rules. Devil and Lucifer. grace ~ when someone (here God) is kind and *forgives when But the psalm does not begin by talking about man. Lord ~ a name for God; it means he has authority, or One day as Newton was studying the model, a friend who did not believe in the biblical account of creation stopped by. vines ~ plants that grow *grapes (to make *wine). “O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!”. 66f. “That’s right! that they are "the righteous", meaning "righteous people". 5:3ff.). holy ones ~ they live with God in *heaven. Sir Isaac Newton had an exact replica of our solar system made in miniature. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. But the cry of the newborn displays God’s strength. consec. This Psalm 145 selection, therefore, makes it challenging for … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21" David knows that in spite of all of the evidence of God’s glory in His creation, there are still adversaries that oppose Him. "master"; *Adonai in *Hebrew. "righteous". He also interpreted their praise as praise not of a mere man, which a mere “son of David” would be, but of God, since the psalm says that God has ordained praise for himself from children’s lips. Hebrew ~ the language that the *Jews spoke when they wrote The second “Lord” is the Hebrew “Adonai,” meaning sovereign or lord. sons of God ~ they live with God in *heaven. Where is the biblical balance? when? Ecclesiastes 4:8). O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! As we seek to live in light of God’s purpose for our lives, we will know where we fit into His plan and our lives will take on the significance that God intended. SELAH ~ a place to pray or think or make music. Here, like a good composer, the poet returns to his key-note, falling back, as it were, into his first state of wondering adoration. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Even here the topics of praise are varied, including prayer being answered (verse 2), sins being forgiven (verse … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 65:[1-8] 9-13" Thus it may refer to a psalm for the grape harvest (such as the Feast of Tabernacles); to the ark’s journey from the house of Obed-edom the Gittite to Jerusalem (2 Sam. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. Forget the mall or the movies. "*break"). musical instrument ~ something that makes music when you And even if we live a long life, it all goes by so quickly. hitting him. Two other psalms (81, 84) have the term in their titles. so sinful a creature, that he should be thus favoured! What does this verse really mean? Some muscles respond to your conscious will, whereas some react automatically. (The above synopsis of birth is from Geoffrey Simmons, Billions of Missing Links, pp. Although we marred God’s image through sin, God has restored it in Jesus Christ. You have set your glory in the heavens. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. are good spirits usually known as *angels. Should Christians be at the forefront of the environmental movement? But the Son of man, in whom the original pattern is more fully realized, reflects this same glory far more perfectly.”. (including how! maskil ~ a psalm that teaches you something. He was a good friend of President Theodore Roosevelt. in your family that live after you are dead. Some jobs seem tedious and boring. To kill children simply because it is inconvenient to care for them, is a horrible sin that we must confront. Of course, he had no telescopes to show him how big the universe is. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. 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. In Psalm 78, the rules in According to Genesis 1:27 man is created בּצלם אלהים, he is a being in the image of God, and, therefore, nearly a divine being. nest ~ place where a bird keeps its babies. This refers to Christ. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. how awesome is your name through all the earth! You just need to get out of the way and let people see it! consec. glory ~ something that shines very much, maybe *heaven: and about the church [see church]. *grapes. Count Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. prophet ~ someone that says what God thinks and will do. מן is here neither comparative (paullo inferiorem eum fecisti Deo), nor negative (paullum derogasti ei, ne esset Deus), but partitive (paullum derogasti ei divinae naturae); and, without אלהים being on that account an abstract plural, paullum Deorum, equals Dei (vid., Genesis S. The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database ( within the BibleForge project ( It pumps about 3,000 gallons of blood per day. Psalm 8:9 Translation & Meaning. to silence enemy and avenger. When the Sun Sets: Jacob Meets God (Gen. 27:41-28:22), Jacob: When God Turns Darkness into Dawn (Expository Sermons On O.T. leader. Psalm 9 – God Remembers, Man Forgets. But the biological process of birth is amazing. What Does Psalm 107:8 Mean? In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. It consists of 100 billion suns, each larger than our sun.” Then Roosevelt would grin and say, “Now I think we are small enough! Job 7:18) describes that which happened formerly. This publication is shake ~ move from one side to another and back again very Jesus’ enemies, the chief priests and scribes, became indignant about what the children were saying. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. The preceding fut. What does he mean? "I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to … Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail. 6:11); or to a tune or musical instrument named after the city. 82:1, 6). Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Look after We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Derek Kidner (Psalms 1-72 [IVP], pp. Just before the mother and child separate, the newborn gets a last-minute blood transfusion through the umbilical cord. praise ~ say how great somebody is; or, words that say how His name shall, therefore, be honoured through all the earth.” (Meyer), v. “Even thou, silly worm, shalt honour him, when it shall appear what God hath done for thee, what lusts he hath mortified, and what graces he hath granted thee.” (Spurgeon), (c) 2020 The Enduring Word Bible Commentary by David Guzik – It is not until Psalm 8:6 that the writer glances back at creation. “The most striking feature of Psalm 8…is its description of man and his place in the created order. righteousness ~ what you have when you are *righteous. hit it (cymbals, drum), blow in it (flute, trumpet, horn, shofar) or touch it shield ~ what a soldier holds over himself to stop things How can we apply this psalm? He is the only uncreated being in the universe! There is enough evidence for the Creator in the human body alone to convince anyone willing to think about it that we are not the product of random chance over a long period of time. David could have said that we were made just a little higher than the other animals, but instead, he says that we were made a little lower than God to reflect the wonder that we are created in His image. I haven’t even mentioned your lungs, your other senses (hearing, taste, smell, and touch), your endocrine glands, your immune system, and much more.