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Psalms 10

 

 

Introduction
1David complains of the wicked.
12He prays for remedy.
16He professes his confidence.

Verse 1
Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?
A. M. 3464. B.C. 541. standest
22:1; 46:1; Jeremiah 14:8
hidest
13:1-3; 27:9; 30:7; 44:24; 88:14; Job 13:24; 23:9; 34:29

Verse 2
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
The wicked, etc
Heb. In the pride of the wicked he doth, etc.
31:18; 36:11; 59:12; 119:5,69,85,122; 140:5; Exodus 9:17; 18:11; Isaiah 10:12,13; 14:13,16; Jeremiah 43:2
let
7:16; 9:15,16; Proverbs 5:22

Verse 3
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.
boasteth
35:21; 49:6; 52:1; 73:8,9; 94:4; Exodus 15:9; Isaiah 10:7-11; 37:23; James 4:13,16
hearts
Heb. soul's. and blesseth, etc. or, the covetous blesseth himself, he abhorreth the Lord.
49:11-13,18; Deuteronomy 29:19; 1 Samuel 23:21; Job 31:24; Proverbs 28:4; Hosea 12:7,8; Zechariah 11:5-8; Luke 12:19; Romans 1:29,32; 2 Timothy 3:2-4; 1 John 2:15
whom
Isaiah 57:17; Jeremiah 22:17; Micah 6:10-12; Habakkuk 2:9; Matthew 26:15,16; Luke 12:15; Luke 16:14,15; 1 Corinthians 6:10; Ephesians 5:5; Colossians 3:5; 1 Timothy 6:9,10
abhorreth
5:6; Leviticus 26:30; Deuteronomy 32:19

Verse 4
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.
the pride
18:27; 101:5; Proverbs 6:17; 21:4; 30:13; Isaiah 2:11; 3:9
will not
14:2; 27:8; Exodus 5:2; Deuteronomy 8:14; Job 22:17; Proverbs 30:9; Jeremiah 2:31; Daniel 5:22,23; Zephaniah 2:3
God, etc
or, all his thoughts are, There is no God.
14:1; 53:1; Ephesians 2:12
thoughts
Genesis 6:5; Isaiah 59:7; 65:2; Jeremiah 4:14; Mark 7:21; Acts 8:22; Romans 1:21,28

Verse 5
His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.
His
Genesis 6:12; Proverbs 1:19; 2:13,15; Isaiah 10:1; Hosea 9:9; Romans 3:16
thy judgments
92:5,6; Proverbs 15:24; 24:1; Isaiah 5:12; 26:11; 28:15; 42:25; Hosea 14:9
he puffeth
12:5; Judges 9:27,38; 2 Samuel 5:6; 1 Kings 20:10,11,13

Verse 6
He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.
said
11:1; 14:1; Matthew 24:48
not
15:5; 30:6; Ecclesiastes 8:11; Isaiah 47:7; 56:12; Nahum 1:10; Matthew 24:48; 1 Thessalonians 5:3
never
Heb. unto generation and generation.

Verse 7
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.
full
59:12; 62:4; Romans 3:14
and deceit
Heb. deceits.
5:9; 7:14; 36:3; 52:4; 55:21; 58:3; 64:3; Isaiah 59:4; Jeremiah 9:3,6; Romans 3:13
under
Job 20:12
mischief
7:14; 140:9; Job 15:35; Matthew 12:34; James 3:6-8
vanity
or, iniquity.
12:2; 41:6; 144:8,11; Proverbs 21:6; 30:8

Verse 8
He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.
sitteth
1 Samuel 22:18; 23:23; 2 Kings 21:16; Proverbs 1:11,12; Habakkuk 3:14; Luke 8:1; 10:1
his eyes
17:11; Proverbs 6:12,13; Jeremiah 22:17
are privily set
Heb. hide themselves.

Verse 9
He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.
He lieth
17:12; 59:3; Micah 7:2; Acts 23:21
secretly
Heb. in the secret places.
Lamentations 3:10; Amos 3:4; Nahum 2:11,12; Zechariah 11:3
to catch
Jeremiah 5:26; Ezekiel 19:3-6; Habakkuk 1:15; John 10:12
poor, when
12:5; 35:10; 37:14; 109:31; Job 5:15,16; Proverbs 14:31; 22:16; 28:15; Isaiah 3:15; 32:7; Ezekiel 22:29; Amos 2:6,7; 5:11,12; Habakkuk 3:14

Verse 10
He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.
croucheth
Heb. breaketh himself.
1 Samuel 2:36
humbleth
1 Samuel 18:21-26; 23:21,22; 2 Samuel 15:5
by his strong ones
Heb. or, into his strong parts.

Verse 11
He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.
said
6; Mark 2:6; Luke 7:39
God
64:5; 73:11; 94:7; Job 22:13,14; Ecclesiastes 8:11; Ezekiel 8:12; 9:9

Verse 12
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble.
Arise
3:7; 7:6; 9:19
lift
94:2; Isaiah 26:11; 33:10; Micah 5:9
forget
9:12; 13:1; 77:9
humble
or, afflicted.

Verse 13
Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.
contemn
74:10,18; Numbers 11:20; 2 Samuel 12:9,10; Luke 10:16; 1 Thessalonians 4:8
Thou
Genesis 9:5; 42:22; 2 Chronicles 24:22; Luke 11:50,51

Verse 14
Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.
Thou hast
35:22; Proverbs 15:3; Jeremiah 16:17; 23:24; Hebrews 4:13
for thou
Habakkuk 1:13
to requite
Judges 1:7; 2 Kings 9:26; 2 Chronicles 6:23; Jeremiah 51:56; Joel 3:4
the poor
55:22; 2 Timothy 1:12; 1 Peter 4:19; 5:7
committeth
Heb. leaveth.
Isaiah 10:3; Jeremiah 49:11
helper
68:5; 146:9; Deuteronomy 10:18; Hosea 14:3

Verse 15
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.
Break
3:7; 37:17; Job 38:15; Ezekiel 30:21,22; Zechariah 11:17
seek
7:9; 2 Kings 21:12-15; Jeremiah 2:34; Ezekiel 23:48; Zephaniah 1:12

Verse 16
The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.
The Lord
29:10; 93:1; 145:13; 146:10; Isaiah 33:22; Jeremiah 10:10; Lamentations 5:19; Daniel 4:34; Daniel 6:26; 1 Timothy 1:17; 6:15,16
heathen
9:5,15; 18:43-45; 44:2,3; 78:55

Verse 17
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
Lord
9:12,18; 37:4; 145:19; Proverbs 10:24
humble
2 Chronicles 33:12,13; 34:27; Proverbs 15:8; Matthew 5:3; Luke 18:13,14; James 4:6,10; 1 Peter 5:5
thou wilt prepare
or, establish.
112:7,8; 1 Chronicles 29:18; 2 Chronicles 29:36; 30:12; Proverbs 16:1; Romans 8:26; Ephesians 2:18; Ephesians 3:12; James 1:16,17
cause
102:17; Isaiah 65:24; Acts 4:24-31; 12:5-19; 1 Peter 3:12

Verse 18
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
judge
14; 72:4; 82:3; 94:1-6; Isaiah 11:4; Luke 18:7,8
the man
17:14; Luke 16:25; 1 Corinthians 15:47,48; Philippians 3:18,19
oppress
or, terrify.

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 10:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-10.html.

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