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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 121

 

 

Introduction
1The great safety of the godly, who put their trust in God's protection.

Verse 1
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
(Title
&) A Song.
120:1; *title
I will, etc
or, Shall I lift up my eyes to the hills? whence should my help come?
Jeremiah 3:23
lift up
2:6; 68:15,16; 78:68; 87:1; 123:1; Isaiah 2:3

Verse 2
My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
My help
46:1; 124:8; 146:5,6; Isaiah 40:28,29; 41:13; Jeremiah 20:11; Hosea 13:9; Hebrews 13:6

Verse 3
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
will not
91:12; 1 Samuel 2:9; Proverbs 2:8; 3:23,26; 1 Peter 1:5

Verse 4
Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.
he that
27:1; 32:7,8; 127:1; Isaiah 27:3
shall
1 Kings 18:27; Ecclesiastes 8:16; Revelation 7:15

Verse 5
The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.
thy shade
Exodus 13:21; Isaiah 4:5,6; 25:4; 32:2; Matthew 23:37
upon
16:8; 109:31

Verse 6
The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
the sun
91:5-10; Isaiah 49:10; Revelation 7:16

Verse 7
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
preserve
91:9,10; Job 5:19-27; Proverbs 12:21; Matthew 6:13; Romans 8:28,35-39; 2 Timothy 4:18
he shall
34:22; 41:2; 97:10; 145:20

Verse 8
The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
thy going out
Deuteronomy 28:6,19; 2 Samuel 5:2; Ezra 8:21,31; Proverbs 2:8; 3:6; James 4:13-16
from this time
113:2; 115:18

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 121:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-121.html.

Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
the Second Week of Advent
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