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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 114

Introduction

1The miracles wrought by God, when he brought his people out of Egypt, are a just ground of fearing him.

Verse 1

When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language;
(Title
&) This short, and apparently imperfect Psalm, for elegance and sublimity, yields to few in the whole book. The composition of it is inexpressibly beautiful, and in the highest style of poetry.
Israel
Exodus 12:41,42; 13:3; 20:2; Deuteronomy 16:1; 26:8; Isaiah 11:16
a people
81:5; Genesis 42:23

Verse 2

Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.
Exodus 6:7; 19:5,6; 25:8; 29:45,46; Leviticus 11:45; Deuteronomy 23:14; 27:9,12; Ezekiel 37:26-28; 2 Corinthians 6:16,17; Revelation 21:3
Reciprocal: Job 26:12 - divideth; Psalm 20:1 - defend; Jeremiah 46:15 - the Lord

Verse 3

The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven back.
sea
77:16; 104:7; 106:9; Exodus 14:21; 15:8; Isaiah 63:12; Habakkuk 3:8,15
Jordan
74:15; Joshua 3:13-16; Habakkuk 3:9
Reciprocal: Joshua 3:16 - rose up; Joshua 24:11 - And ye; 2 Samuel 22:16 - the channels; 1 Chronicles 17:21 - greatness; Nehemiah 9:11 - divide; Psalm 93:4 - mightier; Psalm 148:9 - Mountains; Proverbs 21:1 - as; Isaiah 42:15 - General; Isaiah 43:16 - maketh; Isaiah 50:2 - I dry; Isaiah 51:15 - that divided; Jeremiah 31:35 - which divideth; Amos 8:8 - the land; Nahum 1:4 - rebuketh; Habakkuk 3:3 - His glory; Habakkuk 3:10 - the overflowing; Zechariah 10:11 - smite; Matthew 8:26 - and rebuked; 1 Corinthians 10:1 - and all

Verse 4

The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like lambs.
39:6; 68:16; Exodus 19:18; 20:18; Judges 5:4,5; Jeremiah 4:23,24; Micah 1:3,4; Nahum 1:5; Habakkuk 3:6,8; 2 Peter 3:7-11; Revelation 20:11
Reciprocal: Psalm 18:7 - earth; Psalm 29:6 - skip; Psalm 46:3 - mountains; Psalm 114:6 - skipped; Isaiah 64:1 - that the; Habakkuk 3:10 - mountains; Zechariah 4:7 - O great

Verse 5

What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?
Jeremiah 47:6,7; Habakkuk 3:8
Reciprocal: Joshua 24:11 - And ye; Judges 18:23 - What aileth; 2 Kings 2:8 - were; 2 Kings 6:28 - What aileth thee; Proverbs 21:1 - as; Isaiah 2:19 - when he; Isaiah 22:1 - What; Isaiah 63:12 - dividing; Nahum 1:4 - rebuketh; Zechariah 10:11 - smite

Verse 6

Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, like lambs?
skipped
4; 29:6
Reciprocal: Job 9:5 - removeth; Psalm 68:16 - Why; Nahum 1:5 - mountains; Habakkuk 3:10 - mountains; Zechariah 4:7 - O great; Hebrews 12:26 - voice

Verse 7

Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;
Tremble
77:18; 97:4,5; 104:32; Job 9:6; 26:11; Isaiah 64:1-3; Jeremiah 5:22; Micah 6:1,2
Reciprocal: Exodus 19:18 - whole; Psalm 60:2 - made; Psalm 68:8 - earth; Isaiah 5:25 - the hills; Jeremiah 10:10 - at; Joel 2:10 - earth; Hebrews 12:26 - voice

Verse 8

Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
78:15,16; 105:41; 107:35; Exodus 17:6; Numbers 20:11; Deuteronomy 8:15; Nehemiah 9:15; 1 Corinthians 10:4 Reciprocal: Numbers 20:8 - bring forth

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 114". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-114.html.