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Psalms 35

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 35:1, David prays for his own safety, and his enemies confusion; Psalms 35:11, He complains of their wrongful dealing; Psalms 35:22, Thereby he incites God against them.

Verse 1

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Plead: Psalms 43:1, Psalms 119:154, 1 Samuel 24:15, Proverbs 22:23, Proverbs 23:11, Jeremiah 51:36, Lamentations 3:58, Micah 7:9

fight: Exodus 14:25, Joshua 10:42, Nehemiah 4:20, Acts 5:39, Acts 23:9

Reciprocal: Joshua 23:10 - Lord 1 Samuel 24:12 - Lord judge Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 7:1 - save Psalms 7:6 - Arise Psalms 108:6 - save Psalms 138:7 - thou shalt stretch Isaiah 51:22 - pleadeth Jeremiah 50:34 - plead Lamentations 3:59 - judge Habakkuk 3:9 - bow

Verse 2

Psalms 7:12, Psalms 7:13, Exodus 15:3, Deuteronomy 32:41, Deuteronomy 32:42, Isaiah 13:5, Isaiah 42:13

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:31 - a buckler Psalms 18:37 - General Jeremiah 11:20 - revealed

Verse 3

stop: Psalms 27:2, Psalms 76:10, 1 Samuel 23:26, 1 Samuel 23:27, Job 1:10, Isaiah 8:9, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 10:12, Acts 4:28

say: Psalms 51:12, Psalms 62:7, Psalms 91:16, Genesis 49:18, Isaiah 12:2, Luke 2:30

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:12 - stayed up his hands John 6:20 - It is

Verse 4

confounded: Psalms 35:26, Psalms 31:17, Psalms 31:18, Psalms 40:14, Psalms 40:15, Psalms 70:2, Psalms 70:3, Psalms 71:24

that: Psalms 38:12, 1 Samuel 23:23, 1 Kings 19:10, Ezekiel 13:19, Matthew 27:1

turned: Psalms 129:5, Isaiah 37:29, Jeremiah 46:5, John 18:6

Reciprocal: Psalms 17:9 - deadly enemies Psalms 35:8 - Let destruction Psalms 53:5 - thou hast Psalms 63:9 - seek Psalms 71:13 - Let them be Psalms 83:17 - General Psalms 143:3 - the enemy Jeremiah 17:18 - confounded Jeremiah 18:23 - forgive Lamentations 1:13 - he hath turned

Verse 5

as chaff: Psalms 1:4, Psalms 83:13-Esther :, Job 21:18, Isaiah 17:13, Isaiah 29:5, Hosea 13:3

and: Exodus 14:19, Isaiah 37:36, Acts 12:23, Hebrews 11:28

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:43 - as small 2 Kings 19:35 - the angel 2 Chronicles 20:22 - to sing and to Psalms 18:37 - General Matthew 3:12 - but Luke 5:21 - Who can

Verse 6

their: Psalms 73:18, Proverbs 4:19, Jeremiah 13:16, Jeremiah 23:12

dark and slippery: Heb. darkness and slipperiness

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:21 - General Exodus 10:21 - darkness 2 Samuel 24:16 - the angel 2 Kings 19:35 - the angel 2 Chronicles 20:22 - to sing and to Isaiah 37:36 - the angel Lamentations 3:66 - Persecute Zephaniah 3:20 - I turn Luke 17:10 - General

Verse 7

without: Psalms 7:3-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 25:3, Psalms 64:4, John 15:25

hid: Psalms 9:15, Psalms 119:85, Psalms 140:5, Job 18:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:24 - and cast Numbers 35:20 - by laying 1 Samuel 24:11 - neither evil 1 Samuel 26:18 - Wherefore Job 5:13 - taketh Psalms 7:15 - made Psalms 17:9 - deadly enemies Psalms 31:4 - Pull Psalms 57:6 - a net Psalms 109:3 - fought Psalms 109:4 - For my Psalms 109:5 - they Psalms 119:78 - without Psalms 119:86 - they Psalms 142:3 - In the way Proverbs 1:11 - let us lurk Proverbs 24:28 - not Jeremiah 18:20 - digged Lamentations 3:52 - without Luke 17:10 - General

Verse 8

Let destruction: All the verbs in these verses - Psalms 35:4-Ruth :, in the original, are in the future tense, as a prediction, and should probably be so rendered; though as that tense is frequently used in Hebrew for the imperative, most translators, both ancient and modern, have considered them as an imprecation. Psalms 64:7, Psalms 73:18-Proverbs :, Proverbs 29:1, Luke 21:34, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

at unawares: Heb. which he knoweth not of

net: Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 57:6, Psalms 141:9, Psalms 141:10, Proverbs 5:22

into: 1 Samuel 18:17, 1 Samuel 31:2-Numbers :, 2 Samuel 17:2-Numbers :, 2 Samuel 17:23, 2 Samuel 18:14, 2 Samuel 18:15, Esther 7:10, Matthew 27:3-Deuteronomy :

Reciprocal: Numbers 35:20 - by laying Esther 7:9 - Behold Job 5:13 - taketh Job 18:8 - he is cast Psalms 9:15 - General Psalms 35:15 - I knew Psalms 37:15 - sword Psalms 142:3 - In the way

Verse 9

Psalms 13:5, Psalms 21:1, Psalms 33:21, Psalms 48:11, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 58:11, Psalms 68:1-Leviticus :, 1 Samuel 2:1, Isaiah 61:10, Habakkuk 3:18, Luke 1:46, Luke 1:47, Galatians 5:22, Philippians 3:1-Leviticus :

Reciprocal: Psalms 9:14 - I will Psalms 20:5 - rejoice Psalms 51:12 - joy Jeremiah 20:13 - for

Verse 10

All: Psalms 22:14, Psalms 32:3, Psalms 34:20, Psalms 38:3, Psalms 51:8, Psalms 102:3, Job 33:19-Lamentations :

who: Psalms 71:19, Psalms 86:8, Psalms 89:6-Ruth :, Exodus 15:11, Isaiah 40:18, Isaiah 40:25, Jeremiah 10:7

which: Psalms 10:14, Psalms 22:24, Psalms 34:6, Psalms 69:33, Psalms 102:17-Proverbs :, Psalms 109:31, Psalms 140:12, Job 5:15, Job 5:16, Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 22:23

too: Psalms 18:17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 3:24 - what God 1 Kings 8:23 - no God Psalms 10:9 - when Psalms 89:8 - like Isaiah 25:4 - thou hast Jeremiah 10:6 - there Micah 7:18 - a God John 19:36 - that the 1 Peter 1:6 - ye greatly

Verse 11

False witnesses: Heb. Witnesses of wrong, Psalms 27:12, 1 Samuel 24:9, 1 Samuel 25:10, Matthew 26:59, Matthew 26:60, Acts 6:13, Acts 24:5, Acts 24:6, Acts 24:12, Acts 24:13

laid: etc. Heb. asked me

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:14 - he came Exodus 23:1 - an unrighteous witness Deuteronomy 19:16 - a false witness 1 Samuel 17:28 - I know 1 Kings 21:13 - the men of Belial Psalms 55:3 - for they Psalms 64:6 - search Psalms 119:69 - proud Psalms 120:2 - from lying lips Proverbs 6:19 - A false Proverbs 24:28 - not Jeremiah 37:14 - said Matthew 5:11 - when Mark 14:55 - sought Luke 23:2 - forbidding Acts 25:7 - and laid Romans 8:33 - Who

Verse 12

They: Psalms 38:20, Psalms 109:3-Deuteronomy :, 1 Samuel 19:4, 1 Samuel 19:5, 1 Samuel 19:15, 1 Samuel 22:13, 1 Samuel 22:14, Proverbs 17:13, Jeremiah 18:20, John 10:32

spoiling: Heb. depriving, 1 Samuel 20:31-Micah :, Luke 23:21-Isaiah :

my soul: Or, "my life," as the word nephesh frequently denotes.

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:4 - Wherefore 1 Samuel 25:21 - he hath requited 1 Chronicles 19:4 - took David's 2 Chronicles 20:11 - how they reward us Psalms 17:9 - deadly enemies Psalms 69:4 - being Psalms 109:4 - For my Matthew 26:59 - sought

Verse 13

when: Psalms 69:10, Psalms 69:11, Job 30:25, Matthew 5:44, Romans 12:14, Romans 12:15

humbled: or, afflicted, Leviticus 16:29, Leviticus 16:31, 1 Kings 21:27-Joel :, Isaiah 58:3, Isaiah 58:5, Matthew 9:14, Matthew 9:15

my prayer: Matthew 10:13, Luke 10:6

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:27 - afflict Leviticus 23:32 - afflict Numbers 29:7 - afflict Numbers 30:13 - to afflict 2 Samuel 1:12 - General 2 Kings 19:1 - covered 1 Chronicles 21:16 - clothed Job 31:29 - General Psalms 73:2 - But Psalms 109:24 - knees Daniel 9:3 - with Matthew 6:16 - when John 11:35 - General 2 Corinthians 7:11 - revenge 1 Timothy 2:8 - without

Verse 14

I behaved: etc. Heb. I walked as a friend, as brother to me, I bowed. 2 Samuel 1:11, 2 Samuel 1:12, 2 Samuel 1:17-Daniel :, Luke 19:41, Luke 19:42

as one: Or, "as a mourning mother," kaavel aim. Genesis 24:67

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - The days 1 Chronicles 21:16 - clothed Job 17:2 - mockers Job 30:25 - Did not I Job 31:29 - General Psalms 38:6 - bowed Psalms 42:5 - Why art thou cast down Psalms 69:11 - I made Psalms 109:24 - knees Matthew 5:44 - General Acts 16:28 - cried Romans 12:15 - weep

Verse 15

in mine: Psalms 35:25, Psalms 35:26, Psalms 41:8, Psalms 71:10, Psalms 71:11, Job 31:29, Proverbs 17:5, Proverbs 24:17, Proverbs 24:18

adversity: Heb. halting, Psalms 38:17, Jeremiah 20:10, 1 Corinthians 13:6

the abjects: Psalms 22:16, Psalms 69:12, Job 30:1-2 Kings :, Matthew 27:27-Amos :, Matthew 27:39-Acts :, Mark 14:65, Acts 17:5

I knew: Psalms 35:8, *marg.

they: Psalms 7:2, Psalms 57:4, Job 16:9

Reciprocal: Judges 16:23 - to rejoice Judges 16:25 - sport 2 Kings 2:23 - mocked Nehemiah 4:1 - mocked Job 16:10 - gathered Job 30:9 - am I Psalms 22:7 - laugh Psalms 35:19 - Let Psalms 109:25 - a reproach Jeremiah 11:19 - and I Jeremiah 20:7 - I am Lamentations 1:21 - they are Lamentations 3:14 - General Ezekiel 36:3 - and are Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Matthew 27:29 - platted Matthew 27:44 - General Mark 15:19 - they smote Mark 15:29 - they Luke 16:14 - derided Luke 22:63 - mocked Luke 23:35 - derided

Verse 16

hypocritical: 1 Samuel 20:24-Luke :, Isaiah 1:14, Isaiah 1:15, John 18:28, 1 Corinthians 5:8

gnashed: Psalms 37:12, Job 16:9, Lamentations 2:16, Acts 7:54

Reciprocal: Judges 16:23 - to rejoice Judges 16:25 - sport 2 Chronicles 36:16 - mocked Nehemiah 4:1 - mocked Job 11:3 - mockest Job 12:4 - one mocked Job 30:1 - whose Job 30:9 - am I Psalms 22:7 - laugh Psalms 69:12 - I was Psalms 109:25 - a reproach Jeremiah 20:7 - I am Lamentations 3:14 - General Ezekiel 36:3 - and are Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Matthew 20:19 - to mock Matthew 27:29 - platted Luke 16:14 - derided Luke 22:63 - mocked

Verse 17

how: Psalms 6:3, Psalms 13:1, Psalms 13:2, Psalms 74:9, Psalms 74:10, Psalms 89:46, Psalms 94:3, Psalms 94:4

look: Psalms 10:14, Habakkuk 1:13

rescue: Psalms 22:20, Psalms 22:21, Psalms 57:4, Psalms 69:14, Psalms 69:15, Psalms 142:6, Psalms 142:7

darling: Heb. only one

Reciprocal: Psalms 22:13 - as a Daniel 6:27 - delivereth Revelation 6:10 - How

Verse 18

give: Psalms 22:22-Lamentations :, Psalms 22:31, Psalms 40:9, Psalms 40:10, Psalms 69:30-Nahum :, Psalms 111:1, Psalms 116:14, Psalms 116:18, Hebrews 2:12

praise: Psalms 67:1-Numbers :, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 117:2, Psalms 138:4, Psalms 138:5, Romans 15:9

much: Heb. strong, Isaiah 25:3

Reciprocal: Psalms 9:14 - in the gates Psalms 22:25 - My praise Psalms 109:30 - I will praise

Verse 19

Let: Psalms 35:15, Psalms 13:4, Psalms 25:2, Psalms 38:16, John 16:20-Song of Solomon :, Revelation 11:7-2 Samuel :

wrongfully: Heb. falsely, Psalms 38:19

wink: Job 15:12, Proverbs 6:13, Proverbs 10:10

that hate: Psalms 69:4, Psalms 109:3, Psalms 119:161, 1 Samuel 24:11, 1 Samuel 24:12, Lamentations 3:52, John 15:25

Reciprocal: Psalms 30:1 - hast not Psalms 35:24 - and let Psalms 69:14 - let me Psalms 119:86 - they Proverbs 24:17 - General Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Matthew 5:22 - without Luke 23:35 - derided 1 Peter 2:19 - suffering Revelation 11:10 - rejoice

Verse 20

For: Psalms 120:5-Judges :

but: Psalms 31:13, Psalms 36:3, Psalms 36:4, Psalms 38:12, Psalms 52:2, Psalms 64:4-Joshua :, Psalms 140:2-Deuteronomy :, Jeremiah 11:19, Daniel 6:5, Matthew 26:4, Acts 23:15, Acts 25:3

quiet: Matthew 12:19, Matthew 12:24, 1 Peter 2:22, 1 Peter 2:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:22 - told Psalms 21:11 - imagined Psalms 109:3 - fought Psalms 120:7 - for peace Proverbs 3:29 - Devise not evil

Verse 21

Yea: Psalms 22:13, Isaiah 9:12, Luke 11:53, Luke 11:54

Aha: Psalms 40:15, Psalms 54:7, Psalms 70:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:22 - told Job 16:10 - gaped Job 30:11 - let loose Psalms 10:3 - boasteth Psalms 38:21 - O my God Psalms 39:8 - make Isaiah 57:4 - make Lamentations 2:16 - thine Ezekiel 26:2 - Aha

Verse 22

This: Exodus 3:7, Acts 7:34

keep: Psalms 28:1, Psalms 39:12, Psalms 50:21, Psalms 83:1

be: Psalms 10:1, Psalms 22:11, Psalms 22:19, Psalms 38:21, Psalms 71:12, Isaiah 65:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:7 - afar off Job 11:11 - he seeth Psalms 10:14 - Thou hast Psalms 109:1 - Hold Ezekiel 7:22 - face Habakkuk 1:13 - holdest

Verse 23

Stir: Psalms 7:6, Psalms 44:23, Psalms 80:2, Isaiah 51:9

my God: Psalms 89:26, Psalms 142:5, John 20:28

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:5 - the Lord Psalms 3:7 - Arise Psalms 59:4 - awake Psalms 109:1 - Hold Isaiah 10:26 - stir up Lamentations 3:59 - judge

Verse 24

Judge: Psalms 7:8, Psalms 18:20-Jeremiah :, Psalms 26:1, Psalms 43:1, 2 Thessalonians 1:6, 1 Peter 2:22

and let: Psalms 35:19, Job 20:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:6 - God Psalms 30:1 - hast not Psalms 38:16 - For I said Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Revelation 11:10 - rejoice

Verse 25

say: Psalms 27:12, Psalms 28:3, Psalms 70:3, Psalms 74:8, Job 1:5, Mark 2:6, Mark 2:8

Ah: Heb. Ah, ah, our soul

so: Psalms 140:8, Exodus 15:9, Matthew 27:43

We have: Psalms 56:1, Psalms 56:2, Psalms 57:3, Psalms 124:3, 2 Samuel 20:19, Lamentations 2:16, 1 Corinthians 15:54

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 17:16 - be swallowed Job 30:24 - they cry Job 31:29 - General Job 31:31 - Oh Psalms 13:4 - Lest Psalms 30:1 - hast not Psalms 35:15 - in mine Psalms 40:15 - say Psalms 41:11 - because Proverbs 1:12 - swallow Ezekiel 36:3 - swallowed Luke 22:63 - mocked

Verse 26

ashamed: Psalms 35:4, Psalms 40:14, Psalms 40:15, Psalms 71:13, Psalms 129:5, Psalms 132:18, Isaiah 41:11, Isaiah 65:13-Ezra :

clothed: Psalms 109:28, Psalms 109:29, Psalms 132:18, Job 8:22, 1 Peter 5:5

magnify: Psalms 38:16, Psalms 55:12, Job 19:5, Jeremiah 48:26, Daniel 11:36

Reciprocal: Job 31:29 - General Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 6:10 - Let all Psalms 25:3 - let Psalms 31:17 - wicked Psalms 35:15 - in mine Psalms 53:5 - thou hast Psalms 63:9 - seek Psalms 69:6 - Let not Psalms 70:2 - Let Psalms 83:17 - General Psalms 109:19 - as the garment Psalms 119:78 - the proud Psalms 132:9 - let thy saints Jeremiah 17:18 - confounded Jeremiah 20:11 - everlasting Ezekiel 7:18 - and horror Ezekiel 26:16 - clothe Micah 7:10 - shame Zechariah 12:7 - do Malachi 1:5 - The Lord Matthew 27:41 - General

Verse 27

shout: Psalms 40:16, Psalms 68:3, Psalms 132:9, Psalms 132:16, Psalms 142:7, Isaiah 66:10, Isaiah 66:11, John 16:22, Romans 12:15, 1 Corinthians 12:26

righteous cause: Heb. righteousness, Proverbs 8:18

say: Psalms 70:4

which: Psalms 149:4, Jeremiah 32:40, Jeremiah 32:41, Zephaniah 3:14, Zephaniah 3:17

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 30:26 - to his friends Nehemiah 2:20 - The God Esther 6:6 - whom the king Psalms 5:11 - But Psalms 34:3 - magnify Psalms 40:3 - many Psalms 147:11 - taketh Jeremiah 17:18 - confounded Malachi 1:5 - The Lord John 14:21 - that loveth

Verse 28

Psalms 34:1, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 51:14, Psalms 51:15, Psalms 71:24, Psalms 104:33, Psalms 104:34, Psalms 145:1, Psalms 145:2, Psalms 145:5, Psalms 145:21

Reciprocal: Psalms 7:17 - according Psalms 71:8 - General Psalms 71:15 - all the day James 3:9 - Therewith

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 35". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-35.html.