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Scofield's Reference Notes
Psalms 16



Verse 1


Michtam, "a prayer," or "meditation." See Psalms 56; Psalms 57; Psalms 59; Psalms 60.

trust (See Scofield "Psalms 2:12")

Verse 9

thy flesh

The 16th Psalm is a prediction of the resurrection of the King. As a prophet David understood that, not at His first advent, but at some time subsequent to His death and resurrection Messiah would assume the Davidic throne. See Acts 2:25-31; Luke 1:32; Luke 1:33; Acts 15:13-17. See "Davidic Covenant," (See Scofield "2 Samuel 7:14"); "Kingdom (O.T.)," See Scofield "Zechariah 12:8".

See Psalms 22, next in order of the Messianic Psalms.

Verse 10


Heb. "Sheol," (See Scofield "Habakkuk 2:5").


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Psalms 16:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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