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Psalms 140

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 140:1, David prays to be delivered from Saul and Doeg; Psalms 140:8, He prays against them; Psalms 140:12, He comforts himself by confidence in God.

Verse 1

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Deliver: Psalms 43:1, Psalms 59:1-3, Psalms 71:4

violent man: Heb. man of violences, Psalms 140:4, Psalms 140:11, Psalms 18:48, *marg. Habakkuk 1:2, Habakkuk 1:3

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 23:26 - away 2 Samuel 22:3 - thou savest 2 Samuel 22:49 - the violent Psalms 25:19 - cruel hatred Psalms 120:2 - from lying lips Proverbs 12:5 - counsels Hosea 5:2 - profound Micah 2:1 - to Acts 25:3 - laying

Verse 2

imagine: Psalms 2:1, Psalms 2:2, Psalms 21:11, Psalms 36:4, Psalms 38:12, Psalms 62:3, Psalms 64:5, Psalms 64:6, Proverbs 12:20, Hosea 7:6, Micah 2:1-3, Nahum 1:11

continually: Psalms 56:6, Psalms 120:7, 1 Samuel 23:19-24, 1 Samuel 24:11, 1 Samuel 24:12, 1 Samuel 26:1-25

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:7 - seeketh mischief Psalms 35:20 - but Psalms 52:2 - Thy Proverbs 24:2 - General Zechariah 7:10 - imagine Matthew 12:34 - how

Verse 3

sharpened: Psalms 52:2, Psalms 52:3, Psalms 57:4, Psalms 59:7, Psalms 64:3, Psalms 64:4, Proverbs 12:18, Isaiah 59:3-5, Isaiah 59:13, Jeremiah 9:3, Jeremiah 9:5, James 3:6-8

like a serpent: Genesis 3:13, Proverbs 23:32, Matthew 12:34, 2 Corinthians 11:3

adders': Psalms 58:4, Romans 3:13, Romans 3:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:33 - the poison Psalms 31:20 - the strife Psalms 36:3 - The words Psalms 94:4 - shall Psalms 109:2 - the mouth Proverbs 25:18 - General Isaiah 11:8 - cockatrice' Lamentations 3:62 - lips James 3:8 - full

Verse 4

Keep me: Psalms 17:8, Psalms 17:9, Psalms 36:11, Psalms 37:32, Psalms 37:33-40, Psalms 55:1-3, Psalms 71:4

preserve: Psalms 140:1

overthrow: Psalms 17:5, Proverbs 18:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then 1 Samuel 26:2 - Saul arose 2 Samuel 22:3 - thou savest Psalms 18:48 - violent man Psalms 25:19 - cruel hatred Psalms 132:16 - clothe

Verse 5

The proud: Psalms 10:4-12, Psalms 17:8-13, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 36:11, Psalms 57:6, Psalms 119:69, Psalms 119:85, Psalms 119:110, Psalms 123:3, Psalms 123:4, Psalms 141:9, Psalms 141:10, Psalms 142:3, Proverbs 29:5, Jeremiah 18:18, Jeremiah 18:20, Jeremiah 18:22, Luke 11:53, Luke 11:54, Luke 20:20-23

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then 2 Samuel 22:6 - sorrows Nehemiah 6:14 - think thou Psalms 10:2 - The wicked Psalms 31:4 - Pull Psalms 31:20 - from Psalms 38:12 - lay snares Psalms 64:5 - of laying snares Psalms 86:14 - O God Psalms 129:4 - cut asunder Proverbs 24:15 - Lay Mark 12:13 - they send Luke 6:45 - and an

Verse 6

I said unto: Psalms 16:2, Psalms 16:5, Psalms 16:6, Psalms 31:14, Psalms 91:2, Psalms 119:57, Psalms 142:5, Lamentations 3:24, Zechariah 13:9

hear: Psalms 27:7, Psalms 27:8, Psalms 28:1, Psalms 28:2, Psalms 55:1, Psalms 55:2, Psalms 64:1

Reciprocal: Psalms 143:10 - for thou art

Verse 7

the strength: Psalms 18:1, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 18:35, Psalms 27:1, Psalms 28:7, Psalms 28:8, Psalms 59:17, Psalms 62:2, Psalms 62:7, Psalms 89:26, Psalms 95:1, Deuteronomy 33:27-29, Isaiah 12:2

thou hast covered: Psalms 144:10, 1 Samuel 17:36, 1 Samuel 17:37, 1 Samuel 17:45-51, 2 Samuel 8:6, 2 Samuel 8:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:2 - song Psalms 43:2 - the God Psalms 44:7 - But Psalms 61:3 - thou Psalms 88:1 - Lord Isaiah 33:6 - strength

Verse 8

Grant not: Psalms 27:12, Psalms 94:20, Psalms 94:21, 2 Samuel 15:31, Job 5:12, Job 5:13

lest they exalt themselves: or, let them not be exalted, Deuteronomy 32:27

Reciprocal: Psalms 30:1 - hast not Psalms 33:10 - he maketh Psalms 35:25 - so Psalms 41:2 - thou wilt not Lamentations 1:9 - for

Verse 9

let the mischief: Psalms 7:16, Psalms 64:8, Psalms 94:23, Esther 5:14, Esther 7:10, Proverbs 10:6, Proverbs 10:11, Proverbs 12:13, Proverbs 18:7, Matthew 27:25

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 2:23 - spoken Esther 9:25 - return Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 7:15 - and is Psalms 9:16 - wicked Psalms 10:7 - mischief Psalms 31:18 - the lying Psalms 41:2 - thou wilt not Psalms 52:5 - God Psalms 59:12 - For the Psalms 109:29 - be clothed Psalms 120:4 - arrows Psalms 141:10 - the wicked Ecclesiastes 10:12 - but

Verse 10

burning coals: Psalms 11:6, Psalms 18:13, Psalms 18:14, Psalms 21:9, Psalms 120:4, Genesis 19:24, Exodus 9:23, Exodus 9:24, Revelation 16:8, Revelation 16:9

let them: Daniel 3:20-25, Matthew 13:42, Matthew 13:50

into deep: Psalms 55:23, Proverbs 28:10, Proverbs 28:17, Revelation 20:15, Revelation 21:8

Reciprocal: Judges 9:20 - let fire come out Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 7:15 - and is Psalms 59:12 - For the Ezekiel 10:2 - coals Amos 8:14 - shall fall Romans 12:20 - coals

Verse 11

Let not, etc. or, Let not an evil speaker a wicked man of violence be established in the earth: let him be hunted to his overthrow.

evil: Psalms 7:14-16, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 34:21, Proverbs 13:21, Isaiah 3:11

an evil speaker: Heb. a man of tongue, Psalms 12:3, Psalms 12:4, Proverbs 6:17, Proverbs 12:13, Proverbs 17:20, Proverbs 18:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:11 - filled Numbers 32:23 - be sure your sin 1 Samuel 24:11 - thou huntest 2 Samuel 22:3 - thou savest Job 11:2 - the multitude Psalms 18:48 - violent man Psalms 25:19 - cruel hatred Psalms 32:10 - Many Psalms 120:4 - arrows Psalms 140:1 - violent man Proverbs 13:6 - wickedness Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Lamentations 4:18 - hunt Ephesians 4:31 - evil speaking Titus 3:2 - speak James 4:11 - Speak

Verse 12

the Lord: Psalms 9:4, Psalms 10:17, Psalms 10:18, Psalms 22:24, Psalms 72:4, Psalms 72:12-14, Psalms 102:17, 1 Kings 8:45, 1 Kings 8:49, Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 23:10, Proverbs 23:11, Isaiah 11:4, Jeremiah 22:16, Matthew 11:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:23 - I will surely 2 Samuel 22:28 - afflicted Job 5:15 - he saveth Job 36:6 - poor Psalms 7:11 - General Psalms 17:1 - Hear Psalms 35:10 - which Psalms 82:4 - rid Psalms 86:1 - for I am Psalms 109:31 - poor Proverbs 22:23 - the Lord Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Jeremiah 51:36 - I will plead Lamentations 3:35 - turn Amos 4:1 - which oppress Amos 8:4 - swallow Ephesians 6:9 - knowing 1 Thessalonians 4:6 - the Lord

Verse 13

Surely: Psalms 32:11, Psalms 33:1, Isaiah 3:10

the upright: Psalms 16:11, Psalms 23:6, Psalms 73:24, John 14:3, John 17:24, 1 Thessalonians 4:17, Revelation 7:14-17, Revelation 21:24-27

Reciprocal: Psalms 5:4 - evil Psalms 7:11 - General Psalms 54:6 - praise Proverbs 11:20 - upright

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 140". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-140.html.