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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 67

Introduction

1A prayer for the enlargement of God's kingdom;
3to the joy of the people;
6and the increase of God's blessings.

Verse 1

God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
A. M. cir. 3464. B.C. cir. 540. (Title.) Neginoth
4:1; 6:1; 76:1; *titles
God
Numbers 6:24-27; Deuteronomy 21:8; 2 Corinthians 13:14
bless us
28:9; Ephesians 1:3
cause
4:6; 31:16; 80:1-3,7,19; 119:135; 2 Corinthians 4:6
upon us
Heb. with us.
Reciprocal: Genesis 32:26 - thou bless; Numbers 6:25 - The Lord; 1 Kings 18:36 - let it; 2 Kings 19:19 - O Lord; 1 Chronicles 16:11 - seek his; Job 33:26 - and he shall; Psalm 4:1 - Neginoth; Psalm 35:18 - praise; Psalm 80:3 - cause; Isaiah 12:1 - O Lord; Isaiah 37:20 - that all; Isaiah 60:3 - the Gentiles; Isaiah 64:2 - to make; Jeremiah 31:7 - Sing; Daniel 2:35 - and filled; Daniel 9:17 - cause; Habakkuk 2:14 - the earth; Habakkuk 3:19 - stringed instruments; Zechariah 8:20 - there; Malachi 4:2 - the Sun; Mark 16:15 - into; Luke 2:10 - to; John 7:35 - teach; Acts 15:17 - the residue; 1 Timothy 2:1 - supplications

Verse 2

That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
That
98:2,3; Esther 8:15-17; Zechariah 8:20-23; Acts 9:31
thy way
Acts 13:10; 18:25; 22:4
saving
43:5; 66:1-4; 117:2; Isaiah 49:6; Matthew 28:19; Luke 2:30,31; 3:6; Titus 2:11
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:43 - General; 1 Kings 18:36 - let it; 2 Kings 19:19 - O Lord; 1 Chronicles 16:8 - make; 2 Chronicles 6:33 - that all people; Psalm 66:4 - General; Psalm 68:32 - ye kingdoms; Psalm 102:15 - General; Isaiah 19:21 - Lord shall; Isaiah 37:20 - that all; Isaiah 64:2 - to make; Isaiah 66:18 - that I; Jeremiah 16:19 - Gentiles; Jeremiah 33:6 - I will bring; Daniel 2:35 - and filled; Habakkuk 2:14 - the earth; Malachi 1:11 - my name; Mark 16:15 - into; Luke 2:10 - to; Luke 24:47 - among; John 7:35 - teach; Acts 13:47 - that thou; Romans 3:29 - General; Hebrews 3:10 - they have

Verse 3

Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
5; 45:17; 74:21; 119:175; 142:7; Isaiah 38:18,19
Reciprocal: Psalm 66:4 - General; Psalm 96:1 - sing unto; Psalm 96:7 - O ye kindreds; Psalm 117:1 - O praise; Psalm 145:21 - let all flesh; Isaiah 54:1 - break; Isaiah 65:18 - General; Romans 15:10 - General

Verse 4

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Selah.
O let
97:1; 138:4,5; Deuteronomy 32:43; Isaiah 24:14-16; 42:10-12; 54:1; Romans 15:10,11; Galatians 4:27
for thou
9:8; 96:10-13; 98:9; Genesis 18:25; Acts 17:31; Romans 2:5
govern
Heb. lead.
2:8; 82:6; Isaiah 55:4; Revelation 11:15-17
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:28 - ye kindreds; Job 29:13 - sing; Psalm 58:11 - verily he; Psalm 68:4 - Sing unto God; Psalm 81:1 - Sing; Psalm 96:7 - O ye kindreds; Psalm 96:13 - judge; Psalm 97:6 - all the; Psalm 98:4 - General; Psalm 100:1 - all ye lands; Psalm 145:21 - let all flesh; Isaiah 49:22 - Behold; Isaiah 51:5 - mine; Zechariah 14:9 - the Lord; Matthew 2:10 - they rejoiced

Verse 5

Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
3; Matthew 6:9,10

Verse 6

Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
Then
85:9-12; Leviticus 26:4; Isaiah 1:19; 30:23,24; Ezekiel 34:26,27; Hosea 2:21,22; 1 Corinthians 3:6-9
our own
48:14; Genesis 17:7; Exodus 3:15; Jeremiah 31:1,33
Reciprocal: Genesis 26:12 - an hundredfold; Genesis 32:26 - thou bless; Leviticus 25:19 - General; Psalm 24:5 - receive; Psalm 85:12 - our land; Psalm 91:2 - my God; Psalm 95:7 - For he; Isaiah 4:2 - the fruit; Isaiah 19:25 - the Lord; Ezekiel 36:8 - ye shall; Joel 2:22 - for the tree; Zechariah 8:12 - the seed; Acts 3:26 - sent

Verse 7

God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
God
29:11; 72:17; Genesis 12:2,3; Acts 2:28; Galatians 3:9,14
all the
22:27; 65:5; 98:3; Isaiah 43:6; 45:22; 52:10; Micah 5:4; Zechariah 9:10; Malachi 1:11; Acts 13:47; Revelation 15:4
fear
Malachi 4:2; Acts 13:26 Reciprocal: Genesis 32:26 - thou bless; Numbers 6:27 - and I will; 1 Chronicles 16:28 - ye kindreds; Psalm 24:5 - receive; Psalm 86:9 - All; Psalm 91:2 - my God; Psalm 115:12 - the house of Israel; Isaiah 19:25 - the Lord; Isaiah 24:16 - uttermost part; Isaiah 41:5 - the ends; Zechariah 8:12 - the seed; Matthew 24:31 - from; Luke 24:47 - among; Acts 3:26 - sent; Acts 13:16 - and ye

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 67". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-67.html.