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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 129

Overview

Psalms 129:1, An exhortation to praise God for saving Israel in their great afflictions; Psalms 129:5, The haters of the church are cursed.

This Psalm was most probably composed in consequence of the opposition of the Samaritans. Ezra 4:1-23; Psalms 120:1, Psalms 121:1, Psalms 122:1, Psalms 123:1, Psalms 124:1, Psalms 125:1, Psalms 126:1, Psalms 127:1 *titles Psalms 128:1 *title

Verse 1

Many: or, Much.

have they: Exodus 1:12-14, Exodus 1:22, Exodus 5:7-19, Judges 2:15, Judges 10:8-12, 1 Samuel 13:19, Lamentations 1:3

from: Jeremiah 2:2, Ezekiel 23:3, Hosea 2:15, Hosea 11:1

may: Psalms 124:1

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 19:7 - all the evil Psalms 66:12 - caused Isaiah 54:11 - thou afflicted Jeremiah 15:20 - but Acts 7:19 - General

Verse 2

yet they have: Psalms 34:19, Psalms 118:13, Psalms 125:1, Job 5:19, Matthew 16:18, Romans 8:35-39, John 16:33, Revelation 12:8, Revelation 12:9

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 19:7 - all the evil Ezra 5:5 - that they Psalms 94:5 - break Jeremiah 1:19 - And they Jeremiah 15:20 - but

Verse 3

The plowers: Psalms 141:7, Isaiah 51:23

Reciprocal: Job 39:10 - General Psalms 94:5 - break Isaiah 9:12 - devour Israel Mark 15:15 - when John 19:1 - scourged

Verse 4

The Lord: Ezra 9:15, Nehemiah 9:33, Lamentations 1:18, Lamentations 3:22, Daniel 9:7

cut asunder: Psalms 124:6, Psalms 124:7, Psalms 140:5-11

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:27 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 12:6 - the Lord Revelation 16:5 - Thou art

Verse 5

be confounded: Psalms 83:4-11, Psalms 122:6, Esther 6:13, Esther 9:5, Isaiah 10:12, Isaiah 37:22, Isaiah 37:28, Isaiah 37:29, Isaiah 37:35, Zechariah 1:14-17, Zechariah 12:3, Zechariah 12:6, 1 Corinthians 16:22

Reciprocal: Psalms 35:4 - turned Psalms 35:26 - ashamed Psalms 37:2 - General Jeremiah 30:16 - General Lamentations 1:13 - he hath turned John 18:6 - they went

Verse 6

as the grass: Psalms 37:2, Psalms 92:7, Jeremiah 17:5, Jeremiah 17:6, Matthew 13:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:23 - thin 2 Kings 19:26 - the grass Job 8:12 - General Isaiah 37:27 - as the grass of 1 Peter 1:24 - all flesh

Verse 7

he that bindeth: Psalms 126:6, Isaiah 17:10, Isaiah 17:11, Hosea 8:7, Galatians 6:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:23 - thin Ruth 2:4 - The Lord Job 8:12 - General

Verse 8

The blessing: Psalms 118:26, Ruth 2:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:10 - General Deuteronomy 6:7 - shalt talk 1 Samuel 13:10 - salute him 2 Samuel 8:10 - to bless him Job 21:29 - go by Psalms 1:3 - whatsoever Jeremiah 31:23 - The Lord 2 John 1:10 - neither

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 129". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-129.html.