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Psalms 60

Overview

Psalms 60:1, David, complaining to God of former judgment, Psalms 60:4, now upon better hope, prays for deliverance; Psalms 60:6, Comforting himself in God’s promises, he craves that help whereon he trusts.

Probably a hexachord harp, or lute; for aiduth appears to be the same as the Arabic ood , a harp or lute; concerning shushan .

Verse 1

Michtam: or, a golden Psalm, Psalms 59:1, *title

when he strove: 2 Samuel 8:3, 2 Samuel 8:12, 2 Samuel 8:13, 2 Samuel 10:16, 1 Chronicles 18:3, 1 Chronicles 18:12, 1 Chronicles 18:13, 1 Chronicles 19:16-19

valley: 2 Kings 14:7, 2 Chronicles 25:11

O God: Psalms 60:10, Psalms 44:9, Psalms 74:1, Psalms 89:38, Psalms 108:11, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Romans 11:1, Romans 11:2

scattered: Heb. broken, Psalms 59:11, 1 Samuel 4:10, 1 Samuel 4:11, 1 Samuel 4:17, 1 Samuel 13:6, 1 Samuel 13:7, 1 Samuel 13:11, 1 Samuel 13:19-22, 1 Samuel 31:1-7

O turn: Psalms 79:9, Psalms 89:3, Psalms 89:7, Psalms 89:19, Psalms 85:4, Psalms 90:13, Lamentations 3:31, Lamentations 3:32, Zechariah 10:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:21 - Aram Genesis 27:29 - be lord Numbers 24:18 - General 1 Kings 11:15 - when David 1 Kings 11:23 - Hadadezer Psalms 25:16 - Turn Psalms 44:11 - scattered Psalms 44:19 - Though Psalms 56:1 - Michtam Psalms 75:3 - earth Psalms 108:10 - who will lead Lamentations 5:22 - But thou hast utterly rejected us Zechariah 1:2 - Lord John 1:4 - the life

Verse 2

made: Psalms 104:32, Psalms 114:7, 2 Samuel 22:8, Job 9:6, Isaiah 5:25, Jeremiah 4:24, Jeremiah 10:10, Amos 8:8, Habakkuk 3:10, Matthew 27:51

broken: Psalms 89:40, 2 Samuel 2:8-32, 2 Samuel 3:11-14, Isaiah 7:8, Jeremiah 14:17, Jeremiah 48:38, Haggai 2:6, Haggai 2:7

heal: 2 Chronicles 7:14, Job 5:18, Isaiah 30:26, Jeremiah 30:17, Lamentations 2:13, Ezekiel 34:16, Hosea 6:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:21 - Aram Genesis 27:29 - be lord 1 Kings 11:27 - the breaches Lamentations 5:22 - But thou hast utterly rejected us Ezekiel 12:18 - General

Verse 3

showed: Psalms 71:20, Nehemiah 9:32, Daniel 9:12

to drink: Psalms 75:8, Isaiah 51:17, Isaiah 51:22, Jeremiah 25:15, Lamentations 4:21, Ezekiel 23:31, Ezekiel 23:32, Habakkuk 2:16, Revelation 16:19, Revelation 18:16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:28 - General Isaiah 21:2 - grievous Isaiah 63:6 - make Jeremiah 9:15 - I will Jeremiah 13:13 - I will Jeremiah 23:9 - like a drunken Jeremiah 25:18 - Jerusalem Jeremiah 48:26 - ye him Lamentations 3:15 - filled Ezekiel 4:16 - eat Ezekiel 12:18 - General Amos 8:8 - the land Revelation 14:10 - drink

Verse 4

a banner: Psalms 20:5, Exodus 17:15, Song of Solomon 2:4, Isaiah 11:12, Isaiah 49:22, Isaiah 59:19

because: Psalms 12:1, Psalms 12:2, Psalms 45:4, Isaiah 59:14, Isaiah 59:15, Jeremiah 5:1-3

Verse 5

That: Psalms 60:12, Psalms 22:8, Psalms 108:6-13, Deuteronomy 7:7, Deuteronomy 7:8, Deuteronomy 33:3, Matthew 3:17, Matthew 17:5

save: Psalms 17:7, Psalms 18:35, Psalms 20:6, Psalms 74:11, Exodus 15:6, Isaiah 41:10

Reciprocal: Psalms 108:1 - General Psalms 138:7 - and thy right Jeremiah 17:14 - save Romans 1:7 - beloved Ephesians 1:6 - in

Verse 6

God: Psalms 89:19, Psalms 89:35, Psalms 108:7-13, Psalms 132:11, 2 Samuel 3:18, 2 Samuel 5:2, Jeremiah 23:9, Amos 4:2

rejoice: Psalms 56:4, Psalms 119:162, 2 Samuel 7:18-20, Luke 1:45-47

divide: Joshua 1:6, 2 Samuel 2:8, 2 Samuel 2:9, 2 Samuel 5:1-3

Shechem: Genesis 12:6, Sichem, Joshua 20:7, Joshua 24:1, Joshua 24:32

valley: Joshua 13:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 33:17 - Succoth Judges 8:5 - Succoth 1 Kings 12:1 - Shechem Psalms 56:10 - General Psalms 97:12 - give thanks Philippians 1:25 - joy

Verse 7

Gilead: Joshua 17:1, Joshua 17:5, Joshua 17:6, 1 Chronicles 12:19, 1 Chronicles 12:37

strength: Deuteronomy 33:17, 1 Samuel 28:2

Judah: Genesis 49:10

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:9 - the country of Gilead 1 Chronicles 5:2 - Judah 1 Chronicles 28:4 - chosen Judah Psalms 68:27 - princes

Verse 8

Moab: 2 Samuel 8:2, 1 Chronicles 18:1, 1 Chronicles 18:2

over: Genesis 25:23, Genesis 27:40, Numbers 24:18, 2 Samuel 8:14, 1 Chronicles 18:13

triumph: or, triumph thou over me - by an irony Psalms 108:9, Psalms 108:10, 2 Samuel 5:17-25, 2 Samuel 8:1, 2 Samuel 21:15-22

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:44 - head 2 Kings 1:1 - Moab 2 Kings 3:4 - rendered 1 Chronicles 18:12 - slew of the Edomites Amos 9:12 - Edom

Verse 9

Who: Judges 1:12, Judges 1:24, Judges 1:25, 1 Chronicles 11:6, 1 Chronicles 11:17-19

strong city: Heb. city of strength, 2 Samuel 11:1, 2 Samuel 12:26-31

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - the elder 2 Samuel 8:14 - all they 2 Samuel 22:44 - head 1 Chronicles 18:12 - slew of the Edomites

Verse 10

Wilt: Psalms 20:7, Psalms 44:5-9, Psalms 118:9, Psalms 118:10, Isaiah 8:17, Isaiah 12:1, Isaiah 12:2

hadst: Psalms 60:1, Psalms 108:11, Jeremiah 33:24-26

didst: Deuteronomy 1:42, Deuteronomy 20:4, Joshua 7:12, Joshua 10:42, 1 Samuel 4:6, 1 Samuel 4:7, 1 Samuel 4:10, 1 Samuel 4:11, 1 Chronicles 10:1-14

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:4 - will I go 2 Chronicles 20:4 - ask help of the Lord Psalms 44:9 - General Psalms 74:1 - O God Psalms 89:38 - But

Verse 11

Give: Psalms 25:22, Psalms 130:8

vain: Psalms 108:12, Psalms 124:1-3, Psalms 146:3, Isaiah 30:7, Isaiah 31:3

help: Heb. salvation, Psalms 62:1

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:27 - whence Psalms 20:1 - hear Isaiah 33:2 - our salvation

Verse 12

we shall: Psalms 18:32-42, Psalms 144:1, Numbers 24:18, Numbers 24:19, Joshua 1:9, Joshua 14:12, 2 Samuel 10:12, 1 Chronicles 19:13

tread: Psalms 44:5, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 63:3, Zechariah 10:5, Malachi 4:3, Revelation 19:15

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:30 - General Judges 1:19 - the Lord 2 Samuel 21:22 - fell by 2 Kings 18:7 - And the Lord 2 Chronicles 14:12 - General Job 40:12 - tread Psalms 7:5 - tread Psalms 60:5 - That Psalms 108:13 - tread Psalms 118:15 - the right James 2:24 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 60". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-60.html.