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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Psalms 16

Verse 1


Michtam, "a prayer," or "meditation." See Psalms 56:0.; Psalms 57:0.; Psalms 59:0.; Psalms 60:0.

trust (See Scofield "Psalms 60:0- :")

Verse 9

thy flesh

The 16th Psalm is a prediction of the resurrection of the King. As a prophet David understood that, not at His first advent, but at some time subsequent to His death and resurrection Messiah would assume the Davidic throne. See Acts 2:25-31; Luke 1:32; Luke 1:33; Acts 15:13-17. See "Davidic Covenant," (See Scofield "Acts 15:13-44.15.17- :") ; "Kingdom (O.T.)," See Scofield "Acts 15:13-44.15.17- :".

See Psa 22., next in order of the Messianic Psalms.

Verse 10


Heb. "Sheol," (See Scofield " :-") .

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Psalms 16". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.