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Psalms 57

Overview

Psalms 57:1, David in prayer fleeing unto God, complains of his dangerous case; Psalms 57:7, He encourages himself to praise God.

not. A golden Psalm. This Psalm is supposed to have been called al tashcheth , or “destroy not,” because David thus addressed one of his followers when about to kill Saul in the cave; and michtam , or “golden,” because written, or worthy to be written, in gold. Psalms 58:1, Psalms 59:1 *titles

Verse 1

when: Psalms 142:1, *title 1 Samuel 22:1, 1 Samuel 24:3, 1 Samuel 24:8

be: Psalms 56:1, Psalms 69:13-16, Psalms 119:76, Psalms 119:77

soul: Psalms 9:10, Psalms 13:5, Psalms 125:1, Isaiah 50:10

shadow: Psalms 17:7, Psalms 17:8, Psalms 36:7, Psalms 61:4, Psalms 63:7, Psalms 91:1, Psalms 91:4, Psalms 91:9, Ruth 2:12, Luke 13:34

until: Isaiah 10:25, Isaiah 26:20, Matthew 24:22, John 16:20, James 5:10, James 5:11, Revelation 7:14, Revelation 21:4

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:4 - so Psalms 4:1 - have mercy upon me Psalms 27:5 - hide Psalms 41:10 - be merciful Psalms 86:3 - Be merciful Psalms 102:1 - Hear Psalms 109:26 - save me Psalms 123:3 - Have mercy Proverbs 27:12 - General Ecclesiastes 7:12 - a defence Song of Solomon 2:3 - I sat Isaiah 18:1 - shadowing Jeremiah 11:20 - revealed Jeremiah 36:26 - but Zephaniah 2:3 - hid Matthew 23:37 - even

Verse 2

God most: Psalms 56:2, Psalms 136:2, Psalms 136:3, Isaiah 57:15

that: Psalms 138:8, Isaiah 26:12, Philippians 1:6, Philippians 2:12, Hebrews 13:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:18 - the most Acts 16:17 - the most Hebrews 7:1 - the most

Verse 3

send: Psalms 18:6-50, Psalms 144:5-7, Matthew 28:2-6, Acts 12:11

from the reproach of him: or, he reproacheth him, etc. swallow. Psalms 56:1, Psalms 56:2, Psalms 61:7, Numbers 23:24, Job 31:31, Micah 3:2, Micah 3:3

send: Psalms 40:11, Psalms 43:3, John 1:17

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 2:6 - the Lord 2 Samuel 15:20 - mercy 2 Samuel 17:16 - be swallowed Psalms 18:16 - He sent Psalms 25:10 - mercy Psalms 35:25 - We have Psalms 39:8 - make Psalms 55:18 - He hath Psalms 89:51 - footsteps Psalms 119:39 - Turn Psalms 119:121 - leave me Psalms 124:3 - Then they Psalms 142:6 - for they Proverbs 1:12 - swallow Lamentations 2:16 - We have swallowed 2 Corinthians 2:7 - swallowed

Verse 4

among: Psalms 10:9, Psalms 17:12, Psalms 17:13, Psalms 22:13-16, Psalms 35:17, Psalms 58:6, Proverbs 28:15, Daniel 6:22-24

set: Judges 9:20, James 3:6

whose: Psalms 58:6, John 4:10, John 4:11, Proverbs 30:14

tongue: Psalms 52:2, Psalms 55:21, Psalms 64:3, Proverbs 12:18, Proverbs 25:18, Revelation 19:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:1 - Jacob Numbers 17:10 - rebels Numbers 35:20 - by laying Job 4:10 - the teeth Job 5:21 - be hid Job 41:14 - his teeth Psalms 4:2 - O Psalms 25:19 - Consider Psalms 31:13 - fear Psalms 35:15 - they Psalms 59:7 - swords Psalms 119:121 - leave me Psalms 120:4 - Sharp Psalms 120:6 - soul Psalms 140:3 - sharpened Psalms 142:6 - for they Proverbs 14:3 - the mouth Proverbs 16:27 - in Jeremiah 2:15 - young lions Jeremiah 9:8 - tongue Jeremiah 18:18 - Come and let us smite Jeremiah 20:10 - I heard Ezekiel 38:13 - with Hosea 7:16 - the rage Luke 23:5 - they Luke 23:23 - General Romans 3:13 - with their James 3:8 - an unruly Revelation 9:8 - and their

Verse 5

Be thou: Psalms 57:11, Psalms 21:13, Psalms 108:4, Psalms 108:5, 1 Chronicles 29:1, Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:17, Isaiah 12:4, Isaiah 37:20, Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10

above: Psalms 8:1, Psalms 113:4-6

thy glory: Psalms 72:19, Psalms 148:13, Numbers 14:21, Isaiah 6:3, Habakkuk 2:14, Habakkuk 3:3

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:11 - exalted Psalms 18:46 - exalted Psalms 46:10 - I will be

Verse 6

a net: Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 9:15, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 35:8, Psalms 140:5, 1 Samuel 23:22-26, Proverbs 29:5, Micah 7:2

my soul: Psalms 42:6, Psalms 142:3, Psalms 143:4, Matthew 26:37, Matthew 26:38

Reciprocal: Job 6:27 - ye dig Psalms 31:4 - Pull Psalms 38:6 - bowed Psalms 56:6 - mark Psalms 148:13 - glory Proverbs 11:27 - he that seeketh Proverbs 26:27 - diggeth Jeremiah 18:20 - digged Matthew 22:15 - how

Verse 7

my: Psalms 108:1, Psalms 108:2, Psalms 112:7

fixed: or, prepared

I will: Psalms 34:4, Isaiah 24:15, Romans 5:3, Ephesians 5:20

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 12:14 - he prepared 2 Chronicles 19:3 - prepared Ezra 7:10 - prepared Psalms 103:1 - all that

Verse 8

Awake: Judges 5:12, Isaiah 52:1, Isaiah 52:9

my glory: Psalms 16:9, Psalms 30:12, Psalms 108:1-3, Acts 2:26

I myself will awake early: Literally,"I will awaken the morning," or dawn; a highly poetical expression, which Milton and others have borrowed: - Cheerly rouse the slumbering morn.

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:6 - honour 2 Chronicles 20:28 - with psalteries Psalms 43:4 - upon Psalms 92:3 - instrument Psalms 108:2 - I myself James 3:9 - Therewith Revelation 14:2 - harpers

Verse 9

Psalms 2:1, Psalms 18:49, Psalms 22:22, Psalms 22:23, Psalms 96:3, Psalms 138:1, Psalms 138:4, Psalms 138:5, Psalms 145:10-12, Romans 15:9

Verse 10

For: Psalms 36:5, Psalms 71:19, Psalms 85:10, Psalms 85:11, Psalms 89:1, Psalms 89:2, Psalms 103:11, Psalms 108:4

truth: Genesis 9:9-17, Isaiah 54:7-10, Hebrews 6:17, Hebrews 6:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:6 - truth Psalms 8:1 - thy Psalms 86:13 - great Psalms 113:4 - his glory

Verse 11

Psalms 57:5, Psalms 8:1, Psalms 8:9, Revelation 15:3, Revelation 15:4

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:11 - exalted Psalms 18:46 - exalted Psalms 21:13 - Be thou Psalms 108:5 - Be thou Psalms 113:4 - his glory Isaiah 6:3 - the whole earth Mark 15:15 - willing Luke 11:2 - Hallowed 1 Timothy 1:17 - be Revelation 11:17 - thou hast

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 57". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-57.html.