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Psalms 65

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 65:1, David praises God for his grace; Psalms 65:4, The blessedness of God’s chosen by reason of benefits.

Verse 1

Praise: Psalms 21:13, Psalms 115:1, Psalms 115:2

waiteth: Heb. is silent, Psalms 62:1

in Sion: Psalms 76:2, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 78:69, 1 Chronicles 11:7, 1 Chronicles 15:29, 1 Chronicles 16:41, 1 Chronicles 16:42, 1 Chronicles 25:1-Obadiah :, Revelation 14:1-Leviticus :

unto: Psalms 56:12, Psalms 76:11, Psalms 116:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:4 - called Leviticus 22:18 - vows Psalms 18:3 - who Psalms 22:3 - that Psalms 22:25 - I will Psalms 48:1 - city Psalms 61:5 - hast heard Psalms 61:8 - that I Psalms 100:4 - Enter Psalms 132:2 - he sware Psalms 137:3 - the songs of Zion

Verse 2

thou: Psalms 66:19, Psalms 102:17, Psalms 145:18, Psalms 145:19, 1 Kings 18:29, 1 Kings 18:37, 2 Chronicles 33:13, Isaiah 65:24, Jeremiah 29:12, Jeremiah 29:13, Daniel 9:17-Psalms :, Luke 11:9, Luke 11:10, Acts 10:31, 1 John 5:14, 1 John 5:15

unto thee: Psalms 22:27, Psalms 66:4, Psalms 86:9, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 66:23, John 12:32, Revelation 11:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:4 - called Genesis 21:17 - heard Genesis 24:15 - before Genesis 25:21 - entreated Judges 13:9 - hearkened 2 Kings 19:20 - I have heard 2 Kings 20:5 - I have heard 1 Chronicles 4:10 - God granted 2 Chronicles 7:15 - mine eyes Psalms 5:2 - unto thee Psalms 18:3 - who Jeremiah 32:27 - God Jonah 2:2 - I cried Micah 7:7 - my God Luke 18:1 - that John 3:26 - and all Acts 2:17 - all 1 Peter 3:12 - his ears

Verse 3

Iniquities: Heb. Words, or Matters, of Iniquities

prevail: Psalms 38:4, Psalms 40:12, 2 Samuel 12:7-1 Chronicles :, Micah 7:8, Micah 7:9, Romans 7:23-Lamentations :, Galatians 5:17

transgressions: Psalms 51:2, Psalms 51:3, Psalms 51:7, Psalms 79:9, Isaiah 1:18, Isaiah 1:19, Isaiah 6:7, Zechariah 13:1, John 1:29, Hebrews 9:14, 1 John 1:7-1 Samuel :, Revelation 1:5

Reciprocal: Psalms 19:12 - cleanse Psalms 39:8 - Deliver Jeremiah 33:8 - General Jeremiah 42:20 - For ye Micah 7:18 - that Romans 7:15 - what Romans 7:21 - evil Hebrews 8:12 - General

Verse 4

Blessed: Psalms 33:12, Psalms 84:4

choosest: Psalms 4:3, Psalms 78:70, Psalms 78:71, Psalms 106:4, Psalms 106:5, Psalms 135:4, Ephesians 1:4, 2 Thessalonians 2:13

causest: Psalms 15:1, Psalms 23:6, Psalms 24:7, Revelation 3:12

we shall be: Psalms 17:15, Psalms 36:8, Psalms 63:5, Jeremiah 31:12-2 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 31:25, Revelation 7:16, Revelation 7:17, Revelation 21:3, Revelation 21:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:19 - all my goodness Leviticus 21:17 - let him Numbers 16:5 - will cause 2 Chronicles 6:41 - thy saints Psalms 27:4 - dwell Psalms 73:28 - But Psalms 90:14 - satisfy Psalms 103:5 - satisfieth Psalms 144:15 - happy Jeremiah 31:14 - my people Jonah 2:7 - holy Matthew 5:6 - for Luke 6:21 - for ye shall be

Verse 5

terrible: Psalms 45:4, Psalms 47:2, Psalms 47:3, Psalms 66:3, Psalms 76:3-1 Samuel :, Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 10:21, Isaiah 37:36

righteousness: Psalms 145:17, Romans 2:5, Revelation 15:3, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 16:5, Revelation 19:1-Leviticus :

O God: Psalms 68:19, Psalms 68:20

the confidence: Isaiah 45:22, Matthew 28:19, Matthew 28:20, Romans 15:10-2 Kings :

all: Psalms 22:27

afar: Isaiah 51:5, Isaiah 60:5, Isaiah 66:19, Zephaniah 2:11, Zechariah 9:10, Ephesians 2:17, Ephesians 2:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:10 - a terrible 2 Samuel 7:23 - great things 1 Chronicles 17:21 - greatness Nehemiah 4:14 - great Job 11:9 - longer Psalms 55:19 - hear Psalms 66:4 - General Psalms 67:7 - all the Psalms 68:35 - terrible Psalms 88:1 - Lord Psalms 136:15 - for his mercy Isaiah 17:10 - the God Isaiah 41:10 - the right Isaiah 45:13 - in righteousness Jeremiah 20:11 - a mighty Jeremiah 31:8 - the coasts Romans 9:28 - in righteousness Revelation 10:2 - he set

Verse 6

Which: Psalms 24:2, Psalms 119:90, Micah 6:2, Habakkuk 3:6

girded: Psalms 93:1, 1 Samuel 2:4, Isaiah 51:9

Reciprocal: Job 37:23 - excellent Job 38:11 - Hitherto Psalms 65:12 - rejoice Psalms 95:4 - the strength of the hills is his also Isaiah 17:12 - make a noise Isaiah 26:8 - in Isaiah 64:3 - thou didst Amos 4:13 - he that Jonah 2:6 - mountains John 5:17 - My

Verse 7

Which: Psalms 89:9, Psalms 107:29, Jonah 1:4, Jonah 1:15, Matthew 8:26, Matthew 8:27

noise: Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Psalms 104:6-1 Samuel :, Job 38:8-1 Kings :

tumult: Psalms 2:1-Numbers :, Psalms 76:10, Isaiah 17:12, Isaiah 17:13, John 18:6

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:28 - thy tumult Job 2:6 - save Job 38:11 - Hitherto Psalms 29:10 - sitteth Jeremiah 51:42 - General Jeremiah 51:55 - her waves Luke 8:24 - he arose John 19:22 - What Acts 19:41 - he dismissed Revelation 12:15 - cast Revelation 17:15 - The waters

Verse 8

in the: Psalms 2:8

afraid: Thunder and lightning, storms and tempests, eclipses and meteors, tornadoes and earthquakes, are proofs to all that there is a Supreme Being, who is wonderful and terrible in His acts. Psalms 48:5, Psalms 48:6, Psalms 66:3, Psalms 126:2, Psalms 135:9, Exodus 15:14-Nehemiah :, Joshua 2:9-1 Kings :, Habakkuk 3:3-Psalms :, Acts 5:38, Acts 5:39, Revelation 11:13

outgoings: Psalms 19:5, Psalms 74:16, Psalms 104:20-Isaiah :, Psalms 136:8, Genesis 8:22, Deuteronomy 4:19, Job 38:12

the morning: The rising and setting sun, the morning and evening twilight, the invariable succession of day and night, are all ordained by Thee, and contribute to the happiness and continuance of man and beast.

rejoice: or, sing, Psalms 65:13, Psalms 148:3

Reciprocal: Isaiah 41:5 - the ends

Verse 9

visitest: Psalms 104:13, Psalms 104:14, Deuteronomy 11:11, Deuteronomy 11:12, Ruth 1:6, Job 37:6-1 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 14:22, Acts 14:17

and waterest it: or, after thou hadst made it to desire rain. Psalms 63:1

greatly: Psalms 65:11, Psalms 68:9, Psalms 68:10, Psalms 104:13-Ezra :, Psalms 147:8, Psalms 147:9, Job 5:10, Job 5:11, Jeremiah 5:24, Joel 2:23-Ezekiel :

the river: Psalms 46:4, Revelation 22:1

thou preparest: Psalms 104:15, Psalms 107:37, Genesis 26:12, 1 Timothy 6:17, 1 Timothy 6:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:5 - had not Genesis 27:28 - of the dew Leviticus 26:4 - Then I Deuteronomy 8:7 - General Deuteronomy 11:14 - General Deuteronomy 28:12 - open Deuteronomy 33:14 - the precious 1 Kings 18:1 - I will send rain Job 36:27 - he Job 36:31 - he giveth Job 37:12 - it Job 38:28 - Hath the Psalms 145:9 - good Proverbs 3:20 - the clouds Ecclesiastes 11:3 - the clouds Isaiah 30:23 - shall he Isaiah 55:10 - as the rain Hosea 6:3 - as the rain Zechariah 10:1 - and give Luke 7:16 - God 1 Corinthians 3:9 - ye are God's Hebrews 6:7 - the earth

Verse 10

settlest the furrows thereof: or, causest rain to descend into the furrows thereof. makest it soft. Heb. dissolvest it. blessest. Psalms 147:8, 1 Corinthians 3:6, 1 Corinthians 3:7

Reciprocal: Job 37:12 - it Job 38:28 - Hath the Hebrews 6:7 - receiveth

Verse 11

crownest: Psalms 5:12, *marg. Psalms 103:4, Proverbs 14:18, Hebrews 2:7-1 Samuel :

with thy: Heb. of thy

thy paths: Psalms 25:10, Psalms 104:3, Joel 2:14, Joel 2:21-Ezekiel :, Haggai 2:19, Malachi 3:10

fatness: Psalms 36:8, Romans 11:17

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:41 - thy saints Nehemiah 9:25 - did eat Psalms 65:9 - greatly Psalms 104:24 - the earth Isaiah 51:23 - Bow

Verse 12

drop: Psalms 104:10-1 Chronicles :, Job 38:26, Job 38:27

rejoice: Heb. are girded with joy, Psalms 65:6, Isaiah 55:9-1 Chronicles :, Isaiah 61:10, Isaiah 61:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:11 - General Psalms 72:3 - little Psalms 89:12 - rejoice Psalms 96:12 - General Psalms 98:8 - hills Psalms 148:9 - Mountains Isaiah 35:2 - and rejoice Isaiah 51:23 - Bow Joel 2:21 - be glad Joel 2:22 - for the pastures

Verse 13

pastures: Psalms 104:24-Hosea :, Zechariah 9:17, Acts 14:17

they shout: Psalms 96:11-1 Chronicles :, Psalms 98:7-1 Samuel :, Isaiah 35:1, Isaiah 35:2, Isaiah 35:10, Isaiah 52:9, Isaiah 55:12, Jeremiah 48:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:28 - plenty Deuteronomy 11:11 - General Job 31:38 - complain Psalms 5:11 - shout Psalms 65:8 - rejoice Psalms 89:12 - rejoice Psalms 96:12 - General Psalms 98:8 - hills Psalms 148:9 - Mountains Joel 2:21 - be glad Habakkuk 3:10 - the deep

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 65". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-65.html.