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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 14

 

 

Introduction
1David describes a natural man.
4He convinces the wicked by the light of their conscience.
7He glories in the salvation of God.

Verse 1
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
fool
73:3; 92:6; 107:17; 1 Samuel 25:25; Proverbs 1:7,22; 13:19; 27:22; Luke 12:20
no
10:4; *marg:; 52:1-6; Job 22:13; Romans 1:28; Ephesians 2:12
They are
36:1-4; 94:4-8; Genesis 6:5,11,12; Isaiah 1:4
abominable
Job 15:16; Matthew 12:34; 15:19; John 3:19,20; Romans 1:21-32; Titus 1:16; 3:3; Revelation 21:8
there
Romans 3:10-12; Ephesians 2:1-3

Verse 2
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
The Lord
33:13,14; 102:19,20; Genesis 6:12; 11:5; 18:21; Isaiah 63:15; 64:1; Lamentations 3:50
any
82:5; 107:43; Proverbs 2:9; 8:5; 9:4,16; Isaiah 27:11; Jeremiah 4:22; Daniel 12:10; Matthew 13:15; Romans 3:11
seek
69:32; 2 Chronicles 19:3; 30:19; Isaiah 8:19; 55:6; Hebrews 11:6

Verse 3
They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
all gone
119:176; Ecclesiastes 7:29; Isaiah 53:6; 59:7,8,13-15; Jeremiah 2:13; Romans 3:10-12,23; Ephesians 2:3; 2 Peter 2:13-15
filthy
Heb. stinking.
38:5; Job 15:16; Isaiah 64:6; Ezekiel 36:25; 2 Corinthians 7:1
there
1; Exodus 8:31; 12:30; Deuteronomy 1:35; Job 14:4; Romans 3:10; 1 Corinthians 6:5

Verse 4
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
Have
94:8,9; Isaiah 5:13; 27:11; 29:14; 44:19,20; 45:20; Romans 1:21,22,28; 2 Corinthians 4:3,4; Ephesians 4:17,18
eat up
Jeremiah 10:25; Amos 8:4; Micah 3:2,3; Galatians 5:15
and
79:6; Job 21:15; 27:10; Isaiah 64:7

Verse 5
There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous.
were, etc
Heb. they feared a fear.
53:5; Exodus 15:16; Esther 8:7; Proverbs 1:26,27; 28:1
God
46:5,7,11; Isaiah 8:10; 12:6; 41:10; 43:1,2; Matthew 1:23
the generation
22:30; 24:6; 73:15; 112:2; 1 Peter 2:9

Verse 6
Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge.
Ye
3:2; 4:2; 22:7,8; 42:10; Nehemiah 4:2-4; Isaiah 37:10,11; Ezekiel 35:10; Daniel 3:15; Matthew 27:40-43
Lord
9:9; Hebrews 6:18

Verse 7
Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! when the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.
Oh, etc
Heb. Who will give, etc.
53:6

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 14:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-14.html.

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