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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 75

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 75:1, The prophet praises God; Psalms 75:2, He promises to judge uprightly; Psalms 75:4, He rebukes the proud by consideration of God’s providence; Psalms 75:9, He praises God, and promises to execute justice.

not. Psalms 57:1, Psalms 58:1 *titles

Verse 1

A Psalm: Some consider this Psalm to have been written by David on his accession to the throne over all Israel; others refer it to the time of the captivity, considering it as a continuation of the subject in the preceding; but Bp. Patrick and others are of opinion that it was composed by Asaph to commemorate the overthrow of Sennacherib's army, 2 Kings 19:1.

of Asaph: or, for Asaph

for that: Psalms 76:1, Psalms 138:2, Exodus 23:21, Exodus 34:6, Exodus 34:7, Jeremiah 10:6

wondrous: Deuteronomy 4:7, Deuteronomy 4:33, Deuteronomy 4:34

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 6:39 - Asaph 1 Chronicles 25:2 - Asaph Psalms 34:18 - is nigh Psalms 101:2 - behave Psalms 119:151 - near Isaiah 55:6 - while he is near Ephesians 2:17 - that

Verse 2

When: Psalms 78:70-Baruch :, Psalms 101:2, 2 Samuel 2:4, 2 Samuel 5:3, 2 Samuel 8:15, 2 Samuel 23:3, 2 Samuel 23:4

receive the congregation: or, take a set time, Ecclesiastes 3:17, John 7:6, Acts 1:7, Acts 17:31

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:17 - God forbid 1 Samuel 7:16 - in circuit Psalms 78:72 - according Psalms 119:121 - I have

Verse 3

earth: Psalms 60:1-Leviticus :, Psalms 78:60-Baruch :, 1 Samuel 31:1-Judges :, Isaiah 24:1-2 Kings :

I bear: 1 Samuel 18:7, 1 Samuel 25:28, 2 Samuel 5:2, Isaiah 49:8, Hebrews 1:3

pillars: 1 Samuel 2:8

Reciprocal: Job 9:6 - the pillars Psalms 11:3 - If the Psalms 82:5 - all the Psalms 93:1 - world Isaiah 51:16 - and lay Matthew 20:22 - the cup Colossians 1:17 - and by 2 Peter 3:11 - all these

Verse 4

I said: Psalms 82:2-Ruth :, Psalms 94:8, Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 8:5, Proverbs 9:6

Lift: Psalms 89:17, Psalms 148:14, Daniel 7:20, Daniel 7:21, Zechariah 1:21

Reciprocal: Job 5:2 - the foolish Psalms 66:7 - let Psalms 74:22 - remember Psalms 83:2 - lifted Psalms 92:6 - a fool Luke 11:40 - fools

Verse 5

speak: Exodus 32:9, Deuteronomy 31:27, 2 Chronicles 30:8, Isaiah 48:4, Ezekiel 2:4, Acts 7:51

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 2:9 - hold him 2 Chronicles 36:23 - All the kingdoms Job 16:15 - defiled my horn Psalms 66:7 - let Psalms 74:22 - remember Psalms 83:2 - lifted Lamentations 2:3 - the horn Ezekiel 28:14 - and I Daniel 2:21 - he removeth Zechariah 1:21 - which Luke 11:40 - fools

Verse 6

south: Heb. desert

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:37 - General 2 Kings 9:3 - I have anointed 2 Kings 9:6 - I have anointed 1 Chronicles 29:12 - riches Esther 2:17 - so that he set Psalms 78:71 - brought Psalms 113:7 - raiseth Isaiah 22:19 - General Ezekiel 17:24 - have brought Ezekiel 31:9 - made Daniel 2:21 - he removeth Daniel 4:17 - giveth

Verse 7

God: Psalms 50:6, Psalms 58:11

he putteth: Psalms 113:7, Psalms 113:8, 1 Samuel 2:7, 1 Samuel 2:8, 1 Samuel 15:23, 1 Samuel 15:28, 1 Samuel 16:1, 2 Samuel 3:17, 2 Samuel 3:18, 2 Samuel 5:2, 2 Samuel 6:21, Jeremiah 27:4-Ruth :, Daniel 2:22, Daniel 2:37, Daniel 5:18, Luke 1:52, John 15:16, Romans 11:15, Galatians 1:15

Reciprocal: Judges 5:13 - the Lord Judges 11:27 - the Judge 2 Kings 9:3 - I have anointed 1 Chronicles 17:8 - made thee 1 Chronicles 29:12 - riches Esther 2:17 - so that he set Job 8:19 - out of the earth Job 36:22 - God Psalms 43:1 - Judge Psalms 78:71 - brought Isaiah 22:19 - General Isaiah 33:22 - the Lord is our judge Isaiah 45:7 - I make Peace Lamentations 3:38 - General Ezekiel 17:24 - have brought Ezekiel 21:26 - exalt Ezekiel 31:9 - made Daniel 4:17 - giveth Daniel 4:25 - till Amos 1:7 - I will Acts 7:35 - the same

Verse 8

For in: Psalms 11:6, Psalms 60:3, Job 21:20, Isaiah 51:17, Isaiah 51:22, Jeremiah 25:15, Jeremiah 25:17, Jeremiah 25:27, Jeremiah 25:28, Revelation 14:9, Revelation 14:10, Revelation 16:19

it is full: Alluding to the medicated wine or potion of stupifying drugs given to criminals to drink previous to their execution. Proverbs 23:30, Isaiah 5:22

but the dregs: Psalms 73:10

Reciprocal: Proverbs 13:2 - the soul Isaiah 63:6 - make Jeremiah 9:15 - I will Jeremiah 13:13 - I will Jeremiah 48:26 - ye him Ezekiel 23:34 - drink Amos 1:7 - I will Obadiah 1:16 - as ye Nahum 3:11 - shalt be drunken Habakkuk 2:16 - drink Zechariah 12:2 - a cup Mark 10:38 - drink of the John 18:11 - the cup Revelation 15:7 - seven

Verse 9

But: Psalms 9:14, Psalms 104:33, Psalms 145:1, Psalms 145:2

Reciprocal: Obadiah 1:16 - as ye

Verse 10

All the horns: Psalms 101:8, Jeremiah 48:25, Zechariah 1:20, Zechariah 1:21

but the horns: Psalms 89:17, Psalms 92:10, Psalms 148:14, Luke 1:69

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 3:39 - I am Job 16:15 - defiled my horn Psalms 112:9 - horn Isaiah 51:17 - which hast Jeremiah 38:10 - the king Lamentations 2:3 - the horn 1 Peter 5:6 - that

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 75". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-75.html.