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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 123

Overview

Psalms 123:1, The godly profess their confidence in God; Psalms 123:3, and pray to be delivered from contempt.

This Psalm is probably a complaint of the captives in Babylon, relative to the contempt and cruel usage they received. Psalms 120:1, Psalms 121:1, Psalms 122:1, Psalms 123:1, Psalms 124:1, Psalms 125:1, Psalms 126:1, Psalms 127:1, Psalms 128:1 *titles Psalms 129:1, Psalms 130:1, Psalms 131:1, Psalms 132:1, Psalms 133:1, Psalms 134:1 *titles

Verse 1

lift I: Psalms 25:15, Psalms 121:1, Psalms 141:8, Luke 18:13

O thou: Psalms 2:4, Psalms 11:4, Psalms 113:5, Psalms 113:6, Psalms 115:3, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:1, Matthew 6:9

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:30 - and hear 2 Kings 19:14 - spread it 2 Chronicles 6:21 - thy dwelling place 2 Chronicles 20:12 - our eyes Psalms 33:14 - General Psalms 34:5 - They Psalms 38:15 - do Psalms 136:26 - the God of heaven Isaiah 33:5 - he dwelleth Isaiah 37:14 - and Hezekiah went Isaiah 38:14 - mine eyes Isaiah 63:15 - the habitation Ezekiel 18:6 - neither hath lifted Daniel 4:34 - lifted John 11:41 - And Jesus John 17:1 - and lifted

Verse 2

as the eyes: Joshua 9:23, Joshua 9:27, Joshua 10:6

so our eyes: Psalms 40:1-3, Psalms 119:82, Psalms 119:123-125, Psalms 130:5, Psalms 130:6, Genesis 32:26, Genesis 49:18, Lamentations 3:25, Lamentations 3:26, Luke 18:1

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 1:20 - the eyes 2 Kings 5:2 - waited on 2 Chronicles 20:12 - our eyes Psalms 25:3 - wait Psalms 25:15 - Mine Psalms 34:5 - They Psalms 52:9 - wait Psalms 62:1 - my soul Psalms 141:8 - mine eyes Proverbs 27:18 - shall be Isaiah 33:2 - be gracious Isaiah 40:31 - they that Ezekiel 18:6 - neither hath lifted Hosea 3:1 - look Hosea 12:6 - wait Zephaniah 3:8 - wait Ephesians 6:5 - be Colossians 3:22 - obey

Verse 3

Have mercy: Psalms 56:1, Psalms 56:2, Psalms 57:1, Psalms 69:13-16, Luke 18:11-13

for we are: Psalms 44:13-16, Psalms 89:50, Psalms 89:51, Nehemiah 4:2-4, Isaiah 53:3, Luke 16:14, Luke 23:35

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:42 - disdained 1 Samuel 25:10 - Who is David 2 Kings 18:23 - I will deliver 2 Kings 19:3 - This day Nehemiah 4:4 - Hear Job 12:5 - of him Job 19:15 - count me Job 35:12 - because Psalms 13:2 - exalted Psalms 31:18 - speak Psalms 36:11 - foot Psalms 52:9 - wait Psalms 119:22 - Remove Psalms 119:51 - proud Psalms 137:3 - For there Psalms 140:5 - The proud Proverbs 11:12 - that Proverbs 14:2 - but Proverbs 18:3 - General Isaiah 36:8 - and I Jeremiah 33:24 - thus Jeremiah 51:51 - are confounded Lamentations 3:14 - General Lamentations 3:30 - filled Lamentations 5:1 - behold Ezekiel 36:6 - General Mark 5:40 - they

Verse 4

with the scorning: Psalms 73:5-9, Psalms 119:51, Job 12:5, Job 16:4, Jeremiah 48:11, Jeremiah 48:27, Jeremiah 48:29, Acts 17:21, Acts 17:32, Acts 26:24, 1 Corinthians 4:13

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:42 - disdained 1 Samuel 25:10 - Who is David 2 Kings 18:23 - I will deliver 2 Kings 19:3 - This day Nehemiah 4:4 - Hear Job 35:12 - because Psalms 13:2 - exalted Psalms 17:10 - with Psalms 31:18 - speak Psalms 36:11 - foot Psalms 44:13 - scorn Psalms 69:20 - Reproach Psalms 119:22 - Remove Psalms 137:3 - For there Psalms 140:5 - The proud Proverbs 11:12 - that Proverbs 14:2 - but Proverbs 18:3 - General Isaiah 36:8 - and I Jeremiah 33:24 - thus Jeremiah 43:2 - all the Jeremiah 49:31 - wealthy nation Jeremiah 51:51 - are confounded Lamentations 3:14 - General Lamentations 5:1 - behold Ezekiel 36:6 - General Mark 5:40 - they John 8:22 - Will

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 123". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-123.html.