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Bible Commentaries

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Psalms 58

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 58:1, David reproves wicked judges; Psalms 58:3, describes the nature of the wicked; Psalms 58:6, devotes them to God’s judgments; Psalms 58:10, whereat the righteous shall rejoice.

Psalms 57:1, Psalms 59:1 *titles

Verse 1

Do: Psalms 72:1-Numbers :, Deuteronomy 16:18, Deuteronomy 16:19, 2 Samuel 23:3, 2 Chronicles 19:6, 2 Chronicles 19:7, Isaiah 11:3-Deuteronomy :, Isaiah 32:1, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6

O congregation: Psalms 82:1, Psalms 82:2, Numbers 11:16, Deuteronomy 1:15, Deuteronomy 1:16, 2 Samuel 5:3, Matthew 26:3, Matthew 27:1, Luke 23:50, Luke 23:51, Acts 5:21

O ye: Psalms 82:6, Psalms 82:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 25:1 - General Psalms 4:2 - O Psalms 56:1 - Michtam Psalms 119:85 - which Proverbs 31:9 - General Ecclesiastes 3:16 - General Isaiah 32:6 - and his heart Isaiah 59:8 - judgment Micah 3:9 - that Habakkuk 1:4 - for John 7:24 - General John 8:15 - judge John 19:13 - and sat Acts 4:19 - judge Acts 16:37 - They have Acts 23:3 - for Acts 24:25 - righteousness Galatians 2:14 - walked James 2:4 - judges

Verse 2

in heart: Psalms 21:11, Ecclesiastes 3:16, Isaiah 59:4-Joshua :, Jeremiah 22:16, Jeremiah 22:17, Ezekiel 22:12, Ezekiel 22:27, Micah 3:1-Leviticus :, Micah 3:9-2 Kings :, John 11:47-2 Thessalonians :

weigh: Psalms 94:20, Isaiah 10:1, Isaiah 26:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 25:1 - General Psalms 5:9 - inward Psalms 82:2 - judge Psalms 119:85 - which Proverbs 31:9 - General Isaiah 32:6 - and his heart Isaiah 59:6 - their works Isaiah 59:8 - judgment Jeremiah 19:15 - that they Daniel 11:27 - shall be to Habakkuk 1:4 - for Mark 7:21 - out John 7:24 - General John 8:15 - judge John 19:13 - and sat Acts 16:37 - They have Acts 21:35 - for Acts 23:3 - for Acts 24:25 - righteousness

Verse 3

estranged: etc. Psalms 51:5, Job 15:14, Proverbs 22:15, Isaiah 48:8, Ephesians 2:3

as soon: etc. Heb. from the belly, Psalms 22:10, Isaiah 46:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:21 - the imagination Psalms 4:2 - leasing Psalms 5:9 - For Psalms 10:7 - and deceit Psalms 36:3 - The words Psalms 144:8 - mouth Proverbs 20:11 - General Isaiah 1:4 - gone away backward Matthew 3:7 - O generation Matthew 15:11 - but Matthew 23:33 - serpents Mark 7:21 - out

Verse 4

poison: Psalms 140:3, Ecclesiastes 10:11, Romans 3:13, James 3:8

like: Heb. according to the likeness of

serpent: Matthew 3:7, Matthew 23:33

the deaf: Jeremiah 8:17, adder or asp, Pethen, is no doubt the boeten of the Arabians, which M. Forskal describes as spotted with black and white, about one foot in length, nearly half an inch thick, oviparous, and its bite almost instant death. It is the aspic of the ancients, and is so called the literati of Cyprus, though the common people call it ךןץצח, deaf. Job 20:14, Job 20:16, Isaiah 11:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:2 - serpent Deuteronomy 32:33 - the poison Psalms 91:13 - adder Proverbs 21:13 - stoppeth Zechariah 7:11 - stopped Matthew 15:11 - but Luke 3:7 - O generation Acts 7:57 - stopped

Verse 5

Which: That serpents might be charmed or rendered harmless was well known to the ancients. Virgil, and many others state the fact - Frigidus in pratis cantando, rumpitur anguis. "In the meadows the cold snake is burst by incantation."

charming never so wisely: or, be the charmer never so cunning, Deuteronomy 18:11, Isaiah 19:3

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 10:11 - the serpent Jeremiah 8:17 - which Jeremiah 25:30 - his holy Zechariah 7:11 - stopped Luke 3:7 - O generation

Verse 6

Break their: Psalms 3:7, Psalms 10:15, Job 4:10, Job 4:11, Job 29:17, Ezekiel 30:21-:

young: Psalms 17:12, Psalms 91:13, Numbers 23:24, Isaiah 31:4, Hosea 5:14, Micah 5:8

Reciprocal: Job 41:14 - his teeth Psalms 7:9 - Oh Psalms 57:4 - among Proverbs 30:14 - whose Jeremiah 51:38 - roar Lamentations 3:16 - broken Ezekiel 19:2 - young lions Zechariah 9:7 - I will

Verse 7

Psalms 22:14, Psalms 64:7, Psalms 64:8, Psalms 112:10, Exodus 15:15, Joshua 2:9-1 Kings :, Joshua 7:5, 2 Samuel 17:10, Isaiah 13:7

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 14:16 - melted away Job 24:18 - swift Psalms 64:3 - bend Daniel 2:5 - ye shall

Verse 8

a snail: Shabbelool, in Chaldee tivlala, the snail, is probably so called from the Arabic balla, to wet, moisten, because of the glutinous slime emitted from its body, by which it appears to waste itself away in its own motion; and in the same manner the wicked prove their own destruction.

pass: Psalms 37:35, Psalms 37:36, Matthew 24:35, James 1:10

untimely: Job 3:16, Ecclesiastes 6:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 12:12 - of whom Job 3:11 - died I Job 10:19 - General Job 24:19 - so doth Job 29:17 - I brake Psalms 112:10 - melt Ecclesiastes 6:5 - this Hosea 9:11 - from the birth

Verse 9

thorns: Psalms 118:12, Ecclesiastes 7:6

as: Psalms 10:2, Psalms 10:5, Psalms 55:23, Psalms 73:18-Proverbs :, Job 18:18, Job 20:5-Joel :, Proverbs 1:27, Proverbs 10:25, Proverbs 14:32, Isaiah 17:13, Isaiah 40:24, Jeremiah 23:19

both living: etc. Heb. as living as wrath, Numbers 16:30

Reciprocal: Judges 16:9 - toucheth 1 Kings 16:19 - in doing Job 24:19 - so doth Job 27:19 - he openeth Job 27:21 - a storm Psalms 73:19 - How Psalms 83:15 - General Isaiah 37:7 - I will Isaiah 57:13 - but the Jeremiah 30:23 - the whirlwind Zechariah 7:14 - scattered

Verse 10

righteous: Psalms 52:6, Psalms 64:10, Psalms 68:1-Leviticus :, Psalms 107:42, Judges 5:31, Proverbs 11:10, Revelation 11:17, Revelation 11:18, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:1-Joshua :

wash: Psalms 68:23, Job 29:6, Revelation 14:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:30 - saw Exodus 34:7 - that will by no means clear the guilty Deuteronomy 6:22 - before Judges 9:56 - God rendered Judges 16:28 - that I may 1 Samuel 25:39 - Blessed 2 Samuel 18:31 - the Lord 1 Kings 20:28 - therefore will 1 Kings 21:19 - In the place 2 Chronicles 23:21 - General 2 Chronicles 24:23 - princes Job 19:29 - that ye may Job 22:19 - righteous Job 34:26 - in Psalms 5:11 - But Psalms 7:7 - So Psalms 9:16 - known Psalms 21:13 - so will Psalms 35:9 - General Psalms 36:12 - There Psalms 37:10 - thou Psalms 48:11 - because Psalms 54:7 - and mine Psalms 68:3 - But Psalms 91:8 - Only Psalms 97:8 - because Proverbs 29:16 - but Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 14:16 - shall narrowly Isaiah 24:16 - glory Isaiah 49:26 - and all Isaiah 66:24 - and look Jeremiah 51:48 - the heaven Ezekiel 25:14 - and they shall know Micah 7:10 - mine Malachi 1:5 - The Lord Malachi 3:18 - discern Romans 3:5 - Is God Romans 11:22 - therefore Revelation 6:10 - dost Revelation 18:9 - shall bewail Revelation 19:13 - clothed

Verse 11

Verily there is: Psalms 73:13-Ezra :, Psalms 92:15, Malachi 3:14, Romans 2:5

a reward for: Heb. fruit of the, etc. Isaiah 3:10, Romans 6:21, Romans 6:22

verily he: Psalms 9:16, Psalms 64:9, Psalms 67:4, Psalms 33:18, Psalms 96:13, Psalms 98:9, Malachi 2:17, 2 Peter 3:4-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:1 - and thy Genesis 18:25 - Shall Exodus 10:2 - that ye Exodus 34:7 - that will by no means clear the guilty Deuteronomy 4:35 - know Deuteronomy 6:22 - before Judges 5:31 - So let Judges 9:56 - God rendered Judges 16:28 - that I may Ruth 2:12 - recompense 1 Samuel 25:39 - Blessed 1 Kings 20:28 - therefore will 1 Kings 21:19 - In the place 2 Chronicles 15:7 - your work 2 Chronicles 23:21 - General 2 Chronicles 24:23 - princes Job 19:29 - that ye may Job 34:26 - in Psalms 7:7 - So Psalms 18:20 - rewarded Psalms 21:13 - so will Psalms 35:9 - General Psalms 36:12 - There Psalms 37:10 - thou Psalms 52:6 - laugh Psalms 54:7 - and mine Psalms 75:7 - God Psalms 79:10 - let him Psalms 91:8 - Only Psalms 94:15 - But Psalms 107:42 - righteous Proverbs 11:10 - when Ecclesiastes 5:8 - thou seest Isaiah 14:16 - shall narrowly Isaiah 26:9 - for Isaiah 49:26 - and all Isaiah 66:24 - and look Jeremiah 51:48 - the heaven Ezekiel 25:14 - and they shall know Ezekiel 30:8 - shall know Ezekiel 36:35 - they shall Malachi 1:5 - The Lord Malachi 3:18 - discern Matthew 5:12 - for great Romans 3:5 - Is God Romans 11:22 - therefore Hebrews 11:6 - a rewarder Revelation 6:10 - dost

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 58". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-58.html.