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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 76

Introduction

1A declaration of God's majesty in the church.
11An exhortation to serve him reverently.

Verse 1

In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel.
(Title
&) Neginoth.
4:1; 54:1; 61:1; 67:1; *titles
A Psalm
of Asaph
or, for Asaph.
In Judah
48:1-3; 147:19,20; Deuteronomy 4:7,8,34-36; Acts 17:23; Romans 2:17-29; 3:1,2
his
98:2,3; 148:13,14; 1 Chronicles 29:10-12; 2 Chronicles 2:5,6; Daniel 3:29; 4:1,2
Reciprocal: Genesis 49:8 - shall praise; 2 Kings 1:3 - it; 1 Chronicles 6:39 - Asaph; 1 Chronicles 25:2 - Asaph; 2 Chronicles 32:19 - the God; Esther 1:4 - the riches; Psalm 4:1 - Neginoth; Psalm 48:3 - General; Psalm 75:1 - for that; Psalm 99:2 - great; Psalm 132:13 - the Lord; Song of Solomon 4:8 - from the lions'; Isaiah 37:14 - and Hezekiah went; Ezekiel 35:10 - whereas; Habakkuk 3:19 - stringed instruments; Matthew 9:33 - It; Ephesians 2:17 - that

Verse 2

In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.
Salem
Genesis 14:18; Hebrews 7:1,2
dwelling
132:13,14; 2 Chronicles 6:6; Isaiah 12:6
Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - in all places; Leviticus 26:11 - I will; 2 Chronicles 32:19 - the God; Ezra 7:15 - whose habitation; Psalm 65:1 - in Sion; Psalm 99:2 - great; Psalm 135:21 - out of Zion; Song of Solomon 6:13 - Shulamite; Jeremiah 25:38 - hath; Ezekiel 23:4 - Aholibah; Joel 3:17 - shall ye; Ephesians 2:17 - that

Verse 3

There brake he the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah.
There
46:9; 2 Chronicles 14:12,13; 20:25; 32:21; Isaiah 37:35,36; Ezekiel 39:3,4,9,10
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:4 - The bows; Psalm 37:15 - bows; Psalm 65:5 - terrible; Jeremiah 51:56 - every

Verse 4

Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey.
mountains
Jeremiah 4:7; Ezekiel 19:1-4,6; 38:12,13; Daniel 7:4-8,17-28
Reciprocal: Psalm 18:3 - who; Song of Solomon 4:8 - from the lions'; Daniel 7:3 - beasts; Revelation 7:9 - a great

Verse 5

The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
stout-hearted
Job 40:10-12; Isaiah 46:12; Daniel 4:37; Luke 1:51,52
they
13:3; Isaiah 37:36; Jeremiah 51:39; Nahum 3:18
and
Isaiah 31:8; Ezekiel 30:21-25
Reciprocal: Joshua 8:20 - and they had; 2 Kings 19:35 - when they arose; 2 Chronicles 32:21 - cut off all; Isaiah 29:5 - at an; Isaiah 30:18 - will he be; Isaiah 30:30 - the flame; Isaiah 43:17 - bringeth; Jeremiah 51:30 - The mighty; Jeremiah 51:57 - sleep a; Ezekiel 39:20 - General; Obadiah 1:9 - thy; Zechariah 12:4 - I will smite; John 7:53 - General

Verse 6

At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot and horse are cast into a dead sleep.
At thy
18:15; 80:16; 104:7; Exodus 15:1,21
both
Exodus 14:27,28; 15:4-6,10; 2 Samuel 10:18; Isaiah 37:36; Ezekiel 39:20; Nahum 1:6; Nahum 2:13; 3:18; Zechariah 12:4
dead
1 Samuel 26:12; Jeremiah 51:39,57
Reciprocal: Exodus 14:25 - took off; Joshua 4:24 - ye might; Job 22:4 - reprove; Isaiah 29:5 - at an; Isaiah 43:17 - bringeth; Jeremiah 50:37 - their horses; Jeremiah 51:21 - General; Obadiah 1:9 - thy; Haggai 2:22 - and I will overthrow the chariots

Verse 7

Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
even thou
89:7; Jeremiah 10:7-10; Matthew 10:28; Revelation 14:7; 15:4
who
90:11; Nahum 1:6; 1 Corinthians 10:22; Revelation 6:16,17
when
2:12
Reciprocal: Exodus 22:24 - my wrath; 1 Samuel 6:20 - General; 2 Kings 22:13 - great; 1 Chronicles 16:25 - he also; 2 Chronicles 32:21 - cut off all; Job 31:23 - by; Psalm 9:3 - they shall; Psalm 33:8 - stand; Psalm 68:2 - as wax; Psalm 80:16 - perish; Psalm 96:4 - he is; Psalm 96:9 - fear; Isaiah 2:19 - when he; Isaiah 8:13 - and let him; Jeremiah 4:26 - the fruitful; Jeremiah 10:10 - the nations; Jeremiah 49:19 - that shepherd; Ezekiel 13:5 - to stand; Ezekiel 29:3 - I am; 2 Corinthians 5:11 - the terror; Hebrews 10:31 - to fall; Revelation 6:2 - and he that

Verse 8

Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
didst
Exodus 19:10; Judges 5:20; 2 Chronicles 32:20-22; Ezekiel 38:20-23
still
46:10; 2 Chronicles 20:29,30; Habakkuk 2:20; Zechariah 2:13
Reciprocal: Psalm 7:6 - to the; Psalm 9:19 - Arise; Isaiah 30:7 - Their; Joel 3:12 - for; Zephaniah 1:7 - thy

Verse 9

When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.
When
9:7-9; 72:4; 82:2-5; Isaiah 11:4; Jeremiah 5:28
to save
25:9; 149:4; Zephaniah 2:3; Matthew 5:5; 1 Peter 3:4
Reciprocal: Numbers 12:4 - the Lord; Job 31:14 - What then; Psalm 3:7 - Arise; Psalm 7:6 - to the; Psalm 9:19 - Arise; Isaiah 30:7 - Their; Joel 3:12 - for; Habakkuk 2:20 - let all the earth keep silence before him; Zephaniah 1:7 - thy

Verse 10

Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Surely
Genesis 37:18-20,26-28; 50:20; Exodus 9:16,17; 15:9-11; 18:11; Daniel 3:19,20; Acts 4:26-28; Revelation 11:18
remainder
46:6; 65:7; 104:9; Matthew 2:13-16; 24:22; Acts 12:3-19
Reciprocal: Genesis 31:55 - returned; Genesis 39:20 - the king's; Genesis 40:2 - wroth; Exodus 2:5 - when she; Numbers 22:38 - have I:1 Samuel 30:2 - slew not; 2 Samuel 3:8 - Abner; 1 Kings 12:16 - now see; 1 Kings 22:33 - that they turned; 2 Kings 19:25 - Hast thou not; 2 Kings 19:35 - when they arose; 2 Chronicles 10:16 - David; 2 Chronicles 22:11 - she slew him not; Ezra 5:5 - But the eye; Ezra 6:6 - be ye far; Job 1:12 - only; Job 38:11 - but; Psalm 35:3 - stop; Psalm 124:3 - their wrath; Ecclesiastes 3:14 - nothing; Isaiah 7:7 - General; Isaiah 10:12 - when the Lord; Isaiah 27:8 - his rough; Isaiah 37:26 - how I; Isaiah 46:11 - the man; Isaiah 51:13 - where is; Daniel 2:12 - General; Daniel 3:29 - because; Daniel 11:11 - moved; Matthew 2:19 - Herod; Matthew 26:5 - Not; Matthew 27:65 - make; Mark 15:26 - the superscription; John 7:30 - but; John 7:53 - General; John 19:22 - What; Acts 2:23 - being; Acts 4:28 - to do; Acts 5:34 - stood; Acts 16:35 - General; Acts 18:16 - General; Acts 25:12 - unto Caesar shalt; Acts 27:1 - when; Romans 9:19 - Why doth; Philippians 1:12 - rather; 2 Timothy 3:9 - their; Philemon 1:15 - General; Revelation 6:6 - and see; Revelation 9:4 - that they

Verse 11

Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.
Vow
50:14; 119:106; Numbers 30:2; Ecclesiastes 5:4-6
let all
68:29; 89:7; Deuteronomy 16:16; 2 Chronicles 32:22,23
unto him
Heb. to fear.
Genesis 31:42
Reciprocal: Genesis 28:20 - vowed; Genesis 43:11 - carry down; Numbers 2:2 - about the; Deuteronomy 23:21 - General; 1 Kings 4:21 - brought; 2 Chronicles 17:5 - presents; Ezra 7:15 - the silver; Nehemiah 5:13 - the people; Psalm 56:12 - Thy; Psalm 65:1 - unto; Psalm 96:9 - fear; Psalm 116:18 - General; Jeremiah 34:15 - ye had; Matthew 5:33 - Thou

Verse 12

He shall cut off the spirit of princes: he is terrible to the kings of the earth.
He shall
2:5,10; 48:4-6; 68:12,35; Joshua 5:1; 2 Chronicles 32:21; Zephaniah 3:6
terrible
Isaiah 13:6-8; 24:21; Revelation 6:15; 19:17-21 Reciprocal: Genesis 31:42 - fear; Exodus 34:10 - a terrible; Job 37:22 - with; Psalm 9:20 - Put; Psalm 47:2 - is terrible; Psalm 66:3 - How terrible; Psalm 99:3 - thy great; Isaiah 19:3 - the spirit; Isaiah 40:23 - General; Isaiah 64:3 - thou didst; Jeremiah 51:64 - they shall; Ezekiel 28:19 - they; Malachi 1:14 - my name

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 76". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-76.html.