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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures
Psalms 36

 

 

Verses 1-12

Psalm 36

Structure- Psalm 36:1-4 describe the character of the wicked. In contract, Psalm 36:5-9 describe God"s character. The Psalm concludes with Psalm 36:10-12 giving a plea for God to deliver him from the wicked.

Psalm 36:1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.) The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 36:1 — "that there is no fear of God before his eyes" - Comments- This part of the verse is quoted in Romans 3:18.

Romans 3:18, "There is no fear of God before their eyes."

Psalm 36:7 How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

Psalm 36:7 — "the shadow of thy wings" - Comments- In the tabernacle, the mercy seat of God's abiding place in the Holy of Holies was overshadowed by the wings of two cherubims. Note:

Psalm 91:1, "He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty."

 


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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Psalms 36:4". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ghe/psalms-36.html. 2013.

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Sunday, November 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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