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Bible Commentaries

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Psalms 126

Overview

Psalms 126:1, The church, celebrating her incredible return out of captivity, Psalms 126:4, prays for, and prophesies the good success thereof.

This Psalm evidently appears to have been composed in consequence of the proclamation of Cyrus in favour of the Jews, giving them leave to return to their own land, and rebuild their city and temple. Psalms 120:1, Psalms 121:1, Psalms 122:1, Psalms 123:1, Psalms 124:1, Psalms 125:1 *titles

Verse 1

turned again: etc. Heb. returned the returning of Zion, Psalms 53:6, Psalms 85:1, Ezra 1:1-11, Job 42:10, Jeremiah 31:8-10, Hosea 6:11, Joel 3:1

we were like: Job 9:16, Mark 16:11, Luke 24:11, Luke 24:41, Acts 12:9, Acts 12:14-16

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:26 - he believed Deuteronomy 30:3 - then the Nehemiah 8:12 - to make Job 29:24 - they believed Psalms 30:11 - turned Psalms 66:5 - Come Psalms 106:47 - Save us Psalms 126:4 - Turn again Ecclesiastes 3:4 - time to weep Isaiah 14:7 - they Isaiah 48:20 - with a voice Isaiah 49:24 - prey Jeremiah 29:14 - and I will turn Jeremiah 30:19 - out Jeremiah 32:44 - for I Jeremiah 33:7 - will cause Jeremiah 51:10 - let us Ezekiel 16:53 - bring Ezekiel 36:23 - and the heathen Joel 2:21 - for Zephaniah 2:7 - turn Luke 6:21 - ye shall laugh Luke 15:25 - he

Verse 2

Then was: Psalms 14:7, Psalms 53:6, Psalms 106:47, Psalms 106:48, Ezra 3:11, Job 8:21, Isaiah 35:10, Isaiah 49:9-13, Jeremiah 31:12, Jeremiah 31:13, Jeremiah 33:11, Revelation 11:15-17

then said: Numbers 23:23, Joshua 2:9-11, Joshua 9:9, Joshua 9:10, Nehemiah 6:16, Zechariah 8:22, Zechariah 8:23, Romans 11:15

done great things for them: Heb. magnified to do with them

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:12 - laughed Genesis 21:6 - God 1 Samuel 12:24 - how great things Psalms 30:11 - turned Psalms 31:19 - wrought Psalms 65:8 - afraid Psalms 71:19 - who hast Psalms 85:1 - thou hast Psalms 96:10 - Say Psalms 109:27 - General Psalms 145:6 - And men Ecclesiastes 3:4 - time to weep Song of Solomon 6:9 - The daughters Jeremiah 30:19 - out Jeremiah 33:9 - a name Ezekiel 36:35 - they shall Ezekiel 37:13 - General Ezekiel 37:28 - the heathen Ezekiel 39:13 - the day Joel 2:26 - that Micah 7:16 - nations Zephaniah 3:14 - shout Luke 1:49 - hath Luke 6:21 - ye shall laugh Luke 8:39 - and published Luke 24:41 - believed

Verse 3

Psalms 18:50, Psalms 31:19, Psalms 66:5, Psalms 66:6, Psalms 68:7, Psalms 68:8, Psalms 68:22, Ezra 7:27, Ezra 7:28, Isaiah 11:11-16, Isaiah 12:4-6, Isaiah 51:9-11, Isaiah 52:9, Isaiah 52:10, Isaiah 66:14, Luke 1:46, Luke 1:49, Ephesians 1:18-22, Revelation 12:10, Revelation 19:1-7

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:23 - What hath 1 Samuel 12:24 - how great things Psalms 71:19 - who hast Psalms 92:4 - General Psalms 145:6 - And men Jeremiah 33:9 - a name Ezekiel 37:13 - General Ezekiel 39:13 - the day Joel 2:26 - that Zephaniah 3:14 - shout Luke 8:39 - and published

Verse 4

Turn again: Psalms 126:1, Psalms 85:4, Hosea 1:11

as the streams: Joshua 3:16, Isaiah 41:18

Reciprocal: Job 42:10 - turned Jeremiah 29:14 - and I will turn Jeremiah 33:7 - will cause Jeremiah 50:4 - going

Verse 5

that sow: Psalms 137:1, Isaiah 12:1-3, Jeremiah 31:9-13, Joel 2:17, Joel 2:23, Matthew 5:4, John 16:20-22, 2 Corinthians 7:8-11

joy: or, singing

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:32 - afflict Numbers 29:7 - afflict 2 Samuel 15:30 - weeping 2 Kings 20:5 - I have seen Psalms 30:5 - weeping Psalms 51:8 - Make Psalms 56:8 - put Psalms 90:15 - Make Psalms 97:11 - sown Proverbs 11:18 - but Ecclesiastes 3:4 - time to weep Ecclesiastes 7:3 - is better Ecclesiastes 7:8 - Better Ecclesiastes 11:1 - for Isaiah 9:3 - they joy Hosea 10:12 - Sow Mark 9:24 - with Luke 6:21 - ye that weep Luke 7:38 - weeping Luke 22:62 - and wept John 17:13 - that Acts 20:37 - wept 1 Corinthians 7:30 - that weep 2 Corinthians 7:7 - mourning Galatians 6:8 - soweth to the 2 Timothy 1:4 - filled James 4:9 - afflicted

Verse 6

that goeth: Psalms 30:5, Job 11:13-17, Isaiah 61:3, Jeremiah 50:4, Jeremiah 50:5, Galatians 6:7, Galatians 6:8

precious seed: or, seed basket

shall doubtless: Isaiah 9:2, Isaiah 9:3, Luke 15:18-24, Acts 16:29-34, Revelation 7:15-17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:32 - afflict Numbers 29:7 - afflict 2 Samuel 15:30 - weeping Ezra 3:12 - wept Job 8:21 - he fill Psalms 51:8 - Make Psalms 56:8 - put Psalms 90:15 - Make Psalms 97:11 - sown Psalms 129:7 - he that bindeth Proverbs 11:18 - but Ecclesiastes 3:4 - time to weep Ecclesiastes 7:3 - is better Ecclesiastes 7:8 - Better Ecclesiastes 11:1 - for Jeremiah 31:9 - come Hosea 10:12 - Sow Matthew 5:4 - General Luke 6:21 - ye that weep Luke 7:38 - weeping Luke 22:62 - and wept John 16:20 - your 1 Corinthians 7:30 - that weep 2 Corinthians 7:7 - mourning Philippians 3:8 - doubtless Hebrews 6:7 - receiveth James 4:9 - afflicted

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 126". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-126.html.