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Psalms 32

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 32:1, Blessedness consists in remission of sins; Psalms 32:3, Confession of sins gives ease to the conscience; Psalms 32:8, God’s promises bring joy.

instruction. Psalms 42:1, Psalms 45:1, Psalms 52:1, Psalms 53:1, Psalms 55:1 *titles

Verse 1

Blessed: Psalms 1:1, Psalms 1:2, Psalms 40:4, Psalms 84:12, Psalms 89:15, Psalms 106:3, Psalms 119:1, Psalms 119:2, Psalms 128:1, Jeremiah 17:7, Jeremiah 17:8, Matthew 5:3-12, Matthew 16:17, Luke 11:28, Revelation 22:14

transgression: Isaiah 1:18, Isaiah 43:25, Isaiah 44:22, Micah 7:18, Micah 7:19, Acts 13:38, Acts 13:39, Romans 4:6-8

covered: Psalms 85:2, Nehemiah 4:5

Reciprocal: Leviticus 4:10 - peace offerings 2 Samuel 12:13 - The Lord Psalms 25:18 - forgive Psalms 37:22 - Blessed Psalms 103:3 - forgiveth Proverbs 17:9 - that covereth Isaiah 40:2 - that her iniquity Ezekiel 18:22 - his transgressions Zechariah 3:4 - I have Matthew 6:12 - forgive Matthew 9:2 - be Matthew 11:6 - blessed Mark 2:5 - sins Luke 7:42 - he Luke 11:4 - forgive us Acts 3:19 - that Acts 26:18 - that they Romans 4:7 - General 2 Corinthians 5:19 - not Ephesians 1:7 - the forgiveness Colossians 1:14 - the Colossians 2:13 - having Hebrews 12:6 - whom James 5:20 - hide 1 Peter 4:14 - happy 1 John 2:12 - your

Verse 2

The Lord: Leviticus 17:4, Romans 5:13, 2 Corinthians 5:19-21

whose: John 1:47, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 2:2, Revelation 14:5

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 12:13 - The Lord 2 Samuel 19:19 - Let not 2 Kings 20:3 - in truth 2 Chronicles 6:29 - know Psalms 1:1 - Blessed Psalms 32:11 - upright Psalms 119:1 - Blessed Psalms 119:80 - sound Psalms 125:4 - upright Isaiah 38:3 - I have Ezekiel 18:22 - his transgressions Zechariah 3:4 - I have Matthew 5:3 - Blessed Matthew 9:2 - be Matthew 11:6 - blessed John 4:23 - in truth Acts 26:18 - that they Romans 4:7 - General 1 Corinthians 5:8 - but Ephesians 1:7 - the forgiveness Ephesians 4:15 - speaking the truth Colossians 1:14 - the 1 Peter 4:14 - happy 1 John 2:12 - your

Verse 3

When: Genesis 3:8-19, 1 Samuel 31:13, 2 Samuel 11:27, 2 Samuel 12:1-12, 2 Samuel 21:12-14, Proverbs 28:13, Isaiah 57:17, Jeremiah 31:18, Jeremiah 31:19, Luke 15:15, Luke 15:16

bones: Psalms 6:2, Psalms 31:9, Psalms 31:10, Psalms 38:3, Psalms 51:8, Psalms 102:3-5, Job 30:17, Job 30:30, Lamentations 1:3, Lamentations 3:4

roaring: Psalms 22:1, Psalms 38:8, Job 3:24, Isaiah 51:20, Isaiah 59:11, Lamentations 3:8, Hosea 7:14

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:39 - shall pine 2 Samuel 12:13 - I have sinned 1 Kings 8:38 - the plague 1 Chronicles 4:10 - that it may 2 Chronicles 33:13 - he was entreated Job 2:5 - put forth Job 10:1 - I will speak Job 16:16 - face Job 19:20 - bone Job 20:14 - his meat Job 33:21 - His flesh Psalms 6:7 - it waxeth Psalms 22:15 - strength Psalms 35:10 - All Psalms 38:5 - My wounds Psalms 55:2 - I mourn Psalms 102:5 - the voice Psalms 109:24 - my flesh Psalms 116:3 - I found Proverbs 17:22 - a broken Proverbs 18:14 - but Matthew 5:4 - General Luke 15:18 - I have Luke 22:32 - strengthen Acts 9:11 - for Romans 7:24 - wretched 1 Corinthians 11:31 - General James 4:7 - Submit

Verse 4

hand: Psalms 38:2-8, Psalms 39:10, Psalms 39:11, 1 Samuel 5:6, 1 Samuel 5:7, 1 Samuel 5:9, 1 Samuel 5:11, 1 Samuel 6:9, Job 16:21, Job 33:7

moisture: Psalms 22:15, Psalms 90:6, Psalms 90:7, Psalms 102:3, Psalms 102:4, Job 30:30, Lamentations 4:8, Lamentations 5:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:39 - shall pine Deuteronomy 2:15 - the hand of the Ruth 1:13 - the hand 1 Samuel 6:5 - lighten 1 Kings 8:38 - the plague 1 Chronicles 4:10 - that it may Job 2:5 - put forth Job 6:9 - that he would Job 19:20 - bone Job 20:14 - his meat Job 33:21 - His flesh Psalms 31:10 - bones Psalms 102:5 - the voice Psalms 109:24 - my flesh Psalms 116:3 - I found Proverbs 17:22 - a broken Proverbs 18:14 - but Ecclesiastes 2:23 - his heart Isaiah 59:11 - roar Ezekiel 39:21 - and my Matthew 11:28 - all Acts 13:11 - hand Romans 7:24 - wretched 1 Thessalonians 2:9 - night

Verse 5

acknowledged: Psalms 38:18, Psalms 51:3-5, Leviticus 26:39, Leviticus 26:40, Joshua 7:19, 2 Samuel 12:13, 2 Samuel 24:10, Job 33:27, Proverbs 28:13, Jeremiah 3:13, 1 John 1:8-10

have: Job 31:33, Proverbs 30:20, Jeremiah 2:23, Jeremiah 2:35, Luke 16:15

I said: Isaiah 65:24, Hosea 6:1, Luke 15:17-19, Luke 15:21

forgavest: Psalms 30:5, Psalms 86:5, Psalms 86:15, Psalms 103:3, 2 Samuel 12:13, Isaiah 65:24, Jeremiah 31:20, Luke 7:47, Luke 15:20-23, Ephesians 4:32

iniquity: Psalms 51:4, 2 Samuel 12:9, 2 Samuel 12:13, Malachi 3:8

Reciprocal: Leviticus 5:5 - confess Leviticus 16:21 - confess over Numbers 5:7 - confess 1 Chronicles 21:8 - I have sinned Ezra 10:1 - when he had Ezra 10:11 - make confession Nehemiah 1:6 - confess Psalms 34:2 - the humble Psalms 41:4 - Lord Psalms 51:13 - Then Psalms 66:16 - and I will Psalms 119:26 - declared Jeremiah 14:20 - We acknowledge Daniel 9:4 - made Daniel 9:20 - whiles Matthew 3:6 - confessing Mark 1:5 - confessing Luke 5:21 - Who can Luke 15:18 - will arise Luke 23:43 - To day Acts 1:15 - Peter Acts 19:18 - confessed 2 Corinthians 1:4 - that 1 John 1:9 - we confess

Verse 6

For this: Psalms 34:2-5, Psalms 40:3, Psalms 51:12, Psalms 51:13, 2 Corinthians 1:4, 1 Timothy 1:16

godly: Psalms 4:3, 2 Corinthians 7:9, 2 Corinthians 7:10, Titus 2:12

pray: Proverbs 1:28, Isaiah 49:8, Isaiah 55:6, Luke 19:42-44, John 7:34, 2 Corinthians 6:2

a time: etc. Heb. a time of finding

in the floods: Psalms 42:7, Psalms 69:1, Psalms 69:2, Psalms 69:13-15, Psalms 124:4, Psalms 124:5, Genesis 7:17-22, Isaiah 43:2, Matthew 7:24-27, Revelation 12:15, Revelation 12:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:28 - the gods Joshua 2:22 - found them not 2 Samuel 22:17 - he drew Psalms 27:5 - For in Psalms 66:16 - and I will Psalms 91:7 - General Isaiah 54:17 - every Jeremiah 29:14 - I will be Ezekiel 13:11 - there shall Hosea 5:10 - like Amos 9:5 - shall rise Zephaniah 2:3 - hid Matthew 5:25 - whiles Luke 6:48 - the flood Luke 12:58 - give Luke 13:25 - once Acts 1:15 - Peter 2 Peter 2:9 - the godly

Verse 7

my: Psalms 9:9, Psalms 27:5, Psalms 31:20, Psalms 119:114, Psalms 143:9, Jeremiah 36:26, Colossians 3:3

compass: Psalms 32:10, Psalms 5:12, Psalms 18:5

songs: Psalms 40:3, Psalms 98:1, Exodus 15:1-3, Judges 5:1, 2 Samuel 22:1, Revelation 7:10, Revelation 15:2, Revelation 15:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:10 - he instructed Joshua 2:22 - found them not 1 Samuel 23:14 - but God 2 Samuel 22:3 - my refuge Psalms 42:8 - in the night Psalms 68:19 - daily Psalms 91:1 - dwelleth Psalms 121:4 - he that Isaiah 26:20 - enter Isaiah 30:29 - Ye shall Isaiah 32:2 - an hiding Jeremiah 50:6 - have forgotten Daniel 6:27 - delivereth Zephaniah 2:3 - hid Luke 8:38 - besought 2 Corinthians 1:4 - that Colossians 3:16 - and spiritual

Verse 8

instruct: Psalms 34:11, Proverbs 3:1, Proverbs 4:1-13, Proverbs 8:10, Proverbs 8:11, Matthew 11:29

I will guide: etc. Heb. I will counsel thee, mine eye shall be upon thee, Psalms 25:9, Psalms 25:10, Psalms 33:18, Proverbs 3:5, Proverbs 3:6, Isaiah 49:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:7 - angel Genesis 24:48 - led me Genesis 26:3 - Sojourn Exodus 18:20 - the way Numbers 9:17 - and in the Numbers 9:22 - abode Numbers 10:31 - instead of eyes Deuteronomy 4:37 - in his sight 1 Samuel 23:2 - inquired 1 Kings 8:36 - thou teach Ezra 5:5 - But the eye Job 6:24 - Teach me Job 34:32 - which Psalms 25:12 - him Psalms 51:13 - Then Psalms 73:24 - Thou Psalms 119:133 - Order Psalms 121:4 - he that Psalms 143:8 - cause me Proverbs 2:9 - General Proverbs 8:20 - lead Isaiah 8:11 - instructed Isaiah 30:21 - when ye turn to the right Isaiah 48:17 - which leadeth Isaiah 58:11 - the Lord Isaiah 61:8 - I will direct Jeremiah 35:13 - Will Revelation 3:18 - counsel

Verse 9

Be ye: Proverbs 26:3, Jeremiah 31:18, James 3:3, James 4:7-10

no: Job 35:11, Jeremiah 4:22, Jeremiah 8:6, Jeremiah 8:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:12 - General 2 Kings 19:28 - I will put Job 41:13 - double Psalms 25:9 - guide Psalms 73:22 - as a Psalms 92:6 - A brutish Proverbs 10:13 - a rod Proverbs 12:1 - he that Isaiah 30:28 - a bridle Isaiah 37:29 - will I Jeremiah 35:13 - Will James 1:26 - bridleth

Verse 10

Many: Psalms 16:4, Psalms 34:19-21, Psalms 140:11, Proverbs 13:21, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Isaiah 3:11, Isaiah 57:21, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9, 1 Timothy 6:10

but: Psalms 2:12, Psalms 5:12, Psalms 34:8, Psalms 40:4, Psalms 84:12, Psalms 146:5, Psalms 147:11, Proverbs 16:20, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 12:3, Jeremiah 17:7, Jeremiah 17:8

Reciprocal: Job 21:17 - distributeth Psalms 7:1 - in Psalms 13:5 - But Psalms 32:7 - compass Psalms 33:21 - For Psalms 33:22 - General Psalms 71:21 - comfort Isaiah 50:11 - ye shall 1 Corinthians 1:28 - to bring

Verse 11

Be glad: Psalms 33:1, Psalms 64:10, Psalms 68:3, Psalms 97:12, Deuteronomy 12:12, 1 Samuel 2:1, Romans 5:11, Philippians 3:1, Philippians 3:3, Philippians 4:4

shout: Psalms 5:11, Psalms 97:1, Psalms 98:4, Ezra 3:11-13, Zechariah 4:7

upright: Psalms 32:2, Psalms 125:4

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:18 - rejoice 2 Chronicles 7:10 - glad 2 Chronicles 15:15 - rejoiced 2 Chronicles 29:30 - they sang Job 8:21 - rejoicing Psalms 11:2 - the upright Psalms 30:4 - Sing Psalms 33:21 - For Psalms 100:1 - Make Psalms 104:34 - I will be Psalms 118:15 - voice Psalms 140:13 - Surely Psalms 145:10 - and thy saints Joel 2:23 - rejoice Luke 2:28 - and Acts 20:27 - all Hebrews 10:22 - a true

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 32". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-32.html.