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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalms 78

Introduction

1An exhortation both to learn and to preach, the law of God.
9The story of God's wrath against the incredulous and disobedient.
67The Israelites being rejected, God chose Judah, Zion, and David.

Verse 1

Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
A. M. 3074. B.C. 930. (Title.) Maschil. or, A Psalm for Asaph, to give instruction
74:1; *title This Psalm was probably written, as Calmet and others suppose, by Asaph in the days of Asa, who had gained, by the aid of the Syrians, a great victory over the Israelites, and brought back to the pure worship of God many out of the tribes of Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon.; 2 Chronicles 15:1-16
See on Ps
49:1-3; 51:4; Judges 5:3; Proverbs 8:4-6; Isaiah 51:4; 55:3; Matthew 13:9
Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 6:39 - Asaph; 1 Chronicles 25:2 - Asaph; 2 Chronicles 35:15 - according; Psalm 19:7 - law; Proverbs 4:20 - General; Isaiah 46:9 - the former; Matthew 5:2 - General; Acts 13:16 - give

Verse 2

I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:
I will
49:4; Matthew 13:13,34,35
dark sayings
Proverbs 1:6; Matthew 13:11-13; Mark 4:34
Reciprocal: Genesis 18:19 - command; Numbers 23:7 - he took; Deuteronomy 29:29 - revealed; 2 Chronicles 9:1 - questions; Job 20:3 - the spirit; Job 27:1 - Job; Job 33:2 - I; Proverbs 15:7 - lips; Proverbs 18:4 - the wellspring; Ezekiel 24:3 - utter; Matthew 5:2 - General; Mark 4:2 - by parables; Mark 4:22 - General; John 16:25 - proverbs; Acts 13:16 - give; Romans 16:25 - which; 1 Corinthians 2:7 - even; 1 Corinthians 14:2 - howbeit

Verse 3

Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.
44:1; 48:8; Exodus 12:26,27; 13:8,14,15
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:9 - teach them; Deuteronomy 32:7 - ask; Joshua 4:6 - when your; Judges 6:13 - our fathers; 1 Chronicles 16:8 - make; 1 Chronicles 17:20 - according; Job 8:8 - inquire; Job 13:1 - ear; Job 15:18 - from their; Psalm 19:2 - Day unto; Psalm 78:5 - that they; Psalm 145:4 - generation; Proverbs 22:6 - a child; Isaiah 38:19 - the father; Isaiah 48:6 - and will; Joel 1:3 - General; Luke 8:38 - saying; Colossians 4:6 - your

Verse 4

We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.
We will
145:4-6; Deuteronomy 4:9; 6:7; Joel 1:3
shewing
71:18; Deuteronomy 11:19; Joshua 4:6,7,21-24
praises
9:14; 10:1-5; 145:5,6; Isaiah 63:7-19
Reciprocal: Exodus 18:1 - heard; Deuteronomy 6:2 - and thy son; Deuteronomy 31:13 - General; Deuteronomy 32:7 - ask; Judges 6:13 - our fathers; 1 Chronicles 17:20 - according; Job 8:8 - inquire; Job 13:1 - ear; Psalm 48:13 - that ye; Psalm 78:5 - that they; Psalm 102:18 - This; Psalm 105:2 - talk ye; Psalm 107:8 - his wonderful; Psalm 111:4 - He hath; Psalm 119:9 - by taking; Psalm 119:27 - so shall I talk; Psalm 119:172 - tongue; Isaiah 25:1 - thou hast; Mark 10:14 - Suffer; Luke 22:19 - this do; John 15:16 - that your; Acts 2:11 - wonderful; Romans 3:2 - because; Ephesians 4:29 - that which; Ephesians 6:4 - but; Colossians 4:6 - your

Verse 5

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:
For he
81:5; 119:152; 147:19; Deuteronomy 4:45; 6:7; 11:19; Isaiah 8:20; Romans 3:2; 1 John 5:9-12
testimony
The word testimony is used for the ark, and for the law, written on tables of stone, put within the ark, and covered with the mercy seat. This testified the Lord's gracious presence with his people, and seemed to point out to them both the way of access and acceptance, and the standard or rule of their duty.
Exodus 25:16,21; 40:3,20
that they
3,4; Genesis 18:19; Isaiah 38:19; Ephesians 6:4
Reciprocal: Exodus 10:2 - And that; Leviticus 15:2 - unto the; Leviticus 23:43 - General; 2 Kings 11:12 - the testimony; 2 Chronicles 23:11 - the testimony; Esther 9:28 - remembered; Psalm 103:7 - his acts; Psalm 119:88 - so shall I; Acts 7:38 - lively; Ephesians 4:29 - that which

Verse 6

That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:
That
48:13; 71:18; 102:18; 145:4; Esther 9:28
who
90:16; Deuteronomy 4:10; Joshua 22:24,25; Joel 1:3
Reciprocal: Exodus 10:2 - And that; Leviticus 23:43 - General; Deuteronomy 11:19 - General; Psalm 22:31 - They; Psalm 81:5 - for a; Ezekiel 20:18 - I said; Mark 9:19 - O faithless

Verse 7

That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
set
40:4; 62:5; 91:14; 130:6,7; 146:5; Jeremiah 17:7,8; 1 Peter 1:21
not forget
77:10-12; 103:2; 105:5; Exodus 12:24-27; Deuteronomy 4:9; 7:18,19; 8:2,11; Esther 9:27,28; 1 Corinthians 11:24
keep
Deuteronomy 5:29; John 14:21-24; 1 John 3:22-24; 5:3; Revelation 14:12
Reciprocal: Psalm 78:11 - General; Psalm 78:35 - remembered

Verse 8

And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God.
as their
68:6; 106:7; Exodus 32:9; 33:3,5; 34:9; Deuteronomy 9:6,13; 31:27; 2 Kings 17:14; Ezekiel 2:3-8; 20:8,18; Matthew 23:31-33; Acts 7:51
set not
Heb. prepared not.
37; 2 Chronicles 12:14; 19:3; 20:33; 30:19
whose
37; Deuteronomy 4:4; Joshua 14:8,9; Acts 11:23
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 9:7 - from the day; Deuteronomy 9:27 - look not; Deuteronomy 32:5 - a perverse; Joshua 22:15 - General; Judges 2:19 - stubborn; Nehemiah 9:16 - dealt; Job 11:13 - prepare; Psalm 51:10 - right; Psalm 78:57 - they were; Psalm 106:6 - General; Isaiah 1:4 - a seed; Isaiah 43:27 - first father; Isaiah 48:4 - I knew; Isaiah 63:10 - vexed; Jeremiah 3:17 - imagination; Jeremiah 11:10 - iniquities; Jeremiah 13:10 - imagination; Hosea 5:4 - They will not frame their doings; Zechariah 1:4 - as; Malachi 3:7 - from the; Luke 1:17 - to make; Luke 9:41 - perverse; Luke 9:62 - No; 1 Corinthians 15:58 - be ye; Colossians 2:5 - and the; Hebrews 3:10 - err

Verse 9

The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.
The children
Some think this refers to a defeat of the Ephraimites mentioned in 1 Ch 7:20-22; but it probably refers to the conduct and defeat of the ten tribes of which Ephraim was the head. Nothing is recorded in the history of Israel concerning the cowardice of the Ephraimites, as distinct from that of the other tribes: some therefore think, "that the children of Ephraim" is put by a figure of speech for the nation in general.
Deuteronomy 1:41-44; Joshua 17:16-18; 1 Samuel 4:10; 31:1
carrying
Heb. throwing forth. turned.
Judges 9:28,38-40; Luke 22:33
Reciprocal: Judges 12:4 - fugitives; Zechariah 11:8 - and my; Luke 9:62 - No; Acts 15:38 - who

Verse 10

They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;
Deuteronomy 31:16,20; Judges 2:10-12; 2 Kings 17:14,15; Nehemiah 9:26-29; Jeremiah 31:32
Reciprocal: Exodus 16:28 - General; 2 Kings 10:31 - walk; 1 Chronicles 16:17 - for a law; Psalm 78:57 - they were; Ezekiel 5:6 - for they; Ezekiel 11:12 - General; Hebrews 8:9 - they continued

Verse 11

And forgat his works, and his wonders that he had shewed them.
7; 106:13,21,22; Deuteronomy 32:18; Jeremiah 2:32
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:30 - according; Deuteronomy 7:18 - remember; Judges 8:34 - remembered; Nehemiah 9:17 - mindful; Psalm 77:11 - General; Psalm 78:35 - remembered; Psalm 78:42 - remembered; Isaiah 63:7 - mention; Hosea 2:13 - forgat; John 20:25 - Except; Hebrews 8:9 - they continued

Verse 12

Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Marvellous
42-50; 105:27-38; 135:9; Exodus 7:1-12; Deuteronomy 4:34; 6:22; Nehemiah 9:10
Zoan
Zoan, the ancient capital of the Pharaohs, where Moses wrought so many miracles, is rendered by the Chaldee, Tanium, LXX. [Tanis] Vulgate, Tanis, and Coptic, Tané, from the Coptic, ten, plain, flat, level; being situated in the low ground of the Delta, on one of the eastern branches of the Nile, bearing its own name, near a large lake, now called the lake of Menzala, 44 miles west of Pelusium, and 169 miles east of Alexandria, according to the Antonine Itinerary, and three miles from the Mediterranean, according to the Geograph. Nubiens. Clim. 3, par. 3. There are ruins still remaining to mark the site of Zoan, or Tanis, called San by the Arabs; comprising broken obelisks, capitals of the Corinthian order, a granite monument, etc.
43; Genesis 32:3; Numbers 13:22; Isaiah 19:11,13; Ezekiel 30:14
Reciprocal: Exodus 34:10 - I will do marvels; Deuteronomy 11:3 - General; Deuteronomy 26:8 - the Lord; 1 Samuel 12:6 - It is the Lord; Psalm 17:7 - Show; Psalm 106:21 - forgat; Psalm 111:6 - showed; Micah 7:15 - General; Acts 7:36 - after; Acts 13:17 - and with; Revelation 15:3 - Great

Verse 13

He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through; and he made the waters to stand as an heap.
He divided
66:6; 106:9,10; 136:13-15; Exodus 14:1-15; Isaiah 63:13; 1 Corinthians 10:2,3
made
38:7; Joshua 3:16; Habakkuk 3:15
Reciprocal: Exodus 14:21 - the Lord; Exodus 14:22 - the children; Exodus 15:8 - the floods; Deuteronomy 11:3 - General; Deuteronomy 26:8 - the Lord; Joshua 3:13 - stand upon; Joshua 4:23 - which he dried; Joshua 24:6 - Egyptians; Nehemiah 9:10 - showedst; Nehemiah 9:11 - divide; Psalm 74:13 - divide; Psalm 136:14 - pass through; Isaiah 43:16 - maketh; Isaiah 63:12 - dividing; Jeremiah 31:35 - which divideth; Acts 7:36 - after; Acts 13:17 - and with; 1 Corinthians 10:1 - and all; Hebrews 11:29 - General

Verse 14

In the daytime also he led them with a cloud, and all the night with a light of fire.
105:39; Exodus 13:21,22; 14:24; 40:35-38; Nehemiah 9:12,19
Reciprocal: Exodus 40:36 - when; Exodus 40:38 - fire; Numbers 9:15 - the cloud; Numbers 9:16 - General; Numbers 14:14 - thy cloud; Deuteronomy 1:31 - in the wilderness; Deuteronomy 1:33 - in fire; Deuteronomy 11:5 - General; Deuteronomy 32:12 - the Lord; Isaiah 4:5 - a cloud; Jeremiah 31:2 - found; Acts 7:36 - and in the wilderness; 1 Corinthians 10:1 - were

Verse 15

He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink as out of the great depths.
105:41; 114:8; Exodus 17:6; Numbers 20:11; Isaiah 41:18; 43:20; John 7:37,38; 1 Corinthians 10:4; Revelation 22:1,17
Reciprocal: Numbers 20:8 - bring forth; Deuteronomy 8:15 - who brought; 1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens; 2 Kings 3:20 - filled; Isaiah 35:6 - for; Isaiah 44:3 - floods; Isaiah 48:21 - he caused; Habakkuk 3:9 - Thou

Verse 16

He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.
105:41; Deuteronomy 8:15; 9:21
Reciprocal: Exodus 17:6 - and thou; Numbers 20:8 - bring forth; 1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens; 2 Kings 3:20 - filled; Psalm 114:8 - General; Isaiah 35:6 - for; Isaiah 41:18 - General; Isaiah 43:19 - rivers; Isaiah 44:3 - floods; Ezekiel 47:9 - rivers; Habakkuk 3:9 - Thou

Verse 17

And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness.
32; 95:8-10; 106:13-32; Deuteronomy 9:8,12-22; Hebrews 3:16-19
Reciprocal: Psalm 78:40 - How oft; Psalm 95:9 - When; Matthew 4:3 - command; Acts 13:18 - about

Verse 18

And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
by asking meat
106:14,15; Exodus 16:2,3; Numbers 11:4; 1 Corinthians 10:6; James 4:2,3
Reciprocal: Exodus 17:2 - wherefore; Psalm 95:9 - When; Psalm 105:40 - asked; Malachi 3:15 - they that tempt; Matthew 4:7 - Thou; Matthew 6:31 - What shall we eat; Acts 5:9 - to tempt; 1 Corinthians 10:9 - tempt; Hebrews 3:8 - of; 1 John 2:16 - the lust of the flesh; Revelation 18:14 - thy soul

Verse 19

Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?
Yea
Exodus 16:8-10; Numbers 21:5; 2 Chronicles 32:19; Job 34:37; Romans 9:20; Revelation 13:6
Can God
Numbers 11:4,13
furnish
Heb. order.
Reciprocal: Exodus 15:24 - What; Leviticus 25:20 - General; 2 Kings 7:2 - if the Lord; Psalm 78:41 - limited; Matthew 14:17 - General; Mark 8:4 - From; Luke 9:12 - for; John 6:9 - but; John 11:21 - if; John 11:37 - Could

Verse 20

Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people?
he smote
Exodus 17:6,7; Numbers 20:11
can he give
41; Genesis 18:12-14; Numbers 11:21-23
Reciprocal: Exodus 15:24 - What; Leviticus 25:20 - General; 2 Kings 3:20 - filled; Psalm 105:41 - opened; Isaiah 48:21 - he caused; Matthew 14:17 - General; Mark 8:4 - From; Luke 9:12 - for; John 11:37 - Could; 1 Corinthians 10:4 - did

Verse 21

Therefore the LORD heard this, and was wroth: so a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also came up against Israel;
the Lord
31; Numbers 11:10; 1 Corinthians 10:5,11; Jude 1:5
a fire
Numbers 11:1-3; Deuteronomy 32:22; Hebrews 12:29
Reciprocal: Psalm 78:42 - remembered; Psalm 78:63 - fire

Verse 22

Because they believed not in God, and trusted not in his salvation:
106:24; Isaiah 7:9; Hebrews 3:12,18,19; 11:6; 1 John 5:10; Jude 1:5
Reciprocal: Exodus 16:28 - General; Numbers 14:11 - believe me; Deuteronomy 1:32 - General; Deuteronomy 9:23 - ye believed; 2 Kings 17:14 - did not believe; Psalm 78:32 - believed; Psalm 78:42 - remembered; Zephaniah 3:2 - she trusted; Mark 9:19 - O faithless; Titus 3:8 - which

Verse 23

Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven,
Though
33:9; Isaiah 5:6
opened
Genesis 7:11; 2 Kings 7:2,19; Malachi 3:10
Reciprocal: Numbers 11:9 - General; Deuteronomy 8:3 - fed thee; 1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens; Psalm 105:40 - bread; Jeremiah 31:2 - found; Hosea 11:4 - and I laid; John 6:32 - Moses; 1 Corinthians 10:3 - General

Verse 24

And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the corn of heaven.
had rained
68:9; 105:40; Exodus 16:4,14; Deuteronomy 8:3; Nehemiah 9:15,20; John 6:31-71; 1 Corinthians 10:3
the corn of heaven
The manna fell about their camp in the form of seeds; and as it appeared to come down from the clouds, it was not improperly termed degan shamayim, the corn of heaven or heavenly grain. See notes on Ex 16:22, 31.
Reciprocal: Genesis 7:11 - windows; Exodus 16:35 - forty years; Numbers 21:5 - and our soul; Deuteronomy 29:6 - eaten bread; 1 Kings 17:6 - the ravens

Verse 25

Man did eat angels' food: he sent them meat to the full.
Man, etc
Or, Every one did eat the bread of the mighty. Lechem abbeerim, "bread of the mighty:"--they ate such food as could only be expected at the tables of the rich and great;--the best, the most delicate food. Or, it might be so called because it rendered the people healthy and vigorous, and fit for their marches.
103:20
he sent
Exodus 16:8; Matthew 14:20; 15:37
Reciprocal: Exodus 16:4 - I will rain; Exodus 16:35 - forty years; Numbers 21:5 - and our soul; Deuteronomy 29:6 - eaten bread; Nehemiah 9:15 - gavest; John 6:31 - He gave

Verse 26

He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind.
He caused
135:7; Numbers 11:31
blow
Heb. go.
Reciprocal: Exodus 10:13 - east wind; Psalm 105:40 - asked; Jeremiah 51:16 - bringeth; Acts 27:13 - the south; Revelation 16:2 - a noisome

Verse 27

He rained flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea:
He rained
Exodus 16:12,13; Numbers 11:18,19,32
feathered fowls
Heb. fowl of wing.
Reciprocal: Genesis 41:49 - General; Numbers 11:20 - and it; 1 Corinthians 10:6 - lust

Verse 29

So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire;
for he gave
106:15; Numbers 11:20
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 12:13 - have desired

Verse 30

They were not estranged from their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths,
But
Numbers 11:33,34; 22:20-22; Proverbs 1:32; Luke 16:19-23
Reciprocal: Job 20:23 - he is about; Psalm 106:14 - But; Ezekiel 7:19 - they shall not; Daniel 5:5 - the same; Luke 12:20 - God; 1 Corinthians 11:30 - many; 1 John 2:16 - the lust of the flesh

Verse 31

The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.
smote down
Heb. made to bow. chosen men. or, young men.
Reciprocal: Numbers 11:33 - And while; Numbers 22:20 - but yet; Job 15:27 - he covereth; Job 20:23 - he is about; Psalm 22:29 - that be; Psalm 78:21 - the Lord; Psalm 78:24 - the corn of heaven; Ezekiel 7:19 - they shall not; Daniel 5:5 - the same; 1 Corinthians 11:30 - many; Ephesians 5:6 - cometh

Verse 32

For all this they sinned still, and believed not for his wondrous works.
they sinned
Numbers 14:1-45; 16:1-17; 21:1-6; 25:1-18; Ezekiel 20:13
believed
22; Luke 16:31; John 12:37
Reciprocal: Numbers 14:11 - believe me; 2 Kings 17:14 - did not believe; Psalm 78:17 - General; John 20:25 - Except; 1 Corinthians 10:5 - General; Hebrews 11:6 - without

Verse 33

Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble.
days
90:7-9; Numbers 14:29,35; 26:64,65; Deuteronomy 2:14-16
years
Genesis 3:16-19; Job 5:6,7; 14:1; Ecclesiastes 1:2,13,14; 12:8,13,14
Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:16 - consume; Numbers 32:13 - wander; Deuteronomy 2:15 - the hand of the; Job 7:16 - my days; Psalm 31:10 - my life; Psalm 90:9 - For; Ecclesiastes 4:7 - General; Ecclesiastes 5:17 - he eateth

Verse 34

When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and enquired early after God.
Numbers 21:7; Judges 3:8,9,12-15; 4:3; 10:7-10; Isaiah 26:6; Jeremiah 22:23; Hosea 5:15; 7:14
Reciprocal: Exodus 8:8 - and I will; Exodus 8:29 - deal; Numbers 11:2 - cried; Numbers 22:34 - I Have sinned; Deuteronomy 1:45 - General; Judges 3:15 - cried unto; Judges 6:6 - cried; Judges 20:23 - wept; Judges 21:4 - rose early; 1 Samuel 12:10 - And they; 1 Samuel 12:19 - Pray for thy; 2 Samuel 19:20 - I am come; 1 Kings 13:33 - made again; 1 Kings 21:29 - Ahab; 2 Kings 3:10 - the Lord; 2 Kings 13:4 - Jehoahaz; 2 Chronicles 12:6 - humbled; Job 27:10 - will he always; Psalm 63:1 - early; Psalm 107:19 - General; Proverbs 1:28 - they shall seek; Jeremiah 2:27 - but in the time; Jeremiah 34:11 - General; Hosea 6:4 - for; Hosea 8:2 - General; Jonah 1:6 - arise; Malachi 2:13 - covering; Matthew 13:20 - anon; John 4:46 - whose

Verse 35

And they remembered that God was their rock, and the high God their redeemer.
remembered
7,11,42; 106:13,21
God was
Deuteronomy 32:4,15,30,31
the high
Ail élyon goälom, "the strong God, the Most High, their redeemer," or kinsman: that one who possessed the right of redemption; the nearest akin to him who had forfeited his inheritance, as the word originally means; and hence is used for a redeemer; and here denotes Him who redeemed them from Egyptian bondage.
their redeemer
Exodus 6:6; 15:13; Deuteronomy 7:8; 15:15; Isaiah 41:14; 44:6; 48:17; 63:8,9; Titus 2:14
Reciprocal: Numbers 11:2 - cried; Judges 21:4 - rose early; 1 Samuel 12:10 - And they; 1 Samuel 12:19 - Pray for thy; 2 Chronicles 12:6 - humbled; Psalm 42:9 - God; Psalm 66:3 - submit themselves; Psalm 107:19 - General; Isaiah 44:24 - thy redeemer; Acts 8:13 - believed; Acts 16:17 - the most; Hebrews 7:1 - the most

Verse 36

Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues.
Nevertheless
106:12,13; Deuteronomy 5:28,29; Isaiah 29:13; Ezekiel 33:31; Hosea 11:12
lied
18:44; *marg:
Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 24:2 - Joash; Psalm 33:1 - praise; Psalm 50:16 - thou shouldest; Psalm 66:3 - submit themselves; Psalm 119:118 - their deceit; Isaiah 59:13 - lying; Isaiah 63:8 - children; Jeremiah 3:10 - Judah; Acts 8:21 - for

Verse 37

For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
their heart
119:80; Hosea 7:14,16; 10:2; Acts 8:21
stedfast
8; 44:17,18; Deuteronomy 31:20; Hosea 8:1
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 19:14 - forsaken; 2 Chronicles 12:14 - he prepared; 2 Chronicles 24:2 - Joash; 2 Chronicles 25:2 - but not; Ezra 10:12 - so must we do; Psalm 33:1 - praise; Psalm 51:10 - right; Psalm 119:10 - my whole; Psalm 119:118 - their deceit; Isaiah 63:8 - children; Jeremiah 3:10 - Judah; Ezekiel 20:17 - mine; Ezekiel 33:31 - for with; John 6:26 - Ye seek; 1 Corinthians 15:58 - be ye; Colossians 2:5 - and the

Verse 38

But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath.
But he
106:43-45; Exodus 34:6-9; Numbers 14:18-20; 16:44-48; Isaiah 44:21,22
many
Isaiah 48:9; Ezekiel 20:8,9,13,14,17,21,22
did not
2 Kings 21:20
Reciprocal: Exodus 32:12 - Turn from; Numbers 14:19 - and as thou; Deuteronomy 13:17 - the Lord; 2 Samuel 24:16 - repented; 1 Chronicles 21:15 - repented him; Ezra 10:14 - the fierce; Nehemiah 9:17 - gracious; Psalm 80:2 - stir up; Psalm 85:4 - cause; Psalm 103:14 - he knoweth; Psalm 111:4 - full; Isaiah 5:25 - For all; Isaiah 27:8 - his rough; Isaiah 57:16 - I will not; Isaiah 63:9 - in his; Jeremiah 15:6 - I am; Lamentations 3:22 - of; Lamentations 3:32 - General; Hosea 11:9 - not execute; Hosea 14:4 - for; Jonah 4:2 - thou art; Habakkuk 3:2 - in wrath; Malachi 3:6 - therefore; Matthew 18:27 - moved; John 20:27 - Reach hither thy finger; Romans 2:4 - forbearance; James 5:11 - the Lord is

Verse 39

For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.
For he
103:14-16; Genesis 6:3; John 3:6
a wind
Or, as the Hebrew rooäch holaich welo yashoov may be rendered, "the spirit goeth away and returneth not again." To this purpose the Arabic, "He remembered that they were flesh; and a spirit which when it departs, returneth not again." The human being is composed of flesh and spirit, or body and soul: these are easily separated, and when separated, the body turns to dust, and the spirit returns no more to animate the body in a state of probation.
Job 7:7,16; James 4:14
Reciprocal: Psalm 90:10 - for; Isaiah 57:16 - I will not

Verse 40

How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!
How oft
17; 95:8-10; 106:14-33; Numbers 14:11; Deuteronomy 9:21,22
provoke him
or, rebel against him. grieve.
Isaiah 7:13; 63:10; Ephesians 4:30; Hebrews 3:15-17
Reciprocal: Genesis 6:6 - grieved; Exodus 23:21 - provoke him not; Numbers 14:3 - the Lord; 1 Kings 14:9 - to provoke; Psalm 78:56 - General; Psalm 95:9 - When; Psalm 106:32 - angered; Isaiah 1:4 - provoked; Isaiah 1:13 - iniquity; Isaiah 65:3 - A people; Ezekiel 6:9 - I am; Ezekiel 12:2 - thou; Ezekiel 16:43 - but hast; Ezekiel 20:13 - rebelled; Amos 2:13 - Behold; Acts 5:9 - to tempt; Hebrews 3:10 - I was

Verse 41

Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
Yea
Numbers 14:4,22; Deuteronomy 6:16; Acts 7:39; Hebrews 3:8-11; 2 Peter 2:21,22
limited
19,20; Mark 5:35,36
Reciprocal: Exodus 17:2 - wherefore; Numbers 11:23 - Is the Lord's; Numbers 14:11 - believe me; 1 Samuel 15:11 - turned; 2 Kings 7:2 - if the Lord; Psalm 78:56 - General; Psalm 78:57 - But; Psalm 95:9 - When; Psalm 101:3 - them; Psalm 106:14 - tempted; Ezekiel 20:13 - rebelled; Malachi 3:15 - they that tempt; Matthew 4:7 - Thou; John 6:9 - but; John 11:21 - if; Acts 5:9 - to tempt

Verse 42

They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.
remembered
11,21,22; 136:10-15; Exodus 13:9; Isaiah 11:11; Jeremiah 32:21
the day
106:7-10; Exodus 14:12,30,31
the enemy
or, affliction.
Reciprocal: Exodus 18:8 - how the Lord; Numbers 14:11 - believe me; Deuteronomy 7:18 - remember; Judges 8:34 - remembered; Nehemiah 9:17 - mindful; Psalm 78:12 - Marvellous; Psalm 78:35 - remembered; Psalm 106:21 - forgat; Ezekiel 16:43 - thou hast; Acts 7:36 - after; Acts 13:17 - and with

Verse 43

How he had wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Zoan:
How
105:27-38; 135:9; Exodus 3:19,20; Deuteronomy 4:34; 6:22; Nehemiah 9:10
wrought
Heb. set. wonders.
Reciprocal: Genesis 15:14 - that; Exodus 7:3 - multiply; Exodus 18:8 - how the Lord; Numbers 13:22 - Zoan; Deuteronomy 1:30 - according; Deuteronomy 29:2 - Ye have seen all; Deuteronomy 34:11 - In all the signs; Joshua 24:5 - plagued; 1 Samuel 4:8 - smote; Nehemiah 9:17 - mindful; Psalm 89:10 - Thou hast; Isaiah 19:11 - Zoan; Jeremiah 32:20 - hast set; Ezekiel 30:14 - Zoan; Acts 7:7 - the nation; Revelation 11:8 - Egypt

Verse 44

And had turned their rivers into blood; and their floods, that they could not drink.
105:29; Exodus 7:17-21; Revelation 16:3-6; The miracles mentioned in this and the four subsequent verses, evidently shew the power of God over the elements of nature, which at that time were the objects of Egyptian worship.
Reciprocal: Exodus 7:20 - all the waters

Verse 45

He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.
sent
105:31; Exodus 8:21-24
frogs
105:30; Exodus 8:2-15; Revelation 16:3
Reciprocal: Exodus 8:6 - and the frogs; Exodus 8:24 - there; Revelation 16:13 - like

Verse 46

He gave also their increase unto the caterpiller, and their labour unto the locust.
gave also
105:34,35; Exodus 10:12-15; Joel 1:4-7; 2:25; Amos 7:1,2; Revelation 9:2-11
the caterpillar
Chosal, from chasal, to consume, eat up, is rendered [~broucov~, brouchos] by the LXX., in 2 Ch 6:28, and Aquila here, and also the Vulgate in Chron. and Isa 33:4 and Jerome here, bruchus, the chaffer, which every one knows to be a great devourer of the leaves of trees. The Syriac in Joel 1:4; 2:25, renders it tzartzooro, which Michaelis, from the Arabic tzartzar, a cricket, interprets the mole-cricket, which in its grub state is also very destructive to corn, grass, and other vegetables, by cankering the roots on which it feeds.
Reciprocal: Exodus 10:14 - the locusts; Exodus 10:15 - did eat; Haggai 2:17 - in all

Verse 47

He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost.
destroyed
or, killed. with hail.
105:32,33; Exodus 9:18-34
sycamore
From the value of the sycamore in furnishing wood for various uses, from the grateful shade which its wide spreading branches afforded, and on account of the fruit, which Mr. Maillet says the Egyptians hold in the highest estimation, we may conceive somewhat of the loss they sustained when "their vines were destroyed with hail; and their sycamore trees with frost." See Note on 1 Ch 27:28.
frost
or, great hailstones.
Reciprocal: Exodus 9:23 - and hail; 2 Chronicles 9:27 - the sycamore; Job 37:10 - General; Psalm 147:17 - casteth; Revelation 8:7 - hail

Verse 48

He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.
gave up
Heb. shut up. hot thunderbolts. or, lightnings.
Exodus 9:28
Reciprocal: Exodus 9:6 - General; Exodus 9:23 - and hail; Deuteronomy 4:34 - by signs; Psalm 18:13 - thundered; Psalm 105:32 - them hail for rain; Psalm 147:17 - casteth; Revelation 8:7 - hail

Verse 49

He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.
cast
11:6; Job 20:23; Isaiah 42:25; Lamentations 4:11; Zephaniah 3:8; Romans 2:8,9
by sending
1 Kings 22:21,22; Job 1:12; 2:6,7
Reciprocal: Exodus 10:21 - darkness; 2 Kings 15:37 - to send; 2 Chronicles 30:8 - the fierceness; Job 40:11 - Cast; Isaiah 63:10 - vexed; Amos 4:10 - pestilence; Romans 11:22 - therefore; Revelation 12:7 - his angels; Revelation 16:10 - full

Verse 50

He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;
made away
Heb. weighed a path. he spared.
Job 27:22; Ezekiel 5:11; 7:4,9; 8:18; 9:10; Romans 8:32; 2 Peter 2:4,5
life over to the pestilence
or, beasts to the murrain.
Exodus 9:3-6
Reciprocal: Exodus 9:6 - General; Exodus 18:1 - done; Deuteronomy 29:20 - will not spare; Job 40:11 - Cast; Amos 4:10 - pestilence; Habakkuk 3:5 - went; Habakkuk 3:14 - the head

Verse 51

And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:
smote
105:36; 135:8; 136:10; Exodus 12:12,29,30; 13:15; Hebrews 11:28
the chief
Genesis 49:3
tabernacles
105:23; 106:22; Genesis 9:22-25; 10:6
Reciprocal: Genesis 14:5 - Zuzims; Exodus 4:23 - General; Exodus 11:5 - the firstborn; Numbers 8:17 - on the day; Judges 2:1 - I made; Judges 10:11 - Egyptians; 1 Chronicles 4:40 - Ham; Micah 6:4 - I brought; Habakkuk 3:5 - went; Habakkuk 3:14 - the head

Verse 52

But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.
But
77:20; 105:37; Nehemiah 9:12; Isaiah 63:11-14
like a
95:7; 100:3; Isaiah 40:11; Jeremiah 23:2-4; Ezekiel 34:11-31; Luke 15:4-6; John 10:11-42
Reciprocal: Exodus 14:29 - walked; Exodus 15:13 - led; Deuteronomy 32:12 - the Lord; Psalm 80:1 - leadest; Psalm 105:43 - And he; Psalm 106:9 - He rebuked; Psalm 107:7 - he led; Psalm 107:41 - maketh; Psalm 136:11 - brought out; Jeremiah 31:2 - found; Ezekiel 34:31 - ye my; Matthew 25:32 - as; John 10:3 - and leadeth; Hebrews 8:9 - to lead

Verse 53

And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
so that
Exodus 14:15,19,20; Hebrews 11:29
but
136:15; Exodus 14:27,28; 15:10
overwhelmed
Heb. covered.
Reciprocal: Exodus 14:29 - walked; Exodus 15:13 - led; Deuteronomy 32:12 - the Lord; Psalm 105:43 - And he; Psalm 106:9 - He rebuked; Psalm 106:11 - General; Jeremiah 2:17 - when he; John 10:3 - and leadeth; 1 Corinthians 10:1 - and all

Verse 54

And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, even to this mountain, which his right hand had purchased.
And he
Exodus 15:13,17; Daniel 9:16-20; 11:45
his right
44:3; Ephesians 1:14
Reciprocal: Joshua 24:11 - the men; 1 Samuel 12:8 - made them; Isaiah 26:10 - in the; Jeremiah 2:17 - when he; Jeremiah 32:23 - possessed

Verse 55

He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.
cost
44:2; 105:44,45; 135:10-12; 136:18-22; Joshua 6:1-21; Nehemiah 9:22-25
divided
Numbers 33:54; Joshua 13:7; 19:51
and made
Deuteronomy 6:10-12
Reciprocal: Exodus 15:17 - plant; Exodus 34:24 - I will; Numbers 32:22 - land; Numbers 34:2 - is the land; Deuteronomy 7:1 - the Lord; Deuteronomy 12:29 - cut off; Joshua 10:10 - the Lord; Joshua 24:11 - the men; Judges 2:2 - but ye have; Judges 11:24 - whomsoever; 1 Samuel 12:8 - made them; Job 38:5 - who hath stretched; Psalm 9:5 - rebuked; Psalm 10:16 - heathen; Psalm 16:6 - The lines; Psalm 80:8 - thou hast cast; Psalm 105:11 - lot; Psalm 111:6 - that he; Psalm 135:12 - gave their; Psalm 136:21 - General; Isaiah 34:17 - he hath cast; Jeremiah 32:23 - possessed; Ezekiel 20:28 - when I; Amos 7:17 - thy land; Habakkuk 3:12 - didst march; Acts 7:45 - whom; Acts 13:19 - when; Hebrews 4:8 - had

Verse 56

Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:
40,41; Deuteronomy 31:16-20; 32:15-21; Judges 2:11,12; 2 Kings 17:7-23; Nehemiah 9:25,26; Ezekiel 16:15-26
Reciprocal: Exodus 17:2 - wherefore; Exodus 23:21 - provoke him not; 1 Samuel 8:8 - General; 1 Kings 14:9 - to provoke; 2 Kings 17:11 - to provoke; Psalm 95:9 - When; Isaiah 63:10 - vexed; Jeremiah 44:23 - nor in his testimonies; Malachi 3:15 - they that tempt; Matthew 4:7 - Thou; Acts 5:9 - to tempt; 1 Corinthians 10:9 - tempt; Hebrews 3:8 - as; Hebrews 7:1 - the most

Verse 57

But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
But
41; Judges 3:5-7,12; Ezekiel 20:27,28
they were
8,10-37; Hosea 7:16
Reciprocal: Numbers 32:14 - an increase; Deuteronomy 9:12 - are quickly; 1 Samuel 15:11 - turned; Ezra 10:12 - so must we do; Nehemiah 9:26 - they were; Psalm 44:18 - heart; Psalm 101:3 - them; Psalm 119:118 - their deceit; Jeremiah 11:10 - iniquities; Hosea 11:7 - are bent; Malachi 3:6 - therefore; Hebrews 8:9 - they continued

Verse 58

For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
their high
Leviticus 26:30; Numbers 33:52; Deuteronomy 12:2,4; Ezekiel 20:28,29
moved
79:5; Exodus 34:14; Deuteronomy 32:16,17,21; Judges 2:12,20; Ezekiel 8:3-5; 1 Corinthians 10:22
with
97:7; Exodus 20:4,5; Deuteronomy 4:16-25; 27:15; Judges 2:11,17; 10:6; 1 Kings 11:7,10; 1 Kings 12:31; Jeremiah 8:19; Hosea 13:2
Reciprocal: Numbers 25:11 - that I; Deuteronomy 4:24 - a jealous God; Deuteronomy 29:20 - his jealousy; Judges 18:30 - set up; 1 Kings 11:9 - angry; 1 Kings 14:22 - they provoked; 2 Kings 18:4 - removed; 2 Kings 23:19 - to provoke the Lord; 2 Chronicles 21:11 - Moreover; Psalm 106:36 - And; Isaiah 65:3 - A people; Jeremiah 2:7 - ye defiled; Jeremiah 2:20 - when upon; Jeremiah 17:2 - their altars; Ezekiel 16:24 - and hast; Hosea 11:7 - are bent; Zephaniah 1:18 - the fire; Zechariah 8:2 - I was jealous

Verse 59

When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel:
God
11:4; 14:2-5; Genesis 18:20,21
greatly
106:40; Leviticus 20:23; 26:44; Lamentations 2:7; Zechariah 11:8
Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:11 - abhor; Leviticus 26:30 - my soul; Numbers 11:10 - the anger; Deuteronomy 32:19 - And when; 1 Samuel 2:32 - an enemy; Psalm 89:38 - and; Jeremiah 2:7 - ye defiled; Jeremiah 12:7 - have forsaken; Jeremiah 14:19 - utterly; Jeremiah 23:33 - I; Ezekiel 23:18 - then; Amos 6:8 - I abhor; Zechariah 8:2 - I was jealous

Verse 60

So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed among men;
Joshua 18:1; 1 Samuel 1:3; 4:4-11; Jeremiah 7:12-14; 26:6-9
Reciprocal: Exodus 26:36 - the tent; Joshua 19:51 - in Shiloh; Judges 18:30 - until; Judges 20:27 - the ark; Judges 21:12 - virgins; 1 Samuel 4:10 - Israel; 1 Samuel 6:21 - Kirjathjearim; 1 Kings 2:27 - Shiloh; 1 Chronicles 22:1 - This is the house; Psalm 68:18 - that; Psalm 75:3 - earth; Isaiah 60:15 - thou; Jeremiah 7:14 - as; Jeremiah 12:7 - have forsaken; Jeremiah 23:33 - I; Ezekiel 8:6 - that I; Ezekiel 10:18 - the glory; Hosea 9:15 - I will drive

Verse 61

And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand.
his strength
That is, the ark, where his power and glory were displayed.
132:8; Judges 18:30; 1 Samuel 5:1,2; 2 Chronicles 6:41
glory
24:7; Exodus 40:34; 1 Samuel 4:21,22
Reciprocal: Judges 20:27 - the ark; 1 Samuel 4:11 - the ark; 1 Samuel 6:1 - the ark; 1 Chronicles 16:11 - his strength; Psalm 63:2 - To see; Psalm 105:4 - his strength; Isaiah 60:15 - thou; Jeremiah 5:10 - they are not; Ezekiel 10:18 - the glory; Romans 9:4 - and the glory

Verse 62

He gave his people over also unto the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance.
gave
1 Samuel 4:2,10,11
wrought
89:38; Isaiah 64:9
Reciprocal: Exodus 34:9 - take us; Leviticus 26:25 - will bring; Jeremiah 5:10 - they are not

Verse 63

The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage.
fire
21; Deuteronomy 29:20; 32:22
maidens
Isaiah 4:1; Jeremiah 7:34; 16:9; 25:10
given to marriage
Heb. praised.
Reciprocal: Exodus 22:24 - your wives; Psalm 78:31 - chosen men; Psalm 89:46 - thy wrath; Lamentations 2:21 - my virgins; 1 Corinthians 7:25 - concerning

Verse 64

Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.
priests
1 Samuel 2:33,34; 4:11,17; 22:18,19
widows
1 Samuel 4:19,20; Job 27:15; Ezekiel 24:23
Reciprocal: Genesis 25:18 - died; Exodus 22:24 - your wives; 1 Samuel 4:21 - The glory; Jeremiah 16:4 - die; Lamentations 2:20 - shall the priest; Ezekiel 7:11 - neither; Ezekiel 24:22 - General

Verse 65

Then the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man that shouteth by reason of wine.
Then
7:6; 44:23; Isaiah 51:9
and like
Isaiah 42:13,14
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:27 - must be awaked; Nehemiah 9:22 - thou; Psalm 47:5 - with a shout; Psalm 68:1 - God arise; Psalm 73:20 - when; Psalm 74:11 - pluck it out; Isaiah 31:2 - arise; Isaiah 33:10 - Now will I rise; Jeremiah 25:30 - give; Zephaniah 3:8 - rise; Zechariah 2:13 - for; Zechariah 9:15 - shall drink

Verse 66

And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts: he put them to a perpetual reproach.
And he
1 Samuel 5:6; 6:4; Job 40:12
he put
Jeremiah 23:40
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:27 - emerods; Joshua 18:1 - set up; 1 Samuel 5:9 - and they had emerods; 1 Kings 18:27 - must be awaked; Psalm 74:11 - pluck it out; Psalm 107:40 - contempt; Isaiah 31:2 - arise; Zephaniah 3:8 - rise

Verse 67

Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim:
1 Samuel 6:21; 7:1; 2 Samuel 6:2,17
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:44 - toward the city; 1 Chronicles 22:1 - This is the house; Psalm 87:2 - The Lord; Jeremiah 7:15 - the whole

Verse 68

But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.
chose
Genesis 49:8-10; Ruth 4:17-22; 1 Samuel 16:1; 2 Chronicles 6:6
mount
87:2; 132:12-14
Reciprocal: Genesis 46:12 - Judah; Exodus 15:17 - mountain; Exodus 20:24 - in all places; Leviticus 26:11 - I will; Deuteronomy 12:5 - But unto; Deuteronomy 12:11 - a place; Deuteronomy 33:7 - and bring; Joshua 9:27 - in the place; Judges 1:2 - General; 1 Kings 8:13 - a settled; 1 Kings 14:21 - the city; 2 Kings 21:4 - In Jerusalem; 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house; 1 Chronicles 5:2 - the chief ruler; 1 Chronicles 11:5 - the castle; 1 Chronicles 28:4 - chose me; 2 Chronicles 7:12 - have chosen; 2 Chronicles 12:13 - the city; 2 Chronicles 32:19 - the God; 2 Chronicles 33:7 - which I have; Ezra 3:2 - as it is written; Psalm 2:6 - my; Psalm 9:11 - which; Psalm 24:3 - the hill; Psalm 43:3 - thy holy; Psalm 48:1 - city; Psalm 65:1 - in Sion; Psalm 68:15 - of God; Psalm 74:2 - this mount; Psalm 121:1 - lift up; Psalm 122:4 - Whither; Psalm 132:13 - the Lord; Isaiah 25:6 - in this; Isaiah 33:20 - the city; Jeremiah 7:15 - the whole; Mark 12:1 - and set; John 4:20 - and ye; Acts 7:46 - found

Verse 69

And he built his sanctuary like high palaces, like the earth which he hath established for ever.
And he
1 Kings 6:2; 9:8; 2 Chronicles 3:4
high
1 Chronicles 29:1,19; 2 Chronicles 2:9
earth
102:25; 104:5; 119:90,91; 1 Samuel 2:8; Job 26:7; Isaiah 48:13; 51:6; Colossians 1:16,17; Revelation 20:11
established
Heb. founded.
Reciprocal: Exodus 15:17 - mountain; Leviticus 26:11 - I will; 1 Kings 8:13 - a settled; 1 Kings 14:21 - the city; 2 Kings 21:4 - In Jerusalem; 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house; 2 Chronicles 7:12 - have chosen; 2 Chronicles 12:13 - the city; Psalm 24:3 - the hill; Psalm 65:1 - in Sion; Psalm 68:15 - of God; Psalm 74:2 - this mount; Psalm 132:13 - the Lord; Isaiah 33:20 - the city; Jeremiah 10:12 - established; Jeremiah 30:18 - the palace; Ezekiel 36:2 - even; Mark 12:1 - and set

Verse 70

He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:
chose
89:19,20; 1 Samuel 16:11,12; 2 Samuel 3:18; 6:21; Acts 13:22
and took
Exodus 3:1,10; 1 Samuel 17:15-54; 2 Samuel 7:8; 1 Kings 19:19,20; Amos 7:14,15; Matthew 4:18-22
Reciprocal: Genesis 4:2 - And Abel; Genesis 31:40 - General; Genesis 46:32 - shepherds; Numbers 24:17 - a Sceptre; Deuteronomy 33:7 - and bring; 1 Samuel 13:14 - the Lord; 1 Samuel 16:19 - with the sheep; 2 Samuel 5:2 - feed; 2 Samuel 23:1 - raised; 1 Kings 3:6 - great; 1 Kings 8:16 - I chose David; 1 Chronicles 17:7 - I took thee; 1 Chronicles 17:17 - hast regarded; Job 36:7 - with; Psalm 65:4 - choosest; Psalm 75:2 - When; Psalm 89:3 - my chosen; Psalm 131:1 - neither; Jeremiah 23:4 - I; Amos 1:1 - who; Luke 2:8 - abiding; John 21:15 - Feed; Acts 20:28 - to feed

Verse 71

From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.
From following
Heb. From after. ewes.
Genesis 33:13; Isaiah 40:11
brought
75:6,7; 113:7,8; 1 Samuel 2:7,8; Jeremiah 27:5,6
feed
2 Samuel 5:2; 1 Chronicles 11:2; Ezekiel 34:23,24; Micah 5:2-4; Zechariah 11:4-17; Matthew 2:6; *marg:; John 21:15-17; 1 Peter 5:2
Reciprocal: Genesis 31:40 - General; Deuteronomy 32:9 - the Lord's; 1 Samuel 10:1 - his inheritance; 1 Samuel 11:5 - after the herd; 1 Samuel 16:11 - There remaineth; 2 Samuel 7:7 - feed; 2 Samuel 8:15 - David executed; 1 Kings 3:8 - thy people; 1 Chronicles 17:6 - feed; 1 Chronicles 17:7 - I took thee; 1 Chronicles 18:14 - executed; 1 Chronicles 29:26 - over all Israel; Psalm 18:50 - Great; Psalm 28:9 - feed; Psalm 65:4 - choosest; Psalm 79:1 - into; Isaiah 44:28 - my shepherd; Ezekiel 37:24 - one; Luke 2:8 - abiding; Acts 13:36 - served

Verse 72

So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.
according
75:2; 101:1-8; 2 Samuel 8:15; 1 Kings 9:4; 15:5; Isaiah 11:2-4; Acts 13:22,36
guided
1 Kings 3:6-9,28; Zechariah 11:15-17; 2 Corinthians 3:5,6; 2 Timothy 2:15; James 1:5 Reciprocal: Genesis 20:5 - in the integrity; 2 Samuel 7:7 - feed; 1 Chronicles 17:6 - feed; 1 Chronicles 18:14 - executed; 1 Chronicles 29:26 - over all Israel; Psalm 7:8 - to mine; Psalm 18:50 - Great; Isaiah 40:11 - feed; Isaiah 44:28 - my shepherd; Ezekiel 34:2 - feed; Ezekiel 37:24 - one; Ezekiel 46:18 - the prince; Matthew 2:6 - rule; 1 Peter 5:2 - which is among you

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 78". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-78.html.