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Psalms 116

Overview

Psalms 116:1, The psalmist professes his love and duty to God for his deliverance; Psalms 116:12, He studies to be thankful.

Verse 1

am 3468, bc 536 - Title From several instances of the Chaldee dialect being used in this Psalm, it appears to have been written after the Babylonian captivity.

love: Psalms 18:1-6, Psalms 119:132, Mark 12:33, John 21:17, 1 John 4:19, 1 John 5:2, 1 John 5:3

because: Psalms 18:6, Psalms 31:22, Psalms 31:23, Psalms 34:3, Psalms 34:4, Psalms 40:1, Psalms 66:19, Psalms 66:20, Psalms 69:33, Genesis 35:2, 1 Samuel 1:26, John 16:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:19 - and thou Genesis 24:21 - wondering at Genesis 24:52 - worshipped Genesis 35:3 - who answered Deuteronomy 11:1 - thou shalt Deuteronomy 26:7 - we cried 1 Samuel 1:27 - and the Lord 2 Samuel 22:1 - David 1 Kings 9:3 - I have heard 1 Kings 22:32 - Jehoshaphat 1 Chronicles 4:10 - God granted 2 Chronicles 18:31 - Jehoshaphat Esther 5:2 - she Job 9:16 - If I had Job 22:27 - make thy Job 33:26 - pray Psalms 3:4 - I cried Psalms 6:9 - will receive Psalms 28:6 - General Psalms 59:16 - day Psalms 66:17 - I cried Psalms 71:2 - incline Psalms 77:1 - gave Psalms 118:21 - General Song of Solomon 1:7 - O thou Isaiah 38:9 - writing Lamentations 3:56 - hast

Verse 2

therefore: Psalms 55:16, Psalms 55:17, Psalms 86:6, Psalms 86:7, Psalms 88:1, Psalms 145:18, Psalms 145:19, Job 27:10, Luke 18:1, Philippians 4:6, Colossians 4:2

as long as I live: Heb. in my days

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:4 - called Genesis 24:52 - worshipped Genesis 35:3 - who answered 2 Samuel 22:4 - I will 1 Kings 22:32 - Jehoshaphat 1 Chronicles 4:10 - called 2 Chronicles 6:40 - thine ears 2 Chronicles 18:31 - Jehoshaphat Job 9:16 - If I had Psalms 6:9 - will receive Psalms 17:6 - I have Psalms 28:6 - General Psalms 40:1 - inclined Psalms 61:3 - thou Psalms 66:17 - I cried Psalms 66:19 - General Psalms 71:2 - incline Psalms 77:1 - gave Psalms 116:13 - call Lamentations 3:56 - hast

Verse 3

sorrows: Psalms 18:4-6, Psalms 88:6, Psalms 88:7, Jonah 2:2, Jonah 2:3, Mark 14:33-36, Luke 22:44, Hebrews 5:7

gat hold upon me: Heb. found me

I found: Psalms 32:3, Psalms 32:4, Psalms 38:6, Isaiah 53:3, Isaiah 53:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:34 - come on 1 Samuel 2:6 - he bringeth 1 Samuel 20:3 - but a step 1 Samuel 23:27 - there came 1 Samuel 30:6 - was greatly 2 Samuel 22:6 - sorrows Job 16:16 - on my eyelids Job 36:8 - if Job 38:17 - the gates Psalms 9:13 - thou Psalms 13:2 - sorrow Psalms 22:24 - but Psalms 39:12 - hold Psalms 40:2 - brought Psalms 55:4 - terrors Psalms 88:17 - They Psalms 107:13 - General Psalms 116:10 - I was greatly Psalms 118:5 - called Psalms 119:143 - Trouble Psalms 120:1 - my distress Psalms 130:1 - Out of Proverbs 13:14 - to Isaiah 37:3 - General Lamentations 3:55 - General Matthew 5:4 - General Matthew 14:30 - Lord Matthew 26:38 - My Luke 8:24 - Master Luke 15:18 - will arise Acts 2:24 - loosed Acts 2:27 - leave James 5:13 - any among

Verse 4

called: Psalms 22:1-3, Psalms 30:7, Psalms 30:8, Psalms 34:6, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 118:5, Psalms 130:1, Psalms 130:2, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:13, Isaiah 37:15-20, Isaiah 38:1-3, John 2:2

O Lord: Psalms 6:4, Psalms 22:20, Psalms 25:17, Psalms 40:12, Psalms 40:13, Psalms 142:4-6, Psalms 143:6-9, Luke 18:13, Luke 23:42, Luke 23:43

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:8 - called Judges 16:28 - called 1 Samuel 30:6 - was greatly 2 Samuel 22:4 - I will 2 Samuel 22:7 - my distress Psalms 9:13 - thou Psalms 107:19 - General Psalms 120:1 - my distress Isaiah 37:3 - General Lamentations 3:55 - General Matthew 14:30 - Lord Luke 8:24 - Master Acts 2:24 - loosed

Verse 5

Gracious: Psalms 86:5, Psalms 86:15, Psalms 103:8, Psalms 112:4, Psalms 115:1, Psalms 145:8, Exodus 34:6, Exodus 34:7, Nehemiah 9:17, Nehemiah 9:31, Daniel 9:9, Romans 5:20, Romans 5:21, Ephesians 1:6-8, Ephesians 2:4, 1 Timothy 1:14, Titus 3:4-7

and righteous: Psalms 119:137, Psalms 145:4-7, Psalms 145:17, Ezra 9:15, Nehemiah 9:8, Nehemiah 9:33, Isaiah 45:21, Daniel 9:7, Daniel 9:14, Romans 3:25, Romans 3:26, 1 John 1:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:31 - the Lord James 5:11 - the Lord is

Verse 6

preserveth: Psalms 19:7, Psalms 25:21, Isaiah 35:8, Matthew 11:25, Romans 16:19, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 2 Corinthians 11:3, Colossians 3:22

I was: Psalms 79:8, Psalms 106:43, Psalms 142:6

Reciprocal: Psalms 4:1 - thou Psalms 16:1 - Preserve Psalms 136:23 - in our low estate

Verse 7

thy rest: Psalms 95:11, Jeremiah 6:16, Jeremiah 30:10, Matthew 11:28, Matthew 11:29, Hebrews 4:8-10

dealt: Psalms 13:6, Psalms 119:17, Hosea 2:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:9 - and she 1 Kings 3:6 - mercy Psalms 73:28 - But Psalms 84:3 - sparrow Psalms 119:65 - dealt well Psalms 142:7 - thou shalt Isaiah 11:10 - his rest Jeremiah 4:19 - O my Jeremiah 50:6 - have forgotten Joel 2:26 - that Colossians 1:12 - Giving

Verse 8

For thou: Psalms 56:13, Psalms 86:13

mine: Isaiah 25:8, Isaiah 38:5, Revelation 7:17, Revelation 21:4

and my feet: Psalms 37:24, Psalms 94:18, Judges 1:24

Reciprocal: Psalms 6:4 - deliver Psalms 6:8 - for Psalms 30:3 - brought Psalms 73:2 - feet Isaiah 38:11 - General

Verse 9

walk: Psalms 61:7, Genesis 17:1, 1 Kings 2:4, 1 Kings 8:25, 1 Kings 9:4, Luke 1:6, Luke 1:75

in the land: Psalms 27:13, Isaiah 53:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:22 - General Psalms 52:5 - the land Psalms 56:13 - walk Ecclesiastes 6:8 - the poor Isaiah 38:11 - General Jeremiah 11:19 - from Ezekiel 32:23 - the land

Verse 10

I believed: 2 Corinthians 4:13, Hebrews 11:1

therefore: Numbers 14:6-9, Proverbs 21:28, 2 Peter 1:16, 2 Peter 1:21

I was greatly: Psalms 116:3

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:25 - because 1 Samuel 30:6 - was greatly

Verse 11

in my: Psalms 31:22, 1 Samuel 27:1

All: 2 Kings 4:16, Jeremiah 9:4, Jeremiah 9:5, Romans 3:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:19 - lest some Leviticus 19:11 - lie one Joshua 7:7 - wherefore 1 Samuel 19:18 - to Samuel 1 Samuel 20:8 - why shouldest Job 20:2 - and for Psalms 37:8 - fret Psalms 77:10 - This is Psalms 89:39 - void Isaiah 35:4 - fearful Lamentations 3:18 - General

Verse 12

Psalms 51:12-14, Psalms 103:2, Isaiah 6:5-8, Romans 12:1, 1 Corinthians 6:20, 2 Corinthians 5:14, 2 Corinthians 5:15

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:50 - an oblation Deuteronomy 11:8 - Therefore 2 Kings 20:5 - thou shalt go 2 Chronicles 32:25 - rendered Ezra 8:35 - offered burnt Psalms 26:7 - That Psalms 43:4 - Then Psalms 50:14 - pay Psalms 66:17 - I cried Psalms 107:22 - sacrifice Psalms 109:30 - I will praise Nahum 1:15 - perform Mark 1:31 - ministered Mark 5:18 - prayed Mark 5:33 - and told Luke 4:39 - and ministered Luke 8:38 - besought Luke 17:15 - General John 5:14 - in the

Verse 13

I will take: Psalms 116:17, Luke 22:17, Luke 22:18, Luke 22:20, 1 Corinthians 10:16, 1 Corinthians 10:21, 1 Corinthians 11:25-27

call: Psalms 116:2, Psalms 105:1, Isaiah 12:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 15:5 - General 2 Samuel 22:4 - I will 2 Chronicles 32:25 - rendered Psalms 16:5 - of my Psalms 23:5 - my cup Matthew 26:27 - Drink

Verse 14

pay my vows: Psalms 116:18, Psalms 22:25, Psalms 56:12, Psalms 66:13-15, Jonah 1:16, Jonah 2:9, Nahum 1:15, Matthew 5:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:20 - vowed Leviticus 7:16 - be a vow Leviticus 22:18 - vows Numbers 30:2 - he shall do Job 22:27 - pay thy Psalms 35:18 - give Psalms 132:2 - he sware Ecclesiastes 5:4 - pay Acts 12:17 - declared

Verse 15

Precious: Psalms 37:32, Psalms 37:33, Psalms 72:14, 1 Samuel 25:29, Job 5:26, Luke 16:22, Revelation 1:18, Revelation 14:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:10 - the death 1 Samuel 18:30 - set by 1 Samuel 26:21 - my soul 2 Kings 1:14 - let my life 2 Kings 20:6 - I will add Psalms 16:3 - the saints Psalms 31:15 - My times Isaiah 38:5 - I will Acts 12:17 - declared Ephesians 3:18 - with

Verse 16

truly: Psalms 86:16, Psalms 119:125, Psalms 143:12, John 12:26, Acts 27:23, James 1:1

the son: Psalms 86:16

thou hast: Psalms 107:14-16, 2 Chronicles 33:11-13, Isaiah 61:1, Romans 6:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:3 - who answered Leviticus 25:55 - my servants Leviticus 26:13 - and I have Deuteronomy 5:15 - the Lord Joshua 24:18 - will we also Psalms 4:1 - thou Proverbs 31:28 - children Ecclesiastes 5:4 - pay Isaiah 44:5 - I am Luke 1:38 - Behold Luke 7:43 - Thou Luke 8:38 - besought Luke 13:13 - and immediately Acts 2:24 - loosed Acts 8:23 - the bond Acts 12:7 - And his Romans 6:18 - made Romans 7:25 - thank God Romans 8:12 - we are 1 Corinthians 7:22 - is Christ's 2 Timothy 1:5 - thy mother

Verse 17

the sacrifice: Psalms 50:14, Psalms 107:22, Leviticus 7:12, Hebrews 13:15

call: Psalms 116:13, Acts 2:42

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:26 - Enos Genesis 13:4 - called Genesis 26:25 - called Leviticus 22:29 - General Numbers 31:50 - an oblation 2 Samuel 22:4 - I will Psalms 27:6 - therefore Psalms 54:6 - freely Psalms 65:1 - unto Psalms 66:13 - pay Psalms 100:4 - Enter Psalms 107:15 - General Psalms 122:4 - to give Jeremiah 17:26 - sacrifices of Jeremiah 33:11 - sacrifice Amos 5:22 - peace offerings Jonah 2:9 - I will sacrifice Nahum 1:15 - perform Malachi 3:3 - an Luke 13:13 - and immediately Romans 7:25 - thank God Colossians 3:15 - and be Revelation 7:12 - thanksgiving

Verse 18

Psalms 116:14, Psalms 22:25, Psalms 76:11, Ecclesiastes 5:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:20 - vowed Leviticus 7:16 - be a vow Leviticus 22:18 - vows Numbers 21:2 - vowed Numbers 30:2 - he shall do Deuteronomy 23:21 - General Deuteronomy 23:23 - That which Psalms 9:14 - in the gates Psalms 26:7 - That Psalms 35:18 - give Psalms 50:14 - pay Psalms 118:19 - I will go Psalms 149:1 - in the congregation Psalms 150:1 - in his sanctuary Jeremiah 51:10 - let us Jonah 2:9 - I will sacrifice Nahum 1:15 - perform

Verse 19

Psalms 96:8, Psalms 100:4, Psalms 118:19, Psalms 118:20, Psalms 122:3, Psalms 122:4, Psalms 135:2, 2 Chronicles 6:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 27:9 - the court Psalms 9:14 - in the gates Psalms 26:7 - That Psalms 150:1 - in his sanctuary Jeremiah 51:10 - let us

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 116". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-116.html.