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Psalms 89

Overview

Psalms 89:1, The psalmist praises God for his covenant; Psalms 89:5, for his wonderful power; Psalms 89:15, for the care of his church; Psalms 89:19, for his favour to the kingdom of David; Psalms 89:38, Then complaining of contrary events, Psalms 89:46, he expostulates, prays, and blesses God.

A Psalm for Ethan, the Ezrahite, to give instructions. This Psalm is generally supposed to have been written during the Babylonian captivity, when, the family of David being dethroned, and the royal family ruined, the Divine promises had apparently failed.

Verse 1

Ethan: 1 Kings 4:31, 1 Chronicles 2:6

I will: Psalms 86:12, Psalms 86:13, Psalms 101:1, Psalms 106:1, Psalms 136:1-26

with: Psalms 40:9, Psalms 40:10, Psalms 71:8, Psalms 71:15-19

thy faithfulness: Psalms 89:5, Psalms 89:8, Psalms 89:33, Psalms 89:49, Psalms 36:5, Psalms 92:2, Isaiah 25:1, Lamentations 3:23, Micah 7:20, Titus 1:2

all generations: Heb. generation and generation, Psalms 89:4, Psalms 119:90, *marg.

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:24 - his bow 1 Chronicles 6:44 - Ethan Psalms 48:1 - greatly Psalms 57:10 - For Psalms 59:16 - sing aloud Psalms 71:22 - even Psalms 90:1 - all generations Psalms 100:5 - and his truth Psalms 103:17 - the mercy Psalms 105:1 - make known Psalms 115:1 - for thy mercy Psalms 117:2 - General Psalms 119:54 - General Psalms 135:13 - throughout all generations Psalms 138:2 - and praise Psalms 145:21 - My mouth Isaiah 16:5 - in mercy John 1:17 - grace 1 John 3:1 - what

Verse 2

Mercy: Psalms 36:5, Psalms 103:17, Nehemiah 1:5, Nehemiah 9:17, Nehemiah 9:31, Luke 1:50, Ephesians 1:6, Ephesians 1:7

faithfulness: Psalms 89:5, Psalms 89:37, Psalms 119:89, Psalms 146:6, Numbers 23:19, Matthew 24:35, Hebrews 6:18

Reciprocal: Psalms 57:10 - For Psalms 89:14 - mercy Psalms 89:24 - But my Psalms 92:2 - show Psalms 97:6 - The heavens Psalms 100:5 - and his truth Psalms 103:11 - as the Psalms 108:4 - thy mercy Psalms 115:1 - for thy mercy Psalms 119:90 - unto all generations Psalms 138:2 - and praise Proverbs 29:14 - king Isaiah 16:5 - in mercy Isaiah 55:9 - General Jeremiah 31:35 - which giveth Jeremiah 31:37 - If Lamentations 3:23 - great John 1:17 - grace Acts 13:34 - the sure 1 Thessalonians 5:24 - Faithful 1 John 3:1 - what

Verse 3

made: Psalms 89:28, Psalms 89:34, Psalms 89:39, 2 Samuel 7:10-16, 2 Samuel 23:5, 1 Kings 8:16, Isaiah 55:3, Jeremiah 30:9, Jeremiah 33:20, Jeremiah 33:21, Ezekiel 34:23, Ezekiel 34:24, Hosea 3:5, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33

my chosen: Psalms 89:19, Psalms 78:70, Isaiah 42:1, Matthew 3:17, Matthew 12:18-21

sworn: Psalms 89:35, Psalms 132:11, 2 Samuel 3:9, Acts 2:30, Hebrews 7:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:16 - everlasting Leviticus 26:9 - for I 2 Samuel 3:18 - By the hand 2 Samuel 7:11 - he will make 1 Kings 8:23 - who keepest Psalms 18:50 - Great Psalms 60:1 - O turn Psalms 89:49 - thou Isaiah 38:5 - God Jeremiah 33:22 - so Ezekiel 37:26 - I will make Daniel 2:44 - set up Luke 1:69 - in Romans 9:4 - covenants Ephesians 2:12 - the covenants

Verse 4

Psalms 89:1, Psalms 89:29, Psalms 89:36, Psalms 72:17, Psalms 132:12, 2 Samuel 7:12-16, 2 Samuel 7:29, 1 Kings 9:5, 1 Chronicles 17:10-14, 1 Chronicles 22:10, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Zechariah 12:8, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, Luke 20:41-44, Acts 13:32-37, Romans 1:3, Romans 1:4, Romans 15:12, Philippians 2:9-11, Revelation 22:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:16 - everlasting 2 Samuel 3:9 - as the Lord 2 Samuel 3:18 - By the hand 2 Samuel 7:11 - he will make 2 Samuel 7:13 - I will stablish 1 Chronicles 17:12 - I will Psalms 16:5 - thou Psalms 18:50 - Great Psalms 89:49 - thou Psalms 132:11 - sworn Isaiah 38:5 - God Jeremiah 33:22 - so Ezekiel 37:26 - I will make Daniel 2:44 - set up Acts 2:30 - knowing 2 Corinthians 1:21 - stablisheth

Verse 5

heavens: Psalms 19:1, Psalms 50:6, Psalms 97:6, Isaiah 44:23, Luke 2:10-15, Ephesians 3:10, 1 Peter 1:12, Revelation 5:11-14, Revelation 7:10-12

in the congregation: Psalms 89:7, Deuteronomy 33:2, Daniel 7:10, 2 Thessalonians 1:7, Hebrews 12:22, Hebrews 12:23, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15, Revelation 19:1-6

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:11 - fearful 1 Chronicles 16:29 - the glory 1 Chronicles 16:31 - Let the heavens Psalms 89:1 - thy faithfulness Psalms 89:2 - faithfulness Psalms 108:4 - thy mercy Psalms 111:1 - assembly Psalms 148:1 - Praise ye the Lord Psalms 149:1 - in the congregation Acts 2:11 - wonderful

Verse 6

For who: Psalms 89:8, Psalms 40:5, Psalms 71:19, Psalms 73:25, Psalms 86:8, Psalms 113:5, Exodus 15:11, Jeremiah 10:6

the sons: Psalms 29:1, *marg. Psalms 52:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 8:10 - there is none Deuteronomy 3:24 - what God 1 Samuel 2:2 - rock 2 Samuel 7:22 - none 1 Kings 8:23 - no God 1 Chronicles 17:20 - none 2 Chronicles 6:14 - no God Psalms 35:10 - who Psalms 77:13 - who Psalms 93:4 - mightier Psalms 135:5 - I know Song of Solomon 2:3 - my beloved Song of Solomon 5:16 - most Isaiah 40:18 - General Isaiah 46:5 - General Jeremiah 10:7 - among Jeremiah 49:19 - who is like Jeremiah 50:44 - for who Micah 7:18 - a God

Verse 7

Psalms 76:7-11, Leviticus 10:3, Isaiah 6:2-7, Isaiah 66:2, Jeremiah 10:7, Jeremiah 10:10, Matthew 10:28, Luke 12:4, Luke 12:5, Acts 5:11, Hebrews 12:28, Hebrews 12:29, Revelation 15:3, Revelation 15:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:30 - General Exodus 15:11 - fearful Exodus 20:26 - thy nakedness Exodus 30:20 - die not Exodus 38:9 - the court Leviticus 19:30 - reverence Joshua 3:4 - a space Joshua 4:24 - ye might 1 Kings 18:42 - put his face 1 Chronicles 16:25 - great Job 37:1 - General Psalms 2:11 - Serve Psalms 31:23 - saints Psalms 34:9 - fear Psalms 60:1 - O turn Psalms 76:11 - let all Psalms 89:5 - in the congregation Psalms 96:4 - For the Psalms 111:1 - assembly Psalms 111:9 - holy Ecclesiastes 5:1 - thy foot Isaiah 4:5 - upon every Ezekiel 1:23 - which Ezekiel 44:4 - and I fell Daniel 4:13 - an holy Mark 4:41 - feared Acts 7:32 - Then 2 Thessalonians 1:10 - to be glorified Hebrews 12:23 - the general Revelation 14:7 - Fear

Verse 8

O Lord: Psalms 84:12, Joshua 22:22, Isaiah 28:22

a strong: Psalms 89:13, Psalms 24:8, Psalms 147:5, 1 Samuel 15:19, Job 9:19, Isaiah 40:25, Isaiah 40:26, Jeremiah 32:17, Matthew 6:13

like: Psalms 89:6, Psalms 35:10, Psalms 71:19, Deuteronomy 32:31, 1 Samuel 2:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:6 - right hand Deuteronomy 3:24 - what God 2 Samuel 7:22 - none 1 Chronicles 17:20 - none 2 Chronicles 6:14 - no God Psalms 86:8 - Among Psalms 113:5 - like Isaiah 40:18 - General Isaiah 46:5 - General Jeremiah 32:21 - with a strong Jeremiah 49:19 - who is like Jeremiah 50:44 - for who Micah 7:18 - a God

Verse 9

Psalms 29:10, Psalms 65:7, Psalms 66:5, Psalms 66:6, Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Psalms 107:25-29, Job 38:8-11, Nahum 1:4, Matthew 8:24-27, Matthew 14:32, Mark 4:39, Mark 4:41

Reciprocal: Job 26:12 - the proud Job 38:11 - but Psalms 44:2 - how thou didst afflict Psalms 107:29 - General Jonah 1:15 - and the Zechariah 8:20 - there Matthew 8:26 - and rebuked

Verse 10

Thou hast: Psalms 78:43-72, Psalms 105:27-45, Exodus 7:1 - Exodus 15:27

Rahab: or, Egypt

scattered: Psalms 59:11, Psalms 68:30, Psalms 144:6, Isaiah 24:1

thy strong arm: Heb. the arm of thy strength, Exodus 3:19, Exodus 3:20, Deuteronomy 4:34

Reciprocal: Job 26:12 - the proud Job 40:9 - Hast Psalms 68:1 - be scattered Psalms 87:4 - Rahab Psalms 89:13 - a mighty arm Psalms 92:9 - For Isaiah 51:9 - Art thou Luke 1:51 - he hath scattered

Verse 11

Psalms 24:1, Psalms 24:2, Psalms 50:12, Psalms 115:16, Genesis 1:1, Genesis 2:1, 1 Chronicles 29:11, Job 41:11, 1 Corinthians 10:26, 1 Corinthians 10:28

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:16 - the earth Job 38:18 - General Psalms 119:90 - thou hast Isaiah 40:26 - by the greatness

Verse 12

north: Job 26:7

Tabor: Joshua 19:22, Judges 4:6, Judges 4:12

Hermon: Psalms 133:3, Deuteronomy 3:8, Deuteronomy 3:9, Joshua 12:1

rejoice: Psalms 65:12, Psalms 65:13, Isaiah 35:1, Isaiah 35:2, Isaiah 49:13, Isaiah 55:12, Isaiah 55:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God Joshua 11:3 - Hermon Joshua 19:12 - Chislothtabor Judges 8:18 - Tabor 1 Samuel 10:3 - Tabor Job 38:18 - General Psalms 89:16 - name Jeremiah 46:18 - Tabor

Verse 13

a mighty arm: Heb. an arm with might, Psalms 89:10, Psalms 62:11, Daniel 4:34, Daniel 4:35, Matthew 6:13

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:1 - with a strong Exodus 13:9 - strong hand Joshua 4:24 - that it is 1 Kings 8:42 - thy strong hand 2 Chronicles 6:32 - thy mighty Job 30:21 - thy strong hand Job 40:9 - Hast Psalms 18:48 - liftest Psalms 89:8 - a strong Psalms 89:21 - mine Psalms 118:15 - the right Isaiah 41:10 - the right Luke 1:51 - showed 1 Peter 5:6 - the

Verse 14

Justice: Psalms 45:6, Psalms 45:7, Psalms 97:2, Psalms 99:4, Psalms 145:17, Deuteronomy 32:4, Revelation 15:3

habitation: or, establishment, Proverbs 16:12

mercy: Psalms 89:2, Psalms 85:13, John 1:17

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 8:15 - David executed 2 Samuel 15:20 - mercy 1 Chronicles 18:14 - executed Job 8:3 - God Psalms 9:4 - right Psalms 25:10 - mercy Psalms 47:8 - throne Psalms 85:10 - Mercy Psalms 111:7 - works Proverbs 29:4 - king Isaiah 16:5 - in mercy Isaiah 41:10 - the right Revelation 20:11 - I saw

Verse 15

know: Psalms 90:6, Psalms 98:4-6, Psalms 100:1, Leviticus 25:9, Numbers 10:10, Numbers 23:21, Isaiah 52:7, Isaiah 52:8, Nahum 1:15, Luke 2:10-14, Romans 10:15, Romans 10:18

in the light: Psalms 4:6, Psalms 44:3, Numbers 6:26, Job 29:3, Proverbs 16:15, Isaiah 2:5, John 14:21-23, Acts 2:28, Revelation 21:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:34 - General Exodus 39:25 - bells Numbers 10:2 - the calling Numbers 29:1 - blowing 2 Chronicles 29:28 - the singers sang Job 29:24 - the light Psalms 32:1 - Blessed Psalms 144:15 - happy Proverbs 15:30 - a good Song of Solomon 1:3 - thy name Song of Solomon 2:12 - time Song of Solomon 5:13 - as a Isaiah 27:13 - the great 1 John 1:7 - If we Revelation 11:15 - The kingdoms

Verse 16

name: Psalms 89:12, Psalms 29:5, Psalms 29:7, Psalms 33:21, Psalms 44:8, Luke 1:47, Philippians 4:4

righteousness: Psalms 40:10, Psalms 71:15, Psalms 71:16, Isaiah 45:24, Isaiah 45:25, Isaiah 46:13, Jeremiah 23:6, Romans 1:17, Romans 3:21-26, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Philippians 3:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:3 - Because 1 Chronicles 28:4 - chose me Psalms 89:24 - in my Psalms 91:14 - I will set Psalms 145:7 - sing Song of Solomon 1:3 - thy name 1 Peter 5:6 - that

Verse 17

For thou: Psalms 28:7, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 1 Corinthians 1:31, 2 Corinthians 12:9, 2 Corinthians 12:10, Philippians 4:13

our horn: Psalms 89:24, Psalms 75:10, Psalms 92:10, Psalms 112:9, Psalms 132:17, Psalms 148:14, 1 Samuel 2:1, 1 Samuel 2:10

Reciprocal: Psalms 30:7 - by thy Psalms 75:4 - Lift Psalms 91:14 - I will set Psalms 106:20 - Thus 1 Peter 5:6 - that

Verse 18

the Lord is: etc. or, our Shield is of the Lord, and our King is of the Holy One of Israel, Psalms 47:9, Psalms 62:1, Psalms 62:2, Psalms 62:6, Psalms 84:11, Psalms 91:1, Psalms 91:2, Genesis 15:1, Deuteronomy 33:27-29

Holy: Psalms 71:22, Isaiah 1:4, Isaiah 12:6, Isaiah 29:19, Isaiah 30:11, Isaiah 43:3, Isaiah 43:14

king: Psalms 44:4, Isaiah 33:22

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:11 - glorious Numbers 23:21 - the shout Psalms 7:10 - My Hosea 13:10 - I will be thy king Mark 1:24 - the Holy One Revelation 3:7 - he that is holy

Verse 19

Then: 1 Samuel 16:1, 2 Samuel 7:8-17, Luke 1:70, 2 Peter 1:21, 2 Peter 3:2

to thy holy: Mark 1:24, Revelation 3:7

I have laid: 1 Samuel 16:18, Isaiah 9:6, Jeremiah 30:21

exalted: Psalms 89:3, 1 Kings 11:34, Philippians 2:6-11, Hebrews 2:9-17

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:13 - behind Exodus 28:12 - the shoulders Numbers 11:14 - General Numbers 12:6 - in a vision Numbers 24:4 - saw Deuteronomy 1:12 - General 1 Samuel 13:14 - the Lord 1 Samuel 16:12 - anoint him 2 Samuel 3:9 - as the Lord 2 Samuel 3:18 - By the hand 2 Samuel 6:21 - chose 1 Kings 8:16 - I chose David 1 Chronicles 12:23 - according 1 Chronicles 17:17 - hast regarded 2 Chronicles 6:6 - chosen David 2 Chronicles 13:5 - to David Psalms 60:1 - O turn Psalms 60:6 - God Psalms 78:70 - chose Psalms 119:42 - for I trust Isaiah 1:1 - vision Isaiah 42:1 - mine elect Daniel 2:44 - set up Habakkuk 3:13 - with Matthew 12:18 - whom I Matthew 28:18 - All Acts 2:27 - thine Acts 2:30 - knowing Acts 2:33 - by Acts 5:31 - hath Acts 7:46 - found Acts 13:22 - he raised Acts 13:34 - the sure 1 Peter 2:6 - elect

Verse 20

1 Samuel 16:1, 1 Samuel 16:12, 1 Samuel 16:13, Isaiah 61:1-3, John 3:34

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:13 - behind Exodus 29:7 - General Exodus 30:25 - an holy Exodus 30:31 - an holy Judges 9:9 - wherewith 1 Samuel 13:14 - the Lord 1 Samuel 25:30 - according 2 Samuel 3:9 - as the Lord 2 Samuel 6:21 - chose 2 Samuel 7:14 - I will be 2 Samuel 22:51 - his anointed 2 Samuel 23:1 - the anointed 1 Kings 1:34 - Zadok 1 Kings 1:36 - the Lord 1 Kings 1:39 - out 1 Kings 8:16 - I chose David 1 Chronicles 12:23 - according 1 Chronicles 14:2 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 1:8 - Thou has showed 2 Chronicles 6:6 - chosen David 2 Chronicles 23:11 - anointed him Job 1:8 - my servant Psalms 2:2 - anointed Psalms 16:5 - thou Psalms 18:50 - to his Psalms 20:6 - Now Psalms 45:7 - hath Psalms 78:70 - chose Psalms 84:9 - the face Psalms 119:170 - deliver me Isaiah 10:27 - because Isaiah 42:1 - mine elect Lamentations 4:20 - the anointed Zechariah 4:14 - These Luke 1:69 - in John 1:41 - Christ Acts 13:22 - he raised Hebrews 1:9 - anointed

Verse 21

With: Psalms 18:32-39, Psalms 80:15-17, 2 Samuel 7:8-16, Isaiah 42:1, Isaiah 49:8

mine: Psalms 89:13, Isaiah 41:10, Ezekiel 30:24, Ezekiel 30:25, Zechariah 10:12

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:13 - I will stablish Psalms 80:17 - General Isaiah 50:7 - the Lord Lamentations 4:20 - the anointed Zechariah 10:6 - I will strengthen Luke 1:66 - And the

Verse 22

enemy: 1 Chronicles 17:9, Matthew 4:1-10

son: John 17:12, 2 Thessalonians 2:3

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:10 - neither Psalms 21:8 - General

Verse 23

I will: 2 Samuel 3:1, 2 Samuel 7:1, 2 Samuel 7:9, 2 Samuel 22:40-44

plague: Psalms 2:1-6, Psalms 21:8, Psalms 21:9, Psalms 109:3-31, Psalms 110:1, Psalms 132:18, Luke 19:14, Luke 19:27, John 15:23

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:7 - shall cause 2 Samuel 7:10 - neither 1 Chronicles 17:10 - Moreover Psalms 2:9 - General Psalms 34:21 - they Psalms 91:4 - his truth

Verse 24

But my: Psalms 89:2-5, Psalms 89:28, Psalms 89:33, Psalms 61:7, John 1:17, 2 Corinthians 1:20

in my: Psalms 89:16, Psalms 89:17, Psalms 20:1, Psalms 20:5, Psalms 91:14, 1 Samuel 2:1, John 17:6, John 17:11, John 17:26

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:10 - exalt Psalms 91:4 - his truth Psalms 92:10 - But Lamentations 2:3 - the horn Acts 2:33 - by Acts 5:31 - hath

Verse 25

I will: Psalms 2:8, Psalms 72:8-11, Psalms 80:11, 1 Kings 4:21, Revelation 11:15

his hand: That is, his power or authority, as hand frequently signifies: for the accomplishment of these promises, see the parallel texts.

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 19:10 - she was

Verse 26

Thou: 2 Samuel 7:14, 1 Chronicles 22:10, Matthew 26:39, Matthew 26:42, Luke 23:46, John 11:41, John 20:17, Hebrews 1:5

God: Psalms 43:4, Mark 15:34

rock: Psalms 18:46, Psalms 62:2, Psalms 62:6, Psalms 62:7, Psalms 95:1, 2 Samuel 22:47, Isaiah 50:7-9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:15 - the Rock 2 Samuel 22:51 - the tower 1 Kings 1:36 - the Lord 1 Chronicles 17:13 - I will be 1 Chronicles 28:9 - the God Psalms 7:1 - O Psalms 16:2 - thou hast Psalms 35:23 - my God Psalms 45:7 - thy God Psalms 69:29 - let thy Psalms 140:7 - the strength Ezekiel 21:10 - General John 1:34 - this Hebrews 1:9 - thy God

Verse 27

Also: Psalms 2:7, Romans 8:29, Colossians 1:15, Colossians 1:18

higher: Psalms 2:10-12, Psalms 72:11, Numbers 24:7, 2 Chronicles 1:12, 2 Chronicles 9:23, 2 Chronicles 9:24, Isaiah 49:7, Revelation 19:16, Revelation 21:24

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 1:37 - and make 1 Kings 10:23 - exceeded 2 Chronicles 9:22 - passed all the kings Psalms 2:6 - Yet Psalms 69:29 - let thy Matthew 28:18 - All Luke 20:14 - the heir John 1:34 - this Philippians 2:9 - given Hebrews 1:5 - I will Hebrews 12:23 - the firstborn Revelation 1:5 - and the prince

Verse 28

mercy: 2 Samuel 7:15, 2 Samuel 7:16, Isaiah 54:10, Isaiah 55:3, Acts 13:32-34

covenant: Psalms 89:34, Psalms 111:5, Psalms 111:9, 2 Samuel 23:5, Jeremiah 33:20, Jeremiah 33:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 39:8 - General Deuteronomy 11:21 - as the days 1 Kings 9:5 - I will establish 1 Chronicles 28:7 - Moreover 2 Chronicles 6:14 - keepest covenant 2 Chronicles 7:18 - as I have 2 Chronicles 21:7 - because Psalms 55:20 - broken Psalms 74:20 - Have Psalms 89:24 - But my Psalms 89:45 - The

Verse 29

His seed: Psalms 89:4, Psalms 89:36, Psalms 132:11, 1 Chronicles 17:11, 1 Chronicles 17:12, Isaiah 59:21, Jeremiah 33:17-26

throne: Psalms 45:6, 1 Chronicles 22:10, Isaiah 9:7, Ezekiel 37:24, Ezekiel 37:25, Daniel 2:44, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33

days: Psalms 21:4, Deuteronomy 11:21

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 25:28 - the Lord 2 Samuel 7:12 - I will set 2 Samuel 7:13 - I will stablish 2 Samuel 22:51 - seed 1 Kings 2:4 - his word 1 Kings 2:33 - his house 1 Kings 12:16 - now see 1 Chronicles 17:13 - I will be 2 Chronicles 10:16 - David 2 Chronicles 23:3 - as the Lord Psalms 72:5 - as long Psalms 89:45 - The Isaiah 53:10 - he shall prolong Jeremiah 17:25 - sitting Jeremiah 30:21 - governor Jeremiah 33:22 - so

Verse 30

If: Psalms 132:12, 2 Samuel 7:14, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 7:17-22

forsake: Psalms 119:53, Proverbs 4:2, Proverbs 28:4, Jeremiah 9:13-16

walk: Ezekiel 18:9, Ezekiel 18:17, Ezekiel 20:19, Luke 1:6

Reciprocal: Ruth 1:5 - Mahlon 1 Kings 11:14 - an adversary 1 Kings 11:39 - not for ever 2 Chronicles 10:19 - Israel Job 34:33 - he will Psalms 119:75 - thou in Ezekiel 20:37 - I will Hebrews 12:6 - whom

Verse 31

break: Heb. profane, Psalms 55:20, *marg.

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 12:14 - the child Romans 11:1 - Hath God 1 Corinthians 11:30 - many

Verse 32

Exodus 32:34, 2 Samuel 7:14, 1 Kings 11:6, 1 Kings 11:14, 1 Kings 11:31, 1 Kings 11:39, Proverbs 3:11, Proverbs 3:12, Amos 3:2, 1 Corinthians 11:31, 1 Corinthians 11:32, Hebrews 12:6-11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:25 - therefore Deuteronomy 8:5 - as a man Job 35:15 - visited Hebrews 12:11 - no chastening

Verse 33

Nevertheless: 2 Samuel 7:13, 2 Samuel 7:15, 1 Kings 11:13, 1 Kings 11:32, 1 Kings 11:36, Isaiah 54:8-10, Jeremiah 33:20-26, Lamentations 3:31, Lamentations 3:32, 1 Corinthians 15:25

not utterly take: Heb. not make void, Psalms 89:39, 1 Samuel 15:29

fail: Heb. lie, Hebrews 6:18

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:44 - break Psalms 89:1 - thy faithfulness Psalms 89:24 - But my Psalms 99:8 - thou wast Psalms 132:11 - sworn Psalms 146:6 - keepeth truth Isaiah 54:10 - the covenant Lamentations 3:23 - great 1 Corinthians 1:9 - God 1 Corinthians 10:13 - but

Verse 34

covenant: Leviticus 26:44, Jeremiah 14:21, Jeremiah 33:20

nor: Numbers 23:19, Malachi 3:6, Matthew 24:35, Romans 11:29, James 1:17

Reciprocal: Judges 2:1 - I will never 2 Samuel 7:15 - But my Psalms 55:20 - broken Psalms 74:20 - Have Psalms 89:3 - made Psalms 89:28 - covenant Psalms 89:39 - void Psalms 110:4 - Lord Psalms 111:5 - he will Psalms 119:152 - thy testimonies Isaiah 54:10 - the covenant Jeremiah 33:21 - may Jeremiah 44:26 - I have sworn Romans 9:4 - covenants

Verse 35

Once: Psalms 110:4, Psalms 132:11, Amos 4:2, Amos 8:7, Hebrews 6:13, Hebrews 6:17

that I will not lie: Heb. If I lie, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, Titus 1:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:19 - God 2 Samuel 3:9 - as the Lord 1 Kings 14:26 - he took away 2 Chronicles 1:9 - let thy promise Psalms 60:6 - God Psalms 89:3 - sworn Psalms 89:49 - thou Psalms 108:7 - spoken Isaiah 9:7 - the increase Isaiah 55:3 - the sure Luke 1:33 - he Acts 13:23 - this Acts 15:16 - build again the tabernacle

Verse 36

seed: Psalms 89:4, Psalms 89:29, 2 Samuel 7:16, Isaiah 53:10, Isaiah 59:21, John 12:34

and: Psalms 72:5, Psalms 72:17, Isaiah 9:7, Jeremiah 33:20, Luke 1:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:26 - everlasting hills 2 Samuel 7:13 - I will stablish 2 Samuel 7:26 - before thee 2 Samuel 22:51 - seed 2 Samuel 23:4 - as the light 1 Kings 1:34 - Zadok 1 Kings 2:12 - his kingdom 1 Kings 2:33 - his house 1 Chronicles 17:12 - I will 1 Chronicles 17:14 - in mine 1 Chronicles 22:10 - I will establish 2 Chronicles 23:3 - as the Lord Psalms 2:6 - Yet Psalms 21:4 - length Psalms 45:6 - throne Psalms 61:6 - many generations Psalms 72:8 - He shall Psalms 108:7 - spoken Psalms 136:9 - The moon and stars Psalms 148:3 - sun Proverbs 27:24 - doth Ecclesiastes 1:5 - sun Jeremiah 31:35 - which giveth Jeremiah 31:36 - those Matthew 1:1 - the son of David Romans 1:3 - which Revelation 1:5 - who is

Verse 37

It shall: That is, as long as the sun and moon shall endure, as long as time shall last, his kingdom shall continue among men. The moon is probably termed a faithful witness, because by her, particularly, time is measured. Her decrease and increase are especially observed by every nation; and by these time is generally estimated, especially among eastern nations. - So many moons is a man old - so many moons since such an event happened; and even their years are reckoned by lunations. Or, the rainbow may be intended; that faithful sign which God has established in the clouds, that the earth shall no more be destroyed by water.

ever: Psalms 72:7, Psalms 104:19, Genesis 1:14-18, Jeremiah 31:35, Jeremiah 31:36

and as: Genesis 9:13-16, Isaiah 54:9, Isaiah 54:10

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:13 - I will stablish 2 Samuel 7:16 - General 1 Kings 2:12 - his kingdom 1 Kings 2:33 - his house 1 Chronicles 17:12 - I will 1 Chronicles 22:10 - I will establish Psalms 2:6 - Yet Psalms 21:4 - length Psalms 45:6 - throne Psalms 61:6 - many generations Psalms 72:5 - as long Psalms 89:2 - faithfulness Psalms 132:11 - sworn Psalms 136:9 - The moon and stars Psalms 148:3 - sun Psalms 148:6 - He hath also Ecclesiastes 1:5 - sun Jeremiah 33:20 - General John 12:34 - Christ Romans 1:3 - which Revelation 1:5 - who is

Verse 38

But: Psalms 44:9-26, Psalms 60:1, Psalms 60:10, Psalms 77:7, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Jeremiah 12:1, Hosea 9:17

and: Psalms 78:59, Psalms 106:40, Deuteronomy 32:19, Lamentations 2:7, Zechariah 11:8

wroth: Psalms 89:51, Psalms 84:9, 2 Samuel 1:21, 2 Samuel 15:26, 2 Chronicles 12:1-12, Lamentations 4:20, Zechariah 13:7

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:30 - my soul 1 Kings 11:39 - afflict 2 Kings 21:14 - And I will Job 1:21 - blessed Psalms 55:20 - broken Psalms 78:62 - gave Psalms 102:23 - He weakened Psalms 132:10 - turn not Isaiah 49:14 - The Lord Jeremiah 14:19 - utterly Ezekiel 17:24 - have brought Ezekiel 21:10 - General

Verse 39

void: Psalms 89:34-36, Psalms 77:10, Psalms 116:11, John 13:7

profaned: Psalms 89:44, Psalms 74:7, Psalms 143:3, Isaiah 25:12, Isaiah 43:28, Lamentations 5:16

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 11:12 - put the crown 2 Chronicles 21:7 - because 2 Chronicles 23:11 - put upon Psalms 74:20 - Have Psalms 89:33 - not utterly take Psalms 132:10 - turn not Jeremiah 14:21 - remember Lamentations 2:2 - brought them down to Zechariah 11:10 - that

Verse 40

broken: Psalms 80:12, Job 1:10, Isaiah 5:5, Isaiah 5:6

brought: 2 Chronicles 12:2-5, 2 Chronicles 15:5, Lamentations 2:2, Lamentations 2:5, Revelation 13:1-7

Reciprocal: Psalms 60:2 - broken Jeremiah 14:21 - remember Lamentations 2:6 - he hath violently Ezekiel 19:12 - she was Amos 9:11 - close

Verse 41

All: Psalms 44:10-14, Psalms 80:13, Isaiah 10:6, Jeremiah 50:17

he is: Psalms 74:10, Psalms 79:4, Deuteronomy 28:37, Nehemiah 5:9, Jeremiah 24:9, Jeremiah 29:18, Jeremiah 42:18, Jeremiah 44:8, Jeremiah 44:12, Lamentations 5:1, Ezekiel 5:14, Ezekiel 5:15, Daniel 9:16

Reciprocal: Psalms 30:1 - hast not Psalms 80:12 - broken Ezekiel 22:4 - have I Joel 2:17 - and give

Verse 42

Leviticus 26:17, Leviticus 26:25, Deuteronomy 28:25, Deuteronomy 28:43, Lamentations 2:17, John 16:20, Revelation 11:10

Reciprocal: Lamentations 1:5 - adversaries Ezekiel 22:4 - have I

Verse 43

turned: Ezekiel 30:21-25

not made: Leviticus 26:36, Leviticus 26:37, Numbers 14:42, Numbers 14:45, Joshua 7:4, Joshua 7:5, Joshua 7:8-12, 2 Chronicles 25:8

Verse 44

Thou: 1 Samuel 4:21, 1 Samuel 4:22, 1 Kings 12:16-20, 1 Kings 14:25-28, Lamentations 4:1, Lamentations 4:2, 2 Thessalonians 2:3-10

glory: Heb. brightness

cast: Psalms 89:39, Daniel 7:20-25

Reciprocal: Job 19:9 - stripped Isaiah 47:1 - there is

Verse 45

The: Psalms 89:28, Psalms 89:29, 2 Chronicles 10:19, Isaiah 63:18

thou: Psalms 44:15, Psalms 109:29, Micah 7:10

Reciprocal: Isaiah 38:12 - is removed Ezekiel 17:24 - have brought Obadiah 1:10 - shame

Verse 46

How: Psalms 13:1, Psalms 13:2, Psalms 79:5, Psalms 85:5, Psalms 90:13

wilt: Psalms 10:1, Psalms 88:14, Job 23:9, Isaiah 8:17, Isaiah 45:15, Hosea 5:15

thy wrath: Psalms 78:63, Jeremiah 4:4, Jeremiah 21:12, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Hebrews 12:29

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 31:17 - hide my face Job 19:11 - kindled Psalms 35:17 - how Psalms 74:10 - General Psalms 77:7 - the Lord Psalms 88:16 - fierce Psalms 94:3 - Lord Isaiah 64:12 - General Lamentations 2:3 - he burned Lamentations 5:20 - dost Ezekiel 38:18 - that

Verse 47

Remember: Psalms 39:5, Psalms 39:6, Psalms 119:84, Job 7:7, Job 9:25, Job 9:26, Job 10:9

wherefore: Psalms 144:4, Job 14:1, James 4:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:9 - an hundred 2 Kings 20:3 - remember Psalms 103:14 - he knoweth Ecclesiastes 1:4 - One generation Ecclesiastes 2:17 - for Ecclesiastes 3:19 - for Ecclesiastes 6:12 - the days of his vain life Isaiah 63:11 - he remembered Lamentations 3:19 - Remembering

Verse 48

What: Psalms 49:7-9, Job 30:23, Ecclesiastes 3:19, Ecclesiastes 3:20, Ecclesiastes 8:8, Ecclesiastes 9:5, Ecclesiastes 12:7, Hebrews 9:27

see death: John 8:51, Hebrews 11:5

shall: Psalms 49:15, Acts 2:27, 2 Corinthians 4:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:5 - and he died Genesis 47:9 - an hundred Genesis 47:29 - must die 1 Kings 2:2 - I go Job 3:14 - kings Psalms 49:9 - That he Psalms 119:84 - How Ecclesiastes 1:4 - One generation Luke 2:26 - see death Acts 13:35 - to see 1 Corinthians 15:55 - is thy victory Hebrews 2:15 - deliver

Verse 49

where: Psalms 77:9, Psalms 77:10, Isaiah 63:7-15

thou: Psalms 89:3, Psalms 89:4, Psalms 89:35, Psalms 54:5, Psalms 132:11, Psalms 132:12, 2 Samuel 3:9, 2 Samuel 7:15, Isaiah 55:3, Hebrews 7:21

Reciprocal: Judges 6:13 - why then 1 Kings 11:13 - for David 1 Kings 11:39 - afflict 2 Chronicles 1:8 - Thou has showed Psalms 89:1 - thy faithfulness Isaiah 63:15 - where Luke 2:26 - see death

Verse 50

Psalms 44:13-16, Psalms 69:9, Psalms 69:19, Psalms 69:20, Psalms 74:18, Psalms 74:22, Psalms 79:10-12, Romans 15:3

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 20:3 - remember Nehemiah 2:17 - a reproach Job 7:7 - remember Psalms 31:11 - I was Psalms 74:10 - General Psalms 123:3 - for we are Isaiah 25:8 - rebuke Isaiah 37:17 - hear Lamentations 3:19 - Remembering Lamentations 3:61 - General Lamentations 5:1 - behold Ezekiel 36:15 - thou bear Hebrews 11:26 - the reproach

Verse 51

they have: Matthew 5:10-12, Acts 5:41, 1 Corinthians 4:12, 1 Corinthians 4:13, Hebrews 10:33, Hebrews 11:36

footsteps: Psalms 56:5, Psalms 56:6, Psalms 57:3, 2 Samuel 16:7, 2 Samuel 16:8, Matthew 12:24, Matthew 26:61, John 8:48, 1 Peter 2:20, 1 Peter 2:21, 1 Peter 3:16, 1 Peter 4:14-16

Reciprocal: Numbers 15:30 - reproacheth Nehemiah 2:17 - a reproach Psalms 31:11 - I was Psalms 44:13 - makest Psalms 69:9 - and the Psalms 74:10 - General Psalms 74:18 - Remember Psalms 74:22 - remember Psalms 89:38 - wroth Psalms 102:8 - Mine Psalms 123:3 - for we are Isaiah 25:8 - rebuke Isaiah 37:17 - hear Lamentations 5:1 - behold Joel 2:17 - and give Romans 15:3 - The Hebrews 11:26 - the reproach

Verse 52

Blessed: This verse ends the third book of the Psalter; and is thought to have been added by a later hand, as it is wanting in two manuscripts, in another written without points, and in three others written separately from the text; though it is found in all the versions. Psalms 41:13, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 106:48, Nehemiah 9:5, Habakkuk 3:17-19, Matthew 6:13, 1 Timothy 1:17

Reciprocal: Numbers 5:22 - Amen 1 Chronicles 29:10 - Blessed be thou Jeremiah 28:6 - Amen Romans 9:5 - Amen 1 Corinthians 14:16 - Amen Revelation 7:12 - Amen Revelation 19:4 - Amen

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 89". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-89.html.