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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 113

Overview

Psalms 113:1, An exhortation to praise God for his excellency; Psalms 113:6, for his mercy.

Verse 1

- Title This and the following five Psalms form what is called by the Hebrews the great Hallel, or praise; which was sung on their most solemn festivals, and particularly after the celebration of the Passover. - See Matthew 26:30. Mar_14:

Verse 2

Psalms 41:13, Psalms 106:48, 1 Chronicles 16:36, 1 Chronicles 29:10-13, Daniel 2:20, Ephesians 3:21, Revelation 5:13

Reciprocal: Psalms 8:1 - how Psalms 115:18 - General Psalms 121:8 - from this time Psalms 135:1 - Praise ye the name Psalms 145:1 - I will bless John 11:53 - from

Verse 3

Psalms 72:11, Psalms 72:17-19, Psalms 86:9, Isaiah 24:16, Isaiah 42:10-12, Isaiah 49:13, Isaiah 59:19, Habakkuk 2:14, Malachi 1:11, Romans 15:9, Romans 15:10, Revelation 11:15

Reciprocal: Psalms 29:2 - glory Psalms 48:10 - According Psalms 50:1 - called Psalms 103:12 - as the east Psalms 135:1 - Praise ye the name Psalms 145:6 - And men Zephaniah 3:9 - that Zechariah 8:7 - west country

Verse 4

high: Psalms 97:9, Psalms 99:2, Isaiah 40:15, Isaiah 40:17, Isaiah 40:22

his glory: Psalms 8:1, Psalms 57:10, Psalms 57:11, 1 Kings 8:27, Isaiah 66:1

Reciprocal: Psalms 57:5 - above Psalms 148:13 - glory Isaiah 57:15 - I dwell

Verse 5

like: Psalms 89:6, Psalms 89:8, Exodus 15:11, Deuteronomy 33:26, Isaiah 40:18, Isaiah 40:25, Isaiah 16:5, Jeremiah 10:6

dwelleth: Heb. exalteth himself to dwell

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:23 - no God 1 Kings 8:30 - and hear 2 Chronicles 6:18 - But will Job 16:19 - on high Job 21:22 - he judgeth Psalms 7:7 - return Psalms 21:13 - Be thou Psalms 123:1 - O thou Psalms 138:6 - Though Isaiah 6:1 - high Isaiah 12:4 - his name Isaiah 33:5 - he dwelleth Isaiah 46:5 - General Isaiah 63:15 - the habitation Jeremiah 23:23 - General Jeremiah 49:19 - who is like Daniel 2:11 - whose Micah 7:18 - a God Luke 12:6 - and

Verse 6

humbleth: Psalms 11:4, Job 4:18, Job 15:15, Isaiah 6:2

in heaven: Bp. Lowth observes that the two members of this line are to be referred severally to the two preceding lines; as if it were, "Who is exalted to dwell in the heavens; and who humbleth himself to inspect the things on earth."

in the earth: Psalms 138:6, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:2

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:30 - and hear 2 Chronicles 6:18 - But will 2 Chronicles 16:9 - the eyes Job 21:22 - he judgeth Psalms 7:7 - return Psalms 123:1 - O thou Psalms 148:4 - heavens Isaiah 33:5 - he dwelleth Isaiah 63:15 - the habitation Jeremiah 49:19 - who is like Daniel 2:11 - whose Micah 7:18 - a God Luke 1:52 - put Luke 12:6 - and

Verse 7

raiseth: Psalms 75:6, Psalms 75:7, Psalms 107:41, Job 5:11, Job 5:15, Job 5:16, Ezekiel 17:24, Ezekiel 21:26, Ezekiel 21:27, Luke 1:52, Luke 1:53, James 2:5

out of: Psalms 22:15, Isaiah 26:19, Daniel 12:2, Daniel 12:3, Acts 2:31-33, Ephesians 1:20, Ephesians 1:21, 1 Peter 3:21, 1 Peter 3:22

needy: 1 Samuel 2:7, 1 Samuel 2:8, 1 Samuel 24:14, 2 Samuel 7:8, 2 Samuel 7:9, Job 2:8, Job 36:6, Job 36:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:14 - sent 1 Kings 16:2 - I exalted thee 1 Chronicles 17:8 - made thee 1 Chronicles 29:12 - riches Esther 2:17 - so that he set Job 8:19 - out of the earth Job 34:24 - set Psalms 22:29 - all they that Psalms 78:71 - brought Psalms 107:11 - contemned Psalms 136:23 - in our low estate Proverbs 10:22 - it Ecclesiastes 4:14 - For out Isaiah 40:4 - valley Daniel 2:21 - he removeth Daniel 4:17 - the basest Matthew 4:9 - I give Luke 1:48 - regarded Luke 6:20 - Blessed Luke 14:21 - the poor Acts 7:35 - the same James 1:9 - in James 4:10 - he

Verse 8

Psalms 45:16, Psalms 68:13, Genesis 41:41, Philippians 2:8-11, Revelation 5:9, Revelation 5:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:14 - sent 1 Samuel 2:8 - the poor 1 Samuel 16:19 - with the sheep 2 Samuel 7:9 - a great 1 Kings 16:2 - I exalted thee 1 Chronicles 17:8 - made thee 1 Chronicles 29:12 - riches Esther 2:17 - so that he set Job 34:24 - set Job 36:7 - with Psalms 75:7 - he putteth Psalms 78:71 - brought Psalms 107:41 - setteth Proverbs 10:22 - it Ecclesiastes 4:14 - For out Isaiah 40:4 - valley Ezekiel 21:26 - exalt Daniel 2:21 - he removeth Daniel 4:17 - the basest Matthew 4:9 - I give Luke 1:48 - regarded Luke 6:20 - Blessed Luke 14:21 - the poor Acts 7:35 - the same James 1:9 - in

Verse 9

maketh: Psalms 68:6, Genesis 21:5-7, Genesis 25:21, Genesis 30:22, Genesis 30:23, 1 Samuel 2:5, Isaiah 54:1, Luke 1:13-15, Galatians 4:27

keep house: Heb. dwell in an house

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:30 - barren Genesis 21:6 - God Numbers 5:28 - and shall Ruth 4:13 - the Lord 2 Kings 4:17 - General Ecclesiastes 3:2 - time to be born Luke 1:58 - her neighbours John 16:21 - for

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 113". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-113.html.