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Psalms 91

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 91:1, The state of the godly; Psalms 91:3, Their safety; Psalms 91:9, Their habitation; Psalms 91:11, Their servants; Psalms 91:14, Their friend; with the effects of them all.

Verse 1

- Title This Psalm is supposed by some to have been composed by Moses on the same occasion as the preceding; but others think it was written by David, after his advice to his son Solomon. 1 Chronicles 28:1-Ecclesiastes :

dwelleth: Psalms 27:5,

Verse 2

I will: Psalms 91:9, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 46:1, Psalms 71:3, Psalms 142:5, Deuteronomy 32:30, Deuteronomy 32:31, Deuteronomy 33:27-Joel :, Proverbs 18:10

my God: Psalms 43:4, Psalms 48:14, Psalms 67:6, Psalms 67:7, Genesis 17:7, Deuteronomy 26:17-Psalms :, Jeremiah 31:1, Luke 20:38, Hebrews 11:16

in him: Psalms 62:5-Ruth :, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 26:3, Isaiah 26:4

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 23:17 - shall not 2 Samuel 22:2 - General 2 Samuel 22:51 - the tower 2 Kings 19:14 - spread it Psalms 9:9 - The Lord Psalms 16:2 - thou hast Psalms 18:32 - girdeth Psalms 21:7 - For the Psalms 63:1 - thou Psalms 89:18 - the Lord is Psalms 119:114 - my hiding Psalms 140:6 - I said unto Proverbs 30:5 - pure Jeremiah 16:19 - my strength Joel 3:16 - hope Nahum 1:7 - strong hold 2 Timothy 3:11 - but Hebrews 2:13 - I will

Verse 3

snare: Psalms 124:7, Psalms 141:9, Proverbs 7:23, Ecclesiastes 9:12, Hosea 9:8, Amos 3:5, 1 Timothy 6:9, 2 Timothy 2:26

and from: Psalms 91:6, Numbers 14:37, Numbers 14:38, Numbers 16:46-Galatians :, 2 Samuel 24:15, Job 5:10-Song of Solomon :

Reciprocal: Job 5:19 - deliver thee Psalms 33:19 - To deliver Psalms 41:2 - preserve Proverbs 3:26 - Lord Isaiah 43:2 - passest Ezekiel 14:19 - if I Daniel 3:25 - they have no hurt

Verse 4

cover: Psalms 17:8, Psalms 57:1, Psalms 61:4, Deuteronomy 32:11, Ruth 2:12, Matthew 23:37

his truth: Psalms 89:23, Psalms 89:24, Psalms 138:2, Genesis 15:1, Isaiah 43:1, Isaiah 43:2, Mark 13:31, Titus 1:2, Hebrews 6:17, Hebrews 6:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:22 - cover thee Exodus 34:6 - truth Deuteronomy 33:12 - cover him 2 Samuel 22:31 - a buckler Psalms 18:2 - buckler Psalms 28:7 - shield Psalms 36:7 - put their Isaiah 11:10 - his rest Isaiah 18:1 - shadowing Isaiah 26:20 - enter Isaiah 31:5 - birds Luke 13:34 - as 1 Timothy 5:5 - trusteth

Verse 5

Thou: Psalms 3:6, Psalms 27:1-Leviticus :, Psalms 46:2, Psalms 112:7, Job 5:19-Daniel :, Proverbs 28:1, Isaiah 43:2, Matthew 8:26, Hebrews 13:6

terror: Psalms 3:5, 2 Kings 7:6, Job 4:13-Ezra :, Job 24:14-Nehemiah :, Proverbs 3:23-Lamentations :, Isaiah 21:4, Luke 12:20, Luke 12:39

nor: Job 6:4, Lamentations 3:12, Lamentations 3:13

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 13:14 - cried Job 5:21 - neither Psalms 121:6 - the sun Proverbs 3:25 - Be Ezekiel 5:16 - the evil John 14:27 - afraid

Verse 6

pestilence: Psalms 121:5, Psalms 121:6, Exodus 12:29, Exodus 12:30, 2 Kings 19:35

destruction: Numbers 16:48, 2 Samuel 24:15, Matthew 24:6, Matthew 24:7, 1 Corinthians 10:3-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:3 - for all the men 2 Samuel 24:13 - three days' 1 Chronicles 21:12 - even the pestilence Psalms 91:3 - and from Ezekiel 14:19 - if I Zephaniah 2:4 - at

Verse 7

Psalms 32:6, Genesis 7:23, Exodus 12:12, Exodus 12:13, Numbers 14:37, Numbers 14:38, Joshua 14:10

Reciprocal: Job 5:19 - no evil

Verse 8

Only: Psalms 37:34, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 58:11, Psalms 92:11, Proverbs 3:25, Proverbs 3:26, Malachi 1:5

reward: Isaiah 3:11, Hebrews 2:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:30 - saw Deuteronomy 6:22 - before Psalms 54:7 - and mine Psalms 59:10 - let Psalms 112:8 - until he Proverbs 29:16 - but Jeremiah 39:16 - before thee Revelation 14:10 - in the

Verse 9

Because: Psalms 91:2, Psalms 142:4, Psalms 142:5, Psalms 146:5, Psalms 146:6

most high: Psalms 91:1, Psalms 71:3, Psalms 90:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:23 - and Noah Deuteronomy 33:27 - refuge 1 Samuel 30:19 - General Ezra 8:31 - the hand Psalms 21:7 - For the Psalms 31:2 - an house Psalms 57:1 - shadow Psalms 91:14 - set Psalms 121:7 - preserve Proverbs 3:26 - Lord Jeremiah 39:16 - before thee Ezekiel 11:16 - as a John 6:56 - dwelleth Acts 7:48 - the most High

Verse 10

There: Psalms 121:7, Proverbs 12:21, Romans 8:25

neither: Deuteronomy 7:15, Job 5:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:23 - and Noah Leviticus 14:35 - a plague 1 Samuel 30:19 - General Psalms 21:7 - For the Psalms 33:19 - To deliver Psalms 142:5 - Thou art Proverbs 3:26 - Lord Proverbs 3:33 - he blesseth 1 Timothy 4:8 - having

Verse 11

For: Psalms 34:7, Psalms 71:3, 2 Kings 6:16, 2 Kings 6:17, Matthew 4:6, Luke 4:10, Luke 4:11, Hebrews 1:14

in all: Proverbs 3:6, Isaiah 31:1, Jeremiah 2:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:16 - General Genesis 24:40 - will Genesis 32:1 - angels Exodus 6:13 - General Exodus 23:20 - Angel Numbers 6:24 - keep thee 1 Samuel 2:9 - will keep Proverbs 3:23 - General Proverbs 4:12 - thou shalt Daniel 6:22 - hath shut Matthew 18:10 - their Luke 16:22 - was carried Luke 22:43 - an Acts 27:31 - Except

Verse 12

They: Isaiah 46:3, Isaiah 63:9

lest: Psalms 37:24, Job 5:23, Proverbs 3:23

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:9 - will keep Psalms 34:20 - General Psalms 71:3 - thou hast Psalms 121:3 - will not Proverbs 4:12 - thou shalt Matthew 4:6 - He shall Luke 4:10 - He Luke 16:22 - was carried Luke 22:43 - an Acts 27:31 - Except Hebrews 1:14 - minister

Verse 13

tread: Judges 14:5, Judges 14:6, Job 5:23, 1 Samuel 17:37, Daniel 6:22, 2 Timothy 4:17

adder: or, asp, Psalms 58:4, Mark 16:18, Acts 28:3-Joshua :, Romans 3:13, Romans 16:20

the dragon: Isaiah 27:1, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 20:1, Revelation 20:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:4 - put forth Joshua 10:24 - put your feet 1 Samuel 17:35 - smote him Psalms 44:5 - tread Psalms 58:6 - young Malachi 4:3 - tread down Luke 10:19 - I give Acts 28:5 - felt Ephesians 1:22 - put Hebrews 10:29 - trodden Hebrews 11:33 - stopped

Verse 14

set: Psalms 91:9, 1 Chronicles 29:3, John 14:23, John 16:27, Romans 8:28, James 1:12, James 2:5

I will set: Psalms 59:1, *marg. Psalms 89:16, Psalms 89:17, Isaiah 33:16, Philippians 2:9-1 Kings :

known: Psalms 9:10, John 17:3, Galatians 4:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:1 - will set Judges 5:31 - them that 1 Samuel 2:30 - I will honour 2 Chronicles 32:20 - prayed Job 5:11 - set up Job 22:29 - men Psalms 4:3 - the Lord Psalms 20:1 - defend Psalms 22:8 - let him Psalms 25:10 - the paths Psalms 62:10 - set Psalms 69:29 - let thy Psalms 69:36 - they Psalms 78:7 - set Psalms 81:7 - calledst Psalms 89:24 - in my Psalms 97:10 - Ye that Proverbs 8:17 - I love Proverbs 18:10 - safe Proverbs 29:25 - safe Jeremiah 9:24 - knoweth Jeremiah 39:17 - I will Daniel 3:30 - the king Daniel 6:16 - Thy God Romans 7:24 - who Colossians 3:2 - Set 2 Timothy 3:11 - but 1 John 2:13 - because

Verse 15

He shall: Psalms 10:17, Psalms 18:3, Psalms 18:4, Psalms 18:15, Isaiah 58:9, Isaiah 65:24, Jeremiah 29:12, Jeremiah 29:13, Jeremiah 33:3, Romans 10:12, Romans 10:13, Hebrews 5:7

I will be: Psalms 23:4, Psalms 138:7, Isaiah 41:10, Isaiah 43:1, Isaiah 43:2, Matthew 28:20, John 16:32, Acts 18:9, Acts 18:10, 2 Timothy 4:17

deliver: Psalms 37:40, 2 Corinthians 1:9, 2 Corinthians 1:10

honour: 1 Samuel 2:30, John 5:44, John 12:26, John 12:43, 1 Peter 1:21, 1 Peter 3:22, 1 Peter 5:4, Revelation 3:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:17 - heard Genesis 25:21 - entreated Genesis 32:9 - Jacob Genesis 35:1 - God said Genesis 35:3 - who answered Genesis 39:2 - the Lord Exodus 3:8 - I am Exodus 15:25 - cried Numbers 21:3 - hearkened Deuteronomy 33:27 - refuge Judges 16:28 - called 1 Samuel 1:10 - prayed 1 Samuel 30:8 - he answered him 2 Samuel 15:32 - he worshipped 2 Samuel 21:1 - of the Lord 1 Kings 8:38 - prayer 1 Kings 22:32 - Jehoshaphat 2 Kings 6:17 - prayed 1 Chronicles 21:26 - and called 2 Chronicles 6:29 - what prayer 2 Chronicles 14:11 - cried unto 2 Chronicles 32:20 - prayed Job 12:4 - calleth Job 22:27 - make thy Job 33:26 - pray Psalms 3:4 - I cried Psalms 4:3 - the Lord Psalms 20:1 - hear Psalms 27:5 - For in Psalms 34:17 - cry Psalms 37:39 - strength Psalms 42:5 - for the help Psalms 50:15 - call Psalms 55:16 - General Psalms 69:13 - my prayer Psalms 81:7 - calledst Psalms 86:7 - General Psalms 107:6 - Then Psalms 143:11 - bring Psalms 145:19 - he also will Isaiah 26:16 - in trouble Isaiah 33:2 - our salvation Isaiah 37:3 - General Isaiah 37:21 - Whereas Isaiah 38:2 - turned Jeremiah 14:8 - in time Jeremiah 39:17 - I will Daniel 2:18 - they would Joel 1:19 - to thee Jonah 2:1 - prayed Nahum 1:7 - in the Habakkuk 3:16 - that I Zechariah 13:9 - they shall call Luke 5:12 - besought Acts 16:25 - prayed Romans 7:24 - who James 5:13 - any among

Verse 16

With long life: Heb. With length of days, Psalms 21:4, Genesis 25:8, Job 5:26, Proverbs 3:2, Proverbs 3:16, Proverbs 22:4, Isaiah 65:20-Song of Solomon :

show: Psalms 16:11, Psalms 50:23, Isaiah 45:17, Luke 2:30, Luke 3:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 3:14 - I will lengthen 2 Chronicles 24:15 - and was full of days Job 29:18 - multiply Job 42:17 - General Psalms 34:12 - What Psalms 35:3 - say Psalms 42:5 - for the help Psalms 85:7 - General Psalms 143:11 - bring Proverbs 10:27 - fear Proverbs 19:23 - shall abide

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 91". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-91.html.