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Psalms 92

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 92:1, The prophet exhorts to praise God, Psalms 92:4, for his great works; Psalms 92:6, for his judgments on the wicked; Psalms 92:10, and for his goodness to the godly.

Calmet and others suppose this Psalm to have been composed by some of the Levites during or near the close of the Babylonian captivity, acknowledging the mercy of God, and foreseeing the destruction of their enemies, and their own return to Jerusalem and the temple service.

Verse 1

for: Isaiah 58:13, Isaiah 58:14, Hebrews 4:9, *marg. Revelation 4:8-11

good: Psalms 33:1, Psalms 50:23, Psalms 52:9, Psalms 54:6, Psalms 73:28, Psalms 107:1, Psalms 107:8, Psalms 107:15, Psalms 107:21, Psalms 107:22, Psalms 135:3, Psalms 147:1, Ephesians 5:19, Hebrews 13:15

most: Psalms 92:8, Psalms 82:6, Isaiah 57:15, Daniel 4:34-37, Daniel 5:18, Acts 7:48, Acts 7:49

Reciprocal: Numbers 28:9 - General 1 Kings 10:12 - harps 1 Chronicles 15:16 - lifting up 1 Chronicles 23:30 - every morning 1 Chronicles 25:1 - harps 1 Chronicles 25:3 - to give thanks 2 Chronicles 9:11 - harps Nehemiah 12:27 - thanksgivings Psalms 7:17 - most Psalms 46:4 - most Psalms 56:2 - most Psalms 71:22 - psaltery Psalms 108:2 - Awake Psalms 145:6 - I will declare thy greatness Psalms 147:7 - General Isaiah 40:31 - they that Lamentations 3:26 - good Daniel 3:10 - the cornet Daniel 4:2 - I thought it good 2 Corinthians 9:15 - Thanks Ephesians 5:4 - but

Verse 2

show: Psalms 71:15, Psalms 89:1, Psalms 89:2, Psalms 145:2, Isaiah 63:7, Lamentations 3:22, Lamentations 3:23, John 1:17

every night: Heb. in the nights, Psalms 42:8, Psalms 77:2, Job 35:10, Acts 16:25

Reciprocal: Psalms 36:5 - faithfulness Psalms 104:16 - General Psalms 107:8 - praise Psalms 135:3 - for it is Psalms 145:6 - I will declare thy greatness Psalms 149:5 - sing Isaiah 58:13 - call Ezekiel 46:13 - every morning Daniel 4:2 - I thought it good 1 Thessalonians 5:24 - Faithful

Verse 3

instrument: Psalms 33:2, Psalms 57:8, Psalms 68:25, Psalms 81:2, Psalms 81:3, Psalms 149:3, Psalms 150:3-5, 1 Chronicles 15:16, 1 Chronicles 25:6, 2 Chronicles 23:5, 2 Chronicles 29:25

the harp: etc. or, the solemn sound with the harp

a solemn sound: Heb. Higgaion, Psalms 9:16

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 15:21 - harps 2 Chronicles 5:12 - cymbals 2 Chronicles 20:28 - with psalteries Psalms 98:5 - General Psalms 150:4 - stringed Revelation 14:2 - harpers

Verse 4

Psalms 64:10, Psalms 104:31, Psalms 104:34, Psalms 106:47, Psalms 106:48, Psalms 126:3, Psalms 145:6, Psalms 145:7, Isaiah 61:2-11, Isaiah 65:13, Isaiah 65:14, Isaiah 66:10, Isaiah 66:11, Jeremiah 31:7, Jeremiah 31:11-13, Zephaniah 3:14-16, Luke 1:47, John 16:22, 2 Corinthians 2:14, Revelation 18:20

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 7:10 - glad 2 Chronicles 30:25 - rejoiced Nehemiah 12:43 - God Job 36:24 - magnify Job 37:7 - that Psalms 4:7 - put Psalms 9:2 - I will be Psalms 28:5 - Because Psalms 46:8 - Come Psalms 98:5 - General Psalms 111:2 - that have Psalms 139:14 - marvellous

Verse 5

O Lord: Psalms 40:5, Psalms 66:3, Psalms 104:24, Psalms 111:2, Psalms 145:3, Psalms 145:4, Revelation 15:3

thoughts: Psalms 139:17, Isaiah 28:29, Isaiah 55:8, Isaiah 55:9, Jeremiah 23:20, Romans 11:33, Romans 11:34

deep: Psalms 64:6, Ecclesiastes 7:24, 1 Corinthians 2:10

Reciprocal: Judges 2:10 - knew not Job 36:24 - magnify Psalms 10:5 - thy judgments Psalms 33:11 - thoughts Psalms 36:6 - judgments Psalms 139:14 - marvellous Proverbs 24:7 - too Ecclesiastes 11:5 - even Isaiah 5:12 - they regard Isaiah 14:24 - Surely Isaiah 36:18 - lest Jeremiah 51:17 - Every Daniel 4:3 - great Matthew 11:19 - But

Verse 6

A brutish: Psalms 32:9, Psalms 73:22, Psalms 94:8, Proverbs 30:2, Isaiah 1:3, Jeremiah 10:14, 1 Corinthians 2:14

a fool: Psalms 14:1, Psalms 49:10, Psalms 75:4, Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 24:7, Luke 12:20

Reciprocal: Judges 2:10 - knew not Job 5:2 - the foolish Job 11:12 - For vain Psalms 5:5 - The Psalms 10:5 - thy judgments Psalms 53:1 - fool Psalms 107:17 - Fools Proverbs 1:32 - and the Proverbs 12:1 - he that Proverbs 28:5 - General Ecclesiastes 3:19 - that which Isaiah 5:12 - they regard Isaiah 19:11 - brutish Isaiah 44:18 - cannot Jeremiah 51:17 - Every Matthew 5:22 - fool Matthew 11:19 - But 1 Corinthians 2:10 - the deep 2 Peter 2:12 - as natural

Verse 7

wicked: Psalms 37:1, Psalms 37:2, Psalms 37:35, Psalms 37:38, Psalms 90:5, Psalms 90:6, Psalms 103:15, Psalms 103:16, Isaiah 37:27, Isaiah 40:6, Isaiah 40:7, James 1:10, James 1:11, 1 Peter 1:24

workers: Psalms 73:12, Psalms 73:18-20, Job 12:6, Job 21:7-12, Jeremiah 12:1, Jeremiah 12:2, Malachi 3:15, Malachi 4:1

it is that: Psalms 37:35, Psalms 37:36, Psalms 37:38, Psalms 73:18-20, 1 Samuel 25:36-38, Proverbs 1:32, Luke 16:19-25

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:26 - they were Job 4:20 - they perish Job 5:3 - taking Job 8:18 - he Job 14:2 - like Job 15:21 - in prosperity Job 24:24 - are exalted Psalms 49:10 - fool Psalms 92:12 - righteous Psalms 129:6 - as the grass Proverbs 10:29 - but Ecclesiastes 3:19 - that which Isaiah 51:12 - man which Jeremiah 17:6 - like Ezekiel 32:27 - but Matthew 6:30 - clothe

Verse 8

art most: Psalms 56:2, Psalms 83:18, Psalms 102:26, Psalms 102:27, Exodus 18:11, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Daniel 4:34, Daniel 4:35, Acts 12:1, Acts 12:22-24

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:8 - Most Psalms 7:17 - most Psalms 46:4 - most Psalms 92:1 - most Daniel 5:18 - the most Acts 7:48 - the most High

Verse 9

For: Psalms 21:8, Psalms 21:9, Psalms 37:20, Psalms 68:1, Psalms 68:2, Psalms 73:27, Psalms 89:10, Judges 5:31, Luke 19:27, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9

scattered: Psalms 1:4, Psalms 59:11, Psalms 68:30, Leviticus 26:33, Numbers 10:35, Deuteronomy 28:64, Isaiah 17:13, Ezekiel 5:12, Matthew 7:23, Luke 21:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:4 - lest Exodus 14:30 - saw 1 Samuel 2:10 - adversaries Job 22:29 - men Proverbs 20:8 - General Proverbs 29:16 - but Isaiah 1:28 - the destruction Ezekiel 32:27 - but

Verse 10

But: Psalms 89:17, Psalms 89:24, Psalms 112:9, Psalms 132:17, Psalms 148:14, 1 Samuel 2:1, 1 Samuel 2:10, Luke 1:69

an unicorn: Numbers 23:22, Numbers 24:8, 1 John 2:20

I shall: Psalms 23:5, Psalms 45:7, 2 Corinthians 1:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 37:29 - he made Deuteronomy 33:17 - his horns Esther 8:13 - avenge themselves Job 39:9 - the Psalms 29:6 - unicorn Psalms 37:34 - exalt Psalms 75:10 - but the horns Psalms 104:15 - oil to make his Isaiah 34:7 - unicorns Jeremiah 17:8 - he shall Ezekiel 29:21 - I cause 2 Timothy 4:18 - and will

Verse 11

Psalms 37:34, Psalms 54:7, Psalms 59:10, Psalms 91:8, Psalms 112:8

Reciprocal: Esther 8:13 - avenge themselves Psalms 21:2 - General Psalms 71:24 - for they Psalms 118:7 - therefore Proverbs 29:16 - but Jeremiah 39:16 - before thee Obadiah 1:12 - looked

Verse 12

righteous: Psalms 92:7, Psalms 52:8, Isaiah 55:13, Isaiah 65:22, Hosea 14:5, Hosea 14:6

cedar: Psalms 104:16, Psalms 148:9, Amos 2:9. See note on 1 Kings 4:33, and see note on 1 Kings 6:29.

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:40 - of palm trees Numbers 24:6 - as cedar Job 14:2 - like Psalms 72:16 - the fruit Proverbs 11:28 - but Song of Solomon 1:17 - beams Song of Solomon 5:15 - as Lebanon Song of Solomon 6:11 - the garden Song of Solomon 7:7 - thy stature Isaiah 61:3 - called Ezekiel 17:23 - and it Ezekiel 27:5 - cedars Ezekiel 34:27 - the tree Ezekiel 40:16 - palm trees Ezekiel 40:26 - palm trees Ezekiel 47:12 - by the river Joel 1:12 - the pomegranate Malachi 4:2 - ye shall Luke 6:43 - General John 15:8 - is Philippians 1:11 - filled 2 Peter 3:18 - grow

Verse 13

Those: Isaiah 60:21, Romans 6:5, Romans 11:17, Ephesians 3:17

shall flourish: Isaiah 61:3, 2 Peter 3:18

in the: Psalms 100:4, Psalms 135:2, 2 Chronicles 4:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 27:9 - the court Exodus 38:9 - the court 1 Chronicles 17:9 - plant Psalms 15:1 - Lord Psalms 37:28 - forsaketh Psalms 61:4 - abide Psalms 71:9 - Cast Proverbs 8:34 - watching Isaiah 27:6 - General Isaiah 40:31 - they that Isaiah 41:19 - plant Isaiah 44:4 - spring Isaiah 51:16 - plant Ezekiel 17:23 - and it Ezekiel 40:26 - palm trees Matthew 3:10 - therefore Matthew 7:17 - every Matthew 7:25 - for Matthew 13:23 - beareth Matthew 15:13 - Every Mark 4:6 - no root Mark 4:28 - first Luke 2:37 - which Luke 13:21 - till 1 Corinthians 3:6 - God Colossians 1:23 - ye continue Colossians 2:7 - Rooted 2 Thessalonians 1:3 - your

Verse 14

They: Psalms 1:3, Matthew 3:10, John 15:2-5, Galatians 5:22, Galatians 5:23, Philippians 1:11, Jude 1:12

in old age: Psalms 71:18, 1 Chronicles 29:1-30, Job 17:9, Proverbs 4:18, Isaiah 46:4, Jeremiah 17:8

flourishing: Heb. green, Ezekiel 47:12

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 9:8 - righteous Job 11:17 - age Proverbs 13:4 - made Song of Solomon 4:13 - are Isaiah 41:19 - plant Isaiah 58:11 - make fat Matthew 7:17 - every Mark 4:28 - first Luke 2:36 - she Luke 13:21 - till Acts 21:16 - an old Romans 6:22 - ye have Colossians 1:23 - ye continue 1 Thessalonians 4:1 - so ye Titus 2:2 - the Revelation 2:19 - the last

Verse 15

To show: John 10:27-29, John 15:1-3, 1 Corinthians 1:8, 1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 Thessalonians 5:23, 1 Thessalonians 5:24, Titus 1:2, 1 Peter 1:4, 1 Peter 1:5

my rock: Psalms 18:2, Psalms 62:6, Deuteronomy 32:4

and: Psalms 145:17, Zephaniah 3:5, Romans 9:14, 2 Thessalonians 1:6, 2 Thessalonians 1:7

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 9:8 - righteous Job 34:10 - far Psalms 25:8 - upright Psalms 58:11 - Verily there is Philippians 1:11 - are

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 92". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-92.html.