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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 147

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Introduction

Overview

Psalms 147:1, The prophet exhorts to praise God for his care of the church; Psalms 147:4, his power and wisdom; Psalms 147:6, his mercy; Psalms 147:7, his providence; Psalms 147:12, to praise him for his blessings upon the kingdom; Psalms 147:15, for his power over the elements; Psalms 147:19, and for his ordinances in the church.

Verse 1

for it is good: Psalms 63:3-5, Psalms 92:1, Psalms 135:3

and praise: Psalms 33:1, Psalms 42:4, Psalms 122:1-4, Revelation 5:9-14, Revelation 19:1-6

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:12 - And ye Psalms 50:14 - Offer Psalms 54:6 - for it Psalms 107:8 - praise Psalms 112:1 - Praise ye the Lord

Verse 2

build: Psalms 51:18, Psalms 102:13-16, Nehemiah 3:1-16, Nehemiah 7:4, Isaiah 14:32, Isaiah 62:7, Jeremiah 31:4, Daniel 9:25, Matthew 16:18

he: Psalms 102:20-22, Deuteronomy 30:3, Ezra 2:64, Ezra 2:65, Ezra 8:1-14, Isaiah 11:11, Isaiah 11:12, Isaiah 27:13, Isaiah 56:8, Jeremiah 32:37, Ezekiel 36:24-38, Ezekiel 37:21-28, Ezekiel 38:8, Ezekiel 39:27, Ezekiel 39:28, Ephesians 2:12-19

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 1:9 - yet will I Psalms 102:16 - When Isaiah 44:26 - that saith Jeremiah 31:28 - so Jeremiah 49:36 - the outcasts Micah 4:6 - and I

Verse 3

healeth: Psalms 51:17, Job 5:18, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 61:1, Jeremiah 33:6, Hosea 6:1, Hosea 6:2, Malachi 4:2, Luke 4:18

wounds: Heb. griefs, Isaiah 1:5, Isaiah 1:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:26 - for I am 2 Kings 20:5 - I will heal Psalms 30:2 - and Psalms 34:18 - unto them Psalms 41:4 - heal Psalms 103:3 - healeth Psalms 107:20 - healed Proverbs 3:8 - shall Proverbs 18:14 - spirit Isaiah 38:5 - I have seen Isaiah 42:3 - bruised Matthew 9:12 - They that be whole Matthew 12:20 - bruised Mark 5:29 - straightway Luke 10:34 - bound John 12:40 - heal 1 Peter 2:24 - healed Revelation 22:2 - healing

Verse 4

He: Psalms 8:3, Psalms 148:3, Genesis 15:5, Isaiah 40:26

Reciprocal: Job 9:9 - maketh Job 38:37 - number Isaiah 48:13 - when

Verse 5

Great: Psalms 48:1, Psalms 96:4, Psalms 99:2, Psalms 135:5, Psalms 145:3, 1 Chronicles 16:25, Jeremiah 10:6, Jeremiah 32:17-19, Nahum 1:3, Revelation 15:3

his understanding is infinite: Heb. of his understanding there is no number, Psalms 40:5, Psalms 139:17, Psalms 139:18, Isaiah 40:28, Romans 11:33

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:3 - a God Job 12:13 - wisdom Job 28:23 - General Job 36:5 - mighty Job 37:16 - perfect Psalms 89:8 - a strong Isaiah 40:26 - bringeth Daniel 2:20 - for wisdom Romans 16:27 - only

Verse 6

lifteth up: Psalms 25:9, Psalms 37:11, Psalms 145:14, Psalms 146:8, Psalms 146:9, Psalms 149:4, 1 Samuel 2:8, Zephaniah 2:3, Matthew 5:5, James 4:10, 1 Peter 3:4, 1 Peter 5:6

he casteth: Psalms 55:23, Psalms 73:18, Psalms 73:19, Psalms 146:9, 2 Peter 2:4-9

Reciprocal: Numbers 12:3 - very Psalms 102:10 - thou hast Ezekiel 28:17 - I will cast

Verse 7

Psalms 47:6, Psalms 47:7, Psalms 68:32, Psalms 92:1-3, Psalms 95:1, Psalms 95:2, Psalms 107:21, Psalms 107:22, Exodus 15:20, Exodus 15:21, Revelation 5:8-10

Reciprocal: Acts 14:17 - and gave Ephesians 5:19 - making Revelation 7:12 - thanksgiving Revelation 14:2 - harpers

Verse 8

covereth: Psalms 135:1, Genesis 9:14, 1 Kings 18:44, 1 Kings 18:45, Job 26:8, Job 26:9, Job 36:27-33, Job 38:24-27, Isaiah 5:6

prepareth: Psalms 65:9-13, Psalms 104:13, Psalms 104:14, Job 5:10, Jeremiah 14:22, Joel 2:23, Amos 5:7, Amos 5:8, Matthew 5:45, Acts 14:17, James 5:17, James 5:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:11 - Let the Job 36:32 - General Job 38:26 - on the wilderness Job 40:20 - the mountains Psalms 65:10 - settlest the furrows thereof Psalms 145:15 - The eyes Jeremiah 5:24 - that giveth Jeremiah 10:13 - He causeth Joel 2:22 - afraid 1 Corinthians 9:9 - Doth

Verse 9

Psalms 104:27, Psalms 104:28, Psalms 136:25, Psalms 145:15, Psalms 145:16, Job 38:41, Matthew 6:26, Luke 12:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:29 - to you Genesis 1:30 - General Genesis 6:21 - General Genesis 8:7 - a raven Numbers 22:32 - Wherefore 1 Kings 17:4 - I have commanded Job 36:32 - General Job 38:26 - on the wilderness Job 40:20 - the mountains Psalms 36:6 - thou Psalms 50:11 - know Psalms 65:9 - greatly Psalms 104:12 - sing Psalms 104:14 - causeth Psalms 104:21 - seek Joel 1:20 - cry Joel 2:22 - afraid Luke 12:6 - and 1 Corinthians 9:9 - Doth

Verse 10

delighteth: Psalms 20:7, Psalms 33:16-18, Job 39:19-25, Proverbs 21:31, Isaiah 31:1, Hosea 1:7

he taketh: 1 Samuel 16:7, 2 Samuel 1:23, 2 Samuel 2:18-23, Ecclesiastes 9:11

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:8 - delight Joshua 11:6 - horses Judges 5:22 - horsehoofs 1 Chronicles 28:4 - among the sons Job 22:3 - any pleasure Job 39:11 - trust Psalms 33:17 - his great Psalms 37:23 - delighteth Ecclesiastes 5:4 - for Isaiah 9:17 - have no joy Isaiah 30:16 - for we will Jeremiah 46:6 - not 1 Peter 3:4 - which is in

Verse 11

taketh: Psalms 35:27, Psalms 149:4, Proverbs 11:20, Proverbs 31:30, Isaiah 62:4, Zephaniah 3:17, Malachi 3:16, Malachi 3:17, 1 Peter 3:4

fear: Psalms 33:18, Psalms 33:22, 1 Peter 1:13, 1 Peter 1:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:12 - now Numbers 14:8 - delight Joshua 11:6 - horses Judges 5:22 - horsehoofs 1 Samuel 16:7 - Look not 2 Samuel 2:18 - was as light 2 Samuel 22:20 - delighted 2 Kings 4:1 - thy servant did fear 1 Chronicles 28:4 - among the sons Nehemiah 5:15 - because Job 22:3 - any pleasure Psalms 13:5 - But Psalms 32:10 - but Psalms 52:8 - I trust Psalms 103:13 - them Psalms 115:11 - General Psalms 119:38 - who is devoted Psalms 125:1 - that trust Psalms 128:1 - every one Ecclesiastes 5:4 - for Ecclesiastes 9:11 - that the race Ecclesiastes 12:13 - Fear Song of Solomon 5:1 - I have gathered Song of Solomon 7:10 - his Isaiah 5:7 - his pleasant plant Isaiah 53:10 - the pleasure Jeremiah 39:18 - because Jeremiah 46:6 - not Ezekiel 18:23 - not that Daniel 3:28 - that trusted Matthew 18:13 - he rejoiceth Luke 1:50 - General John 4:23 - the Father seeketh Hebrews 10:6 - thou Hebrews 10:38 - my Revelation 11:18 - and them

Verse 12

praise thy God: Psalms 135:19-21, Psalms 146:10, Psalms 149:2, Isaiah 12:6, Isaiah 52:7, Joel 2:23

Reciprocal: Psalms 69:35 - God Isaiah 33:13 - ye that are near Isaiah 41:10 - for I am thy God

Verse 13

he hath: Psalms 48:11-14, Psalms 51:18, Psalms 125:2, Nehemiah 3:1-16, Nehemiah 6:1, Nehemiah 7:1, Nehemiah 12:30, Lamentations 2:8, Lamentations 2:9, Lamentations 4:12, Daniel 9:25

blessed: Psalms 115:14, Psalms 115:15, Psalms 128:3-6, Psalms 144:12, Isaiah 44:3-5, Jeremiah 30:19, Jeremiah 30:20, Zechariah 8:3-5, Luke 19:42-44

Reciprocal: Psalms 69:35 - God Jeremiah 51:30 - her bars Nahum 3:13 - thy bars

Verse 14

He maketh peace: etc. Heb. Who maketh thy border peace, Psalms 29:11, Psalms 122:6, Leviticus 26:6, 1 Chronicles 22:9, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 60:17, Isaiah 60:18, Isaiah 66:12, Zechariah 9:8

filleth: Psalms 132:11, Deuteronomy 8:7, Deuteronomy 8:8, Ezekiel 27:17

finest of the wheat: Heb. fat of wheat, Psalms 81:16, *marg. Deuteronomy 32:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:18 - the fat Ruth 1:6 - in giving Psalms 132:15 - bless her provision Ezekiel 16:13 - thou didst John 6:9 - barley

Verse 15

sendeth: Psalms 33:9, Psalms 107:20, Psalms 107:25, Job 34:29, Job 37:12, Jonah 1:4, Matthew 8:8, Matthew 8:9, Matthew 8:13

his word: Psalms 68:11, 2 Thessalonians 3:1, *marg.

Reciprocal: Psalms 147:18 - General Psalms 148:8 - Fire Ezekiel 1:14 - General

Verse 16

giveth: Psalms 148:8, Job 37:6, Isaiah 55:10

scattereth: Job 37:9, Job 37:10, Job 38:29

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:14 - the hoar frost

Verse 17

casteth: Psalms 78:47, Psalms 78:48, Exodus 9:23-25, Joshua 10:11, Job 38:22, Job 38:23

who can stand: Job 38:29, Job 38:30

Verse 18

Psalms 147:15, Job 6:16, Job 6:17, Job 37:10, Job 37:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:10 - blow Jeremiah 51:16 - bringeth Amos 4:13 - and createth

Verse 19

showeth: Psalms 76:1, Psalms 78:5, Psalms 103:7, Deuteronomy 33:2-4, Malachi 4:4, Romans 3:2, Romans 9:4, 2 Timothy 3:15-17

word: Heb. words, Exodus 20:1-21, Deuteronomy 4:12, Deuteronomy 4:13, *marg. Deuteronomy 5:22

his statutes: Exodus 21:1 - Exodus 23:33, Deuteronomy 4:1, Deuteronomy 4:8, Deuteronomy 4:45, Deuteronomy 5:31, Deuteronomy 6:1, Malachi 4:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 15:2 - unto the Deuteronomy 7:14 - blessed Deuteronomy 18:14 - hath not suffered Deuteronomy 26:17 - to keep Deuteronomy 30:11 - it is not hidden Deuteronomy 32:10 - he instructed Deuteronomy 33:3 - he loved Judges 6:37 - only Psalms 19:7 - law Psalms 19:9 - judgments Psalms 33:12 - Blessed Psalms 107:20 - He sent Psalms 118:2 - General Psalms 135:19 - General Song of Solomon 8:8 - she hath Isaiah 22:1 - of vision Isaiah 33:22 - lawgiver Isaiah 63:7 - mention Jeremiah 8:8 - the law Lamentations 1:7 - all her Ezekiel 20:11 - I gave Hosea 8:12 - written Amos 3:2 - only Mark 12:1 - and set Luke 7:9 - not in John 4:22 - we worship Acts 13:26 - children Romans 2:14 - which Romans 2:18 - knowest Galatians 3:19 - It was added Ephesians 2:17 - that

Verse 20

not dealt so: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, Proverbs 29:18, Isaiah 5:1-7, Matthew 21:33-41, Acts 14:16, Acts 26:27, Acts 26:18, Romans 3:1, Romans 3:2, Ephesians 2:12, Ephesians 5:8, 1 Peter 2:9, 1 Peter 2:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:16 - separated Exodus 34:10 - I will do marvels Leviticus 15:2 - unto the Deuteronomy 4:8 - General Deuteronomy 7:14 - blessed Deuteronomy 18:14 - hath not suffered Deuteronomy 26:17 - to keep Deuteronomy 30:11 - it is not hidden Deuteronomy 32:10 - he instructed Deuteronomy 33:3 - he loved Judges 6:37 - only 2 Samuel 7:23 - what one 1 Chronicles 17:21 - what one Psalms 19:7 - law Psalms 33:12 - Blessed Psalms 76:1 - In Judah Psalms 118:2 - General Psalms 135:19 - General Song of Solomon 8:8 - she hath Isaiah 22:1 - of vision Isaiah 33:22 - lawgiver Isaiah 51:4 - O my Isaiah 63:7 - mention Jeremiah 13:11 - I caused Lamentations 1:7 - all her Ezekiel 16:7 - excellent ornaments Ezekiel 20:11 - I gave Hosea 8:12 - written Malachi 4:4 - the law Mark 12:1 - and set Luke 7:9 - not in Acts 13:26 - children Acts 17:23 - To Romans 2:14 - which Romans 2:18 - knowest Galatians 3:19 - It was added Ephesians 2:17 - that Hebrews 3:10 - they have

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 147". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-147.html.
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