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Psalms 142

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 142:1, David shews that in his trouble all his comfort was in prayer unto God.

Psalm of David giving instruction. Psalms 32:1, Psalms 54:1, Psalms 57:1 *titles 1 Chronicles 4:10

Verse 1

A Prayer: David was twice in great peril in caves: on one occasion, in the cave of Adullam, when he fled from Achish king of Gath; and on another, in the cave of Engedi, where he had taken refuge from the pursuit of Saul. It is not certain to which of these events this Psalm refers; though probably to the former.

when he was: 1 Samuel 22:1, 1 Samuel 22:2, 1 Samuel 24:3, Hebrews 11:38

with my voice: Psalms 28:2, Psalms 77:1, Psalms 77:2, Psalms 141:1

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 11:16 - in the hold 2 Chronicles 6:29 - know Psalms 3:4 - I cried Psalms 17:1 - General Psalms 28:1 - Unto Psalms 57:1 - when Psalms 86:7 - General Psalms 119:145 - cried Psalms 142:7 - my soul Jonah 2:2 - I cried James 5:13 - any among

Verse 2

poured out: Psalms 42:4, Psalms 62:8, Psalms 102:1, *title 1 Samuel 1:15, 1 Samuel 1:16, Isaiah 26:16, Romans 8:26

I showed: Psalms 18:4-Joshua :, Philippians 4:6, Philippians 4:7, Hebrews 5:7

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:29 - know 2 Chronicles 9:1 - communed Job 16:20 - poureth Job 21:4 - is my complaint Psalms 42:5 - Why art thou cast down Psalms 77:3 - spirit Psalms 119:145 - cried Lamentations 2:19 - pour Hebrews 11:38 - wandered

Verse 3

my spirit: Psalms 22:14, Psalms 61:2, Psalms 102:4, Psalms 143:4, Mark 14:33-Zephaniah :

then thou: Psalms 1:6, Psalms 17:3, Psalms 139:2-Numbers :, Job 23:10

In the way: Psalms 31:4, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 35:8, Psalms 56:6, Psalms 140:5, Psalms 141:9, Jeremiah 18:22, Matthew 22:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then Exodus 3:7 - I know 1 Samuel 1:15 - poured 1 Kings 8:38 - the plague Job 21:4 - is my complaint Psalms 11:2 - that Psalms 31:7 - known Psalms 42:5 - Why art thou cast down Psalms 57:6 - my soul Psalms 77:3 - spirit Psalms 86:7 - General Psalms 102:1 - overwhelmed Lamentations 3:55 - General Hosea 13:5 - know John 5:6 - and knew

Verse 4

I looked: etc. or, Look on the right hand and see

but there was: Psalms 31:11, Psalms 69:20, Psalms 88:8, Psalms 88:18, Job 19:13-Psalms :, Matthew 26:56, 2 Timothy 4:16

refuge: 1 Samuel 23:11-1 Chronicles :, 1 Samuel 23:19, 1 Samuel 23:20, 1 Samuel 27:1

failed me, no man cared for my soul: Heb. perished from me; no man sought after my soul

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:7 - greatly Numbers 35:6 - six cities for refuge 2 Samuel 22:3 - my refuge Psalms 9:9 - The Lord Psalms 13:2 - take Psalms 22:11 - none to help Psalms 61:4 - trust Psalms 71:7 - thou art Psalms 91:9 - Because Psalms 94:17 - Unless Psalms 107:12 - and there Psalms 116:4 - O Lord Psalms 119:86 - help Ecclesiastes 4:1 - they had Isaiah 51:18 - none Jeremiah 30:13 - none Ezekiel 34:6 - and none Micah 7:7 - I will look Luke 8:24 - Master Luke 10:31 - he passed Luke 15:16 - no Luke 23:49 - acquaintance John 5:7 - I have 1 Peter 5:7 - for

Verse 5

Thou art: Psalms 46:1, Psalms 46:7, Psalms 46:11, Psalms 62:6, Psalms 62:7, Psalms 91:2, Psalms 91:9, Psalms 91:10, John 16:32, 2 Timothy 4:17

my portion: Psalms 16:5, Psalms 73:26, Psalms 119:57, Lamentations 3:24

in the land: Psalms 27:13, Psalms 56:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:1 - and thy Numbers 18:20 - I am thy part Numbers 35:6 - six cities for refuge Psalms 35:23 - my God Psalms 61:4 - trust Psalms 71:7 - thou art Psalms 94:17 - Unless Psalms 140:6 - I said unto Psalms 143:9 - flee unto thee Jeremiah 10:16 - portion Jeremiah 11:19 - from Ezekiel 32:23 - the land Micah 7:7 - I will look Luke 8:24 - Master Luke 10:42 - good Luke 18:1 - that 1 Peter 5:7 - for

Verse 6

for I am: Psalms 44:24-Ezekiel :, Psalms 79:8, Psalms 116:6, Psalms 136:23, Psalms 143:3, Psalms 143:7

for they: Psalms 3:1, Psalms 38:19, Psalms 57:3, Psalms 57:4, Psalms 59:3, 1 Samuel 24:14, Romans 8:33, Romans 8:37

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:11 - Deliver Psalms 9:13 - consider Psalms 17:1 - attend Psalms 25:2 - let not Psalms 31:15 - deliver Psalms 35:17 - rescue Psalms 40:2 - brought Jeremiah 31:11 - stronger Acts 12:7 - And his

Verse 7

my soul: Psalms 142:1, *title: Psalms 9:3, Psalms 9:14, Psalms 31:8, Psalms 88:4-Ruth :, Psalms 143:11, Psalms 146:7, Isaiah 61:1, Acts 2:24

the righteous: Psalms 7:6, Psalms 7:7, Psalms 22:21-Daniel :, Psalms 34:2, Psalms 107:41, Psalms 107:42, Psalms 119:74

thou shalt: Psalms 13:6, Psalms 116:7, Psalms 119:17, James 5:11

Reciprocal: Psalms 35:17 - rescue Psalms 35:27 - shout Psalms 40:2 - brought Psalms 40:3 - many Psalms 67:3 - General Psalms 119:63 - a companion Psalms 119:79 - Let those Acts 12:7 - And his Romans 7:23 - and

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 142". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-142.html.