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Psalms 74

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 74:1, The prophet complains of the desolation of the sanctuary; Psalms 74:10, He moves God to help in consideration of his power; Psalms 74:18, of his reproachful enemies, of his children, and of his covenant.

Psalm for Asaph to give instruction. Psalms 78:1 *title

Verse 1

O God: Psalms 10:1, Psalms 42:9, Psalms 42:11, Psalms 44:9, Psalms 60:1, Psalms 60:10, Psalms 77:7, Jeremiah 31:37, Jeremiah 33:24-26, Romans 11:1, Romans 11:2

smoke: Psalms 79:5, Deuteronomy 29:20

the sheep: Psalms 79:13, Psalms 95:7, Psalms 100:3, Jeremiah 23:1, Ezekiel 34:8, Ezekiel 34:31, Luke 12:32, John 10:26-30

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:11 - why doth Deuteronomy 9:26 - which thou hast redeemed Judges 10:7 - was hot Judges 21:3 - why is 1 Samuel 4:3 - Wherefore 2 Samuel 22:16 - nostrils 2 Samuel 24:17 - these sheep 1 Chronicles 6:39 - Asaph 1 Chronicles 25:2 - Asaph 2 Chronicles 36:16 - the wrath Esther 1:12 - burned Psalms 13:1 - How Psalms 18:8 - went Psalms 44:23 - cast Psalms 68:10 - Thy congregation Psalms 80:4 - be angry Psalms 85:5 - angry Psalms 106:40 - his own Isaiah 5:5 - I will take Isaiah 63:17 - Return Isaiah 64:9 - wroth Jeremiah 14:22 - vanities Lamentations 5:20 - dost

Verse 2

purchased: Exodus 15:16, Deuteronomy 9:29, Acts 20:28

rod: or, tribe

thine: Psalms 33:12, Psalms 106:40, Psalms 135:4, Deuteronomy 4:20, Deuteronomy 32:9, Jeremiah 10:16

redeemed: Isaiah 51:11, Isaiah 62:12, Titus 2:14, Revelation 5:9

this mount: Psalms 48:1, Psalms 48:2, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 78:69, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:11 - why doth Deuteronomy 9:26 - which thou hast redeemed Deuteronomy 32:6 - hath bought 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house Nehemiah 1:10 - whom Psalms 68:10 - Thy congregation Psalms 79:1 - into Psalms 100:3 - we are his Isaiah 62:6 - make mention of the Lord Isaiah 63:17 - Return Isaiah 64:9 - wroth Jeremiah 14:21 - remember Jeremiah 14:22 - vanities Jeremiah 50:11 - ye destroyers Jeremiah 51:19 - the rod Lamentations 5:18 - of the Ezekiel 7:21 - General Ephesians 1:14 - the redemption 1 Peter 5:3 - heritage Revelation 14:4 - redeemed Revelation 20:9 - the camp

Verse 3

Lift: Psalms 44:23, Psalms 44:26, Joshua 10:24, 2 Samuel 22:39-43, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 25:10, Isaiah 63:3-6, Micah 1:3

the perpetual: Psalms 102:13, Psalms 102:14, Nehemiah 1:3, Nehemiah 2:3, Nehemiah 2:13, Isaiah 64:10, Isaiah 64:11, Daniel 9:17, Micah 3:12, Luke 21:24, Revelation 11:2

all: Psalms 79:1, Jeremiah 52:13, Lamentations 1:10, Daniel 8:11-14, Daniel 9:27, Daniel 11:31, Mark 11:17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:31 - and bring 2 Kings 25:9 - he burnt Psalms 7:6 - lift up Isaiah 25:5 - shalt bring Isaiah 63:18 - our Jeremiah 14:21 - disgrace Jeremiah 51:11 - the vengeance Jeremiah 51:51 - for strangers Lamentations 2:7 - they have Lamentations 5:18 - of the Ezekiel 5:14 - I will 1 Corinthians 3:17 - any

Verse 4

Thine: 2 Chronicles 36:17, Lamentations 2:7, Luke 13:1, Revelation 13:6

they set: Jeremiah 6:1-5, Daniel 6:27, Matthew 24:15, Luke 21:20

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:28 - thy tumult 2 Chronicles 36:19 - they burnt Psalms 74:23 - tumult Psalms 79:1 - the heathen Psalms 83:2 - lo Isaiah 37:29 - tumult Lamentations 1:10 - seen

Verse 5

1 Kings 5:6, 2 Chronicles 2:14, Jeremiah 46:22, Jeremiah 46:23

Reciprocal: Isaiah 64:11 - holy

Verse 6

1 Kings 6:18, 1 Kings 6:29, 1 Kings 6:32, 1 Kings 6:35

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 7:14 - as Jeremiah 52:13 - burned

Verse 7

cast fire into thy sanctuary: Heb. sent thy sanctuary into the fire, 2 Kings 25:9, Isaiah 64:11, Matthew 22:7

defiled: Psalms 89:39, Ezekiel 24:21

dwelling: Exodus 20:24, Deuteronomy 12:5, 1 Kings 8:20

Reciprocal: Psalms 79:1 - holy Psalms 83:12 - General Jeremiah 19:13 - defiled Haggai 1:4 - and

Verse 8

said: Psalms 83:4, Psalms 137:7, Esther 3:8, Esther 3:9

destroy: Heb. break

all the synagogues: 2 Kings 2:3, 2 Kings 2:5, 2 Kings 4:23, 2 Chronicles 17:9, Matthew 4:23

Reciprocal: Psalms 35:25 - say Psalms 79:1 - holy Psalms 83:12 - General Psalms 94:5 - break Psalms 124:3 - Then they Lamentations 1:9 - for

Verse 9

We see: Exodus 12:13, Exodus 13:9, Exodus 13:10, Judges 6:17, Ezekiel 20:12, Hebrews 2:4

no more: 1 Samuel 3:1, Amos 8:11, Micah 3:6

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 28:6 - by prophets 2 Kings 3:11 - Is there not here Psalms 35:17 - how Psalms 79:5 - How long Psalms 86:17 - Show Psalms 94:3 - Lord Isaiah 3:2 - mighty Isaiah 30:20 - yet shall Lamentations 1:9 - for Lamentations 2:9 - her prophets Ezekiel 7:26 - but Daniel 8:13 - How Daniel 9:19 - defer Daniel 12:6 - How long Micah 2:6 - they shall not prophesy Micah 3:7 - no Habakkuk 1:2 - how Revelation 6:10 - How

Verse 10

Psalms 13:1, Psalms 13:2, Psalms 79:4, Psalms 79:5, Psalms 89:46, Psalms 89:50, Psalms 89:51, Daniel 12:6, Revelation 6:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 24:16 - blasphemeth 2 Samuel 12:14 - by this deed 2 Kings 19:14 - spread it Psalms 7:9 - Oh Psalms 10:13 - contemn Psalms 35:17 - how Psalms 89:41 - he is Psalms 94:3 - Lord Isaiah 6:11 - Lord Isaiah 37:14 - and Hezekiah went Isaiah 37:17 - hear Isaiah 52:5 - my name Isaiah 64:12 - General Lamentations 5:1 - behold Ezekiel 7:22 - face Ezekiel 36:6 - General Joel 2:17 - and give Habakkuk 1:2 - how Zechariah 1:12 - how Titus 2:5 - that

Verse 11

withdrawest: Isaiah 64:12, Lamentations 2:3

pluck it out: As the outward habit of the easterns has no sleeves, the hands and arms are frequently covered with the folds of the robe; and, in order to do anything, the hand must be disentangled, and drawn out. Psalms 44:23, Psalms 78:65, Psalms 78:66

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:6 - right hand 1 Samuel 4:3 - Wherefore 2 Kings 19:14 - spread it Psalms 3:7 - Arise Psalms 7:9 - Oh Psalms 44:3 - thy right Psalms 60:5 - save Psalms 83:13 - O my Proverbs 19:24 - General Lamentations 5:1 - behold Ezekiel 7:22 - face

Verse 12

God: Psalms 44:4, Exodus 19:5, Exodus 19:6, Numbers 23:21, Numbers 23:22, Isaiah 33:22

working: Exodus 15:2-15, Judges 4:23, Judges 4:24, 1 Samuel 19:5, Isaiah 63:8, Habakkuk 3:12-14

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:9 - a serpent Exodus 8:22 - midst 1 Samuel 12:12 - when the Lord Psalms 5:2 - my King Psalms 20:9 - let Psalms 77:5 - General Psalms 83:13 - O my Isaiah 43:15 - the creator Hosea 13:10 - I will be thy king Acts 7:7 - the nation

Verse 13

divide: Heb. break, Psalms 66:6, Psalms 78:13, Psalms 106:8, Psalms 106:9, Psalms 136:13-18, Exodus 14:21, Nehemiah 9:11, Isaiah 11:15, Isaiah 11:16

brakest: Exodus 14:28, Isaiah 51:9, Isaiah 51:10, Ezekiel 29:3

dragons: or, whales, Ezekiel 32:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:9 - a serpent Exodus 15:10 - blow Job 26:12 - divideth Job 26:13 - the crooked serpent Psalms 44:19 - in the Psalms 106:21 - which Psalms 148:7 - ye dragons Isaiah 27:1 - the dragon Isaiah 43:16 - maketh Isaiah 51:15 - that divided Jeremiah 31:35 - which divideth Habakkuk 3:10 - the overflowing Habakkuk 3:13 - thou woundedst

Verse 14

leviathan: Psalms 104:25, Psalms 104:26, Job 3:8, *marg. Job 41:1-34, Isaiah 27:1, Revelation 20:2

meat: Psalms 72:9, Exodus 12:35, Exodus 12:36, Exodus 14:30, Numbers 14:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:10 - blow Job 26:13 - the crooked serpent Psalms 44:19 - in the Psalms 106:21 - which Psalms 148:7 - ye dragons Isaiah 43:16 - maketh Isaiah 51:9 - put Ezekiel 29:3 - the great Ezekiel 29:5 - I have Ezekiel 32:2 - and thou art as Ezekiel 32:4 - General Habakkuk 3:13 - thou woundedst

Verse 15

cleave: Psalms 105:41, Exodus 17:5, Exodus 17:6, Numbers 20:11, Isaiah 48:21

flood: Joshua 3:13-17, 2 Kings 2:8, 2 Kings 2:14, Isaiah 11:16, Isaiah 44:27, Habakkuk 3:9, *marg. Revelation 16:12

mighty rivers: Heb. rivers of strength

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:11 - all Psalms 18:15 - channels Psalms 114:3 - Jordan Proverbs 21:1 - as Nahum 1:4 - and drieth

Verse 16

The day: Psalms 136:7-9, Genesis 1:3-5

prepared: Psalms 8:3, Psalms 19:1-6, Psalms 136:7-9, Genesis 1:14-18, Matthew 5:45

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:5 - and Genesis 1:16 - to rule Genesis 8:22 - seedtime Deuteronomy 4:19 - which the Lord Deuteronomy 33:14 - the precious Joshua 10:12 - Sun Joshua 10:13 - So the sun Job 38:12 - commanded Psalms 19:2 - night unto Psalms 65:8 - outgoings Psalms 104:20 - makest Psalms 139:9 - dwell Jeremiah 31:35 - which giveth Jeremiah 33:25 - and if 2 Corinthians 4:6 - who

Verse 17

set: Psalms 24:1, Psalms 24:2, Deuteronomy 32:8, Acts 17:26

made summer: Heb. made them summer, Genesis 8:22, Acts 14:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:14 - Let there Deuteronomy 4:19 - which the Lord Joshua 10:13 - So the sun Job 38:18 - General Psalms 136:7 - General Psalms 139:9 - dwell Jeremiah 33:25 - and if

Verse 18

Remember: Psalms 74:22, Psalms 89:50, Psalms 89:51, Psalms 137:7, Isaiah 62:6, Isaiah 62:7, *marg. Revelation 16:19

the foolish: Psalms 41:1, Psalms 39:8, Psalms 94:2-8, Deuteronomy 32:27, Isaiah 37:23, Isaiah 37:24, Ezekiel 20:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:12 - should Leviticus 24:11 - blasphemed Leviticus 24:16 - blasphemeth Numbers 15:30 - reproacheth Deuteronomy 32:6 - O foolish Judges 16:28 - remember me 1 Samuel 17:26 - reproach 2 Kings 19:4 - reprove 2 Kings 19:6 - the servants Job 7:7 - remember Psalms 10:13 - contemn Psalms 13:2 - enemy Psalms 44:16 - For the Psalms 79:12 - wherewith Psalms 79:13 - we will Psalms 139:20 - for they speak Isaiah 52:5 - my name Isaiah 64:12 - General Jeremiah 14:21 - remember Jeremiah 51:51 - are confounded Lamentations 3:61 - General Ezekiel 7:22 - face Ezekiel 36:6 - General Ezekiel 36:21 - General Joel 2:17 - and give

Verse 19

turtledove: Psalms 68:13, Song of Solomon 2:14, Song of Solomon 4:1, Song of Solomon 6:9, Isaiah 60:8, Matthew 10:16

forget: Psalms 68:10, Psalms 72:2, Zephaniah 3:12, James 2:5, James 2:6

Reciprocal: Psalms 44:24 - forgettest Psalms 94:5 - break Isaiah 64:12 - General

Verse 20

Have: Psalms 89:28, Psalms 89:34-36, Psalms 89:39, Psalms 105:8, Psalms 106:45, Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Exodus 24:6-8, Leviticus 26:40-45, Deuteronomy 9:27, 2 Samuel 23:5, Jeremiah 33:20-26, Luke 1:72-75, Hebrews 8:10

the dark: Deuteronomy 12:31, Romans 1:29-31, Ephesians 4:17, Ephesians 4:18

habitations: Psalms 5:8, Genesis 49:5-7

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:19 - Have respect 2 Chronicles 36:17 - who slew Psalms 94:5 - break Jeremiah 14:21 - disgrace Jeremiah 50:42 - they are cruel Acts 27:42 - General Ephesians 5:8 - ye were

Verse 21

O let not: Psalms 9:18, Psalms 12:5, Psalms 102:19-21, Psalms 109:22, Isaiah 45:17

poor: Psalms 102:21, Ezra 3:11, Jeremiah 33:11

Reciprocal: Psalms 67:3 - General

Verse 22

Arise: Psalms 9:19, Psalms 9:20, Psalms 79:9, Psalms 79:10

remember: Psalms 74:18, Psalms 75:4, Psalms 75:5, Psalms 89:50, Psalms 89:51, Isaiah 52:5

Reciprocal: Leviticus 24:11 - blasphemed Numbers 15:30 - reproacheth 2 Kings 19:22 - Whom Job 7:7 - remember Psalms 7:9 - Oh Psalms 12:5 - oppression Psalms 44:16 - For the Psalms 79:13 - we will Psalms 94:2 - Lift Psalms 115:1 - unto us Psalms 139:20 - for they speak Isaiah 37:17 - hear Lamentations 1:9 - for Mark 9:12 - set 2 Thessalonians 1:6 - General Hebrews 10:33 - by reproaches

Verse 23

Forget: Psalms 10:11, Psalms 10:12, Psalms 13:1

tumult: Psalms 74:4, Psalms 2:1, Psalms 2:2, Isaiah 37:29, Lamentations 2:16, Revelation 17:14

increaseth: Heb. ascendeth, Jonah 1:2

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:6 - the servants 2 Kings 19:22 - Whom 2 Kings 19:28 - thy tumult Psalms 7:9 - Oh Psalms 9:19 - Arise Psalms 44:16 - For the Psalms 44:24 - forgettest Psalms 83:2 - lo Psalms 139:20 - for they speak Isaiah 37:23 - Whom hast Isaiah 52:5 - my name Lamentations 1:9 - for Ezekiel 36:6 - General 2 Thessalonians 1:6 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 74". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-74.html.