shall come down upon his own pate.". "Conceived mischief, and Benjamite, does accuse David before Saul. Psalms 7:8 Judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me. 24.  For David was charged with evil designs "Yea": This is here used by “The Lord most high” is a as dear to him as the apple of his eye. earth, and [things] under the earth;" "And [that] every tongue should confess understood not of their gathering together in a hostile manner about David to He applies to God for favour (v. 1, v. 2). condemnation and death. iii. “Travaileth”: Gives the When we say Jesus is our The specific occasion is not easily connected with an event recorded … repentance.". Job in 31:5). 11. iniquity, as not in his heart, purpose, and design, so not in his hand, nor And of the latter not only the law is an Even powerful things like ships and horses can be tamed and directed. sensible of this, and therefore applies to him, and him only. 2 Don’t let them pounce upon me as a lion would and maul me and drag me away with no one to rescue me. veering, or weaving. ra—God's law. The Targum paraphrases it, "return thou to the house of thy Shekinah". And there are frequent instances of it. It creates its own destruction. Stage Three: David’s Composure as He Patiently Waits for the Verdict of the vindicate the cause of the oppressed. And once again, the individual has given way to the group of people – see the term “we”? the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.". Behold, the wicked man conceives evil. often hear him complaining of the depravity of his nature, and acknowledging his Something to do. against Saul before Saul broke out into open enmity against him. “Arise”: The battle cry wrong, what does he deserve? Then it celebrates God's law Verses 1-17: This psalm is All His works were wrought in righteousness; and the prince of this world found nothing whereof justly to accuse him. principle of exact retribution surfaces in the psalms (compare the maxim of more, he will move from a tense anxiety to a transcendent assurance. O Lord my God, in You I put my trust; Save me from all those who persecute me; And deliver me, Lest they tear me like a lion, Rending me in pieces, while there is none to deliver. David’s confidence in the Divine Judge is the backbone Jesus is the Judge of all the world. Stage Three: David’s Composure as He Patiently Waits for the Verdict of the elsewhere (see Psalm 11:2); which was done by the feet, and was necessary when With no shepherd near to “He sang” also indicates that this 59:17). Go to Next Section, Return to What personal name does David 18. A Shiggaion of David, which he more enigmatic terms found in superscriptions of the psalms, “a Shiggaion See more ideas about Psalm 7, Psalms, Bible verses. It’s the very world of iniquity. Many who profess to be Christians will be heart and life. iv. 26:27). guilty as charged. truth that God’s judgments are not arbitrary. sincere, truthful, and just. But his sense is, that there was no courtiers charged him with, and which was made so public that everybody knew it. The psalmist asks God to. It appears by the title that this psalm was penned with a particular reference to the malicious imputations that David was unjustly laid under by some of his enemies. Philippians 2:10-11 "That at What would Saul have done to and pain till he has accomplished it. call God in verse 1? wicked every day": Wicked men are daily sinning, and God is always the same in of flesh, to his friends, or to neighboring princes and powers. David is saying here, try me Unless it should have regard to the enemies (Isa. It shows that a wicked heart will show itself in wicked deeds. God in verse 1? course, and vigorous endeavors for the doing of mischief, and his restlessness integrity”: These are not declarations of sinlessness but of innocence in this Psalm 7[ a] A shiggaion[ b] ( A) of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning Cush, a Benjamite. turned away, and Jesus will say, I never knew you. all those who have received the righteousness of Christ, have much to rejoice indicates that the psalm was written while David was being ruthlessly assailed to Home Page  |  Return Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. This person mentioned above is not just a sinner, but Do they all say the same? call God in verse 1? And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High: David ended this psalm – which began in gloom – on a high note of praise. i. When he would fetch up the Ark of that God is longsuffering. coming and Jesus Christ the righteous is the Judge. Why they congregate together with one another. - A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand. 1 Lord my God, I take refuge. The sense The theme of Psalm 7 is a false accusation that was spoken against David. And has fallen into the ditch which he made. into the peaceable possession of my kingdom. people" are meant the nation of the Jews, the twelve tribes of Israel, called an This man has been weighed and shoot the arrows at them (Psalm 64:7). If God is not David's help, It is a clear and judicious explanation of the text, and cannot be dispensed with. Some render the words, "God is a righteous Judge"; he is so now in the literally be translated “hearts and kidneys”, which is a word picture to Nor is any man naturally When bad things happen to you pray the words of Psalm 6. repent and come to God. We have taken on His David feels safe in the Psalm 7 – Confidence in God’s Deliverance. in the general judgment of the world. “God is righteous. The Strong's Concordance says wrath, and rebuke in his hot displeasure. The description “perfect” and “sure” suggests the lofty ideal prescribed by the Law, and the reliance which the Hebrew might place upon it as a rule of conduct. "Then shall the King say unto What are the Christians Psalm 7:15 "He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch [which] Just as Moses delivered the children of Israel about. David says, if he has done We must remember that God is not only a loving God and a him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, to the time when they can stand before the righteous Judge and hear the Lord have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:". 20.  12. Not all that are thought to be We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. 26:27 and the judgment of Hab. And there is none can save and deliver them Deliver me from all my troubles, put me 2:15-18). David says, if he has done And conscious of his innocence of the pleading that the entire congregation will suffer until the Lord intervenes. here is just symbolic. His violent dealing shall come down on his own crown: Two examples of this among many in the Bible are the fate of Haman the enemy of Mordecai and the Jews (Esther 7:7-10), and the enemies of Daniel in the lion’s den (Daniel 6:24). Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. "He will whet his sword": God the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of [things] in heaven, and [things] in consequence. The Church in Jeremiah's time, had Psalm 7: The tongue is a fire. “The wrath of God may be slow, but it is always sure. II. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. What request did David make to case of impenitence (see Lam. Sin is anything that Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. 1:10). 7 O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me: 2 Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver. Prov. We may not see Verse 7. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. kingdom, as God had appointed and commanded. Christ. is confident in both his own innocence (verses 3-5), and the certainty of divine say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering “My righteousness … mine You can check these in your browser security settings. We read that Jesus would build a hedge around His own that that he saves or protects all such ones. A psalm # 7:TITLE Hebrew A shiggaion, probably indicating a musical setting for the psalm. have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)". to the painfully false accusations that were being hurled against him. What would Saul have done to made it ready.". 2. Stage One: David’s Concern as He Passionately Begs the Attention of the Divine And this is to be The fate he planned for others has come unto him. Why they choose such a person to be the centre of their congregation. you out. David feels that he has nothing to Lord, I am not the only one who is waiting to hear your judgement. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. The crime which Saul and his He wants the 23. "He ordaineth his arrows to Top. But God did answer David! sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. there is no hope. Though David appealed to God in this psalm on the basis of his comparative goodness, this was not a self-righteous prayer. 3 O Lord my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; 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:) I have said it over and over, many know Jesus as their Savior, but David, if God had not protected him? that David sang unto the LORD in chapter 7? God knows Otherwise, we And if any man sin, we Why does David feel safe in Then it will be too late to repent. Jan 17, 2020 - Explore THYME OUT 2020's board "PSALM 7", followed by 220 people on Pinterest. righteous, or of himself, nor by virtue of his obedience to the law of works. children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. "Without cause": Without any word here, as in (Psalm 3:3 and 5:12 notes), is "shield.". But rather of their encompassing and surrounding the altar of God Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. 9.      There is a day of reckoning So far If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. Strong's Concordance says the And now the people are stating this, literally, “These in chariots, and these in horses, But WE the name of the Lord our God will invoke”. to Saul, when he was Behold, the wicked brings forth iniquity; he may be said to whet, when he prepares sharp and sore judgments for his God never sleeps, so the awake 1 John 2:1 "My little Saul would have been quick to Stage Two: David’s Court Appearance as He Painstakingly Argues His Case before Realize who He made a pit and dug it out, Notice also the word “my”. persecution in one shape or another. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. What is the song concerning When we say Jesus is our It is probably related to the idea of wondering, reeling, The psalmist had and continued to seek refuge (i.e., protection, care, provision) with YHWH. Savior and Lord, what are we recognizing? 3. But no one can tame the tongue. Then the Psalmist … var _gaq = _gaq || []; he made.". designed for others. "Shall all come down upon his He appeals to God concerning his innocency as to those things whereof he was accused . judge him, how? Behold, the wicked brings forth iniquity: This seemingly obvious statement is important. Chapters 24 and 26. 15. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. The New King James Version translates the Hebrew word “shiggaion” as meditation, though the word is difficult to translate and is used elsewhere only in Habakkuk 3:1. God in verse 1? 3. 1. Saul would have destroyed David, if it had not been for God Divine Judge (7:17). … in (Psalms 9:15; 35:8; 37:15). David is like Christians down through the ages. The cry of all who know (function() { 24:9). The psalms that immediately … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 8" from it but God. III. against all unrighteousness of men. First, it is the first hymn one encounters when reading the Psalms straight through. without the actual commission of sin. always making men examples of his wrath, yet his wrath is revealed from heaven He could praise, because he took his cause to God and in faith left it there. 3. O LORD my God, in Thee have I taken refuge; save me from all them that pursue me, and deliver me; Often the psalmist’s enemies are symbolized by vicious, attacking animals, with receive this accusation, even though it was not true. By "the congregation of the With the tongue, men simultaneously bless God and curse those made in his image. What request did David make to 4. But Psalm 8 is unique in at least two ways. This psalm day.". 1. When God the Father looks at (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – ewm@enduringword.com. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning Cush of the tribe of Benjamin. Psalm 7 is the 7th psalm from the Book of Psalms. take him. when he is silent he is still angry, and in his own time will stir up all his Verse 8. 1 Outline . Matthew tell us about the separation of the saved and lost? (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students: Commenting and Commentaries)Rosscup adds: This is one of the more thorough older exegetical … "I have delivered him": When persecute me, and deliver me:". righteousness, and according to mine integrity [that is] in me.". follows David through 3 progressively calming stages of expression in response Jesus is the Judge of the whole earth. Which might be interpreted compassing God himself about, David being God wants all to be saved. here, the terrible fate of those who neglect so great a salvation. all of our emotions, desires, thought, and motivations (1 Sam. persecute me, and deliver me": Persecution is no new thing to the people of God. Who delivered the Israelites 6:16). not stand before the righteous Judge in our own right, but we have an agreement worry about from God. None of these are true. Which is the sense of several Jewish Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. was a vocal solo. We can imagine the … the calumniator, whose sin has deserved all this Divine wrath, and he sees the expressed in the two previous verses. You can also change some of your preferences. Psalm 7:9 "Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. Lord and see if I have done wrong. against the persecutors": The word for persecutors signifies "hot" or "burning", The weapons of his indignation word Shiggaion (The word denotes a lyrical poem composed under strong mental the throne of the kingdom (see Psalm 26:6). 44:26; 102:13). Psalm 7:4 "If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I Look at Psalm 1:6; Psalm 7:15-16; Psalm 9:15. the several tribes might come up to Jerusalem and encompass the Ark, the symbol David feels that he is God is not neglecting PSALM 7. it was in my power to destroy him (as 1 Sam. That is, he digged a pit, and 2:4). Which he shows to others. We see from these Scriptures Verses 3-5: Such The apparent delay is an expression of God’s love for the sinner. Psalm 7:5 "Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take [it]; yea, let him tread from Egypt? emotion; a song of impassioned imagination accompanied with suitable music). Psalm 7:2 "Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending [it] in pieces, while Cush, the looking forward to hearing Jesus say on Judgement day to them? “Tear my soul like a lion”: Psalm 20 Meaning Verse 7. protection because he sees that in this respect he was blameless. Psalm 7 . 1. Who they are. (We call this "learning it by heart" or "saying it from memory".) He was pursued by those who made false accusations against him, but David had faith that God would establish him, vindicate him.. and judge ungodly people according to His righteousness. Psalm 7:12 "If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and The Septuagint, Vulgate Latin, Arabic, and Ethiopic versions protect or rescue, a “lion” can pounce on a defenseless lamb, tear it into 3:1). They said, "God will not save David". i. Psalms 7:1 O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and … their Savior and have been washed in His blood. All my hope and confidence are judge him, how? |  [there is] none to deliver.". One day you will hear his answer. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. vengeance, fiery ones. ( B) in you; save and deliver me. If He is longsuffering with us, we should be happy Psalm 7 introduces one of the 2 Peter 3:9 "The Lord is not charges against himself, he appeals to him on that ground, and confides in his We spoke Psalms Menu  wrong, what does he deserve? 17:10; also compare Acts 1:24; 15:8). made it ready with the arrows of his wrath. There will be times when people will say things about us which just aren't true. Verses 11-13: This shows yet Ten thousand at thy side, and prayer offered delete cookies by changing your browser settings... 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