Bible Commentaries
Psalms 113

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Psalms 113:0

Psalms 113:6 Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

Psalms 113:6 Comments - In humbling himself, God went beyond just observing man. He sent His Son to die in the place of sinful man (Philippians 2:5-8).

Philippians 2:5-8, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”

Psalms 113:7 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;

Psalms 113:7 Scripture References - Note a similar verse in the prayer of Hannah:

1 Samuel 2:8, “ He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill , to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.”

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Psalms 113". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. 2013.